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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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"Acquiesce" to Pain -- today's mantra! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Monday evening was a challenging class for me, though I thoroughly enjoyed it. The poses were difficult, so the next day I was in pain and extremely sore. I was walking fun ... Read on »
A new post finally - new yoga props.. new level of experience .... by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga What a struggle its been to write the last few weeks but today I mustered the energy and write. My last post was nearly a month ago on Feb 17th discussing "Igomania" and a sna ... Read on »
A year later - where is my yoga journey?... by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga On Jan 5th last year I wrote my first post entitled the Power of Yoga. I finally share why I started this blog. It was on a whim and in reaction to an attack to my ego - ver ... Read on »
Adios Pune - The Calm within storms! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga As I struggle to wrap up my trip toPuneI am consumed by many things - the blunders and the mistakes I made, the learning I achieved and not the least the work challenges - p ... Read on »
Advanced Yoga with Nina Pileggi at Sunset Yoga Center by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga With much courage I attended the level 3 class this evening. Tonight I was as humble as I could be. I was rusty and apprehensive. The class is nearly full and I am at the b ... Read on »
Advanced Yoga with Nuvana - My yoga is getting rusty by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I have been travelling the last two weeks and therefore missing yoga classes. Yesterday was a once in a month advanced yoga session with Nuvana at Sunset Yoga. Lets call it ... Read on »
Advanced Yoga with Terry - Pranayam Relaxes and Energizes by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I attend Terry Peterson's level 3 class last Friday. His quality of teaching is immaculate and he engages you in the best possible way and you don't feel intimidated - esp ... 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 »
Another funny yoga video by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Another funny yoga video. There is a fair amount of Adult Language content. If you are in anyway offended or turned off by it please comment. I would appreciate any comment ... Read on »
Another inspirational yoga video by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Well folks my journey with pain continues. It has subsided but not gone. I will be going through additional physical therapy. Its unclear what is wrong with my leg. I just ... Read on »
April 21st - Hanuman Jayanti by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Today the institute celebrated Hanuman Jayanti. Lord Hanuman is a hindu god, deeply revered in the hindu religion for his role in rescuing Sita from the demon Ravana in the ... 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 »
Avoiding Pain - Nina's mantra in class today by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I took Nina Pileggi's level 2 class today - so many make ups to do. Nina suggested I donate them to friends and employees. Any takers? Today was all about ... Read on »
Back Bends - Circular Rythms to Energize You by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga My second class was Wednesday evening. The teacher was familiar from my spring visit. His style is quite relaxed and his Patanjali chanting is amazing, with his resounding ... Read on »
Back Bends - Circular Rythms to Energize You by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga My second class was Wednesday evening. The teacher was familiar from my spring visit. His style is quite relaxed and his Patanjali chanting is amazing, with his resounding and ... Read on »
Back Care Class by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga This morning I went to the back-care class that is conducted every Saturday at Sunset Yoga. The class is generally taught by Nuvana, but was subbed by .... . I had discussed ... Read on »
Back on the yoga practice track this week by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I had a busy week. I finally got back in the groove. I have been on a roll. Monday was advanced class with Nina. Wednesday evening was a gym class with Nuvana. Friday afte ... Read on »
Back to Level 2 - Jen is a Gem! by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga A number of my fellow yogi friends at Sunset Yoga have been raving about Jen Shonk, a fairly new teacher at the center (well she has been there for sometime now). Today I deci ... Read on »
Back to Reality - 18 inches of snow by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I arrived home to a magnanimous pile up of snow everywhere your eyes can take. I had called my neighbor from Mumbai and he told me there was 18 inches of snow piled up on ou ... Read on »
Back to Reality - 18 inches of snow by Nitin R. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I arrived home to a magnanimous pile up of snow everywhere your eyes can take. I had called my neighbor from Mumbai and he told me there was 18 inches of snow piled up on our ... Read on »