When I tell friends that I went on a silent meditation retreat, 95 percent of them say they couldn’t handle not talking. Yet when you commit to quiet stillness, you have the space and time to discover things you fail to see or may have even forgotten about yourself.
We challenged writer Ryan Peacock to crack his girlfriend’s resistance to yoga. Can he sweet-talk her into taking six classes in a week—and actually liking them?
Yoga studios turn into work environments that offer community, flexibility, and a solid Wi-Fi connection.