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WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? In high school, my mom would drag me to her classes in Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and Long Beach. I finally smartened up and started going regularly on my own after college in LA. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? As much as life lets me, 0-7 times a week. Consistently I would say 3-4 times a week. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I am a high energy individual so yoga does all the right things for me. Breath, movement, concentration, balance, focus. Plus, I can do it until I am old. WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY BENEFITS YOU EXPERI ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? Yoga Tribe is my original home. I started about 1 1/2 years ago. It is quite a funny story. I had just finished a gym workout and was very hungry so I had stopped at a Trader Joe’s. My wonderful friend, Karinna, calls me and asks “Whatchya doin’?!”. I said I just finished a workout and I’m shopping. It was kind of loud at the store and I heard her say “Come to yogurt with me!!”. I say, “Okay!” because who can refuse yogurt after a hard workout? She replies “But w ..

HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Over the years I have tried to practice 2-3 days per week and mostly on the weekends. However, since I started attending the hot sculpt class in August 2019, I have only missed yoga or sculpt for one week and 2 days when I was on vacation. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Because I love the way I feel and how well I sleep after yoga. I have always looked forward to attending hot yoga; however, since I started hot sculpt I anticipate it even more and I no longer use my long work day as an excuse not to attend class during the week. WH ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? Katie was at Yoga Works downtown for a couple of years about 7 years ago. She started at Yoga Tribe in April 2018. Matt started yoga for the first time at Yoga Tribe in December 2018 after Katie couldn’t stop talking about it and Matt instantly loved it. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Katie is there 5-6 days a week and Matt is there 4-5 days a week. We like to go together when we can manage it. DATE NIGHT! WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? We both love the high level of intensity and focus that many of the classes require,  ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I started hot yoga for the first time 4 months ago at Yoga Tribe. I attended 3 classes the first week and was hooked! HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I average 4 to 5 classes a week, alternating with hot yoga and the sculpt and core class. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I had surgery on a herniated disk in my back 4 years ago and was forced to change my exercise routine. I was aware of the numerous benefits of yoga, but continued to workout at the gym that I belonged to. I knew I needed to stretch on a regular basis and beco ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I have been practicing yoga on and off since college but I wasn't regular about it until the last four years. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I average 4 or 5 sessions per week. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Hard to say. Probably for the same reason I eat. WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY BENEFITS YOU EXPERIENCE? The committee is always in session, but yoga somehow quiets my mental roommates down long enough to catch a breath and see a bit more clearly. And sweating. There's always a lot of sweating. WHAT IS YOUR MOST CHA ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I started taking a few yoga classes after I graduated from college, but it really wasn’t until I found Yoga Tribe that I truly found a practice I could own. I remember my first class- Leslie was teaching and she put me in the back of the room by the door. I sat there waiting for class to begin and I felt the sweat start to build and the heat suffocating me- I had trouble breathing just sitting there! I didn’t know how I would get through the 90 minutes, and I know I laid down several times. It must have taken me a year fo ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? March 2019 at Yoga Tribe. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I try to practice at least 4-5 times a week. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? My daughter was the one who first introduced me to yoga .She took me to my first yoga sculpt class and it took me completely surprised how difficult it was ! After that she encouraged me to go to Yoga Tribe. Eventually, I started to feel more connected and at home with the community here. The teachers and my yogi-mates are so loving that it’s like we’re family! WHAT ARE THE PR ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? I started yoga back in September at Yoga Tribe. HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I practice 3-4 days a week. WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I practice to help with my lower back pain. That's been an ongoing issue for me due to scoliosis, and also an equestrian-related injury from my late teen years. WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY BENEFITS YOU EXPERIENCE? I enjoy the detoxifying effect of hot yoga, and the calming effect it has after a stressful workday. I also have much less back pain in the mornings, and I'm able to ba ..

WHEN DID YOU START YOGA AND WHERE? My first exposure to yoga was in June 2018. I was introduced to Yoga Tribe by my friend, Hamid, who is a long time member here. “Shh! Shh!” :) HOW OFTEN DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? Initially, my goal was to practice yoga 3-4 times per week. As time went on and I began to see the benefits, I have been trying to come as often as my schedule permits. I recently completed the 30-Day Challenge, which was a big accomplishment for me. Right now, my mindset is, “Why stop at 30?” WHY DO YOU PRACTICE YOGA? I prac ..