Tag Archives: Ashtanga

THE YOGA OF DRIVING

“Slowly, slowly, brake!” These were the words of advice from Kumar the rickshaw driver when he saw me earlier this week on a scooter for the first time. He also said, “Madam, full traffic – no!” The instruction wasn’t dissimilar to what I have been hearing Sharath say to his assistants when adjusting the numerous […]

Sunset at Chamundi Hill and Sharath’s Conference 2.2.14

I’ve just finished the first week in Mysore and as always it’s been full of memorable experiences. The first practice in the Mysore room instantly confirms why I come back here each year. My mind is steady and focused, the body is energised and there is nothing like being back in the presence of my […]

TEACHING YOGA IN DUBAI

It’s now been three months since I arrived in Dubai.  I’ve enjoyed the experience immensely. I love this initial period of moving to a new city. Being able to explore the city with all the enthusiasm of a traveller, but with the knowledge that favourite spots can become regular haunts. Many people have been asking […]

DOSAS, IDLYS, CHAI AND A TRIP TO THE JUNGLE

The weekend before Diwali I had the pleasure of hosting a very good friend who came to visit me here in Mysore. It’s the first time I’ve had a friend visit me at my “second home” and see what goes on in my Mysore world. I met Sanjani when I was living in Singapore in […]