Tips from Yoga Instructor, Tina Marie - How to Build Strength, Balance and
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VEGAN YOGA INSTRUCTOR BUILDS STRENGTH, BALANCE, AND FOCUS
I believe a long-term, plant-based diet will dramatically improve the stability of my
blood sugar levels, and the overall management of my Type 1 diabetes, and who
knows maybe even reverse it.
Name: Tina Marie
Occupation: Yoga Instructor
City/State/Country: Chandler, AZ, USA
What does your morning ritual look like?
As soon as my alarm goes off and it’s time to get up, I hit the snooze button and just
lay in bed for at least 5 minutes.
I use this time to let my body naturally awaken and take my first few deep breathes
of the day.
After I’m showered and dressed but before stepping out of the door and beginning
my commute, I make myself a large nutritious smoothie to fuel me through the first
part of my morning.
Oh yeah, and there is always music playing in the background.
What uncommon activity do you schedule into your daily routine?
Something uncommon I do on a daily basis is self-affirmations. Every day when I see
myself in the mirror, usually in the morning when I am getting ready, I just start telling
myself things that I like about myself. I just keep telling myself nice things every day.
“There are a lot of things other people can say that may hurt your feelings, but when
you look in the mirror and tell yourself ‘I am f***ing awesome’ every day, then you
just start to believe it and worry less about the negative things people may say.”
Tell us the story about how you became vegan.
It was a slow transition that began with gradually cutting out certain types of animal
proteins and dramatically reducing the amount of animal proteins I used to eat.
As time went by I just continued on this path, cutting out soda and processed foods. I
decided I wanted to be healthier, lighter and I wanted to cle