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Eight Angle Pose Astavakrasana (ahsh-tah-vah-krahs-anna) asta = eight vakra = bent, curved Step-by-Step Instructions: 1. Stand in Tadasana (Mountain Pose), with your feet separated a bit wider than usual. Exhale, bend forward to Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), press your hands to the floor outside your feet. Then with your knees slightly bent, slip your right arm to the inside and then behind your right leg, and finally press the hand on the floor just outside your right foot. Work your right arm across the back of the right knee, until the knee ..

Hometown: Massillon, Ohio Childhood aspiration: I always wanted a swimming pool. I loved to swim. I really loved animals and playing outside too. I also wanted to be a marine biologist! When and where was your first yoga class: My first yoga class was at Yoga Tribe (Huntington beach Hot yoga) February of 2010. Who is your most influential teacher and why: There are a few teachers that I had in my life that have really impacted me. It’s difficult to narrow it down to just one. The most influential teachers in my life have been the people that have tau ..

When did you start yoga and where? Bryan: I started November 2013 Brett: I started June 2014 We both began our practice at Yoga Tribe How often do you practice yoga? Bryan: 4-5 days week Brett: 3-4 days a week Why do you practice yoga? Bryan & Brett : stillness, integrated, grounding, independent physical and mental challenge, connection to one's self, staying focused with that moment, paying attention to the differences of the mind and the body in each sitting and the spiritual connection. What are the primary benefits you experience? Bry .. Kick up your energy with these simple and healthy no-bake Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites! Prep: 15 mins Total: 15 mins Yield: About 30 1-inch balls Ingredients: 8 ounces (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates 1/2 cup honey 1 Tablespoon chia seeds (optional) 1 Tablespoon ground flax seeds pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats (dry, not cooked) 1 cup shelled pistachio nuts 1 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup white chocolate chips (opt .. (http://) If you want to go further and maintain a daily yoga practice, then there are a few attitudes you can develop to improve your chances. The first is to recognize that rolling the mat out in the morning is the most difficult step! Here are 5 secrets to maintaining a regular yoga practice: 1. Intention When our practice comes from a deep place of wanting to improve ourselves, to connect with a higher power, and to find inner peace, then we can approach asanas from .. (http://) Let’s face it, life can get a little overwhelming at times. When this happens it is important to have an outlet that quiets your mind, centers your thoughts and brings you back to earth with a smile. Meditation is this medicine but be careful, it is addicting and has some seriously positive side effects. Follow these simple suggestions and you’ll be on your way to a better you. (If you know someone who you feel would benefit from meditation share this article with them. They may ju .. (http://) Ingredients: 1/4 cup almond meal or crushed almonds 2 tablespoons raw coconut sugar 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt, low-fat 2 tablespoons honey, (optional stevia liquid to taste) 1 1/2 cups fresh chopped strawberries and/or raspberries 6-cup muffin tin and liners Directions: Line a 6-cup muffin tin with silicone or parchment cupcake liners. In a small bowl, stir together almond flour, coconut sugar, and coconut oil. Spoon a small amount into the bottom of e ..

When did you start yoga and where? Around February 2014, so I’m quite the newcomer! Interested in exploring a fitness routine that would serve me best as I get older (I’m 64, retired, and enjoyed an incredibly fulfilling career in international education), I attended a yoga class at my local gym. I was fortunate that my instructor was Andie Carlson-Thayer, who also teaches at Yoga Tribe. After a couple of classes I was hooked, but didn’t make it to Yoga Tribe until January of 2015, long after she had encouraged me to try hot yoga. I still remember t ..

Hometown: The world Childhood aspiration: My Little Pony, Sherah and Fraggle Rock First Yoga Class: A class called Stress Reduction through Movement chosen to fulfill a College Phys Ed requirement, taught by the awe-inspiring Margot Wade Walsh who incorporated Yoga, dance, and free movement Favorite Pose and Why: Depends on the day but there is definitely something about Pigeon  Most Challenging Part of Your Yoga Practice: Just getting there (oh, and washing clothes afterward). Once I’m there, no complaints – I feel very fortunate to be able  ..

Eagle Garudasana (gah-rue-DAHS-anna) Instructions: 1. Stand in Tadasana. Bend your knees slightly, lift your left foot up and, balancing on your right foot, cross your left thigh over the right. Point your left toes toward the floor, press the foot back, and then hook the top of the foot behind the lower right calf. Balance on the right foot. 2. Stretch your arms straight forward, parallel to the floor, and spread your scapulas wide across the back of your torso. Cross the arms in front of your torso so that the right arm is above  ..