May 24, 2019


 

Abhijatha Iyengar

5 days in Cocoyoc, Mexico under the guidance and instruction of Abhi, granddaughter of BKS Iyengar- a friend said, you are lucky.
I am.

Abhi spoke at her grandfather's funeral about the rain of his wisdom continuing to fall on all of us all over the...

December 23, 2018

It is the end  and the beginning. Geeta Iyengar's passing 2 days after her father's birthday was both shocking and not surprising. In October, while I was there, she mentioned that she had prayed to make it through the Centenary of Guruji's birth and leave her body tha...

November 14, 2018

Following our time in Pune with the magical Devki moving us to places so deep into ourselves, deep into a pool of love that moved just about everyone. Her niece taught us to move our bodies to the beat of Indian folk dance. And Gaya, her daughter took us to the center...

November 4, 2018

The month is over and I haven’t had a moment to reflect. My group arrived and their adventure of yoga, dance, food and culture has begun. One chapter closed and another began and I haven’t had time to reflect on the first chapter ending.


Geeta’s pranayama class encoura...

October 24, 2018

We landed in Pune and pretty much went straight over to Devki's home where she had invited a few people to share the celebration of Navratri. We learned Ras Garba, the dance from Gujarat or more like we followed the amazing dancers around the circle- a little classical...

October 22, 2018

BANGALORE

I love India. Jennie and I traveled to Bangalore to spend the weekend with my friends. Another reason I love this place, I’ve met more people and formed long lasting friendships. Also, Jennie hadn’t been to  Bellur, Guruji’s birthplace. Unfortunately, by Frida...

October 22, 2018

It’s been a few days since writing because we finished class on Thursday and then took off for Bangalore where we spent the weekend with my friends Pryanktha, Anand and Jaya. More on the wonderful city of Bangalore later.

Geeta taught to the large group which included t...

October 16, 2018

Musings from Prashant.

Very few comments, Just things that struck me. Granted, classes this week are three hours long and my ability to remember everything is near impossible. I even fell asleep in Supta Padanghustasana 1. How is that possible!!!

Without reflection it is...

October 16, 2018

I've been to Delhi and back. My niece is attending the American Embassy School and has been there for almost three years. In a nutshell, she hates it. Can I blame her? Delhi is intense. The pollution is inhumane and you are asked to stay indoors at times. The sun rarel...

October 11, 2018

 Today begins the 9 day festival, Navatari which celebrates Durga, the mother goddess. Each day a different color is worn. 

"Durga, also identified as Adi Parashakti, Devī, Shakti, Bhavani, Parvati, Amba, Yogmaya and by numerous other names, is a principal and popu...

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