Petra is a published author of a Czech bestseller “How Yoga Changed My Life: My Journey from Communism through the Obama White House through Bikram Yoga to SweatNGlow.”
In her book, Petra describes her life journey of overcoming obstacles from growing up in a small Czechoslovak town (Kromeriz) under oppressive communist regime to immigrating to the United States of America to find freedom and pursue her American Dream.
Her journey eventually landed her in the Obama White House after having practiced law in a large international law firm (O’Melveny & Myers, LLP) and teaching law as an Associate Professor at Georgetown University Law Center.
In order to cope with the high pressures of her stressful job, Petra turned to hot yoga and physical exercise. Through her passion of yoga, Petra’s life intersected with infamous self-proclaimed guru Bikram Choudhury who hired her to become the President & CEO of Bikram Yoga, at that time the most powerful yoga and fitness brand in the world.
After his personal shortcomings became public and his empire crumbled, Petra started her own hot yoga lifestyle brand SweatNGlow to provide modern socially conscious solution to the fallen pieces. Petra’s book walks Czech audience through SweatNGlow yoga poses as European audience has less access to yoga studios than American.
Petra is the founder and CEO of a global growing hot yoga healthy lifestyle brand SweatNGlow.
Having worked with President Obama in his White House, Petra understands pressures of busy parents trying to balance jobs, kids and spousal responsibilities.
It is Petra’s goal to help women and men carve out time for themselves by giving them the tools to exercise, do yoga, eat well, discover new beauty products and inspiring fashion that boosts their confidence &
makes them feel young, rested and beautiful.
Petra’s mission is to :
I n s p i r e
To feel confident about their bodies by giving them the tools to make a change.
E d u c a t e
To take a step out of their comfort zone to become the best versions of themselves.
M o t i v a t e
How to take an affordable approach to fitness, yoga, nutrition & fashion.
E m p o w e r
Realize they have the power to make a change, find self-confidence and heal from any emotional or physical trauma.
I believe in living a balanced lifestyle and want to share that with the world via my hot yoga brand SweatNGlow.
I’ve worked with President Obama on policy and Richard Branson on his yoga technique.
Let me help you expand the audience for your brand’s healthy vision.