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Acupuncture and Yoga

I tried acupuncture for the first time last night.  One of our instructors specializes in it along with Chinese medicines.  It was pretty cool. She somehow read from my pulse that I had some type of kidney deficiency along with sleeping issues.  Now…I had a full physical before I left the U.S. and nothing came up regarding my kidneys, but I ...
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Full Moon Party: Haad Rin

Last night I went to the famous ‘Full Moon’ Party held each month on Haad Rin beach (a 45 minute songtaw taxi ride). It was impressive! 10,000 people from all over the world dancing and drinking on this large stretch of beach.  It was a beautiful, clear, hot summer night. Bars set up elaborate outdoor beach parties with techno, R&B music, fireworks, light displays ...
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Inversions & Japanese

I am loving living at the beach and enjoy my 20 minute, straight up the mountain, cardio workout each morning.  I walk to class with 2 other yoga students who moved down to the bungalows.  They have dubbed us ‘Team Baywatch” We also have ‘Team Japan’.  3 of the students are from the Japanese island of Shikoku and speak very ...
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SCUBA diving in Koh Tao

Yesterday was beautiful. Sunny, hot and the seas were calm. I spent the day aboard a large tourist boat filled with people from Switzerland, Italy, Canada, Japan, US and Russia. We went to Koh Tao, an even smaller island then Koh Phangan, to snorkel and SCUBA dive. Visibility was good 50 feet down. We weaved in and out of many ...
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Spiders, Lizards & Snakes…oh my! – Koh Phangan, Thailand

I am lovin’ the yoga teacher training course I am taking at Pyramid Yoga Retreat/Ashram.  It is located in the jungle mountains off of Haad Salad beach.  I’m so busy the days fly.  We have an intensive yoga workout from 6:30am-9am.  Breakfast from 9am-10am & lunch 1-2pm.  Classes are from 10am-4pm include anatomy, sanskrit, philosophy, sequencing etc.  Usually after class we have ...
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