Ted
Lardner

Hometown: Gates Mills


How many years have you practiced yoga: 18


Favorite yoga pose: Parivrtta Trikonasana


Words to live by: You are stronger than you think.


Why did you start practicing yoga: Physical and mental discipline and playfulness.


Mantra or daily affirmation: Keep going.


Favorite book: The Dragons of Blueland, by Ruth Stiles Gannett


What informs your practice: The transitions are so cool!


Your advice for beginner yogis: Learn about Downward-facing Dog from your Downward-facing Dog.


3 words to describe you: Stubborn.


The pose that challenges you the most: Mountain Pose.


The best advice you've ever received: It's not about you. Most of the time everyone is doing

their best.


What's your teaching style: Smooth. Slow.


What do you do for fun: McDonalds. Chesterland. Small coffee, 2 creams.


What are you most grateful for: Family and friends.


What brings you peace: Long days working in the garden.


Where is your happy place: The garden.


Who/what inspires you the most: The wisdom of elders, the optimism of young people.

Ted 
Lardner