logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Orchid, bonding99, davidearly, SusieGG, OSTSEE
58341 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums417
Topics119,302
Posts846,613
Members58,341
Most Online410
Feb 3rd, 2018
Top Posters(30 Days)
Angie 9
Sponsor
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#793533 - 11/20/12 10:11 AM Interesting Places you've Done Yoga  
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,599
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,599
Where are some interesting places you've done yoga? What made them special to you?

I've mentioned Kripalu before, it's a retreat in western Massachusetts. It's nestled in rolling hills and mossy forests. I adore it there. It has delicious food too. Unfortunately it's a bit pricey so that was a one time splurge for me.

When we had our BellaOnline gathering in San Diego, CA I brought my yoga mat and did yoga each morning by the water. The seagulls were soaring, the breeze was drifting, and I loved it.

I do love my normal daily yoga looking out into my quiet forested back yard with chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, and so on keeping me company smile. In the summer when I can be on my outside porch, I get hummingbirds and dragonflies too. Each season has its own special treats smile.


Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum
#793648 - 11/20/12 08:25 PM Re: Interesting Places you've Done Yoga [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 180
Tracy - Yoga Offline
Jellyfish
Tracy - Yoga  Offline
Jellyfish

Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 180
Hi Lisa, Feel like I'm there with you. Each place sounds special. I've done Yoga in many places too. The Ashram in India that I mentioned, close to Dandi Beach with the sun rising what pretty amazing. The Healing Fields at Glastonbury Festival. I was working there giving treatments and started each morning with a Yoga session. There were lots of us doing it together and although it rained the whole festival it was lovely to connect with the earth/mud each day. Similarly at the Buddhafields Festival. There is something lovely about a large group flowing together. This year I spent some time in South America and did Yoga over looking some lovely beaches in Lima. Early morning seems to work best for me. Stretching into the day as daylight breaks and the blue skies are revealed. Another special place was round the pool at a hotel in Egypt overshadowed by the Pyramids. Was really spectacular. Also round the pool in Bali and on a beach in Perth. Some mornings in the Spring / Summer I get my mat out in the back garden an start the day with a Yoga session outside. Usually the grass is a bit wet. I love to be outdoors connecting wtih nature :) Anyone else done their Yoga practise anywhere interesting?

#794302 - 11/27/12 09:20 AM Re: Interesting Places you've Done Yoga [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,599
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,599
Wow Tracy you have been some spectacular places!

What was the Ashram like? Was it large or small? Was it primarily international visitors, or mostly locals?


Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum
#794821 - 12/01/12 11:51 AM Re: Interesting Places you've Done Yoga [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 180
Tracy - Yoga Offline
Jellyfish
Tracy - Yoga  Offline
Jellyfish

Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 180
Hi Lisa,

I know, I'm very lucky to have been to so many lovely places smile

When I stayed at the Ashram it was predominantly International students. It is a place for deep meditation/contemplation and surrender of self. A lot of the time was spent in silence or listening the the Guru.

Many people who worked there came from all over India as a sign of their devotion to the Guru and dedicate their lives to serving the Ashram and it's community.

It was a very beautiful and humbling experience. When I was there in 2007 the Ashram was still in the early stages of development and a lot of the facilities were basic. Made for character building stuff!


Brand New Posts
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy. Self Development
02/18/18 07:38 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
02/18/18 07:37 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
02/18/18 07:35 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy. Low Carb
02/18/18 07:27 PM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy. Dreams
02/18/18 07:24 PM
2018: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
02/18/18 05:12 PM
Spiritual Quotes
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor. Spirituality
02/18/18 04:05 PM
Nebulae
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
02/18/18 10:15 AM
Pumpernickel Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading. Sandwiches
02/18/18 03:44 AM
Drama Movies Quote of the Day
by Angela - Drama Movies. Drama Movies
02/17/18 11:06 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (Nancy Roussy), 146 guests, and 4 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 1.220s Queries: 14 (0.143s) Memory: 2.0194 MB (Peak: 2.1098 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-02-18 20:00:11 UTC