Debbie Cirilli

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Age: 54 (55 in November)

What do you do when you're off the mat? 

I love spending time with friends and family. Currently I'm not working so projects around the house, inside and out, seem to keep me busy. However I always try to make time for exercise.

What brought you to BY for the first time? 

A good friend asked me to accompany her after surgery. I instantly became addicted.

What's your favorite thing about the studio? 

Definitely the community.

What's your advice for someone coming to yoga for the very first time? 

Give it a chance. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing at first. 

What has your yoga practice given you? 

Strength, flexibility and awareness.

What's your favorite pose? 


What's your least favorite pose? 


Tell us something unusual about yourself. 

I've never been bowling.

What three words would your best friend use to describe you? 

Loyal, considerate, practical.

What's your guilty (or not so guilty) pleasure? 

Hitting a craft brewery with my husband to try a new beer.

Have you made any big changes in your life since starting your yoga practice? 

Not really.

If you were having a dinner party and could invite anyone you wanted to, who would you invite? 

Bruce Springsteen.