Sid McNairy

Founder/Owner, Sid Yoga Incorporating Lifeline Power Yoga

Location
Towson, Maryland
Industry
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Current
  1. Empowerment & Beyond,
  2. Sid Yoga
Previous
  1. Sid Yoga Center,
  2. Northern Illinois University
Education
  1. Eastern Illinois University
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Websites
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Background

Summary

Sid’s path to healing and inspiring others was destined. A former football coach at Northern Illinois University, Sid has a BA in Movement and Sports Science from Purdue University and a Masters in Sports Administration from Eastern Illinois University.

One of Sid’s students, Justin McCareins, former player for the New York Jets and Tennessee Titans, had injured both of his hamstrings. Under Sid’s guidance, Justin began practicing Yoga to heal. Inspired by the impact Yoga had on Justin, Sid began to incorporate Yoga as an integral part of his team’s training which led to the team’s first winning season in 23 years.

Sid first began practicing Yoga to find a way to heal both physically and emotionally. As Sid developed his own Yoga practice, he realized many health benefits such as the disappearance of the asthma which had plagued him for 30 years, as well the return of the full range of motion in his fused right ankle.

Sid credits his parents with inspiring him to move forward and touch so many lives. Growing up with two successful parents, and yogis in their own right, his mother and father's lifestyle practices instilled a foundation from which Sid could freely grow and become a yogi master. "I can... I will... I must..." was the mantra used in the McNairy household. This later became, and has remained, the basis of his studio's mantra.

Sid has also been inspired by teachers and coaches such as Rodney Yee and Baron Baptiste. The sequence that Baron teaches helped guide Sid through the shift that took him from coaching on the field to inspiring people on the mat, and has become the foundation of the flow at Lifeline Power Yoga.

Sid is committed to giving back to the community and continues to participate in year-round philanthropic work benefiting the Baltimore Every Yogi Project.

Specialties:Yoga, Coaching, Personal Growth, Adventure Travel

Experience

Author

Empowerment & Beyond
– Present (2 years 11 months)

Empowerment & Beyond: A 6-week self study yoga program practicing reflection, wisdom and peace. NOW available for purchase

Founder, Owner, Coach and Yogi

Sid Yoga
– Present (10 years 9 months)Towson, Maryland

Founder and owner of Sid Yoga, Incorporating Lifeline Power Yoga, Sid McNairy III has been inspiring, guiding, leading and empowering people as a coach and Yoga instructor for more than 20 years.

Owner / Founder

Sid Yoga Center
(9 years)

College Football Coach

Northern Illinois University
(6 years 4 months)

Publications

Walking With Love

Skills

  • Yoga
  • Personal Development
  • Coaching
  • Adventure Travel
  • Fitness
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Lifestyle
  • Healing
  • Athletics
  • Energy Healing
  • Training
  • Meditation
  • Lifestyle Coaching
  • Wellness
  • Strength Training
  • Wellbeing
  • Holistic Health
  • Personal Training
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness Training
  • Relaxation
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Additional Info

  1. Interests

    • Teacher Training,
    • Yoga Workshops,
    • Yoga Retreats,
    • Soul Surfing (Yoga Surf Camps)
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