Singaporean yogi Jasmine Chong talks food, fitness & fashion

Singapore-based yoga teacher and entrepreneur, Jasmine Chong dishes on all things food, fitness and fashion.

Jasmine Chong, Yoga Lab, Singapore, Fitness Citizen Profile

You may not have heard of Singapore-based yoga teacher, Jasmine Chong, but it’s time to take note. The agile and fearless yogi has been practising for over seven years, and recently opened her own boutique studio, Yoga Lab.

“Through my yoga practice, I was able to ease my joint pains and therefore I strongly believes in helping my students nourish and heal their bodies through my classes. You will leave my class feeling stronger, recharged and renewed.”

Here, she talks all things food, fitness and fashion.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Born: Singapore.

Lives: Singapore.

Known for: Yoga.

Personal motto: I am tougher than my mental barriers.

Success is: Living a life you never have to escape from.

Advice I would give my 20 yr. old self: It does not matter what they say.

People are surprised that I: Eat two bowls of rice for dinner.

The biggest risk I have taken (that has paid off) is: Setting up Yoga Lab.

From my mistakes, I have learnt: That everyone has a story to tell. Understand before you judge.

My most used emoji is: The egg for ‘egg-citing’ and ‘egg-cited’

OUT AND ABOUT

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Wake up time: Briefly at 5am to feed the dog. And officially at 630am.

Morning ritual: Warm lemon water, brush teeth, cleanse face, SK-II, yoga clothes.

Desk lunch: Japanese.

Last thing I do at night: Read a bible story.

Guilty pleasure: Tsum-tsum.

3 things vital to my day: Yoga. Dog. Laughter

Cafe: Ronin.

Juice: A Juicery.

Coffee: Killiney Kopitiam.

Studio/gym: Yoga Lab.

WARDROBE

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Sports bra: adidas, lululemon.

Sports tights: adidas, lululemon.

Sports bag: adidas.

Sunglasses: Ray-Ban.

Watch: Chanel

CULTURE AND TECH

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Binge watch: Grey’s Anatomy (I still do…)

Instagram stalk: @summerperez

Album love: Goldfrapp – Seventh Tree (2008)

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Emily has a passion for writing, travel and all things beauty, adhering to the idea that what we put on our skin is just as important as what we put in our bodies. Living a holistic lifestyle is key for Emily and she loves mixing up her training sessions with boxing, free weights and Bikram yoga. Emily hopes her writing will educate readers on fresh ways to lead a healthier life as well as inspire them to experiment with trends and hone their own personal beauty style.