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TINIERTINA's Photo TINIERTINA Posts: 5,004
3/9/13 8:54 P

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Thing is, I know if you were a grad student in NYC... and took a class at an affordable studio, and the teacher was pretty bad (whether or not married to a celebrity), YOU would not sue if something went wrong ... like falling out of an inversion and crashing through a nearby 6th floor window ...

and maybe none of us would sue ...


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3/9/13 4:47 P

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I have a unique $ situation for my yoga practice. I see my teacher 5 days a week in a class than can range from 4 to 12 students.
However, I end up with a significant amount of personal teacher time as the class is taught in the Mysore method. "The first thing to strike you when you walk into a Mysore-style...yoga class is that it seems like total chaos. Heres one student doing a headstand in the corner, while another is coming into the triangle posture and a third is struggling to balance on her arms. What is going on here? If you stay a while and watch closely, you start to notice a pattern emerging. Everyone seems to be on a path, following a precise choreography. Also, compared to other yoga classes, the silence is striking. Occasionally the teacher will whisper something to a student, but the dominant sound is the collective breath. Youll notice the teacher move swiftly from student to student, giving adjustments as appropriate."
I spent $175/ month which is about $8.75 per class. However, I am welcome to come to more than one session a day if I want. I have been doing this for six weeks and now cannot imagine another practice that would make as big an impact on my yoga and my life.

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3/9/13 2:58 P

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I practice at my city recreation center for $5 per class twice a week. On off days i use yogadownload.com for my home practice. I had a groupon for yogadownload.com & it was about $20 for an annual membership. That was the best $20 i've ever spent on fitness.

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TINIERTINA's Photo TINIERTINA Posts: 5,004
3/9/13 11:26 A

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No, she teaches students for only $8, I think, walk-in price per one hour extra-crowded class session, in New York City. That price is chicken-feed for Manhattan, where the prices average $22-$25 for 75 to 90 minutes.

Of course, like The Nameless II (which had to raise its price to $15 and get rid of the student deal, up in the Chelsea area of Manhattan), these affordable yoga studios attract young, show offy, competitive students, overwhelmingly ...


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Find a way.

--Diana Nyad

(Said after swimming from Cuba to Key West without fins or shark cages)

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3/9/13 11:22 A

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Sounds like someone saw the deep pockets of Alec Baldwin to me....

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3/9/13 10:52 A

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1. Or take an unaffordable yoga class
a. I take the 1-hour long variety (with a generous expiration date). Price is scaled down. Still carriage-trade price emoticon
2. Or practice at home
3. Or set your intention: I will stay out of the hospital for any yoga-related injury

It's not that hard.


Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

- Igor Stravinsky

Find a way.

--Diana Nyad

(Said after swimming from Cuba to Key West without fins or shark cages)

My blog is at tiniertina.wordpress.com/ (topics vary; words are the most important things)

Now 103 pounds less than at age 24w/o surgery!
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