Weekend Trips in Mysore Part 2

This is a continuation of my first post about weekend trips that you can do while in Mysore.  You can read the first post here.  The first trip I took involved climbing a mountain, a wildlife sanctuary, temples, and a Read More …

Weekend Trips in Mysore – GoMowgli Review

My third weekend in India I decided to sign up for a day-trip to get me out of Mysore.  I had been craving nature and the sounds of the earth.  I was feeling pretty antsy being in the busy city Read More …

Rocksbox – Update your Accessories

Review of the designer jewelry renting service Rocksbox. Read More …

Planning your trip to Mysore, India – Part 1

So you’ve been thinking about taking the leap and traveling, but not just anywhere, you want to go to India.  And you want to go to Mysore, to study and practice Yoga. I wanted this same thing for the past Read More …

Iron Ashtangi – One chance to get IRON

Last week I participated in a week-long event at my shala called Iron Ashtangi. “20 students, 2 teachers, one chance to get IRON.” Yeah, it’s no joke.  So Monday-Friday we had Mysore style practice, which is the Ashtanga style of Read More …

India – The Journey Home

It’s been a few days since I touched down on US soil.  The post-India world has seemed rather blurry and uncertain.  I returned to work after getting home partly because I needed to be back and partly because I was Read More …

India – the final days

Tomorrow is my last practice here in India, 6am Led Primary.  I’m glad it’s a led class because I think I will be full of emotions, so I will be glad to make my way efficiently through the series.  I Read More …

India Week 4 – The goodbyes

This week has been pretty strange so far.  People have started their journeys home and our group is growing smaller.  Today a dear friend Roni goes home, I am so happy for her to be home with her family, but Read More …

India – week 3…ish

With Christmas just around the corner and my time in India winding down I have been really struggling with the intensity of the emotions I have been feeling here.  While talking with a more senior student today about the challenges Read More …

India Week 2

With just under 1/2 of my time in India over I am feeling more in-sync with the rhythms and the energy here.  It’s taken me a while to adjust to being here and to accept that my perceptions of what Read More …