Pat and Bob Young are our Student Highlight for January. This lovely couple, who’s originally from Pennsylvania, has been a part of the Maitri Community from the start. They were even members of Mindy’s original studio, Green Mountain, over 7 years ago. Their kind hearts, fun spirits and playful natures are always a great addition to the classroom.
Maitri Yoga: How long have you practiced yoga?
Bob & Pat: 10 years.
M: Why did you start practicing yoga?
B & P: Strength, toning, flexibility, & calming the mind.
M: What is your favorite yoga pose & why?
B & P: Bob’s is Tree & Warrior 3. Pat’s is Triangle and Dancer (she’s refining Dancer currently!)
M: What do you love about Maitri?
B & P: Class times and the variety of classes. The teachers and location as well.
M: What are you working on in your practice currently?
B & P: Pat is improving balance & upper body strength. Bob is working on everything.
M: What is your profession?
B & P: Both retired.
M: What are some highlights happening in your life right now?
B & P: Bob and Pat LOVE animals and have been animal activists for at least 10 years with Denver Animal Protection (3 years) and currently with Colorado Citizens For Canine Welfare (7 years). They can guide you on how to find your next pet through adoption from a shelter or a rescue. Check out the website at www.caninewelfare.org