Aina Che is a E-RYT 500-hour, certified pre/postnatal yoga teacher, and a YACE provider, who was born and raised in Beijing, China. She began her yoga practice after graduating from high school, and felt the call to teaching soon thereafter. She taught yoga in China prior to moving to Los Angeles where she earned her master’s from USC. Aina is a graduate of the YogaWorks 500-hour teacher training program, mentored with Olivia Barry, and has more than 500 hours as a student of Annie Carpenter (SmartFLOW). Aina Che’s grounded teaching style creates space for students to deepen their personal practice. She believes that the practice of yoga is a method for focusing the mind on what is actually happening in the present moment. Practicing with full presence helps her to see things and herself more clearly. She teaches mindfully and pays much attention to each one of her students in class, while keeping the environment safe, joyful and full of love. Her way of teaching is direct, intense and loving. Aina believes yoga is not only a physical practice, but also a gateway to focus, inner stillness and love.