May

12

Meet Claudia Uffhaus- Teacher at ReUnion and owner of Yogahike

— Interview by Lynette Morris Claudia Uffhaus is a teacher at ReUnion Yoga & Meditation Studio.  She is an avid hiker, climber and yoga practitioner.  I caught up with her a few days ago – here are some interesting things about her you might not already know: What is your favourite pose/practice and why? Karnapidasana […]

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Oct

27

A Taste of Freedom

There is quite a lot happening! October / November is that very productive time for many people in Cape Town. I am practicing trying to be “the still point in a turning world” much of the time, and really thankful for the short meditation practice that I put on the schedule. At 11.45 the busy-ness […]

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Jul

21

Why I choose Northern India for my yoga adventures

The other day I was writing to a friend about the retreat to Rishikesh, India.  She asked me about the journey, why I take folks to India and what to expect from the retreat.  I wanted to share my response with all of you. Thank-you for reading, Jim It is hard to describe the “journey” […]

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Aug

26

In a state of decay

The author Shashi Tharoor on India from the opening page of his novel that is based on the great epic the Mahabharata. They tell me India is an underdeveloped country. They attend seminars, appear on television, even come to see me. Creasing their eight-hundred rupee suits and clutching their molded plastic briefcases, to announce in […]

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Aug

23

The philosophy of driving

I have often wondered about the cultural significance of driving and traffic on the roads. Clearly there is a drop-down attempt to make the roads less crazy but I just can’t see it happening. Yesterday in peak hour the cab got stuck behind a long bank of cars so he joined the scooters on an […]

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