In the episode, Gillian Gebree, yoga teacher, professional ocean sports athlete, and owner of Paddle into Fitness, describes where her love of the ocean began from her childhood on Cape Cod. She explains what is stand up paddle board (SUP) yoga and the actual logistics of practicing yoga on the water. Gillian reflects on her most memorable teaching moment of 2014. She explores how she navigates the challenges of being self-employed and balancing her teaching with competing. Gillian reviews the different styles of water racing she participates in, and which discipline she likes the most. She shares on how she stays motivated in her training. Gillian offers insight on the practice of presence in water sports and yoga. Lastly, Gillian reveals whats on her yoga teaching and racing calendars in 2015.
In this episode, we discuss Julia Lee’s relationship with yoga: from how she found yoga, her journey into yoga teaching, to challenges in her own yoga practice.