February 2019 - Barbara Thorum


What first brought you to yoga and how long have you been practicing?

A friend invited me to IOY a few years ago. I’ve been practicing and attending classes for almost a year. It’s a beautiful venue.

What is/are your intention(s) for your yoga practice?

My intention is to clear my mind and focus on being present. 

What is your favorite pose and why?

I’m a beginner. All the poses are great. Favorites are subject to change. One day I will have a favorite pose.

What is your favorite class at InsideOut Yoga?

Definitely Yoga for Healthy Aging. Looking forward to Align & Flow.

How has the practice of yoga influenced your life?

It has reinforced my need to take the time for me and practice. 

What advice would you have for a beginning yoga student?

Smile, relax and breathe.

What is your occupation?

My husband and I have a business in White Stone. We sell scientific instruments for quality control laboratories.

What activities do you enjoy?

Tennis, flower arranging and taking morning walks with our dogs.

What is your favorite thing about living in the Northern Neck or Middle Peninsula?

The people we have met and the friendships we have made.

Is there anything you want to add?

See you Wednesday!