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9/11/13 12:11 P

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emoticon to the Yoga team. Glad to hear you fell in love with Yoga, to make sure you get the poses right is always recommended to attend some classes with a certified instructor before developing your home Yoga practice. I hope you have this opportunity.

When I started my yoga practice I was like you, practicing on my own, because in my little town we didn't have a Yoga studio. When finally, one was open in a town half an hour away, I signed up for a session with 5 classes, what a difference! the instructor taught breathing technique, I improve my poses, in brief, my practice grew. A couple of years later a Yoga studio was open in my town, I took another 5 classes to boost my practice. I learned the used of props and it was my first contact with meditation practice. Both enriched my Yoga practice definitely. Now-a-days, I practice at home, I follow the Yoga Journal Challenges(one is on right now, see thread for Fitness Yoga), dvds (Rodney Yee, Barbara Benagh,Cyndi Lee)
and check the suggestions other members advice. It has been a very interesting journey for me. Hope it will also be for you.

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What type of Yoga do you practice? emoticon emoticon Namaste!

Edited by: PUNCHILOUIE at: 9/11/2013 (12:42)
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9/10/13 1:00 P

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So glad to hear from someone else who has fallen in love with yoga. I started 8 years ago trying all sorts of styles and teachers. About two years ago I found my present teacher just as he was beginning to develop his own style. I now practice in what is called GSP (guided self practice) 5 mornings a week (at 5:45 AM) at his studio and one day a week on my own. I love it and how my entire day goes after a challenging and rewarding practice.

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9/10/13 12:55 P

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After falling in love with Yoga a few weeks ago after just one class, I've begun doing it almost daily, between videos, both online and DVD. I've also downloaded a few apps on my phone. I've been away from SP for a while, but I'm back, and loving my newest obsession... Yoga!

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