By Nicole Frolick

Combating the disgruntlement of being destined to an rigid physique, Nicole refrained from yoga in any respect charges. the belief of making an attempt yoga in a room jam-packed with strangers who may perhaps do every thing she couldn’t gave the look of a nightmare. Then whatever excellent occurred in the midst of the Costa Rican jungle. After ten days of silent meditation and--believe it or not--yoga perform, Nicole’s existence trajectory was once replaced eternally. “Inflexible Me” addresses the typical actual, psychological, and emotional limitations of being rigid. Nicole stocks her tale of ways she went from hating her first yoga category to learning a renewed self-love in the course of the perform. If you’ve ever puzzled why your physique doesn’t flow like all people else’s, or have despaired of ever changing into flexible--this is the e-book for you. Nicole will tackle your inflexibility in a fashion the yoga has but to do: with empathy, brain and physique information, and results-driven instruments to extend your flexibility swifter than your general yoga type. This e-book isn’t approximately reaching the image excellent pose. From one rigid individual to a different, it’s approximately having real looking physique expectancies and successfully increasing the pliability of your physique, brain, and soul. The bonus? studying how your inflexibility isn't the difficulty you suspect it to be however the maximum present in your yoga perform. "Inflexible Me is a good, relatable trip that may make you snigger and draw back, encouraging you to discover past your inner most vulnerabilities." - Iana Velez, Editor in leader of latest York Yoga + lifestyles journal

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The facilities were set in the jungle near a lake. Sitting down, I learned that some of these people were first-timers like me. Others were on their second or third time. The veterans offered some insight into what to expect, but nothing they could say would prepare me for what actually happened. There were rules. Rules you were asked to respect so as not to interfere with anyone else's experience. The first rule was pretty obvious. No talking. The next rule was that men and women had to be separated at all times except in the meditation hall.

Unfortunately, even in my weight training I couldn’t hide from my inflexibility for long. In efforts to take my fitness to a higher level, I hired a personal trainer. He came highly recommended and didn’t follow the grain in his methods. He was thorough in his testing before designing a workout plan suitable for me. After multiple strength and range of motion tests, he asked me if I had ever considered yoga. My heart sank, and I told him that it just wasn’t my thing. It was easier to tell him that than admit to how scared I was of trying a yoga class.

I was so far from a smile. My Ego wasn’t happy. I couldn’t believe that my body was failing me in a simple position such as sitting upright on the floor. I loved the Pilates workout, but I hated how inadequate it made me feel. The desire for abs of steel was far outweighed by my fear of inadequacy. I decided to stick to what I knew: weight training. At least then I was capable and in control. Unfortunately, even in my weight training I couldn’t hide from my inflexibility for long. In efforts to take my fitness to a higher level, I hired a personal trainer.

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