She is a Bronx native and certified yoga instructor. She began studying and doing yoga in 2010 after taking an undergraduate course at Temple University. As a former dancer with a history in the performing arts she combines her love of music and dance into her practice.Dealing with anxiety, depression, sexual trauma and low self esteem she believes in the healing powers of yoga, meditation and herbalism as a tool for self care and healing. In 2019 she received her 200 hour teaching certification from Y7 Studio and founded Earthy Joint Yoga, LLC. She is in pursuit of receiving her 500 hr certification in India in 2020.
Viánnie holds a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and a M.A. in Media Studies from The New School University. She has obtained a certificate in Fashion Studies - Industry Essentials from Parsons School of Design. She has held editorial, casting and photo studio internships at Kenneth Cole Productions, StylelikeU.com, SpinMedia etc.
She is an avid volunteer and AmeriCorps VISTA alum that has served three terms in Philadelphia, Chicago and New York City.