Returning Home

You would think that the return home would be easy. After all, parts of me were longing for familiar Western comforts, and the comforts of my own home: my own soft bed, bathroom, raw food and water that are safe to drink, safer driving conditions…to name a few. And, I have had more meltdown moments,…

My Meltdown Moment in Mysore

I have been warned that people will have their “moments” when practicing in Mysore. Claudia’s awesome blog about staying in Mysore also has a story about her meltdown moment, which you can read by clicking here. Mine came on the third day, on Monday. Sharath had made an announcement that we will have a led…

First days at Mysore

Let me just begin by saying that the trip alone to Mysore is an Oddyssean journey. From California, the trek to study with Sharath consisted of 4 parts: First leg: the flight from San Diego to Chicago which was delayed by one hour, which put me at risk of missing all of my other connecting…

Going to Mysore

When I first heard the word “Mysore”, I thought, “How strange!” This was two and half years ago, when I began to venture into my first Mysore practice after taking a few Led Beginner classes at the studio. Mysore class was very intimidating! I walked into a huge sweaty room, filled with yogis in various…

rest is good

Just a short post today. Had planned to go to mysore practice today — Monday. Woke at 130 am and unable to go back to sleep for a couple of hours due to Ava crying and left shoulder aching a bit. The shala is about 15-25 minutes away depending on the traffic, but I had…