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Rock and Roll heartbreaking iyengar yoga misinterpretation yoga podcast Dec 08, 2020

Jennie and I were listening to a yoga podcast and this woman was talking about taking Iyengar yoga for 8 years and called it tedious. We both sighed. We totally understand why this adjective is used but it's just heartbreaking to hear it. It's such a misunderstanding and misinterpretation. What I...

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The art of textiles and the breath adventure delicious food delicious smell Dec 08, 2020
 
 

 

Anokhi how I love you. Lovely afternoon amongst the textiles of my favorite store.

 

I'm taking this time in Pune much differently. This is a time to learn. In the past, it has been acquiring and trying to get out as much as I possibly could and keeping up with...

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I diverge to the yoga of FOOD! earth philosophy planet prashant Dec 08, 2020
 
 

 

Just a few light Sunday. morning thoughts that come out of our philosophy talk with.

Did you know that the earth has had a limited time of existence but what we understand as life, as human is eternal? So where were we before earth came into being? What planet did you...

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Unleash your anger! iyengaryoga pune yoga yogainspiration Dec 08, 2020
 
 

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 popular...

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Delhi- what a place adventure bangalore breakfast meal yoga Dec 08, 2020

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 rarely can be seen. The energy is...

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Musings of Prashant with little comment iyengaryoga prashant yoga Dec 08, 2020

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 just a...

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What would you do with liberated buttocks? bangalore pryanktha Dec 08, 2020

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 the regular...

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LIVING IT UP IN BANGALORE bangalore delicious smell iyengaryoga snacks Dec 08, 2020

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 Friday...

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Dancing to the Goddess and moving the spine to the heart. geetaiyengar india iyengaryoga yoga Dec 07, 2020

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, a little bollywood and...

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Forgiveness is an act adventure breakfast meal delicious food yoga Dec 07, 2020
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

The month is over and I...

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Go inside breakfast meal delicious food meditation Dec 07, 2020

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 of Pune and opened my eyes...

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An end. A beginning Dec 05, 2020

 

 

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 that was...

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