More on Bikram Yoga

More on Bikram Yoga and wise words about perception.

Views from the Podium

Every week I hear it from my students. “That class was tough.” “It felt so easy today!” “That was the roughest class I’ve had in awhile.”  “That was great!  I had so much energy!”  Or if I compliment them on their great work, they give me a look that indicates they are thinking the exact opposite happened in the room or a bright smile that let’s me know they had a good class.

We all put so much judgment on what our yoga practice looks like.  Most of the time we’re not satisfied with where we are.  It would be great if there were a shortcut, some way to make a leap in improvement.

Having been practicing for over 7 years now, I have come to understand that there is no good class, no bad class – there’s just class.  90 minutes of working to push your limits both physically…

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10 Responses to More on Bikram Yoga

  1. The Hook says:

    Great reblog!
    You never disappoint!

  2. MissFourEyes says:

    Great story. We’ve all been there.

    P.S. Because you were curious. A maul 😉

  3. unfetteredbs says:

    good reblog. Thanks for sharing.. and yes soo very true. Judgy judgerton.. nice one

  4. Carrie Rubin says:

    What a great story. We have all been the ‘cookie thief’ at some point. Great reminder for us to keep our judgments in check.

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