Last week I was asked to write down descriptions of the Yoga classes at the resort where I am currently working for in Canggu. There is a comprehensive schedule with 5 to 7 classes daily in various Yoga styles which can be attended both by hotel guests as drop in students from outside. At Udara Resort Bali there are several Indonesian teachers who were trained either by Westerners or by local Yoga teachers. And there is my Russian colleague and myself leading classes in various styles.
This was an interesting task, as I was both attending some classes lead by teachers that I haven’t met before, tried out Yoga styles that I haven’t practiced before and got to read what the teachers themselves wrote about their way of teaching. And of course I brought in my own experience and knowledge as a teacher. I realized how confusing it can be as a newcomer to Yoga what style and which teacher suits best for the own body, personality and intention of the practice.