Erica: I am a Primary school teacher in Hong Kong. I’ve recently started a blog on moving towards a more minimalistic lifestyle. One of my hopes in living a simpler life is the freedom to be able to make a living doing my passion as opposed to being tied to a system I don’t believe … Continue reading Minimalism in Education: A Guest Post by Erica Killick
I wrote this 6 weeks ago. I would *never* have done such a thing today! ----------------------------- "Do you think we should tell Rahul to talk less loudly?" Maher asks me as he enters the kitchen in the evening. I walk over to the door, peek into the living room where L and R are playing. … Continue reading Too Loud
Last Thursday, at quarter to nine, I realised that it would take 20, 25 minutes to get to Judy’s studio on foot, and likely longer if I waited for a cab, and then jerked and snailed through the smoggy morning traffic. My Pranayama (breath work) would start at 9. I decided to go on foot. … Continue reading Running Late
In the Game
Early Sunday morning, I tell L and R that I’ll be out until lunch; that I’ll be teaching Pranayama (breath-work) workshops. “Afu Pa-ya-ma-na,” Rahul pleads with outstretched arms. (Afu is what he calls himself.) I pick him up; tell him that he can do some Pranayama with me, but that he’s got to stay with … Continue reading In the Game
Practice at home with your little yogis.
Here's my five cents on the "Saving money with multiples" theme week at How Do You Do It? ----------------------- The yoga industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry, attracting hordes of us to join the trend. It’s wonderful that more people are benefiting from yoga, but it’s not so straightforward to know what you really … Continue reading Practice at home with your little yogis.
Yoga House Ahmedabad
Dec 2010, Ahmedabad In July 2009 I was put on bed rest due to complications in my pregnancy. I have taught one class since. It was in my grandfather's house in India. My habit of teaching in living rooms continues. Maher, my two brothers, two cousins, and an uncle took the "Intro to Ashtanga" class … Continue reading Yoga House Ahmedabad
With slight fever, a head ache, and general fatigue my first thought is "rest day". That is with respect to asana of course. A typical Ashtanga practice is out of the question the way I am feeling. My muscles and joints feel like they have sat through a ten-hour flight. It's a holiday weekend so … Continue reading Restorative day