Broadway Star Laurie Metcalf Shares How Yoga Strengthens Her as a Performer
We caught up with Broadway star Laurie Metcalf backstage at her show, Misery, which she stars in alongside Bruce Willis. With her daughter Zoe by her side, she shared with us how yoga helps strengthen her as a performer.
I feel limber and strong when I’m practicing regularly… I like feeling strong on stage.
Are you a morning person or a night owl?
I’m definitely a morning person and that’s when I like to workout.
What’s your advice for busy moms who are looking to find some time to themselves?
The schedule that works best for me is dropping off the kids at school and heading right to the yoga studio.
What are the essentials in your gym bag?
I don’t have a gym bag. Besides a yoga mat, the only other thing I bring is a grippy towel for the mat.
What’s your favorite pose?
My favorite position for feeling strong is plank. My favorite position for the stretch is downward dog.
What is your favorite guilty pleasure food?
My ultimate guilty food craving is pizza. I could eat it everyday. There have been some months when I have! Yeesh.
Photos by Derrick Belcham
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