It was after the birth of Doggie boy that I decided to take up Yoga. I heard that it was a good way to exercise and increase one’s flexibility. I got a Baby Om book and intended on following the activities stated in the book. It was far easier to read then to actually carry out those actions. A video would have been more suitable at that stage but I just didn’t have one. In the end I decided on signing up for a Yoga course and attended one at the nearby community centre.
It was interesting initially but as I got halfway through the course it got boring for me as I found the actions rather monotonous and too slow for my liking. Even though the actions were easy to follow and I didn’t have much difficulty with the different pose that I had to get into.
Yoga was suppose to help me calm the mind and put me in a meditative state . However I kept on looking at my watch and wondering when the lesson would end. My mind was thinking about what I would and could be doing after the class instead of letting time stay still and enjoy the class.
Yoga didn’t really assist me in weight lost and was more of a social activity then a real workout for me. I thought to myself that I should have taken up Pilate’s or something else which would give me a more intensive workout. I stopped going to the Yoga classes after the course had ended. Yoga is something which I have tried and won’t be trying again.
Are there any sports which you have tried?
Which one would you recommend?