stop with the faux outrage, people!

DISCLAIMER #1:  I have never heard of this teacher and have no reason to defend him.  DISCLAIMER #2:  I think Yoga Journal sucks. That being said, apparently a lot of Western yoga people have lost their shit over the Yoga Journal article I Took My Baby to Mysore, India, for a Month: Here’s What It…

where in the world (2010)

After 5 trips to India I finally made it to the north, to the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar, a city in the foothills of the Himalayas. I was attending the Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest spiritual gathering for Hindus that has gone on for milennia.  Me and about two million of my closest…

Freedom Yoga & Ayurveda Retreat, Varkala, Kerala – November 7-17, 2016

IT’S YOGA RETREAT TIME IN INDIA AGAIN!   I loved doing my first yoga retreat in India in 2013 so here we go again! $1,800 USD Double Occupancy Only $450 USD Single Supplement $1500 “Honey Rate” for those partners who want to experience India but not the Yoga (includes shared cottage with partner, Welcome Dinner,…

Spiritual Tour of South India, September 2015: Update

This 15 day tour is continually being tweaked and the details and pricing are being finalized for September 2015.  I am looking toward having this trip start the day after Labor Day, 2015, so as to give an extra travel day.  Fifteen days is two calendar weeks.  This is going to be an amazingly awesome…

UPDATE: who wants to go to India?

That’s a serious question. Long time readers know that I started studying at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in 2005.  I thought back then that I would never return to KYM or to India, I thought it was a one-time thing.  Little did I know that I would return to KYM only 6 months later in…

the writing on the wall

Enjoy the silence. A week from today I leave for my 6th trip to Ma India, my longest trip yet, 10 weeks.   My internal alarm clock goes off and my body and mind start buzzing a week before any India trip.  If you’ve been keeping up you already know with whom I’m studying and where…