Cliche Magazine June/July 2018 - Page 24

C laire Fountain, of CBQUALITY, fell in love with yoga before ever stepping foot on a mat. As a way to overcome her own life obstacles, she began a journey of learning and studying anatomy in order to heal her mind, body, and spirit. While getting a Psychology degree at Vassar, she simultaneously received certifications in yoga and personal training. In 2012, she brought her passions to social media with Trill Yoga. Claire creatively couples her intelligence with a strong influence of music and art to achieve her innovative fitness approach. BY ZAYNA PALMER Cliche: What inspired you to become a yoga teacher? Claire: I never planned to become a yoga teacher. I started yoga when I was in my teens and had always been an avid reader and listener alongside many hours of practice. In 2009, I took the necessary steps to teach as a side project while I was writing and living on a farm in Upstate New York. After a journalism position left me burnt out on my previous industry, I took to teaching and personal training full time and the rest is history. Tell me more about your foundation TrillYoga. When I started posting to social media, I needed a way to describe what I was doing, so TrillYoga came about. TrillYoga started as a hashtag. It had a guerrilla appro 6BFRFR( V6fVF( ЦזvrvvV&rvBvFVB&7F6rvW&RvFVB@F&vr7FW&VGW2B7Fv2WBFPvFrB2rv&f&Rf"F6Pv&7F6R66&FrFFV"v'VW2G&ŖvW7BvG2WfW'RFV'&6PFV6VfW2vFWfW"FB2B7F&R&PFfBBWFƗRvvBFfFVBRFƗfRVFƖfW7GSrFRƗfPVFƖfW7GSfrƖfRF&VFVrVFrF6&FW 6W6VBRFBW7Br&V6W2ƖfP266RFV&VfW"FƗfUvF@2&6vFWW&V6W2BFB7&VFW27FFRb6B&6RFB2VFFR6RFRf"ƖgFrvVvG2@vv6VגVFVFpvFVFrf&VBFWBbWG&VBFV6PfG2'WB66VWVVvfRgFVG&fVBRFRf"&VrvBFPBWfW'RfRvV&VFVBB@67FW&VG6&6F( ƆVF( W&RआrvW&RR&RF'FW"vF斶SvBv2BƖS( fRv&VBvF"'&G2@F2BRRB&&&ǒv&V@FvWFW"N( 2v2vBFRF6&P66WB7&VFfRF&V7F"W'6RvF'&BN( 26RF6VRvB2VrFW"'G2bגGW7G'Bfr'&G0FB&VƖWfRRBvB7FBf"vB2W"ff&FR'&Bf vGF&S6FW&R&R6'&G2WBFW&P&vBrrvVƗGv&VFB6&R'FVBB&6RG2( &rfb&WBvv&g&V@6V7FfR"BF&vWBf6( 26&RWr&6R26PvBG2BFRƗ7BvW2FVR&R&WBFR&FBP&RrFw&FSvVvB&PV&Ɨ6VCB2W&FbFR66WB`6Vbv'FBr66VF6V2W2v'VBFVbvBFB2vFfWp7F&R7FW2F6WfRFB7W7F&Rv27W6Rf6BFPWBV""Gvr2W"v&WB&w&'VBd&VG"7&VBFW'3FVP&R&WBB'VBd&VG27G&VwFG&rv&w&FB7&VFVBN( 2&VfV7F`rv&WBBrVEf 6ƖVG2vRv2W'6G&W"$#"WfV2VFFFwVFRf"&VvW'2ञ( &VBb7G&VwFG&rvB֖G6WB2FR&W7BvF( v&WB( B26BwVFRFB2V7W&V@'vVvB72"V7W&VVG2'WB'rRfVVg&FR6FRWBW6rFP'VBd&VGwVFR2FFVRfVVW"&W7BƗ7F2vvB2W"Fǒv&WB&WFSF( BFv&rWBWfW'F0V6W76'BFVfFVǒBfV6&Rf"RऒƖgBvVvG2GvFF&VRFW2vVVvBvVVBvWB6RvfW2 &ƗGv&B7G&WF6rBV7BF&VPFfW"F2vVVWfVbN( 2f"RF#֖WFW2RWfVrBvfW2RFRF'&VFRBvWB&6FV6vFג&GvB7&W2S( 7&VB'V2'BGW&R@&W6ƖV6R( 7&VB'G'WFBFRPFBvR6R&WGFW"v&B( 6&Vǒ7&VB'FR7&VF&RvVVWBFrFRv&FआrFR7F6fFVBBG'VRFW'6Vc6WFW2N( 2Fǒ&7F6R'WB7Fǐ&FbF6R6Rg&ג6FVV@W&ƖrN( 2vVFƲFRfW6WBגFVvG2G&V7&VFRBvWBF&VV&W"vvBFRfRFw&FR&WCv@FW&W7G2RvVB6W2F&VFr@w&Fsw&FR&&ǒ&WBVFBvVW72'WB&VfW"Fw&FR&WBVG76wF72FvVBvF7F'FVƖr&VFrv6RN( 22V626vW@גG2आrvW&RR&RF'VB7V66W76gV66VFFf&Bv2FFǒ&v2F&VrG'VRF^( 26Vb2&RVƖrFFp6G&fVB( fRv26VBח6Vb( FW0F26W'fRFRv&( vV^( &R7FpF6W'fRFW"Fw27V62Vv6VV'&Gg&vR6VbW7FVVFB2fVB66VF2vW&gVvBB&Bv2F氧vRfRFV&F6VRB2FB@FBVB&RffƖRR6VB&R0vBbB&WGFW"FƖRRvBFRRvBF7&VFRUGV&P6VFR7Fr琦6FVBFRgWGW&SǒfRFgVbfFV2FW&RFB&P7G&7FǒdBF67W76FW&W76fR2F6FVP6FVBFW&Rf"F6Rv6&R&W@7&VFr&RFvF6FVBUGV&R0FR6RF&RvWfW"N( 2Bf"R֗76VBFB&BBF( BfRFRFRFRB6WFrv'FvRvB2W"Gf6Rf"6VRvvG2F&7F6RvvFrFv2FRf'7B7FWfB6&VvW.( 2672B7FV֖FVBP֖vBBƖRWfW'FV6W""WfW'7GPbv'WBRFV66F7FVB&W6VBG'fWrWBvfRBW7@6Bg&FW&RR6Fח&BvfFV2BRb^( BƖRF7&VFG3*G&ǖv6У#@wwr6Ɩ6Vr6