Meet Sandrine Bridoux: the French yogi you need to know about

We find out what it's like to dress, eat and live like a French yogi.

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Hailing from Paris, Sandrine Bridoux is a Nike Master Trainer and certified Strala Yoga instructor. Her Instagram is filled with enviable shots of stretching it out on the River Seine and the streets of Paris; where historic cafés, patisseries and shopping await.

A self-proclaimed lover of all things health and fitness, she inspires European yogis to unroll their mats and hit up a few sun salutations. Between running classes on the beaches of Hossegor for the Nike Training club, and planning her next travels to exotic locations, the former lawyer told us a little bit about herself.

Sandrine shares what its like to eat, dress and live like a French yogi.

Getting to Know You

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Born: Montpellier, (South Of France)

Lives: Paris

Known for: My love of travel, my strong will, passionate, dedicated, wild, free, motivated by living a healthy lifestyle. 

Personal motto: Act as if it were impossible to fail.

Success is: Happiness.

Advice I would give my 20 yr. old self: Trust the timing of your life.

People are surprised that I: Used to be a lawyer.

I’m inspired by (person, place or idea): New York City.

The biggest risk I have taken (that has paid off) is: Quitting my job as a lawyer three years ago.

From my mistakes, I have learnt: To stop trying to please everyone, I’m not a nutella jar, i cannot make everyone happy. 

My most used emoji is: The heart & the laughing face emoji

Out And About

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Wake up time: 8am

Morning ritual: Vitamins, drink water + fresh squeezed lemon juice, stretch a little bit, on a slow life mode for a while, then coffee, then the world.

Desk lunch: Acai Bowl.

Last thing I do at night: Reading.

Guilty pleasure: Ice-cream and anything that contains Peanut Butter.

3 things vital to my day: Coffee, taking a bath, doing some form of exercise (yoga or something else).

Cafe: Wild & the Moon in Paris.

Juice: Apple, Cucumber & Spinach.

Coffee: Filter coffee.

Culture stop: The Latin Quarter in Paris.

Studio/gym: L’USINE Opéra in Paris.

Wardrobe

Sports top: Nike

Sports tights: Nike

Shoes: Nike

Sunglasses: DIFF Eyewear

Watch: Zadig & Voltaire

Store: Merci Store in Paris

New season must have: A clutch from Sarendip The Label 

Culture And Tech

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App: Instagram

Website: Any Travel Website, www.voyageprive.com

Binge Watch: The Affair

Instagram stalk: @Sjanaelise

Album love: Suicide Squad the Album


Logging On

Instagram: @Frenchyogagirl

Facebook: Sandrine Bridoux

Snap: Frenchyogagirl


 

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Andrea is a qualified yoga instructor and writer. With an international background, she grew up on a small island in the Caribbean and speaks both fluent French and English. She now enjoys an active life on the northern beaches of Sydney, as an avid enthusiast of all things surf, yoga, travel and photography. Writing is her favourite way to channel her positive energy and hopes to inspire people towards a healthy and fulfilled lifestyle. Andrea graduated from Paris Business School and Australian Catholic university with a Bachelor of Business, and is currently pursuing her post-grad in Journalism at UTS.