Yoga Instructor Saskia Thode grew up in Northern Germany in the backyard of Wacken Open Air, listening to metal and already going to festivals as a young teenager. Her yoga practice started there in 2003. She moved to New York City in 2006 and has been a part of the metal and yoga scene there ever since. Yoga and Metal have been an essential in her life in the city to stay sane and escape the big city. To combine to the two worlds and passions she created her Metal Yoga Class in 2014 after completing her first 200 hour Vinyasa Teacher training. Saskia has studied various lineages of yoga, the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism, Indian Yoga, and the Fourth Way. She was also certified as a Therapeutic Yoga Practitioner, a Chair Yoga Teacher, and Reiki Practitioner of the 2nd degree.