VIDA Hot Yoga Background

VIDA Hot Yoga, LLC was conceptually built from the desire to provide a hot yoga and boutique fitness studio to Kingsport and the surrounding communities. Founders, Ashley Davis and Jessica White, both Kingsport natives, had a chance reacquaintance in 2016 during which they realized they shared a common vision for what would evolve into VIDA Hot Yoga. Building on their creative vision, and merging their uniquely different skill-sets and experiences, the two formed VIDA Hot Yoga, LLC in 2017.

Our Mission


To provide quality, diverse yoga and fitness classes that allow one to transcend boundaries, by exposing new ideas and challenges which inspire one to be the best version of self.

To expose the community and surrounding areas to the mindfulness and physical benefits of hot yoga.

To bring health, happiness, fitness and well-being to the community in an accessible and authentic environment without judgment.

To maintain integrity in product and service, encompassing a customer-service driven attitude and philosophy.

Meet The Owners

Ashley Davis Pilates Instructor

Ashley Davis

Founder, Instructor

Ashley experienced a natural progression into the health and fitness industry. As a former Division 1 NCAA college swimmer, as well as a spinning and group exercise instructor for almost 20 years, health and fitness are a vital part of her personal and professional life. In recent years she has become an avid yoga devotee, discovering hot yoga as an adjunct to her strength and endurance training regimen. After discovering her love for hot yoga she found herself traveling to Asheville, NC several times a month to take hot yoga classes. Having personally experienced the benefits of hot yoga, Ashley sought to bring a hot yoga and a boutique fitness studio to Kingsport and the surrounding communities in an effort to provide the ultimate yoga and fitness experience. As a founding partner of a successful anesthesia management company, Ashley has applied her experience in business and her love for health and fitness towards making VIDA Hot Yoga a reality.

Jessica White Yoga Instructor

Jessica White

Founder, Managing Partner, Instructor

As a teacher by profession and a true yogi at heart, it was natural for Jessica to translate her love of yoga into a career. As an RYT 200-hour instructor Jessica is able to use her Master’s prepared education and experience in teaching to provide an environment that is foundationally based in sound yoga practice and philosophy. After becoming a RYT yoga instructor, it was not long before Jessica developed a following in the local community. She quickly became a sought-after instructor teaching in local yoga studios and cultivating a significant business of private yoga clients. With Jessica’s teaching background, experience in retail and management, and her passion for yoga, she is prepared to take on the challenge of serving as Managing Partner for VIDA Hot Yoga.

VIDA In The News

VIDA Hot Yoga was recently featured in area publication VIPSeen magazine. Read the Article.