Irene was first introduced to yoga at the age of 16 and recommitted to her practice when her hectic career and passion for group exercise and fitness led her to pursue yoga for its many benefits. Irene is a graduate of the PURE yoga teacher training program at Equinox and completed the highly acclaimed yoga teacher training program at Avalon Art and Yoga Center in spring 2012. Irene draws on many styles of yoga, combining choreographed flow sequences with proper alignment to make yoga challenging, accessible, and fun. Check out Irene's classes around the SF Bay Area.
In addition to teaching yoga, Irene is currently an operating partner at Khosla Ventures. She has a long history in leading design and user experience teams for some of the world's most important internet companies, including Google, Yahoo, and Netscape.
Irene holds a master's degree in human-computer interaction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Having received two full scholarships to attend the University of South Carolina Honors College, she earned a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering and graduated summa cum laude.
An avid advocate of Montessori education, Irene is chair of the Board of Trustees at Bowman International School.