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AN INTERVIEW WITH// "SALMA SANDOVAL-GRATTA"// by equlibrio felice

Updated: Oct 15, 2018


A lover of Nature & the outdoors, Salma spends her time travelling Southern America, California and Europe in between teaching Yoga an developing her Vision..


"I'm a lover and serious admirer of Nature, I can spend hours just contemplating its beauty and abundance"






So tell "By equilibrio felice" who is Salma?


"I'm Salma, 27 years old, Mexican, married to the love of my life, Adriano, Italian - he is 36 years old.


I'm an only child to my mother Aurora, who is also an only child. My family is very small, they are my favourite 4 people in the world and without them I wouldn’t be who I am today.


I don’t know my father, he has never been present in my life, and honestly he was never been missed or needed


I'm a Gemini, and proud of it, I believe it represents overall who I am. I'm ever changing, always on the move, restless, but trying to find my peace and my balance through Yoga.

I always look for the bright and positive side of things.


I'm a lover and serious admirer of Nature, I can spend hours just contemplating its beauty and abundance.


I believe in God, and his blessings"





Salma, we want to know whats your Design, your Purpose, your Being?


"This time in my life I'm deeply focusing in improving myself.

Through deep studying of different Philosophies, analysing the history of man, and its relation to spirituality and religions. To understand the different perspectives of the purpose of life.


One of my hobbies is reading, I love reading, learning new things. I consider myself a Yoga Sadhaka since several years back, and I practice every day both the physical, the mental and the emotional way.


My purpose in life is to help others to love themselves, to have good health, to be happy and feel blessed. Also, to lower my ecological impact in the world, and to live in a more mindful w"




Where is it that you currently reside?


My hometown, Ensenada, México





What’s the most beautiful word in the world?

"Mindfulness"



What’s your favourite smell?


"Palo Santo, Copal, "Sandalwood", the smell of my husband"




Whats the best advise you have ever been given?

"To have an attitude of acceptance and gratefulness towards the good as well as the bad in life.


To have in mind that the only thing we can control in this life/ world, is our mind, our thoughts, and our actions "





What inspires you?


All the vast possibilities life offers us to experience and learn from




What’s your favourite time of day?


While practising yoga; and after a long day that I get to go into my cosy bed





What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been?


Alaska, the glacier, the frozen lake, the mountains, the Forrest, simply beautiful, pure and full of life




Whom do you secretly admire?

My mother and my husband




What do you cook better than anyone?


"Chilaquiles", my speciality !




What’s the first thing you notice about people?


Their skin. Their smile




When are you most yourself?


When I'm in a foreign country, when I feel a total stranger




When was the last time you cried?


Today at the yoga class (as a student)




Greatest Weakness?


Lack of discipline




Greatest Strength?


My husband, my family





What are you grateful for today?


"For the many lessons I have learnt from various traumas and hard moments in life, because that’s what made me all the way until today’s decisions"




What is your Mantra?


“I can do it, everything is gonna be alright”