Yoga

Get Quiet: a yoga and meditation retreat in the snow

36 hours. 15 new friends. Six vegetarian meals. Four yoga classes. Three meditation sessions. One day of silence. No iPhone or computer. However, it’s impossible to quantify the pure amount of calm and relaxation after a weekend retreat in the Berkshires with Aly, my former college roommate and one of my best friends. Led by Julianna, […]

February 15, 2013 Continue reading…

Life lessons from yoga

I’ve never regretted a workout, but I’ve regretted missing plenty. I read that quote in a magazine ages ago, and I can’t remember who said it, but I do remember thinking it was a brilliant motivational reminder. It’s definitely how I feel about yoga: sometimes it’s hard to squeeze it in, amidst work and blogging […]

November 30, 2012 Continue reading…

What to do in Ubud

What Ubud lacks in stunning beaches and deep-water delights–the breezy, sunny Bali vacation common in Kuta or Seminyak–it makes up in lush green surroundings and no shortage of things to do. The town has a decidedly hippie vibe, cluttered with vegetarian cafes and healing centers. There’s plenty to explore in the heart of the city–don’t […]

February 24, 2012 Continue reading…

Stretch into a sun salutation in Indonesia

I committed to at least one yoga sesh or run each week in my 2012 resolutions; I fully believe that yoga helps make me a better traveler (and person). The humidity, smog and uneven surface areas quickly ruled out any running in Bali, but thankfully the yoga offerings went above and beyond. I managed to squeeze […]

February 15, 2012 Continue reading…