Gustavo is a fitness instructor living in Austin, Texas with a desire to inspire and empower people through high-spirited classes. 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 eight 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 a personal trainer, a booty shaker, and a former SoulCycle Instructor. He has been a speaker and instructor with the South by Southwest festival and recently partnered with goop, for their launch of goop league. His fierce passion for sharing the ancient lineage of yoga has blessed him with the opportunity to lead numerous international yoga retreats and yoga teacher trainings. When not teaching, you can find Gustavo at a coffee shop writing a blog for local publications or crafting his upcoming book.
His motto of "keep it cute" has served as inspiration to live a kind, loving, and intentional life. Gustavo's classes are challenging yet suitable for yogis of any level. They will leave you feeling accomplished and reenergized. Press play and get a little sweaty!
A powerful Vinyasa with a long warm-up sequence, followed by brisk Sun Salutation A and B variations. Peak poses include Sun Salutation C, Eagle, and Bound Revolved Half Moon. Complete your flow with a short cool-down in Pigeon and a meditation to reset your central nervous system. This class was previously streamed on April 7, 2021. Prop Suggested: a block.
A low-impact cardio class for yogis of all levels. Explore Tabata-style high-intensity intervals (rounds of 40 seconds all-out effort with 20 seconds rest in-between) alternating between lower and upper body exercises that can be modified to meet you where you are. This class was previously streamed on April 5, 2021.
A steady but fiery Vinyasa for all levels that progressively builds on the previous flow. Alternate between Sun Salutation A and B before peaking in Half Moon and Dancer. We suggest supplementing this class with a proper cool-down like Giselle’s Stretches After High Intensity Workouts, any of our Recovery classes, or head straight into a relaxing Savasana. This class was previously streamed on March 31, 2021. Props Required: a strap.