If you want to transform yourself and be inspired every day, do yoga. That’s what best friends and business partners, Tanya Boulton and Anna Chung say anyway and I think they may have a point. One minute of warrior and thirty seconds of down dog is enough to tell me that yoga makes you feel good. Between the soothing stretching and deep inhales and exhales, I feel instantly calm and light. Honestly, you have to try it!
It was a yoga class back in 2012 that acquainted Boulton and Chung and only a matter of months later, Tanya-b, a yoga fitness apparel line, was born. I’m here with the two founders, Tanya and Anna, to talk about yoga, their favorite poses, Tanya-b yoga clothing, and their amazing charity work.
What’s the best thing about yoga?
Tanya & Anna: Yoga is a practice of creating higher consciousness and getting to know yourself at a deep level, at your core being. It’s the most beautiful way to cultivate a compassionate and loving relationship with yourself.
How has practicing yoga changed your life?
Tanya: It’s saved my life – enough said.
Anna: The practice has given me so much courage to pursue my dreams and help me heal.
For someone who doesn’t have much time, which poses would you recommend they do that are the most effective?
Tanya & Anna: Laying down spinal twist, happy baby, down dog, and pigeon.
Why did you decide to create Tanya-B, your yoga fitness apparel line?
Tanya & Anna: The yoga world needed a brand that’s authentic and real. It also needed a product that feels good and works both on and off the mat.
How will people feel wearing your apparel?
Tanya & Anna: Amazing, feminine, confident, and strong. It’s a special brand that has been developed with a lot of love and care.
Do you have a favorite piece from the line?
Tanya & Anna: Tie-Dye Halter and Open Tie- Back Top with our favorite color of leggings (It’s more an outfit).
Have you got any new projects coming up?
Tanya & Anna: OM THIS WAY with Darryl DMC McDaniels this summer at Equinox in NYC on July 20th. It’s a yoga class/concert to support the FELIX Organization, a charity that supports foster care kids. We are so passionate about FELIX and giving back.
Visit the Tanya-B website for more information.
Image Source: Phillip Van Nostrand
Written by Lauren Kearney