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Yoga in Sydney CBD

on January 31, 2013

A pleasant trip to Sydney in January included two great yoga classes…

I visited Sydney, NSW, with my husband, 20-24 January. I took my trusty i-pad with me to – access yoga i-books, research Sydney yoga venues, and research upcoming trips to Victoria and NSW, and the US.

I often travel with a light weight yoga mat in my luggage. On this occasion I left the mat at home, as I had intended trying out my recently purchased (space saving) Yoga Paws. However, in the rush to leave home, I forgot to pack the Paws (!) A towel on the carpet does not work well as a substitute yoga mat.

In lieu of no mat, no paws, etc, I was very pleased to find that the gym at our accommodation had a yoga class on Wednesday afternoons, and the class was complementary for hotel guests. Big tick for the Intercontinental Hotel.

In the meantime, I had discovered that a nearby gym, Elixr, had a number of regular Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga classes available. I signed up for the Monday 11.30am class. The staff at Elixr were fabulous – welcoming, and helpful. The class was led by a gorgeous girl named Aimee Pedersen (Aimee is also an actor). I enjoyed Aimee’s Hatha Yoga class very much. The class ran for a period of 45 minutes – this included Svanasana. The cost for a casual class was around $27.00. I usually attend 1.5hr classes, for $15.00. But hey, I was in a large city with, I assume, high overheads. And, people seemed to want/need to, get in – do the class – and get out.

12.50pm Wednesday – I reported at the Intercontinental gym where I was introduced to Nicole Mohay, the yoga instructor. Nicole is a petite, fabulous, fit, and passionate yoga instructor. The class was essentially an hour of the Ashtanga Primary Series – a method with which I am familiar. Nicole assisted me in achieving my best thus far, Full Wheel – Urdhva Dhanurasana. Thanks Nicole 🙂 For further details regarding Nicole go to http://www.insightyoga.net.au.

I am accustomed to a more relaxed approach to yoga (and life in general) than that which I encountered in Sydney CBD. It wasn’t bad – it was just different ;o)



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