by Jeroslyn Johnson via https://finance.yahoo.com/
Bronx resident Yoasara is making waves in NYC for the yoga and dance studio she founded and struggled to maintain during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yosara opened Sweet Water Dance and Yoga studio during a challenging period in her life that left her living out of the studio with her young son. In a profile by Humans of NY, Yosara shares her journey to business ownership and how her local community helped keep her doors open.
“When you walk in this space, you take a breath at how beautiful it is. Even if you’re tired and stressed—you’ll leave happy,” Yosara said of her Bronx yoga studio. “And that’s exactly what this community needs: a space to heal.”
Birthing a yoga studio in NYC’s Bronx area was no easy feat. Yosara struggled to make ends meet while raising her son from inside the studio.
“In the beginning, I was working 16 hours a day. I wasn’t sleeping. I wasn’t getting…