My sister and I have always had a very tumultous relationship. We were not friends growing up. I didn't have a sister that I could talk to about my problems, and I'm sure she felt the same way about me. She moved to Toronto four years ago. And right before she moved away we had started to build a good relationship. Now we talk on a regular basis, I go to her when I need advice and I like to think she comes to me too. We laugh more, we share more, we seem to have more things in common.
Well of course my Facebook and Messenger status updates have been inundated with my yogic lifestyle and recently it sparked her interest enough to give it a go!
I was ecstatic when my sister told me she was going to try hot yoga!! She went to a studio in Toronto that used infra-red heat. Her first class was a beginners hot yoga class. Well after the class she said the only thing beginner about it was that the heat might have been turned down. She felt a little lost, but picked it up quickly and loved it! She's been going Wednesdays and Fridays since the beginning of March :) Her status' on the social sites now include her love of yoga and we have even MORE to talk about!
I'm heading to Toronto in May and had already made a date with her to head to the Moksha Yoga Downtown Toronto. I cannot wait to share my love of yoga with my sister!!
I woke up this morning to a message on my cell phone "I'm going to Moksha Yoga Milton" tomorrow morning :)"
I seriously cannot contain myself!! I can't wait to hear her response to Moksha. I know the heat is a lot more extreme than the infrared heated studio that she's been going to, but my sister is a sun worshipper. She lives for laying out on the beach and the summer and the heat. I know it won't bother her. If anything, like me, it will help her get into her poses as the heat loosens up her muscles and allows her more movement.
So this is the last day of Week 4 ~ Sangha Support ~ LYM Challenge. I made it to 4 classes this week, and hoping to get there at some point today as well. I met some new yoginis at the studio. I brought a friend for free to a practice. My dear, sweet, loving friend, Melissa got accepted into the Energy Exchange program at our studio (YAY!)...and I'd like to think my constant pestering and badgering of the lovely and AWESOME Uriel had something to do with that!! Overall I think it was a good Week 4! Onto Week 5 ~ Reach Out!
And as a last note....let me just say....YAY JEN!!!! :)
Sisters is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. ~Margaret Mead