Gustavo is a yoga and meditation teacher, a personal trainer and an author living in Austin, Texas. While preparing for a career in the field of medicine, Gustavo suffered a hamstring injury while running. On his quest to heal his body and manage stress, he discovered yoga. Over the last ten years, Gustavo has been uplifting his community through joyful movement, soothing meditations, and light-hearted classes. Gustavo's offerings expand beyond the mat; he is also a mindset coach. He is fiercely passionate about helping people reframe their thoughts and heal their limiting beliefs by applying the tools and practices in his published journal, grounded practice. When not teaching or coaching, you can find Gustavo at a coffee shop writing blogs for wellness publications or playing at Zilker Park with his sassy goldendoodle, Bayley.
11 + years
Eclectic, Strong, Creative
My yoga practice is an invitation to come back home. Every time I step on my mat, I am reminded of my strength, my power, my tenacity and my courage. Teaching is an extension of my practice. Every time I teach, I strive to empower my students to find their way back home by moving in a mindful and intentional ways so they can reclaim their strength, power, tenacity and courage.
Ana Forrest, Noah Maze, Annie Carpenter and my pup Bayley.
My classes are dynamic and athletic. I like to move and flow in a very intentional and mindful way to help students get out of their head and trust their innate and intuitive nature.
Hosting and facilitating retreats hold a special place in my heart. Some of the most blove the sense of community and connection and commitment to one's well
I don't have one particular favorite pose, I love them all, but if I had to only choose one it would be Dancer's Pose.
Mexico, Bali and Thailand.