Why I do Yoga: Megan

Why do you practice yoga? Ask 10 different people in Sioux City, and you’ll likely hear 10 different answers. We’re sharing why some of our students practice in this new blog series: Why I do Yoga. Interested in contributing? We’d love to hear your thoughts! Email us at hello@evolvesiouxcity.com

Today we’re sharing a post from Megan, a regular student in all of our classes. Enjoy!

Tell us about yourself!

sioux-city-yoga-megan-2I am a wife, mom to 3 (14, 9 and 8!), friend, hairstylist, yogi, lover of beauty in EVERYTHING!

What brought you to Evolve? What keeps you coming back?

A friend. We decided to try a hot flow class together. I was hooked! Oh man. I can’t even describe how I feel after a class without sounding like a crazy person. The impact the teachers have made in my life is indescribable. Self-reflection, practice of kindness, the grounding of yourself. I leave with my heart feeling FULL!

Self-reflection, practice of kindness, the grounding of yourself. I leave with my heart feeling FULL!

What’s a challenging pose you are growing to love?

Definitely malasana and skandasana. They were a struggle first starting! I loathed them everytime they were included in class.

What pose brings you the most joy?

sioux-city-yoga-meganHandstand! It’s a journey! My 2018 goal to hold! And wild thing. Can’t forget that. It brings me serenity every time.

Is there anything else you’d like to share?

I remember first starting. I took a hot Vinyasa flow class, and I laid my mat in the back. And watched in awe as these beautiful yogis did things that I could not imagine ever doing. And then I kept coming to my mat. Again and again. That rectangle mat does more for you than you can imagine. I can’t even believe that 1. I am brave enough for the front row 2. How far my practice has come. Emotionally and physically. And 3. How grateful I am for this amazing community. And the evolve teachers, I love you all!!

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