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Nitin R. Patient Expert

Portland, Oregon
This blog embodies the power of yoga as chronicle of my journey of personal wellness using yoga as the core of my new way of life. It has helped me tremendously. It is also a way for me to share knowledge and educate others about how best to incorporate yoga into their own lives and then... Full Bio
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Thanksgiving by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Its thanks-giving today and I am thankful for my life experiences, my children, my health, my friends and family. Every step I take into the next moment, I become more aware ... Read on »
Passion Makes Perfect by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga While my yoga practice might be waning recently, my blogging nearly extinct, my passion for life isn't and I have been redirecting a lot of it to my work, my children and he ... Read on »
The might me.. by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga As we get older and 'wiser' notice how we inflate both in body and mind! To keep the body deflated we are told exercise and eat less. Do we? And for the mind - we hardly do ... Read on »
Silence all the noise...but the music! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga The last few weeks have been extremely noisy... I have had no break, not a moment, as my mind has been running faster than my body.. Two dear friends in act of kindness offe ... Read on »
Jump start my yoga practice with Neeta Dutta's workshop by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Sometimes when a car has not been driven (or battery continually charged with a drip, as I do to my two seater) the battery goes cold. My yoga practice went cold for nearly ... Read on »
Cutting knives with forks, vege diet, exercise, pranayama and yoga by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Last Sunday I saw a documentary movie "Forks over Knives". It was an eye-opener, a new wake up call, a eureka moment! The last time I had this moment was exactly 5 years ago ... Read on »
Exhale out your stress in Ujai 2 - Begining of Pranayama by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Finally, a formal 8 week pranayama class arrived at Sunset Yoga Center to be taught by Jen! I have been waiting for such a class and I wouldn't miss it for the world. The c ... Read on »
Are you awake? by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga On my way to an Iyengar yoga class on the L muni line. Attending a class with David Sirgany, an Iyengar teacher I had the pleasure of meeting at Gurujis 90th birthday celebr ... Read on »
Light on your feet with Iyengar yoga props by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga One of these days I have to post some pictures of props that are now in place at Sunset yoga center. Yesterday evening a level 3 with Nuvana was an amazing class. She subbed ... Read on »
Restart Refresh Unblock by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I have been away for sometime. I locked up my blog for a while. I apologize for shutting the door suddenly. Sometimes you need to shut the door so you are safe from the outs ... Read on »
Happy Diwali by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Yesterday was Diwali, the Indian celebration of lights. My children spent a whole day creating these beautiful crafts as decorations and parting gifts for close friends we h ... Read on »
Fight the pain! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga My writer's block has continued. It has been hard to motivate myself to collect my thoughts and put the "electronic pen" to the "electronic paper". I had prepared a synopsis ... Read on »
Docked with the mother ship - India by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I landed in Mumbai very early this morning. Getting out of the Mumbai airport was a breeze and a pleasant surprise to see a lot of the outside of the international airport rec ... Read on »
Another day another _________________ by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga The last few weeks have been hectic and full of travels and trips. I call them escapist trips, but incredible time with my children. I was in Hawaii last week for work and att ... Read on »
The balance is back - 7 days of yoga and counting by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga It was imminent that I would wake up one day and realize that I had gone astray. I had let myself go again! Over the last six months I had become complacent and let the stres ... Read on »
Great Video Homage to Guruji from Russia by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I ran accross this on Youtube. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read on »
Strengthen Shoulders? Hike 10 miles with a 20 pound back pack by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I went on a camping trip as a chaperon with my kids' class earlier this week to a heavenly place called Opal Creek. A 2 hour drive into the foot hills of the Cascade Mountains ... Read on »
Keeping it real - yoga or not! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Recently I connected with school friends of mine, graduating high school class from St. Joseph's Convent in Faridabad India, a suburb of New Delhi. The year was 1981. I cannot ... Read on »
Tadasana is standing up for yourself to withstand adversity in life! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga One of the most amazing poses of Iyengar yoga is tadasana and how you are taught to execute and perform tadasana. The instructions flow in the following manner: 1. Join your ... Read on »
Fighting the battles - learning to conquer Adho Mukha Vrksasana by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Well folks my bloggers block has persisted though I have been writing but on other blogs and for other reasons so that preoccupation has taken away time from this blog. I am c ... Read on »