I spread my arms wide and felt as having the whole world just to myself, elevated high into the sky, with only the small sickle of a new moon and the stars keeping me company. At 1:45 am. I spread my mat on our balcony and began with the breathing exercises. Having no other lights than the stars, I progressed through the Yoga class by heart, without your book, Bikram, for the first time.
It all began with the gift of a book, which encouraged one woman to turn her bedroom into a Yoga studio. Unexpected things happen, while trying to juggle her job, caring for her family and practicing Yoga according to the instructions of a silent book-teacher. The path to her set goal is far from being smooth, but plastered with heartwarming insights and humor.
The author was born in Germany, where she trained as registered nurse. Together with her husband she came to Israel in 1986 and officially immigrated in 1991. Today she lives with her family in a settlement near Jerusalem and works in one of Jerusalem's hospitals.