We and our Yogi of the Month sponsor, manduka, would like to introduce Claire Vazquez. Claire has been practicing at The Green Yogi since November 2011 and has never been stronger. In our recent Detox Yoga Challenge, Claire killed it by going above and beyond the class challenge and took 31 class in 30 days, truly amazing. We are so grateful for her presence at the studio, her energy and gratitude are contagious. Read on to Be Inspired, Kelly
OCCUPATION: Finance at Jack Morton Worldwide, a brand experience agency.
NICKNAME: Claire Bear
FUN FACT ABOUT YOU: I grew up in Massachusetts but the first time I went ice skating was at 21 while living in Hawaii. The second time was on the field at Fenway Park.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE INSTRUCTOR AND WHY? Jamie for her music and energy; Linda for her inversion instruction and singing voice.
WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION FOR YOUR YOGA PRACTICE? To do a handstand in the sand.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE YOGA POSE? Warrior II – it makes me feel centered and strong.
WHEN YOU AREN’T ON THE MAT, WHERE CAN WE FIND YOU? On the beach playing volleyball, running on the Strand, or eating lobster tacos at FishBar.
WHAT SONG SHOULD BE ON EVERY YOGA PLAYLIST? Anything on Jamie’s iPod
WHAT INSPIRES YOU? The ocean, music and traveling the world.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING AND HOW HAS YOGA IMPROVED YOUR LIFE? I found the Green Yogi two years ago and since then my body and mind have been more balanced and I’m able to find gratitude for all of life’s gifts.