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Yoga Retreats 101 and my 2014 experience!

Me and a few of my best besties started a tradition a few years ago of going on a yoga retreat and mini-vaca every fall.  We didn’t know we were starting a tradition at the time, but we fell in love with yoga retreat vacationing and the rest was histo… 1,163 more words


There's no 'I' in 'class'

Today’s observation on doing a yoga class every day.

What goes on on the mat, for me, is so often a metaphor for what goes on in my life at large. 348 more words

Triyoga 30 Day Challenge

What is Esoteric Psychology?

 “Ideas have the power to change our lives – but only if they are acted on such that the initial impulse which accompanies their arrival in our consciousness becomes the fuel that begins their germination.” 1,642 more words


the heart of being you

On my most recent journey in California, I returned to Esalen in Big Sur, a place that not only nourishes me and restores me to who I most want to be, it has offered some of the most significant synchronic signposts on this ‘roadtrip’ of an incarnation, including the time… 462 more words



Fluffy white towels – check. Manicured lawn – check. Hot spring jacuzzi – check. The Californian waves crash onto the soothing shore and butterflies nest in marigolds. 1,815 more words

In search of a calmer karma

Friday 3 to Sunday 5 October
Esalen, Californian Coast, USA

Several months ago, when we first began planning this trip, Simon read the (excellent) advice that one should aim to gather experiences, not sights. 247 more words


Travelling through California

Thursday 2nd October – Friday 3rd October
San Diego to Esalen, USA

From San Diego, we moved north through California, to a place called Esalen (of which more in our next post). 340 more words

Written By Simon