TANYA BURTON

Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA

Where do you live?
Tribeca

Training/Certifications;
RYT 200, LDPY (2015)

# of years teaching yoga:
1.5

Do you have a second professional life?:
I teach knitting and fiber arts to kids.

What are your outside interests outside the studio?
Pottery, reading, travel, cooking, eating and starting knitting projects.

Where’s your favorite space to rejuvenate in the city?
It’s a tie between the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx and my favorite corner spot on my couch.

Favorite pre- and post-yoga snacks/meals:
Raw almonds and dried apricots before practice. Fried chicken and a green juice afterwards.

What’s your favorite pose?
Half Pigeon and every variation thereof. Aahh.

The pose I have a complicated relationship with:
Eagle Pose. Ugh.

What song can you put on repeat?
Happy by Marina and the Diamonds.

I love:
my family.

I want:
your book recommendations.

Yoga gives me:
space to move and breathe.

When I was little I wanted to be:
an astronaut and a chef and a librarian.

I want to change:
my mind about Eagle Pose.

I want to give:
you snacks!

When I wake up I:
check the clock to make sure it isn’t too early for me to get out of bed.

When I teach I feel:
grounded.

When I practice I get:
sweaty. So, so sweaty.

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