Looking for some yoga inspiration? Look no further. Erica Tenggara, a Singapore-based yoga teacher, is bound to leave you feeling motivated to unroll that yoga mat and limber up after scrolling through her feed.
We were lucky enough to chat with the talented (and double tap-worthy) yogi herself about all things health and wellness. Read on to find out her go-to lunch, must-have workout tights, binge-watch tv show, and more.
Meet Erica Tenggara
Getting to know you
Born: Melbourne, Australia.
Lives: Singapore (but soon Sydney!)
Known for: Being tough.
Personal motto: Let it go.
Success is: Subjective. But for me, it is doing what I love, loving those I want to love and living the life I want to live.
Advice I would give my 20 yr. old self: Save your money cause yoga pants are pricey.
People are surprised that I: Am 24 and have made a living out of yoga.
I’m inspired by: Those who take the risk to live a simple life.
The biggest risk I have taken (that has paid off) is: Not going to university.
From my mistakes, I have learnt: No matter what, it’s going to be okay.
My most used emoji is: The monkey covering its eyes. I must say and text a lot of inappropriate things!
Out and about
Wake up time: 7.30am
Morning ritual: Snooze, pet dog, check Instagram, sleep a little more, get ready, walk to my morning yoga class.
Desk lunch: Salmon chirashi bowl or ramen, soy latte and cake!
Last thing I do at night: Watch a YouTube video.
Guilty pleasure: Putting things into an online shopping bag I’ll never purchase.
3 thing vital to my day: Yoga, food and a nap.
Cafe: Ninja Bowl
Juice: Watermelon & mint.
Coffee: Soy latte with lots of sugar.
Culture stop: Bali!
Studio/gym: Singapore – Yoga Lab, Sydney – One Hot Yoga
Sports bra: Adidas
Sports bag: Adidas
Sunglasses: Whatever is cheap and on sale
Store: H&M or Zara
New season must-have: Adidas PureBoost X Sneakers
Culture and tech
App: Tsum tsum
Binge watch: Survivor
Instagram stalk: @dedica & @gemma_cheung
Album love: Japanese Wallpaper (Deluxe)