I went to the Sivananda Yoga Camp north of Montreal to find inner peace, immerse in yoga and get recharged by the pristine Canadian wilderness setting.
Yoga and Wellness
Travelling for Yoga, wellness, and spirituality is gaining popularity, especially in India. Many people visit India for Yoga, to take Yoga courses and Teacher Training programs, to go on Yoga retreats, and to try meditation, Vipassana, and Ayurveda treatments. We cover these in our Complete Guide to Yoga in India, What life is like in a Yoga Ashram, and many more posts.
After the stunning performance by Meera Das at the Konark Festival, Odisha, I interviewed the talented Odissi dancer and found out what makes her move.
My second week in Odisha, I stayed in the famous beachside town of Puri, visited the sublime Temple of 64 Yoginis and met a village full of local artists.
Volunteering and self-less service are the true essence of yoga and spirituality. I found both at the TDH CORE children’s homes in Tiruvannamalai, a centre run by an amazing man named Ramu.
The highlights of the first half of the Redback Travels tour of South India were the spiritual sites of Tiruvannamalai: Mount Arunachala, temple, ashram.
The Bright Day, one of the Mumbai films at TIFF, was my fave film. It’s a travelogue and spiritual quest about a young man in search of himself in India.
I am often asked, what is my favourite place in India? The yoga capital of Rishikesh in the Himalayan foothills is one of them. Here’s why.
Travel teaches you that you are not the centre of the universe — only of your universe. And the only thing you can change is yourself.
I finished my 30-day Yoga Challenge at Lila Yoga, Toronto, and found that regular yoga classes have inspired change in all parts of my life. Change is good!