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PARAMAGURU R. SHARATH JOIS Europe Tour 2017

… or as I like to fondly remember it #kobstolon2017. It started of pretty intensely in Copenhagen as Sharath kept us in long holds of Asana state while he went around “culling” people from 2nd Series.  For a stiff back dude like myself 20 breaths in the Salabhasanas was truly a test of mind over body!!

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My Maun Experience – December 2016

I got invited (somehow) to join in on a session for school children at Maun Stadium in Maun, Botswana featuring 400M World Champion Amantle Montsho, 800 Olympic Silver Medallist Nijel Amos and International Footballer Dipsy Selolwane.  I was pretty nervous being alongside these illustrious athletes but it turned out children love Ashtanga. Especially the boys aged 10 – 14.  Maybe all those stories about the Yoga Tradition of the Mysore Palace had something after all!!

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Beginner’s Workshop for Nayang Association in Aid LaModimo Orphanage

A workshop for newcomers to Yoga for Nayang Association Soles for Souls campaign facilitated by Jack’s Gym, The Village, Gaborone.  The participant’s donated school shoes for children and around 200 pairs were given.

All good things must come to a beginning.

 सह नाववतु ।
सह नौ भुनक्तु ।
सह वीर्यं करवावहै ।
तेजस्वि नावधीतमस्तु मा विद्विषावहै ।
 शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥

Om Saha Naav[au]-Avatu |
Saha Nau Bhunaktu |
Saha Viiryam Karavaavahai |
Tejasvi Naav[au]-Adhiitam-Astu Maa Vidvissaavahai |
Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih ||