Day 26 – Holiday!!!

26 Jan

1980-01-09 05.19.53 There’s no place like Home!

Slept deeply and soundly so woke up refreshed and the previous day’s travel a distant memory. Started the day with a dynamic yoga practice – trying to assimilate the various pointers we have received from Guruji over the last three weeks. I am relishing having the space and the energy to practice this way – work / family life often leaves me only fit for restorative work, although I was interested last week to observe a late evening’s beginners class that approached this problem of tiredness with sharp, focussed,energetic sun salutation / baby backbend sequence.

As I practiced some pranayama it occurred to me the process is a little like my experience yesterday, diving in the sea on my arrival – the stress, the toxins are broken up and dissolve into the vast space of the inhalation breath. In this way we can cleanse the mind, body, breath.
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Headed off to April 20 for a lovely fresh fruit salad and to catch up on blog and emails. Although I came to India to do yoga, this part of the trip is also so important. The chance to be in such a beautiful natural environment and to absorb and assimilate the warmth of the sun, the cool of the sea and fresh vibrant food. This will help to bring me to health along with the yoga.

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In the afternoon jumped into a rickshaw to the local town of Chaudi to get a few supplies. It was market day so there was plenty to see, taste and smell. Hoping to organise a dolphin trip for the morning ….
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2 Responses to “Day 26 – Holiday!!!”

  1. Jenny Jones January 26, 2013 at 4:41 pm #

    Nice market photos! How did you do with the paschmina?

    • tamarahockey January 26, 2013 at 4:46 pm #

      Hi Jenny

      Found a lovely shop selling cashmere stuff. They showed me most beautiful pashmina for 6500 and then they showed me the budget options – so there are plenty for around 1000 but I’m not sure I can cope with the pressure of getting you a good one, cos I have no idea really what’s good and what’s not. Plenty of choice in neutral / stone / white. Let me know what you want me to do Tamara x

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