I am back home! I was actually back home last Sunday (July 28) but it was quite the whirlwind week (more on that later) so I was unable to find a spare moment to sit down and provide an update. I have so many blog posts planned for you guys- I feel like I could go on forever about everything in Costa Rica- the food, the people, the YOGA. I have so much to share- I’ll try not to go on and on (and on and on and on).
The very short story of it, is that I loved my time in Costa Rica. But it was also very different than what I was expecting. Whenever I heard stories of yoga teacher training, people spoke of how transformative it is. So I went in expecting to come out as a completely different person. However, what I learnt, was that I am still me. I’m also very happy with how my life is set up, and I feel very lucky and loved for the people I have in my life.
So I don’t know if it was transformative. I think, for me, it was more about realizing how much I already have. Does that count as a transformation? I don’t know- and that’s ok too. I realized while there, that I didn’t have to have a transformative experience in order for it to be an absolutely amazing experience. This is not to say that there were no changes while there, only that they were more subtle than I had expected.
What did happen though was incredible.
I met great people while there, whom I truly feel like I connected with.
I did a ton of yoga and realized how strong my body is and how capable I am
I learnt hands on assists, the alignment of poses, and taught my own 90 minute class, which was absolutely amazing to do.
I had a lot of time to enjoy the ocean, live a local life, and get just a little bit more connected with nature.
And at the end of it, I walked away with my certification to teach yoga.
I can’t wait to start sharing some of the details with you guys. Thanks for sticking with me through a month of minimal posting. It was a great mental break for me. Check back tomorrow for some very exciting news which I can finally share with the world!