Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Yoga Boy in me


I pride myself being a nonconformist.


I don’ go with the flow; I battle with the flow, I create my own flow; my own bandwagon.

I hate Nokia phones and those I-everything; those have become the status symbol, which I don’t like being “status-ed as” nor associated with.


Running was one of my passion, especially during my high school days, given the height and limbs like that of a horse, and my quick speed, I was one of the runners of our batch. Come college, no more physical sports. Too bad I left that university with the big oval, and with the fertility trees beside the oval, anyway, so it was bye bye physical fitness. Right now, everyone is running fun runs, marathons pops here and there. Another reason why I won’t join is that I hate events with lots of people; I hate peopleish places.

After graduation, I was lucky (or because of the Secret) that I was able to enroll in one of the prominent gyms here in Makati. During those times, it didn’t occur to me to join the classes because I thought there’s addition fee; apparently not.

I then chose Yoga; Hatha Yoga to be exact.

I started the last quarter of 2008 and boy I loved it! I love pushing myself to its limits and little did I know, and just realized a year after,(when Jeff joined me, he pointed at me that the levels of the class) that the first class I joined; was actually a class for Level 3-Expert. No wonder I was in LITERAL pain the day after. I love flexing and stretching and balancing; and no! I haven’t tried sucking myself! For those who are green and pervs who keeps on asking me. Hehehehe.
I stopped doing hatha yoga since I started back to school; I don’t want to attend other yoga classes since my favorite is Pio during the Saturday morning class. You’ll be amazed on what things he can do, and he was the firs one who taught me headstand; which for me was the peak of my yoga career. Hehehe.

It’s funny why Yoga now evolved; bikram yoga, hatha yoga, Raja yoga, laughter yoga, and all those yoga yoga…

Yesterday, out of curiosity, I tried the Yogafit class with Bam during the Wednesday morning class. Bam, middle aged, her smile brighter than sun, overflowing with positive vibes, and loud bubbly voice. I was surprised that she welcomed me and being preggy and all, I was challenged since she can do lots of poses (which require core and shoulder work) she’s nothing but a body of paper. When she do planks, she does it with straight body, and when she do some stances, she CAN REALLY do the stance. After the class I went to change and when I was returning the towels, she was there, she still is in her bright sunny smile and asked for my name, I thanked her for that nice (body aching) class, and told her I’ll be back next week.

I love her, and now I have to bring back my yoga mat from Laguna and will be looking forward to yoga every Wednesday!

8 comments:

  1. Nice posting. Do you know about these yoga books?

    http://www.yogavidya.com/freepdfs.html

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  2. @sfauthor, nope, not familiar with those books. :D

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  3. cool! i;ve always wanted to try yoga. seems fun. that and pilates. problem is i can't even reach my knees without feeling pail let alone my toes. haha i am the epitome of inflexibility.

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  4. @citybuoy, don't worry, everyone started like that,even the trainers, it takes practice.

    i am the epitome of inflexibility

    @hahaha!! nice one!

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  5. i love the shoulder stand then pulling down your feet til your thighs are right in front of you. hehe

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  6. I have a friend na very much into yoga.
    Kahit nung Ondoy, doon siya inabutan ng baha sa yoga studio.

    "I haven’t tried sucking myself! For those who are green and pervs who keeps on asking me. "

    Nice! :P
    *Wink Wink*

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  7. "I hate Nokia phones and those I-everything; those have become the status symbol, which I don’t like being “status-ed as” nor associated with."

    Hahaha I feel you pare.

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  8. @Darc Diarist, I think you're not thinking of yoga... lol..

    @m2mtripper, actually, salamat sa yoga, di ko na experience ang Ondoy, nasa glorietta lang kami ni husband whole day... di namin alam nangyayari sa labas nun.

    @Menthos, kasi naman di ba?! paglabas mo ng phone, dun ka ija judge?! unless ikaw si marc nelson holding a 3210.

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