Rishikesh – DON’T DIE A COPY

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Rishikesh: day 27.

Its official. I can teach ya’ll Hatha & Astanga Vinyasa, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Therapy, Ayurvedic Nutrition, Yoga Philosophy with a little…

Rishikesh: day 26.

Last day of training. Examination day. Today is our last day. Vero and I are teaching Hatha class together. V…

Rishikesh: day 25.

Old friends, old habits. One year ago, I arrived in Nicaragua after spending over a week in Nevada dessert dancing…

Rishikesh: day 24.

The last Sunday Funday in Rishikesh. Not quite the Sudnay Funday as we know it in San Juan del Sur….

Rishikesh: day 23.

Sickness kicks in and I’m not as shiny as I thought I would be after a month at the source. In…

Rishikesh: day 22.

Yoga by the Ganges, lemon nada and Reiki attunement. By the time breakfast has come, I have been up and…

Rishikesh: day 21.

Old habits die hard. I made it. 21 Days. Manik, my new friend the jeweller, offered me coffee today while…

Rishikesh: day 19.

Tuesday. The day that wasn’t. Come Wednesday, legitimately 50% of the class cannot remember Tuesday. I have even written double…

Rishikesh: day 18.

Chai please. Today flies by. I start off warming up a Hatha Asana class and leading my group through Sun…

Rishikesh: day 17.

Sunday loving. Loving Sunday. My 5am body clock jolts me awake. Today, I decide to head left and end up at…

Rishikesh: day 15.

Like an animal, I find myself howling at the full moon on a rooftop by the Ganges in India at…

Rishikesh: day 14.

Homelessness comes with its challenges. I bunker down with a decadent chocolate ball and cup of chai to sort some things…

Rishikesh: day 13.

Life is a rollercoaster. When the darkness falls, I step outside and find this peaceful scene. A calf being protected…

Rishikesh: day 12.

Again, I’ve accidentally missed Astanga. I’m sitting with Vero in a tiny nook at the base of a 13 story…

Rishikesh: day 11.

They say that Tumeric opens your Pineal Glad which is linked with the Third Eye. I can’t remember the last…

Rishikesh: Day 10.

The word I would use to express the actions of three cups of tea yesterday afternoon is regret. I did not manage to…

Rishikesh: day 9.

We start the day with hip and shoulder openings in Hatha which have me half crying half laughing. I know…

Rishikesh: day 8.

I don’t have scoliosis. Hallelujah!  This morning I wake at 3:20. A little too early for my liking, so after…

Rishikesh: day 7.

Today, everything changed. 4am I wake up to an army of ants in my bed, marching in single file. Determined…

Rishikesh: day 6.

Today was a hard day. I skipped meditation this morning, opting for the extra hour sleep in before heading for…

Rishikesh: Day 5.

This whole blogging every damn day is getting hard! I missed my first few days so had to do a…

Rishikesh: day 4.

Paying it forward. Third time’s a charm. Again, today I start my day with 5 Rhythms dance meditation and I…

Rishikesh: day 3.

Our first day off, but certainly far from an off day. It’s our day off, but regardless I decide to kick…

Rishikesh: Day 2.

There is always dark in the light, and light in the dark. The enlightened can see light and dark in…

Rishikesh: day 1.

The course officially starts today with a ceremony at 10am. I decide to hit ‘Nirvana’, an organic cafe in our…

Rishikesh: en route.

Leaving Patong for my 4 flight trek to Rishikesh. 20 minutes into the late night bus ride to Phuket airport and…

The mountains are calling.

For as long as I can remember, I had dreamt of the Himalayas. The mountains were calling.  I could Shhh… them all…

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