Interview with Ann DaPrato of Rise Yoga

Ann DaPrato ERYT-500, shares with us her journey to and through yoga and her unique offerings at Rise Yoga Studio located at 7485 Rush River Drive in the Greenhaven area of Sacramento, CA. 

Jill of SacYoga.com: When did you first fall in love with yoga?

Ann Rise Yoga Studio: I started practicing yoga when my two daughters got old enough to be busy without me (no need for Mom the chauffer). I decided it was time to do something for myself. At that time yoga in Sacramento was in its infancy, and there weren’t many places to practice, all I knew about yoga was that it was supposed to be “good” for you, but as soon as I started moving and breathing through the asanas in class, I was hooked. I loved the movement with awareness and intention. As my practice grew, I started to sense there was something more going on than asana, that it wasn’t all physical. I started doing some research and investigation on my own by reading books and attending workshops. Thus began my journey into the subtler practices, the philosophical aspects and lifestyle applications of yoga. When all the pieces fell into place is when I truly fell in love with yoga…

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