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    I can't believe this person feels it's ok to scold adults who are paying her as if they were children. Does this sound normal?
    You didn't think through this, remember you live in Bozangeles. I am in the fart in class camp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
    Someone should open a naked twister studio that serves cheap alcohol to drive these stuffy yoga joints out of business.
    Genius!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dir-t View Post
    I sweat like a water fountain, even when I'm in an air conditioned gym.
    Have you tried taking some salt or salt pill? It's said to reduce the amount of sweat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
    Someone should open a naked twister studio that serves cheap alcohol to drive these stuffy yoga joints out of business.
    There is a microbrewery in town that does beer yoga on Sunday morning. They do yoga and then drink beer. I don't think it is a good idea, but it has to beat some of the other trends like goat yoga and laughing yoga. Those two, make hot yoga seem more than awesome. I have a wacked out cousin that is a laughing yoga instructor. Look it up on youtube.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bvber View Post
    Have you tried taking some salt or salt pill? It's said to reduce the amount of sweat.
    No, I'm not bothered by how much I sweat.

    You bring up an interesting point though. My wife and I like to cook and as a result we eat very little processed food. It may be the case that I get less salt in my diet than most. Maybe I'll play around with that a bit.

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    Damn, sweating your ass off in 105 degrees sounds miserable. We have a name for that here in Arizona...it’s called “going outside “.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azpeterb View Post
    ...it’s called “going outside “.
    Which is why I won't be joining my wife on her trip to visit my FIL in Tucson this April.

    Actually, that's just part of it.

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    An appropriate response to this lady would have been...

    "You seem to be really stressed. Have you considered Yoga to relieve some tension?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigrider View Post
    There is a microbrewery in town that does beer yoga on Sunday morning. They do yoga and then drink beer. I don't think it is a good idea, but it has to beat some of the other trends like goat yoga and laughing yoga. Those two, make hot yoga seem more than awesome. I have a wacked out cousin that is a laughing yoga instructor. Look it up on youtube.
    I watched a laughter yoga video. I thought it was an SNL skit. That's one of the most stupid things I've ever seen. I often wonder why people need a gimic to get them to do yoga. Just do freekin' yoga.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azpeterb View Post
    Damn, sweating your ass off in 105 degrees sounds miserable. We have a name for that here in Arizona...it’s called “going outside “.
    Yeah, but it's a dry heat. 105° and HUMID is like August in Houston!
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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    Yeah, but it's a dry heat. 105° and HUMID is like August in Houston!
    "But it's a dry heat."

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    Quote Originally Posted by 202cycle View Post
    I often wonder why people need a gimic to get them to do yoga.
    I often wonder why people do yoga.

    Just to save people a little typing time, I already know all of the reasons people are going to give for doing yoga. None of them are enough to get me to do it. Well, one of them is theoretically enough to get me to do it but I'd like to think I'm not the sort of person who would take yoga classes just to spectate women in yoga pants. I can do that at the mall. Again, theoretically... there are no malls within 5 hours of where I live. Come to think of it, I don't think there are any yoga classes either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
    Someone should open a naked twister studio that serves cheap alcohol to drive these stuffy yoga joints out of business.
    Damn, and I just took a new job.

    Quote Originally Posted by 202cycle View Post
    I watched a laughter yoga video. I thought it was an SNL skit. That's one of the most stupid things I've ever seen. I often wonder why people need a gimic to get them to do yoga. Just do freekin' yoga.
    Concord pike 202?

    Quote Originally Posted by LWP View Post
    I often wonder why people do yoga.

    Just to save people a little typing time, I already know all of the reasons people are going to give for doing yoga. None of them are enough to get me to do it. Well, one of them is theoretically enough to get me to do it but I'd like to think I'm not the sort of person who would take yoga classes just to spectate women in yoga pants. I can do that at the mall. Again, theoretically... there are no malls within 5 hours of where I live. Come to think of it, I don't think there are any yoga classes either.
    Haw

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    A good reason, though. Just sayin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LWP View Post
    I often wonder why people do yoga.

    Just to save people a little typing time, I already know all of the reasons people are going to give for doing yoga. None of them are enough to get me to do it. Well, one of them is theoretically enough to get me to do it but I'd like to think I'm not the sort of person who would take yoga classes just to spectate women in yoga pants. I can do that at the mall. Again, theoretically... there are no malls within 5 hours of where I live. Come to think of it, I don't think there are any yoga classes either.

    as a cyclist yoga provides flexibility and core strength (as does Pilates) a strong core comes in handy late in a race, because when the core goes, so does the engine (legs). Cyclists have some of the tightest hamstrings known, being able to stretch them means more/better riding and better recovery
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    Quote Originally Posted by atpjunkie View Post
    as a cyclist yoga provides flexibility and core strength (as does Pilates) a strong core comes in handy late in a race, because when the core goes, so does the engine (legs). Cyclists have some of the tightest hamstrings known, being able to stretch them means more/better riding and better recovery
    As I said, I already actually know the reasons people do it. I understand the benefits, I just have no interest in doing yoga myself. I don't race, I ride for fun and exercise. Where I live, on certain routes, I can ride for as long as I want without seeing any signs of civilization other than a rare passing car so it's a nice mind-clearing escape as well. I ride regularly for those reasons. Beyond that, I'm really not all that serious about it.
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