An interview with Club President, Kelilah Federman
Aztecs! SDSU has a new Yoga Club that will start meeting soon. We had a chance to sit down with the president of the Club, Kelilah Federman for an interview.
Q: Tell us the benefit you want to share with other students.
Federman: Yoga helps us be more centered, present, and less stressed.
Q: How did you get started?
Federman: I saw a sign near my home and got hooked from the first class. Now I practice about five times per week, and sometimes twice per day.
Q: Define the primary need a yoga club will meet for students.
Federman: The club will be a way for like-minded individuals to come together and connect. The goal of meetings is to have fun, practice yoga, and relax.
Q: If one great thing comes from developing the new club what would that be?
Federman: A connected group would be the ideal outcome. We plan to have yoga adventures, in amazing new places like beaches and mountains.
Q: What is your vision for a typical gathering of yoga club members?
Federman: Our typical meeting will be nice grassy areas nearby campus. We want to make this club accessible for all SDSU students. Practicing outside is a great way to connect with the earth and the other students around you.
Q: What was your greatest yoga experience?
Federman: I have had two amazing experiences with yoga and travelling abroad. I was participating in the SDSU study abroad program in Costa Rica and had an opportunity to instruct some of my fellow SDSU students.
I also travelled to Israel and met a friend who also practiced yoga. We kept coming up with poses that we could do in the various places we travelled, like doing camel pose next to a camel!
Q: If students want to get involved with the club, how do they start?
Federman: The best way to contact me is by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, if students are interested in getting more involved in the club, some leadership positions are available
Q: What is your major at SDSU and when will you graduate?
Federman: I am majoring in Political Science with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies with the honors program. I plan to graduate in 2017.