Born in Ecuador & raised as a globe-trotter, Silvia is an adventure junkie, writer, yoga teacher & happiness coach. After being run over by a car & using yoga to recover physically & emotionally, she owned a Chicagoland yoga studio for 9 years, has taught for 14 yrs, with over 11,000 hours of experience. Silvia is currently writing a book "Happiness Prescriptions" and has a popular blog called Loving Your Life, along with producing her “Loving Your Day” videos. She leads Inspired Yoga Retreats worldwide thru Alchemy Tours, and she also founded Alchemy of Yoga, a nationally recognized RYT200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program in its 9th year, offering workshops such as Chakra Vinyasa, Seasonal Detox Flow, Habits of Happiness, and Yoga Sutras Unplugged. Silvia lives in Seattle near the water and the mountains, and she dreams of one day living on a beach “almost” full-time and simplifying her closet by 50%. Stay connected with her on Twitter/Instagram and on Facebook.