Diayogi Dialogue with Anastasia Yatras
Anastasia Yatras is a calm and grounding presence in the yogasphere. She has a solid foundation in the system of Iyengar yoga and hails from Australia, my home base. You will love our detailed discussion about the benefits of yoga, how postures affect blood sugar and how wise advice from her father after a rough start to her diagnosis changed her life and approach to living with diabetes. This interview is full of gems. Take it away Anastasia
For the past 20 years, Anastasia’s Yoga practice has revolutionized her approach to living with Type 1 Diabetes.
She began Yoga in 1992 where it fully resolved her dancer’s knee injury. At 26 years of age, in 1998, Anastasia embarked on two major life journeys. Iyengar Yoga Teacher training and a diabetes diagnosis. Following the medical principles developed by world renown teacher of Yoga, B.K.S Iyengar, Anastasia has maintained HBA1C (averaged blood sugar levels) of normal range (5-6mmol/L).
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