Yoga Tribe Blog

Hometown: HB When and where was your first yoga class: COREPower How long have you been teaching yoga: Almost 3 years now Most Challenging Part of Your Yoga Practice: Remaining Present, it's so easy to just go through the motions, I'm constantly bringing myself back in to the moment, into the posture Secret Comfort Foods: Almost any kind of dessert. SWEET TREATS! Your local retreat: Beach, walks with the family An Unfinished Dream: I really wish I could sing well but... YIKES Why is yoga important t ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? My 1st yoga class was at Pasadena City College 39 years ago. Since then I've sporadically taken classes through the years. Until last year when I attended a 225 hr yoga instructor class and received my certification from the Holy Yoga (HY) school that promotes Christ centered practice. This June I will complete the HY 9 month Master's Course. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Currently, I practice 5 days a week at the Yoga Tribe Studio. Their instructors are stellar, the environment is clean and orderly. The variety of yoga opti ..

Beginning students are just as likely to feel the joy that comes from yoga as are their more experienced comrades. But beginners also face a pesky collection of obstacles. For one thing, the vocabulary of yoga can be difficult. Despite its beauty, Sanskrit has a tendency to make Western eyes glaze over (read the words pashchimottanasana and paravairagya quickly and see if it still happens to you). Another problem is that even relatively common practices may require more than a casual explanation (“You want me to pass salt water from one nostril to the other?”). Final ..

Serves: 3 Time: 30 mins Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 clove garlic minced 1 lb vegetables Salt and blank pepper Directions: Wash and/or peel the veggies as needed and cut into ½-inch pieces or ½-inch slices, depending on the vegetable. In a medium sauté pan, heat oil with garlic. Add the vegetables and cook for about 1 minute. Add any dried seasonings at this point. Cover and cook for 3 more minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and herbs to taste. ..

Hometown: Massillon, Ohio Childhood aspiration: I wanted to be a marine biologist When and where was your first yoga class: Yoga Tribe when it was Huntington Beach Hot Yoga in 2008 When was the defining moment when you realized you wanted to teach yoga: I had been wanting to complete the training for a while. The summer I completed the training it just seemed meant to be! Everything fell into place and I knew this was my time! Yoga changed my life and I was so excited to bring this positive change to others! What is your teaching philosophy:  ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I started doing yoga for the first time a approximately one year ago at the Yoga Tribe. My sister had been a member for years and when I moved to HB she encouraged me to join. I was very skeptical being a plus size woman that I would not fit in, but she said it wouldn’t matter. Boy was she right. I have never felt more like I belong in my life then I do at Yoga Tribe. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I try to practice 5-6 times a week, but sometimes only get to about 4 times a week. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I  ..

Prep 20 m Cook 10 m Ready In 30 m INGREDIENTS 1 cup distilled white vinegar 1 tablespoon salt 2 cups white sugar DIRECTIONS 1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring vinegar, salt and sugar to a boil. Boil until the sugar has dissolved, about 10 minutes. 2. Place the cucumbers, onions and green bell peppers in a large bowl. Pour the vinegar mixture over the vegetables. Transfer to sterile containers and store in the refrigerator. ..

Hometown: HuntingtonBeach Childhood aspiration: swim with Shamu @ sea world and have him launch me off his nose! When and where was your first yoga class: my first yoga class was at 24 hr fitness about 10 years ago, I laughed through most of it feeling like I was playing twister. Who is your most influential teacher and why: Shannon Kassoff was the first instructor to bring the full spectrum of yoga into my life. The mental, physical and spiritual connection that yoga can bring. I remember that the classes were vigorous but reached me at a deeper than p ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I began practicing Yoga 10 years ago at Huntington Beach Hot Yoga for 1 year and recently returned Jan 2017. I really enjoy seeing how Yoga Tribe has evolved and love how everyone was so welcoming when I returned. There truly is a great sense of community and belonging here at Yoga Tribe. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I enjoy practicing Yoga daily, after class I feel energetic and motivated for the rest of my day. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Practicing Yoga daily I feel has boosted my energy level, improved my flexib ..

While an hour-long yoga and meditation class would be ideal to get the day started, unfortunately sometimes we don’t have the time (or the inclination to get out of our pajamas). This is a 10-minute sequence that encourages the use of mindful breathing and gentle movement ensuring your day begins with ease and joy. Note: I may or may not actually get out of bed for the first two ... Child's Pose (Balasana) From kneeling, bring your chest down onto your thighs and your forehead to the floor. Your arms lengthen by your side with your hands next to y ..