Heidi Kristoffer is a yoga instructor who leads workshops and retreats all over the world, and is part of the management and creative team at Strala Yoga in NYC. She was born on July 24, 1982 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA, and is graduated from Cornell University.
Heidi is also founder of CrossFlow yoga app, and CrossFlowX™, co-host of new hit “Off The Gram” podcast, creator and producer of Microsoft Bing Fitness Yoga & MSN Yoga, and wellness expert for, and contributor to, multiple publications and platforms.Heidi is a Brand Ambassador for SOLOW Sport and also contributes to MindBodyGreen.com, where she details her quest to find the most delicious and nutritious vegan ways to fuel and re-fuel pre and post-yoga.
She is a true believer that yoga cures.Years of yoga, helped heal a herniated disc in her cervical spine and prevented surgery on two broken vertebrae in her lumbar spine.Emerging from her desire to use yoga as a tool to heal and strengthen the body, she maintains an intense focus on core integration and alignment and believes that playfulness is vital – always balancing strength with levity. And thats why she wants to make yoga, inversions, health, strength, and whole, happy living accessible to everyone.
She has been rated as one of the: Hottest Trainers in America by Shape Magazine, most inspiring yoga teachers in the world by DoYouYoga, and most popular instructors in NYC by RateYourBurn and ClassPass, and been featured as an expert on television and in magazines worldwide. She was former award winning actress of stage, film and television, known for Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), All My Children (1970) and The Oranges (2011).