(October 2013)

Travel Easy

When the road beckons, try these TIPS FROM TRAVELING YOGA TEACHERS to stay HEALTHY AND HAPPY ALONG THE WAY.

Désirée Rumbaugh, a yoga teacher based in Southern California, has been on the road almost every weekend since 2003, teaching in far-flung locales from Australia to Cambodia to Peru. And she’s not alone. Traveling yoga teachers like Rumbaugh log thousands of miles each year. But they aren’t your typical businesssuit-wearing frequent fliers. On-theroad yogis embrace travel along with its challenges by tapping into the teachings of a yogic lifestyle: They eat healthfully, stay balanced, and make time for their practice.

We asked some of the most itinerant yogis we know to …


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But time is one thing we have been given, and we have been given to time. Time gives us a whirl. We keep waking from a dream we can’t recall, looking around in surprise, and lapsing back, for years on end. All I want to do is stay awake, keep my head up, prop my eyes open, with toothpicks, with trees.” –Annie Dillard