Hot Yoga, Week 24: I Heart GY

I believe I’ve been at Gyan Yoga for six months now. Here’s my (5-star) google review for Gyan Yoga, posted last Saturday: Gyan Yoga has been a lifesaver for me Before I joined Gyan Yoga, I attended 6 different yoga studios, and rarely found the progress I was hoping for. Today, Gyan Yoga has become …

Hot Yoga, Week 22: Forward Seated Pose – Bingo!

I’ve worked to build on last week’s surprise progress in the forward seated pose, and this week handed me another surprise progression: eyes closed, breathing, I felt my knees press against my forehead. I do think yoga can provide a lesson in regularity and discipline and improvement; I’m lucky to live so near a studio …

Hot Yoga, Week 18: Are You There Shiva? It’s Me, Jason

Overall, this may be a triumphant week for me in hot yoga classes at Gyan Yoga. I used to experience great mental and emotional challenges in yoga classes; not to get all wishy-washy about it, but I didn’t know how to combat the accompanying feelings of doubt and insecurity and shame and guilt and inferiority, …