NOTHING WAS THE SAME: YOGA

I’m not going to lie to you and say I wasn’t snooty against yogis before I actually tried yoga myself. I always thought, “What could possibly be so fulfilling about being bendy? How FOCUSED do you really get in a hot room for an hour?” I shut myself right up after my first Bikram Yoga session with my best friend a few years ago. She’d been frequenting the class for a few months and always talked about how beneficial it was to her, so I decided to try it for myself. After 90 minutes of stretching myself in ways I didn’t know I could and sweating for what seemed to be an eternity, I felt brand new. And then NWTS.

If you haven’t tried yoga yet, think yogis are weirdos like I did, are skeptical or just want to know more, here are some of the benefits of yoga:

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I’m trying Yoga to the People today with a friend, but here are NYC’s 7 best yoga studios according to CBS (including Bikram Yoga Bronx where I started my quest.)

Namaste.