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Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) Tree-kone-ahs-ana Trikona - Triangle Asana - Pose Instructions: 1. Stand toes and heel together to start, inhale arms over head and exhale take a 4 feet step with the right foot. 2. Arms are parallel to the floor, ankles under wrist. 3. Arms pull back and hips push forward, heels in one straight line. 4. Turn the right foot to a 90 degree angle and bend into right knee stacking it directly on top of ankle (making sure knee does not pass toes). 5. Not moving the lower body, tilt the arms. Right arm i ..

Childhood aspiration: To have lots of dogs and a backyard with a pool. When and where was your first yoga class: In my living room with a yoga DVD from Costco. Who is your most influential teacher and why: My close group of four yoga friends, they teach me to love unconditionally. When was the defining moment when you realized you wanted to teach yoga: When I knew I would practice yoga for the rest of my life, I wanted to experience every aspect of it, including teaching. What is your teaching philosophy: Strengthen the spine, soften the heart Ho ..

When and where did you start practicing yoga? I started at yoga tribe back in 2011. How often do you practice yoga? My minimum is 2 times per week. I try to balance weights and yoga in my workout schedule. Lately I’ve been doing yoga daily because I signed up for the summer challenge. I am looking forward to the 52nd class. Haha!! Why do you practice yoga? At first I practiced yoga to stay limber cause of my bad back. I suffered a back injury in high school for which I underwent surgery. As a result, I am prohibited from doing certain exercises. One .. Ingredients: 4 cups water 2 cups coarsely chopped peaches 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 6 lemons) 4 cups ice 1 peach, pitted and cut into 8 wedges Instructions: 1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes. Place peach mixture in a blender; let stand for 20 minutes. Remove center piece of blender lid (to allow steam to escape); secure blender lid on blender. Place a clean towel over opening in ..

( ( Ingredients: 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup Vanilla Soy Milk (or any milk of your choice like skim, almond, etc.) 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon dried chia seeds 1 tablespoon peanut butter (may substitute PB2 powdered peanut butter) 1 teaspoo ..

Supported Headstand with Eagle Legs (Salamba Sirsana with Garudasana) dsah-LOM-bah shear-SHAWS-annah gah-roo-dahs-anna Salamba = with support Sirsa = head Garuda = eagle This pose is Salamba Sirsana with Garudasana. Meaning supported headstand with eagle legs. Instructions: 1. Kneel on the floor. Lace your fingers together and set the forearms on the floor, elbows at shoulder width. Roll the upper arms slightly outward, but press the inner wrists firmly into the floor. Set the crown of your head on the floor. If you are just begin ..

How often do you practice yoga? My minimum is 3 times per week. That’s the minimum number of classes I need per week to maintain my sanity, ha-ha! When I don’t get at least that number in, I just don’t feel like myself, I don’t feel good, I feel foggy and awkward. People around me notice, too. If I’m more wound up and neurotic than usual, my boyfriend, Justin, gently asks “did you get to go to yoga today?” I respond like an exhausted toddler who missed her nap “I DIDN’T!” It’s better for me and for every ..

Hometown: Born in Charlottesville, VA. Grew up in Eau Claire, WI. Childhood aspiration: To play a monster on Dr. Who. When and where was your first yoga class: I did VHS and DVD yoga, but first at a studio was May 1, 2006 at CorePower in downtown Minneapolis with Sarah Goble teaching. Who is your most influential teacher and why: Erich Schiffmann. He's been teaching for over 40 years but still has a beginners mind. He sees yoga as a lifestyle and he lives it. When was the defining moment when you realized you wanted to teach yoga: About seven  .. Fifteen years ago, there was only one basic type of yoga mat — made of PVC and noted for its stickiness — and your only choice was whether to buy purple or blue. Now, there’s a yoga mat to suit every priority and preference. Beyond a color and pattern that make your heart go pitter-patter, your yoga mat needs to keep you stable in your poses; and it needs to be storable and portable, yet comfy and cushy. You may also want your mat to be environmentally friendly. These aspects of y .. The summer is upon us, and you may be considering whether it makes sense to turn the heat up even more by walking into a hot yoga class. You may be asking yourself if it makes sense or if you have the energy for it; others may be giving you that funny, “Have you lost your mind?” look…. Most hot yoga devotees agree that far from being too hot to handle in the summer months, hot yoga during the summertime offers specific benefits and positive results ..