‘Hardcore’ instructors: “Are you in your own class?”

Yoga & Joyful Living

It seems there’s a new trend: Make it through my class, without quitting, and you’re good. And no, this time we’re not talking about hot yoga.

We’re talking about a new trend coming from London: Hardcore yoga instructors. It’s people who ask you things like “Are you in your own class?” if your flow doesn’t look quite right.

Stewart Gilchrist, spearheading a new trend: 'hardcore instructors' Stewart Gilchrist, spearheading a new trend: ‘hardcore instructors’

When we lived in London we could witness a weekly event (Saturday, 7am to be precise) called British Military Fitness. It involves people who are working (or have worked) for the army and are lowering themselves to tell people like you and me how to move. You don’t have a name, you have a number (think: “Run faster, number 10!!!”). They even shout at you from up there when you’re down here, trying to complete the number of push ups required. Not…

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