Saori Funawatari

Saori Funawatari

Biography

Saori was introduced to Yoga when she first moved to London in 2002 and has become a keen practitioner slowly but gradually ever since. She has undertaken the first teacher training course with Yoga London and with Yoga People for advanced teacher training course. Saori practice's and teaches various types of yoga, Rocket, Vinyasa, Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin and Dharma Mitra.

She has developed a deep understanding of Yoga history and philosophy that relates to both body and mind. She was also drawn into Yoga anatomy when she was recovering from a minor sport injury she picked up.

She aims to teach, through Yoga, an appreciation of our present state of being, a mindfulness and calm to help counteract the stresses of daily life.
Saori's approach is rooted in the style of balanced practice.

Q&A

How does Gymbox as a brand reflect your personality?

It's full of energy, funky, unique and a bit crazy!

What music style describes you?

Electronic, retro and anything with strong vocals.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Smoothies, I'm in love with my blender and could drink my bodyweight in smoothies at any time of the day

What is your favourite thing about Gymbox?The funky class concepts, the music, and most importantly the people.

Who is your favourite rockstar (popstar/music artist)?

Michael Jackson, always and forever.

Classes taught