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Archive for November 2007

Great Horned Owl

November 19, 2007

Harry Potter eat your heart out 🙂 We went to Nanmangalam Reserve with the Madras Naturalist Society at the weekend and we saw this beautiful Great Horned Owl. Just goes to show there’s more to Chennai than meets the dusty eye.

What Makes a Good Yoga Teacher?

November 15, 2007

Having practiced yoga since 2000, I felt I was ready to become a yoga teacher. I found Dr Hema at the Indian Institute for Yoga in Chennai and decided to take their Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy course. I graduated as a Yoga Teacher yesterday. Now I’m asking myself: “What makes a good yoga […]

“All I need is the air that I breathe…”

November 8, 2007

The Hollies had a point with this lyric… breathing brings life. In urban India breathing brings an early death. Good air quality is not a priority in a country where the infant mortality rate is 68 (UK is 7). However, I think pollution is a causal factor in the poor health of pregnant women and […]