yoga At home and abroad: India, Italy, lasqueti island

I had the privilege and pleasure to interview BTK Iyengar.
You can read it here.

Jane reading at Certosa di Pontignano, Italy

My yoga practice goes with me – as part of my day-to-day life. 

Usually, I practice at home. Indoors. On a mat. 


But, in the past year, I’ve also practiced in a cabin on Lasqueti Island; a student residence in Toronto; a rented apartment and the Iyengar Institute in Pune, India; at a friend’s home in Kerala, India; in the homes of friends and family in California, Montreal and Toronto; during writing retreats on Vancouver Island and at a Benedictine monastery in Saskatchewan; in a hotel in Cairo, Egypt – even in an airport. 


And then, of course, there are my regular yoga classes. This fall, I’m attending a weekly two-hour asana class and a 1½ hour pranayama class at The Yoga Space in Vancouver.


Here’s a video of me in headstand on Lasqueti Island while reciting a poem about Geeta Iyengar renovating my headstand. 

“Hanging from the Earth” – Jane in headstand on a bluff on Lasqueti Island, BC  photo by Guy Immega

In June 2016, I spent 9 days at a retreat centre in Tuscany studying yoga – 6 hours a day – with Louie Ettling. I’m planning to return in June, 2019. Centro Montauto

While in Tuscany, I was invited to do a reading and presentation at a former monastery that the University of Siena uses as a conference centre. Jazz pianist Ron Davis improvised around the readings.

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for readings and workshops

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