Here’s your daily dose of inspiration for going after your dreams. At age 14, Jaysea DeVoe from Encinitas, California is the youngest certified yoga instructor in the United States. She started taking yoga classes at age 8, and by the time she was 12, she was registered with the Yoga Alliance and teaching her own classes. How’s that for amazing?
She told Elle magazine, “I think yoga is just such a great thing to come back to, whether you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re happy, you’re energized or not—anytime, you can come back to it and it feels like home.” Maybe it’s time for us to dust off our mats again.
Her Instagram (@seavibesyoga) is full of beautiful beaches, lots of sunsets, and of course, yoga poses. “It’s fun to share photos and connect with people that you probably wouldn’t have. It’s great to be able to do that, and inspire a lot of people,” Jaysea says.
Despite the fun, though, she tries to spend as much time as she can off her phone and outside with friends. “My friends are really amazing and we love to be outside. We’d rather be outside playing in the ocean and experiencing life.”
Alright Jaysea, next time our phone batteries die, we promise we’ll try venturing outside. But not until then.