Monthly Archives: February 2011

Finding tranquility in Chennai

My time here in Chennai is just flying by.  It’s already been three weeks since I arrived and I can hardly believe that by this time next week, the Heart of Yoga program will be over and I will have … Continue reading

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Wellness in India

I have been relatively healthy so far in the three months I’ve been traveling.  I’ve had a nagging cough/phlegm thing since sometime in December and a week ago I had a sore throat for a few days.  Other than that, … Continue reading

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Symbols and signs, take two

Last week I wrote about these drawings in front of houses and buildings I see around in Chennai.  I didn’t know what they were called at the time but now I know they are called “kolam.”  As I wrote before, … Continue reading

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You can’t go swimming here… or stroll on the beach

The day after I arrived in Chennai I went to the AMS Raj Palace Hotel to look for a fellow KYM student I corresponded with online.  While sitting in the lobby I happened to run into two KYM students, one … Continue reading

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My new haircut

I know that as a yoga practitioner I shouldn’t be attached to my hair stylist or worry about what my hair might look like a few months into my trip.  I accepted that I wouldn’t find a hip Japanese hair … Continue reading

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Lessons in meditation

Everyday I am learning more and more about what it means to be a yoga practitioner.  I came to find yoga through my asana practice during a very difficult period in my life.  At first it was just about trying … Continue reading

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All part of India…

I wasn’t feeling very well this week so I decide not to travel out of town.  I ended up having a fabulous weekend in Chennai anyway.  Yesterday, a few friends and I had a leisurely lunch at Cream Centre, a … Continue reading

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