The Climb

A few weeks ago in Krabi, Thailand we climbed 1,200 steps to a mountaintop Buddhist temple. It’s a strenuous climb in the unrelenting heat and the hand-carved steps are steep and set far apart.  Monkeys swing from the trees, gazing curiously at weary pilgrims. On the way up I passed a group of women making this pilgrimage for the first time.  They were struggling and taking frequent rest breaks. One said anxiously, “I don’t know if I can make it. My heart is strong but my body is weak.” I saw her later at the top of the mountain, beaming […]

2013 is off to an amazing start!

2013 is off to an amazing start!  It kicked off with Sarah Powers here in Melbourne for the first time at the lovely Grass Roots yoga in St Kilda.  Not only did we get to host Sarah for a 2-night yin workshop but I also had the privilege of getting to know Sarah and her husband Ty Powers as I helped Grass Roots owner Shannon Barry show them around Melbourne.  Shannon was so inspired by Sarah’s teachings that he’s off to study with her in France in May!  And I’m seriously considering her training in Thailand in November (unless we […]