Kirtan with Nina Rao and Ambika Cooper

Last Friday, my husband and I attended a Kirtan with Ambika Cooper and Nina Rao hosted by Laughing Lotus Yoga Center. This was my second Kirtan (read about my first experience and Kirtan 101 here) and my husband’s first. This time I was more relaxed and knew what to expect. As a visual learner, I also appreciated thatContinue reading “Kirtan with Nina Rao and Ambika Cooper”

Light on Yoga – reading for yoga teacher training

Less than two weeks until my yoga teacher training course begins at Laughing Lotus! I’ve been chipping away at the pre-reading assignments for the course (various chapters from the five required texts). So far I am in love with part I from Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar. This book is often called the “BibleContinue reading “Light on Yoga – reading for yoga teacher training”

I’m officially enrolled in Laughing Lotus’ Yoga Teacher Training Program

It’s official!!!!!! After a 3-month tour of yoga studios in NYC, having coffee meetings with instructors, emailing past trainees and general online research….then doing some soul searching/praying/reflecting on what I truly wanted to gain from the training….. then filling out a fairly long and therapy like application….. I’m officially enrolled in Laughing Lotus’ Yoga TeacherContinue reading “I’m officially enrolled in Laughing Lotus’ Yoga Teacher Training Program”

New Year’s Eve 5K + Yoga class: running and OM-ing into 2014

I spent the last day of 2013 doing all of my favorite things: I took a great class at Laughing Lotus Yoga, snuggled up with a book and the pups, spent time with my husband, prayed/reflected then ran a 5K just before midnight. The class I took at Laughing Lotus Yoga was PACKED. As toContinue reading “New Year’s Eve 5K + Yoga class: running and OM-ing into 2014”