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Nate Davis


+ 500-RYT, VIDA Hot Yoga
+ Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice, Texas Wesleyan
+ Master of Science, Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia University of Tennessee, Knoxville

More About Nate Davis

Best Advice:
“Do not ever stop learning and growing as a person. Get outside your comfort zone and be open to learning and trying new things in an effort to challenge yourself and make life exciting.”

Best Decision:
“Choosing to attend the UT anesthesia program and meeting my wife Ashley in this program. We have always shared so many common interests and goals since we first met. Our support for each other is the reason we continue to have fun with new and interesting life experiences.”

Career Goals Related To Yoga:
“My yoga career goals are to continue to gain experience as a yoga instructor and expand my knowledge through more yoga trainings and workshops in order to continually improve what we offer the members of Vida. I also want to reach more people through Vida by opening more Vida Hot Yoga studios in other markets.”

What would we be surprised to know about you?
“I grew up on an Angus cattle farm in rural NC with my identical twin brother.”

Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?
“I see myself continuing to own and manage our anesthesia company as well as multiple Vida Hot Yoga studios in more cities.”

How has your perception of yoga changed since becoming a yoga teacher?
“My perception of yoga has shifted from being an intense workout totally focused on what I wanted as a student to what can do for my students that will challenge them and help them enjoy yoga regardless of their skill level.”

What can you do to become a better version of yourself?
“Be more patient.”

Favorite yoga pose:
“Handstand: because I suck at it and it challenges me to work on strength, balance, and body awareness.”

Least Favorite Yoga Pose:
“Warrior 2: I mean come on… boring. Don’t ever leave me in Warrior 2 for more than a breath.”