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Sarah

I have been doing yoga off and on since I was four. Once I started snowboarding, yoga became so much more important to me and I knew it was here to stay. I even created an instructional yoga mat for beginners called the CopyCat Yoga mat. The beginner's yoga mat has hand and foot placements printed on the mat. Today, I do yoga daily, run my yoga mat company and snowboard every chance I get.

Donna Marie Miller

Thanks, Jean, nice going on sticking to the snow boarding. I too did snowboarding on bunny hills after years of taking my kids to the gym, yoga, weightlifting and aerobics everything, when I started snowboarding some while my kids learned it. I still cannot get off of bunny hill, but I am glad to hear your yoga inspired you to keep on keeping on. Thanks for your snowry. Donna

Cha

I attended my weekly yoga class two days after my very first snowboarding lesson at Ben Eoin, Cape Breton. I could barely move...every muscle ached from me knees up! For me, snowboarding and yoga complement each other; both require me to be very much in the now.

Amy

Thanks for sharing!

sara

I got so inspired by this story! As a practicing yogi, and a female snowboarder who struggled to learn for years, I'm so proud of Jean for sticking with it!

teleyoga

check out Teleyoga for telemarkers who pass up the poles in favor of chandrasana.

http://www.teleyoga.org

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