Steamy spot offers an opportunity to do in public what you never thought you would
‘By the end of it you’re calm, you’re relaxed’
You might as well be in the Amazon jungle.
"The richness of the environment is like nothing else," said meditation instructor Corinne Willis.
For the past five years the Edmonton instructor has offered relax and recharge classes in the tropical pyramid at the Muttart Conservatory.
John Black considers himself lucky he lives so close to a rainforest.
"You can just feel yourself just come down. By the end of it you're calm, you're relaxed."
For Bev Novak it's about escaping two things; cold and technology.
"With the cellphones ringing and the Ipads going, it's something that I do just for me," said the retiree.
During the winter closing her eyes and sitting still in the pyramid is a "breath of fresh air," Novak said.
"This is best place to meditate."