Yoga Tribe Blog

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I started yoga for the first time when I was 8 years old through the Huntington Beach Sands Program for kids, and later moved on to trying Dayton at Yoga Tribe when I was 12 years old, before they raised the age to 16 to practice. Although, it was not until I was in high school that I fully committed to becoming an awesome yogi. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I practice yoga anywhere between five and seven days a week. When not at the tribe I often practice yoga in my backyard underneath the sun. I also extremely enjoy attending ..

Yoga Blocks are made from a variety of materials, so do check with the manufacturer for specific instructions. Foam Yoga Blocks are usually made with a high-density EVA foam, which is moisture and bacteria resistant. 1. Use a drop of dish washing soap with water and rub the surface of your blocks to remove any dirt or stains. Set the blocks out to allow them to dry. 2. If the blocks are really dirty, or you have several, you can place them in a washing machine with laundry soap to be cleaned. Set the blocks out to allow them to dry. 3. If there is a stubborn .. Ingredients: • 12-16 ounces of Frozen Peaches • 26 Ounces of Coconut Milk • 1/2 cup of Honey Directions: 1. In a blender mix the Peaches, Coconut Milk, and Honey 2. Add the mixture to the Ice Cream Maker for about 20 minutes. If you don’t have an ice cream maker, place the mixture into an airtight container and freeze overnight or for about 6-8 hours. 3. Using an Ice Cream Maker is the best way to achieve the fluffy creamy texture. I ..

Hometown: I was born in Saigon, Vietnam. Childhood aspiration: When I was a child, I aspired to be a doctor. My First Yoga Class: Yoga tribe 3.13 Who is your most influential teacher and why: The most influential teachers in during my yoga journey were Jason, Kelly, Aundy, and Lindsey. They were influential because of their spirit and compassion with yoga. What is your teaching philosophy: My teaching philosophy is that the many things I learn from yoga like the skills, techniques, passion, and dedication; I hope to pass onto those around me. How ..

Shannon Kassoff, ERYT-500, YACEP When and where was your first yoga class: My first yoga class was a donation-based class in a library in Huntington Beach. My husband had been trying to get me to go to yoga with him but I had a whole bunch of excuses why I thought yoga was not for me. I finally went, and it shifted my entire life onto a new path. Who is your most influential teacher and why: I have had many influential teachers throughout my journey. To name a few, Heather Peterson, David Miller, Nicolette David, Randy Allard, Erika Burkhalter, Kori Strobl,  ..

When did you start yoga and where? “June 2015 at Yoga Tribe.” How often do you practice yoga? “At least three days a week, sometimes four.” Why do you practice yoga? “To improve my flexibility. As a surfer, maintaining flexibility is always the number one challenge. As I’ve gotten older, stiffness and soreness in my hips, low back and hamstrings has settled in after long hours in the water. It’s the main reason guys stop surfing as they get older. It’s not because they want to stop, it’s because t .. Prep 10 min Cook 10 min Ready 20 min 6 servings 58 cals Ingredients - 1 bunch of organic kale - 1 tablespoon olive oil - 1 teaspoon seasoned salt Add all ingredients to list Directions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner. Drizz ..

There are three main components to headstand: strength, balance, and the elimination of fear. Many practitioners lack the upper body strength to properly hold themselves in headstand without placing too much weight on the head, resulting in possible injury to the cervical spine as well as the muscles in the neck and shoulders. Here are the only four poses that you need to gain the strength you need and nail your headstand. High Plank (Phalakasana) From Downward Dog, shift your shoulders over your wrists so that your body is parallel to the floor. Press down th ..

Serves 4 Hands-On Time 10 min Total Time 20 min INGREDIENTS 1 cup long-grain white rice 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 4 6-ounce skinless salmon fillets 1 pound baby bok choy DIRECTIONS 1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. 2. Meanwhile, combine the honey, soy sauce, and red pepper. On a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet, broil the salmon fillets until opaque throughout, 8 to 10 minutes, basting with the honey mixture during the last 3 minutes. 3. Steam bab ..

So you’ve decided to join the 21 million adults in the U.S. who practice yoga. Or maybe you’ve had it with your mat, and you’re looking for a new one. In any case, over at The Huffington Post we’ve been wondering: what should we be looking for in a yoga mat to make sure we get the most out of our vinyasa? Upon consulting a few yoga instructors, we got some insight into what everyone should know before buying a yoga mat. Here are some tips. Go for grip. Is there anything worse than sliding around on your yoga mat while trying to take deep breaths i ..