After a crippling back injury, Andrea was told she would never be able to run, swim, bike, dance, or engage in any strenuous activity ever again. That’s when Andrea found yoga. It helped her heal physically and emotionally as she nursed through some of her darkest chapters in her life. This knowledge inspired her to help others. She took a leap and quit her well paying corporate job to become a yoga teacher. Since then, she cultivated a health/wellness community, encouraging them to come to the mat to gain consciousness, listen to our bodies and minds, and live a life of joy.
Venetia Pristavec is the quintessential Renaissance woman. As many have observed, she is a woman who has lived enough for many lifetimes: from waitressing at Maggiano’s to leading Airbnb to its success to publishing books and investing in startups. While her string of successes look envious to most people, many do not know about the struggles she went through as she battled cancer, heartbreaks, and a death of a loved one. Listen to how her journey with dealing with hardships lead her on a path of healing, wellness, and love.