It’s not too early to start thinking about fitness goals in the new year — and a January yoga series is intended to keep the celebration going. Drunk Yoga is designed to take the intimidation out of yoga and introduce a bit of wine-induced levity.“Drinking wine is an incredible way to make yoga fun,” said Eli Walker, founder of Drunk Yoga, which stages events in Los Angeles and New York and for special occasions, such as bachelorette parties. “It’s about cultivating joy and community and letting your hair down.”More beer yoga and wine hikes in and around L.A. >>>There are several classes in January in Venice, including a “Brunch Drunk Yoga” event and a “Hair of the Down-Dog Yoga” class on the rooftop of the Hotel Erwin. The classes are intended for beginners, Walker said, and encompass a 45-minute vinyasa-style session based on gentle moves set to a 1990s hip-hop playlist. Expect some mild drinking games as … [Read more...] about Drunk yoga: Where to try it in L.A.
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With Indian travellers looking for holiday experiences that allow them to explore their personal interests, alternative holiday accommodations are becoming immensely popular. A survey conducted by MakeMyTrip, India’s leading online travel company, reveals that more than 48 per cent of the respondents are likely to book an alternative accommodation, which includes villas, apartments, homestays and hostels for their next trip. For instance, a homestay is a great way to experience a slice of authentic local culture, while a luxurious villa is superb for couples looking to spend quiet time together. Modern suites with spectacular views, plush villas with a private pool, a homestay set on the edge of a fragrant coffee plantation- travellers now have plenty of options to choose from on the accommodation front. This is why we bring you this quick guide to help you figure out that perfect holiday accommodation and make the most out of it. For exciting parties and meditative solo trips … [Read more...] about The rise of experiential holidays: Why are Indian travellers choosing alternative holiday accommodations
In December of 2018, I read two New York Times education-related opinion pieces (“What Straight-A Students Get Wrong” and “Are Straight A’s the Road to Success?”) as well as a post by fellow blogger, Peter Gray, “Back Off: It Doesn’t Matter What College Your Kids Attend." These three articles have overlapping themes and provide valuable food for thought—especially as the parent of an 11-year-old who will be applying to college sooner than I can imagine. This post is in response to the abovementioned articles and offers some autobiographical examples of how attending a relatively easy-to-get-into college with no tests or grades has influenced the trajectory of my life in the three decades since I graduated from Hampshire College in 1988. On December 22, the Times published a letter to the editor from Raphael Sherak, who is an alumnus of my alma mater. Sherak writes, “Several colleges, … [Read more...] about Flourishing in Life Does Not Require Straight A’s