Madwa and Chytmaya: Yoga Instructors

Bittersweet. That’s the feeling as I write my last blog post from Agonda Beach. This is the culmination of what has undoubtedly been one of the best months of our lives. We have… Continue reading

Barnacled Bliss

As the yoga course has progressed, we have been engaging in much more teaching. The past two weekends, there have been 3 courses a weekend offered to the public taught by our fellow… Continue reading

Indian Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving day came without much fanfare, basically an afterthought with the Americans wishing each other a happy Turkey Day and salivating while describing Thanksgiving dinner to our foreign friends. In lieu of a… Continue reading

New Song – Combination Unlocked

New Song – Combination Unlocked Combination Unlocked – A Graceland and Sak Daddy collaboration. In our free time, Gabe and I have been working on some instrumental tracks.  Check it out and let… Continue reading

Infection the Remix

Unfortunately after two days of antibiotics my left leg had gotten much worse, swelling up to almost double its normal size and turning red and hot to the touch.  So I made my… Continue reading

Diwali Healing

As I sit here typing, my left leg is supported by my travel towel which I have tied around the mosquito netting frame that lines my bed.  Unfortunately, on Tuesday I awoke to… Continue reading

A Khola in Paradise

Nothing is quite as refreshing as a Khola.  I’m not referring to a sugary drink but rather Kola Beach, an adjacent beach to the north of Agonda.  After Saturday’s morning class, we headed… Continue reading

The Crash of the Kingfisher

What to do on our first Saturday night?  With this question in mind we headed over to Tara and Nikky’s to take advantage of an offer for ayurvedic massages (how could we resist?). … Continue reading

Initiation by Fire

Excited to see what our first day of classes held in store for us, we headed up to the shala where we noticed a small fire burning.  In order to ceremoniously initiate us… Continue reading

Yoga Course and Teachers

Before we go on talking about the yoga course, I’d like to give a rundown of our teachers and our daily course structure. Course structure 6:30 – 8:00 Morning mantras (chanting), pranayama (breathing… Continue reading