All posts tagged: teacher

The Study Journey

It is just 5 days before leaving to Thailand and the single thing that I have been thinking about is to learn the dialogue. Learn the dialogue before you go. Learn the dialogue before you go. Learn the dialogue before you go. Learn the dialogue before you go is what I have been advised. Learning the dialogue has been however an extreme experience and a very difficult one. I actually need to learn the dialogue and remember it, to be able to deliver it in front of everybody and Bikram. I received by e-mail the first dialogue postures in March and the whole document about two weeks ago by regular mail. Since then I have been cramming it into my head long enough to spit it out when I am in Thailand. Did I mentioned that I am supposed to learn 24 positions by heart? that is about 40 pages that I have to remember!  Never in my life have I had to memorize 90+ minutes of words. Word for word. Including all the incorrect grammar. Going back to how I successfully …

The Yoga Journey

My yoga journey started some years ago, maybe about ten or more, during high school, but I don’t want to be more precise and tell the world how old I am. Just quoting a friend, I am …ty-something…twenty, thirty…. I have tried so many types of yoga trying to like any of them, but I didn’t success. I understood Yoga as a cool sport which my friends practiced and helped them cultivate a beautiful and young body. Not long ago, I tried a very singular and unusual type of yoga… Bikram. I took my first class on the 29th of January, during winter. Even though it wasn’t very cold outside, coming from a relatively warm country, a -5 degrees Oslo was pretty chilly to like the idea of going into a +40 degrees yoga class. But, what was that smell? Upon entering the studio, I was smacked in the face with a horrible odor, nonetheless just thinking about a Caribbean experience in Scandinavia pushed me to enter the class. Before the class began, the teacher told me and …