How I ended up in Bulgaria and discovered yoga for the first time

By Keren Lerner
15th August 2015

Written by: Meghan Brixie

One day my boyfriend approached me with an offer to work at a film studio in Bulgaria. I accepted the offer without any hesitation.

Nu Boyana Film Studios

I wanted a new experience, something I would always remember. Little did I know I would be immersing myself into the world of yoga.

I started working at Nu Boyana Studios about two weeks ago. Coming here I didn’t really have any knowledge about film or yoga, everything was new to me.

One of the many movie sets in Nu Boyana Film Studio

I never knew what yoga was exactly. The only knowledge I had of it was people doing weird poses.

Working on the yoga shoots for Udaya, and just being around all the yogis has shown me what yoga really is.

Behind the scenes of Udaya shoot, Yoga in Action!

Yoga is a community. People from all over the world have come to Bulgaria to share their passion for yoga. I have met many amazing people from California, UK, France and Germany!

They have made me want to start doing yoga. From what I have seen, yoga is more than just a type of exercise. Yoga can help with stress and anxiety, but it can also help relieve back pain. Those are just some of the benefits but I learn more and more everyday.

And what I have also come to realize is that it doesn’t matter who you are, anyone can do it.

Behind the scenes of the Udaya Yoga Shoot.

I have seen people of all ages come together from yoga. It has inspired me to start a healthier lifestyle from just being here. Personally, I feel yoga is the perfect first step. I’m eager to continue on this Bulgarian yoga journey and can’t wait to see what the future holds.

 

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Keren Lerner
Keren Lerner is the founder of TLD and came up with the idea of this blog, which is used to show different types of blogs, for training and placing interesting topics and stories. All the posts on this site are edited by Keren but often you will see the credit is from someone else.