Interesting comment about Big Sky. I guess I never noticed - as it's just always been that way. Kind of taken for granted a titch I suppose.
How long have you been in Europe? I assume you moved for work/school?
Bikram's not for everyone, but I find it amazing. Rookies need to commit to at least 3 classes before deciding if it's for them or not. The first few classes are pretty brutal. But it totally
transforms your body, in addition to all the other benefits of yoga. I'm toying with the idea of becoming an instructor....exciting. Let me know how it goes if you try it out.