Bruins Fight-Picking “Redneck Goalie” Turns to Yoga.

Via on Jul 20, 2011

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The self-proclaimed “Redneck of Goalies” Tim Thomas, has a few tricks to staying so loose and ready, up his jersey sleeves. With the Bruins winning the Stanley-Cup this “dream” season, it’s no wonder why people are asking, maybe just the most important player on the team, what his secrets to defending the net are.

While he may be the first player ever to win three major awards in one season, he is not the only hockey player to use Yoga, though he may be among the small number of players who take it seriously. For instance he never mentions “stretching and stuff” (see bottom video), and his instructor has nothing but good things to say about him. Which I assume means he never called her a “hot yoga instructor”  or had trouble keeping his “business” in check while concentrating on “down dog or something”(again, see the last video).

Actually he seems like a pretty nice guy, which is weird to say about fight picking hockey player, and if I ran into him in my class, I guess it could be worse (please see bottom video) :)

That video just begged to be seen :)

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Jennifer Cusano, social media aficionado, research connoisseur, and writer du jour, is a Yogi on a path of personal exploration and long overdue healing. Managing Editor for YOGANONYMOUS, Producer for Where Is My Guru, Director of Social Media for YOGASCAPES and TumericALIVE, wife and mother of three, Jenn is really a superhero in disguise—or so she likes to think. In her spare time Jenn likes to read about and search for vampires, so if you happen to know or come across one, please do send them her way. Hit her up on Facebook or Twitter to discuss the various methods of tracking down said vampires. Also she is more than a little uncomfortable writing about herself in the third person, it may just be the hardest thing she's had to do, and that's saying something...

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3 Responses to “Bruins Fight-Picking “Redneck Goalie” Turns to Yoga.”

  1. the contrast between the two videos is funny

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  3. Theresa Saia says:

    Goes to show anyone/everyone can benefit from yoga. Great article once again.

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