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?

Isabelle: Art

Angelina: Gardening, fishing, kayaking

Mike: Fishing

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!