YOGIS OF THE MONTH
February 2017 - The Manyak Family
What first brought you to yoga and how long have you been practicing?
Angelina has been practicing yoga for some time and suggested we take a class together as a family. We have been practicing together as a family for almost a year.
What is/are your intention(s) for your yoga practice?
Isabelle: I don't know. I just like to do it.
Angelina: To become more balanced in life and physically.
Mike: To alleviate back pain.
What is your favorite pose and why?
Isabelle: Up Dog. I don't know, I just like it.
Angelina: The Flash Dance pose because it stretches all the right points.
Mike: Crow pose because I can do it.
What is your favorite class at InsideOut Yoga?
Our private class!
How has the practice of yoga influenced your life?
It is a great family activity for us! We have all benefited from the mindfulness aspect of yoga as well as the physical fitness aspect.
What advice would you have for a beginning yoga student?
Take private classes with Susan!
What is your occupation?
Isabelle: 2nd grade student
Angelina: Insurance Underwriter
Mike: Oyster Farmer
What activities do you enjoy?
Angelina: Gardening, fishing, kayaking
What is your favorite thing about living in the Northern Neck?
Isabelle: Uh, I don't know, i can't really answer that.
Angelina: Woods, water and community.
Mike: Peaceful and quiet.
Is there anything you want to add?
Even our dogs have started doing Downward Facing Dog!