Mike Woodson headshot - Mike smiles directly into the camera. His hair is cropped close to his head and he has very short facial hair. He wears a black t-shirt

Mike Woodson

Instructor

+ 200-RYT, Mbody
+ B.A., East Tennessee State University

More About Mike Woodson

Mike was trained in Baptiste Methodology and teaches VIDA Hot Power Yoga and Hot Slow Power Flow. Mike is a sweet spirit but can command attention of yogis in his class with his interesting playlists and motivating teaching style. Mike has an active yoga practice himself. His fellow teachers at VIDA think his Warrior 3 is badass.

What 3 things can you not live without?
“Coffee, my family and yoga.”

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 
“I’m working on being more open and vulnerable and authentic with the people closest to me. Physically, I want to be stronger.”

Who is the person who has had the most influence in your life? 
“My mother.”

What are you doing to become the best version of yourself? 
“Being more selfish with my time. Not being afraid to say no to things I don’t want and not being afraid to be a “yes” to things I want.”

What are your goals in regard to yoga? 
“Short-term: to grow my classes and improve my assists. Long-term: to be the best. To be a guest instructor and travel.”

Personal Yoga Goals?
“Maintain a daily practice. Practice and all will come.”

What might we be surprised to know about you? 
“I love to cook and put my own twist on recipes and create my own dishes. I’ve been heavily influenced by the food of Colombia (mother and grandmother) and Puerto Rico (my wife’s family and often incorporate these elements in my food).”