Cristina started her journey in the yoga world in college looking for another outlet to relieve stress and get exercise. She discovered hot yoga and was hooked for many years. So hooked in fact, that in 2013 she got her 200hr Yoga Teacher Certification. She began her teaching career in Chiapas, Mexico and became pregnant, which completely switched her path of yoga instruction. It was there, that she discovered prenatal yoga and knew that was her calling as a teacher. In 2015, she completed her Prenatal Yoga Teacher Certification and returned to the United States in 2016. She landed back in Portland, Oregon where she resides with her son and lovable Blue Heeler.