Meet Katrina Ji, a professional vegan dancer in Seattle with a wealth of dance experience. Katrina teaches and perform Bollywood, Belly Dance, Bhangra and Rajasthani Folk Dance. She has numerous outstanding certifications. (Learn more here) A vegan of 18 years, Katrina truly values and respects her vegan lifestyle. "Being vegan means having a better quality of life"- Katrina
What sports, activities, adventures do you do?
I'm a professional dancer. I teach and perform Bollywood, Belly Dance, Bhangra and Rajasthani Folk Dance
Do you have any big events or races planned for 2015?
Yes. My group is performing at Ananda Mela Festival in Redmond Town Square Sat Jul 25, we are hosting a Bollywood Dance Festival Oct 8-11, and performing at Seattle Children's Festival Oct 11. Follow us on Facebook to find out about more events Http://Facebook.com/cultureshakti
How does eating vegan improve your performance?
Being vegan keeps me clear headed and lean
What's your primary source of essential fatty acids (EFAs)?
What are you go to choices for complete proteins (including all essential amino acids)?
What are your other favorite plant proteins?
Beans (all varieties)
What essential tips do you have for athletes moving to 100% plant-based?
As long as you keep snacks with you at all times, it's easy and feels great! Almonds and fruits make great snacks.
In as few words as possible, what does being a VEGAN ATHLETE mean to you?
Better quality of life
What is your motto? Your mantra? Do you have a famous quote?
No negative inner dialogue
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