2015 Top 10: Highlights From the Year That Was

These aren’t necessarily in any order.


1.) Trekking the Great Himalayan National Park [June]:



2.) Teaching kids at KAMMS and Socare [September & October]: I finished my RCYT course in April and have been teaching kids when I have a chance:



3.) Completing Level I Examination at the Muay Thai Institute [September]:



4.) Riding camels at Pushkar and Jaipur [November]:



5.) Boating on the Ganges in Varanasi [October]:



6.) Wandering around a coffee plantation near Chikmaglur [April]:



7.) Completing the Level III and IV reviews in Kalaripayattu [February & August]:



8.) Touring the Glenloch tea factory in Sri Lanka [May]:



9.) 108 Surya Namaskara Against Child Trafficking [March]:



10.) Junk boat tour of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam [December]: This may be jinxing us to put it on the list,  before we’ve been (we leave tomorrow) but I’m optimistic that our three weeks in Vietnam will be awesome, and I’m told Ha Long



What to expect in 2016? Lilla and I will be moving back to the States around mid-year. (To where, exactly, remains a mystery.) In January and February I’ll be doing an RYT-300 course to round out my 500 hour yoga teacher certification. I plan to make at least one more trip to Thailand to MTI for Level II. I’d also like to complete the 10-day Vipassana meditation course before returning. Lilla and I are thinking about another Himalaya trek for the summer.

I’ll also be continuing to work on press handstand progression, as that’s been a focus for me of late and I still have a ways to go.



1 thought on “2015 Top 10: Highlights From the Year That Was

  1. Best wishes for a great trip in Vietnam. Go for it on the 10 day Vipassana course. I did it in the UK in November and I’m still finding ripples from it. In fact I should be sitting now rather than catching up with your blog…


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