after quite a break I am back. To sum it up: After being in Tasmania and Phuket I came back to Germany and quit teaching at my “old” Yoga school for several reasons: I had made up my mind that good work should be honored accordingly and so, since we couldn´t agree on that point (and several others), our ways parted.
I chose to travel to different studios in order to teach in a healthy environment, meet new people and see how different studio owners work their studios.
I went to the US to be mentored by a great senior Bikram teacher, Teri Almquist, who had given the workshop in Tasmania. I learned so much there! Great time, fabulous students, incredible spirit. In October I went to a 10 day Vipassana meditation in Triebel, in the East of Germany. What an experience. Very inspiring and I am amazed how Yoga and meditation compliment each other. So there is a lot to talk about in the next posts.
Right now I am in Luxemburg at Polly Edwards`studio. Small studio but very dedicated the students are focused and determined. A maximum of 14 people fit in the room, but that means mat to mat and high humidity for this little room. Nevertheless it gives the opportunity for individual corrections which isn´t always possible in larger groups. She will be moving into a bigger and new studio in May 2015. Can´t wait to come back and see it.
What inspires me about Polly is that she is constantly trying out new things, going to different Yoga classes and trainings (pregnancy Yoga, pre-/postnatal Trainings, Jivamukti, Forest Yoga…). She seems to have endless energy. She has a full time job and runs her little studio. In class she has a wonderful tone of voice that is both demanding but soothing at the same time. Always warm and cheering you on. And her practice… Wow. So, if you ever are in Luxembourg, check out BYLU and get hot!