Category: Yoga

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After what was more like a long nap in a legitly sketchy neighborhood in Managua, Lauryn and I arrived at the airport unnecessarily early for our 6:30am flight on Nicaragua’s only domestic airline as we headed to Little Corn Island.  It was a trek to get to the Caribbean island (ironically, we stay a few […]
After an intense, exhilarating, and exhausting 12 days in Cuba, Keri and I returned “home” to Playa.  Being in Playa really is like coming home.  I have so many different groups of friends–Mexicans from my first trips to Playa, Mexican classmates from yoga teacher training, expats, Wharton classmates–it’s awesome.  I have friendships in Spanish, English, […]
  Who knew that Mexico would become my home base (más o menos)?  Yet, here I have found myself for the last two months, the fourth time in the last 8 months.  Qué cosas!  When people would mention Mexico, I used to think of tacos, drug cartels, and mariachi bands.  After 8 months…well, at least I can […]
As part of yoga teacher training, we had to write an essay “about yoga.”  Here is what I wrote: My Eightfold Personal Journey Introduction It might not be exactly what Patanjali had in mind, but I believe the greatest journeys in life take us through the eightfold path.  Like many epic sagas, mine started with […]
It’s 7:30 am, and I’m silently walking alongside the Caribbean Sea, dressed in white and surrounded with similarly introspective pedestrians.   No, we’re not in some sort of Hare Krishna branch or rehab group, although if we were, I suppose we’d be at step 12, “having had a spiritual awakening, we [try] to carry this message […]

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