Bikram Basics: Working Through Your Emotions During Class

How to feel your feelings, even when half naked and sweating

My yoga practice isn’t just a great physical workout, it’s also routine of confronting and working through my emotions.

And maybe it’s because the room is a hundred degrees. Maybe it’s because I’m half naked. Maybe it’s because I’m staring at myself in the mirror for ninety minutes and I have no choice but to work through my own stuff.

But after a few postures, any feelings and emotions and inner struggles that need to be dealt with, are.

TO PONDER: Do you have a familiar place you go when you’re feeling scared or anxious or confused or overwhelmed and need to make sense of the world?

TO PRACTICE: Come visit our studio for community classes and other awesome events!

Scott Ginsberg is a writer, daily practitioner and workstudy volunteer at Bikram Yoga Park Slope.

Author. Speaker. Songwriter. Filmmaker. Inventor. Founder of Pioneer of Personal Creativity Management (PCM). I also wear a nametag 24/7.

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