Photo by:  GUZMAN

Photo by: GUZMAN

“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us.” ― Dorothy Day

Ximena is an advanced certified yoga teacher and activist. Her teachings are inclusive and healing for students of all shapes and sizes, skin colors, nationalities, religions, abilities, genders, gender identities and socioeconomic statuses. They draw from her own life experiences and reflect her strong call to live in the service of others. She was born in Lima, Peru, grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC and currently resides in New York City. She teaches throughout the world, particularly in Latin America where she is able to teach in Spanish, her native language

Ximena began teaching yoga in 2008, and received her advanced certification in 2012. She continues to study yoga as a holistic path to healing and service for the benefit of all. In 2015 she began working as a catalyst with CTZNWELL, an organization dedicated to mobilizing the wellness community to become social advocates in the world.

When she's not teaching yoga, Ximena is involved in supporting service-oriented and social justice movement organizing work.