Name: Anna Layton
Occupation: Yoga teacher
When and how did you start practicing yoga?
I took my first yoga class in London in 2002. My friend Ruth kept asking me to come to class with her, and I reluctantly went along with her. My first class was really challenging but I knew instantly that it was something to continue.
Has yoga changed you?
Yes, yoga has centered me. Life can present you with beautiful and difficult experiences, and everything is ever changing. Yoga is a consistent factor that helps me to come back to myself.
What inspires you to keep on practicing?
The way that I feel at the end of my practice.
Describe your practice in 3 words:
Different, challenging and grounding.
Where do you go to find peace in Paris?
On my yoga mat, on my bike, or cuddling my cat Bella.