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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 ..

When and where was your first yoga class: My first class was in 2010 or '11 at Yogatribe, then known as HB hot yoga. How often do you practice yoga: I try to make it everyday and I average 5 days a week. Why do you practice yoga: I haven't found anything else that incorporates the mind, body and spirit in the way that yoga does. It's cerebral, meditative and physically challenging. What are the primary benefits you experience: My mind feels more clear, my body invigorated and life is just so much more serene. How has your hot yoga practice impact ..

Hometown: Huntington Beach Childhood aspiration: Become famous! When and where was your first yoga class: The first yoga class that I remember taking was at yoga works when I was probably 15 years old Who is your most influential teacher and why: Definitely Shannon. She's taught me pretty much everything I know about yoga and is someone I aspire to be like in my teaching. When was the defining moment when you realized you wanted to teach yoga: During teacher training, my love for yoga grew tremendously and I couldn't help but want to share with o ..

Yoga is a gentle and restorative way to wind down your day. A national survey found that over 55% of people who did yoga found that it helped them get better sleep. Over 85% said yoga helped reduce stress. You can use supportive props like bolsters, blankets, and blocks to make poses comfortable so that you can stay in the pose for longer and continue to breathe. 1. Wide-Knee Child’s Pose (Balasana) This resting pose provides a sense of calm and stability. Be cautious if you have hip or knee injuries. 2. Standing Forward Bend (Uttanasana) This forward bend ..

15 Min 1 Servings 157 Cals INGREDIENTS 2 Zucchinis, peeled 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup water Salt and ground black pepper to taste DIRECTIONS 1. Cut lengthwise slices from zucchini using a vegetable peeler, stopping when the seeds are reached. Turn zucchini over and continue 'peeling' until all the zucchini is in long strips; discard seeds. Slice the zucchini into thinner strips resembling spaghetti. 2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir zucchini in the hot oil for 1 minute. Add water and cook until zucchini is sof ..

Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA Childhood aspiration: To work with dolphins and orcas . When and where was your first yoga class: Yoga works downtown HB When was the defining moment when you realized you wanted to teach yoga: When I realized all the amazing benefits it gave me physically and mentally and wanted to be able to help others. What is your teaching philosophy: Do what you can and try your hardest ! Don't judge yourself Every day is different . How long have you been teaching yoga: Not very long .  ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I started practicing 10 years ago at Yoga Tribe. It was called Huntington Beach Hot Yoga at the time, and Jason was my first instructor. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I try to practice 3 times a week, and I’m currently participating in the 30 day challenge. I’m happy to say that I’ve attended every day so far. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I practice yoga to feel both mentally and physically better. I am able to focus on myself. WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY BENEFITS YOU EXPERIENCE? Yoga helps me relieve str ..

Nothing can be compared to the feeling of snuggling in a blanket on a chilly winter morning. Waking up lazily to a cup of hot coffee, sipping it while enjoying the mist outside the window, or chewing on nuts and dates in the evenings. Winter brings with it all these luxuries and more. However, it is also involuntarily accompanied by dry skin, chapped lips, body ache, cold, cough, viral infections, and joint pains. Not to forget a general dull and gloomy feeling, which is an unsolicited gift of the weather outside. Yoga can be your additional protective cover this winte ..