MEET TRISTAN

Tristan Gatto

Tristan Martin Gatto, PTA, RYT 200, is a resident teacher and educator at Yoga Den in Jacksonville, Florida. Tristan is an educator for Yoga Den’s 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training programs with close focus on anatomy, alignment, and safety. He is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Florida. Tristan is a featured writer in yoga anatomy for beYogi.com and is currently an ambassador for lululemon. He is a native of Buffalo, New York, and is a former professional vocalist and dancer with over 10 years of experience. He has performed on Carnival Cruise Lines, toured out of Nashville, Tennessee, entertained in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and Branson, Missouri, and also taught various styles of dance for several years. He lives by the motto, “Solid body, solid mind.”

RECENT POSTS by Tristan Gatto



How to Prevent a Tendon Injury in Your Yoga Practice

Many yoga-related injuries are due to injury from strains and sprains. Learn how to prevent a tendon injury in your yoga practice by following these tips.

Yoga and Shoulders: It’s a Scapular Matter Part 2

Deepening our knowledge of the shoulder joints and the structures that stabilize these joints can elevate your practice and prevent future injuries.

Yoga and Shoulders: It’s A Scapular Matter

Deepen your knowledge of scapular dyskinesis and the importance of developing a yoga practice that is focused on both stability and balanced movement.

The Badass Guide to Yoga for Men

Forget the excuses—here are seven hardcore facts to support incorporating a solid yoga practice into your life.

Scorpion Pose: The Struggle Is Real

Scorpion pose pushes us to move past our self-imposed expectations and limits, to find our guts and gumption, and to own our badassery.

Pain in the Glute: Yoga Rehab for Piriformis Syndrome

Don’t let piriformis syndrome and sciatica kick your ass.

Teach Your Students How to Rock Warrior II

Learn the anatomical focuses and teaching cues necessary to rock Warrior II.

Move It or Lose It: 5 Desk Yoga Poses for Corporate Crusaders

Practice these five yoga poses at your desk to relieve back pain.