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Tried Bikram

Friday, March 22, 2013

Yesterday I crossed something off my bucket list! LOL! I have always wanted to try Bikram Yoga. I went all by myself- I begged all my friends and noone was interested in coming with me- shocker! I think I hated it! Although I did leave and grab a schedule so I may go back and try again. In theory I should love this. You burn a million calories and the stretching in the heat feels really good. But it is soooo hard! I paid $10 for the first 10 days and I can go as many times as I want- yeah! So I feel like maybe I should try it a couple more times in the 10 days. Today I feel like all I am up for is a walk.

It was very interesting though. The instructor actually says feel that feeling like you are almost going to pass and out and go with it- I think you are actually trying to get to that point. Um,,,ok. Then I always drink a ton of water when I work out so I was drinking a lot during the class and she said at one point- water won't help now- it will help later so drinking during class is just a crutch that mentally you think is helping but its not. Hmmm. She kept saying work through your fear and things like that and it was like she was talking to me. After when I read the brochure it said if it was really hard for you then you need it more and need to come back often. Hmmm so I guess even though it was so hard, I think I hated it but I will be going back- I am going to try again on Sunday morning. Wish me luck!
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    Good luck! I love yoga but I don't think this would be my cup of tea, tho!
    1916 days ago
    I'm glad you crossed something off your bucket list, but I have to say - the thought of someone telling you that dehydrating yourself is "good" and to work through your fear of it bothers me.

    I hope you find what you are looking for from the class if you decide to continue.

    1917 days ago
    Good for you!!!!!
    1917 days ago
    Good Luck...don't think I could stand it. I really enjoyed reading about your experience and your feelings about it. emoticon
    1917 days ago
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