TheLoneRider.com Tuesday September 26, 2017 EDT 
a nomad in search of...
HOME PAGE About TheLoneRider Contact TheLoneRider Web TheLoneRider.com      
HOME PAGE
DESTINATIONS
Cambodia Canada France Hong Kong Indonesia Italy Laos Malaysia Monaco Myanmar Philippines Singapore Switzerland Thailand Vietnam USA
ACTIVITIES
Astral Projection Caving Fitness Freediving Kayaking Meditation Mountain Biking Mountaineering Rafting Rock Climbing Scuba Diving Snowboarding Surfing Traveling Yoga
REVIEWS
Book Review Gear Review Hotel Review Movie Review Restaurant Review
MISC
Art Chilling Out Cool Sites Community Counter Culture Food Odyssey best food recipes Lucid Thoughts Peoplescape Politics Print Media Quantum Mechanics Random Lives Showbiz Snapshot Slice of Life Thought Bubble Teaching Verbatim Wealth Building
WEB SERVICES
SEO Services Web Design Services Advertising Here


2016 archive

July 2016 Blogs


Funky Flow  Yoga with Lora Lorenzo at YogaOneThatIWant Studios yoga
Funky Flow Yoga with Lora Lorenzo at YogaOneThatIWant Studios
(July 27, 2016) Lora and I go back to 2013 when she attended my yoga class at Holiday Spa in Davao, Philippines. She's gotten her 200-RYT since and embarked on a yogic path. Now that we've reunited here in Kuala Lumpur, we meet on the mat again - but this time, she'd be the teacher and I'd be the student.....more »»

Deja Vu Kuala Lumpur with Karine traveling
Deja Vu Kuala Lumpur with Karine
(July 21-26, 2016) After sleeping at the airport, Karine and I became friends and explored Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur - the cafes, cheap lodging as we were both budget backpackers and good cheap eats. It was all good until we moved our own separate ways...she to the north while I stayed in Kuala Lumpur.....more »»

21 Days of Abundance, Yoga and Friendship in Ubud traveling
21 Days of Abundance, Yoga and Friendship in Ubud
(June 30-July 21, 2016) After years of hearing and reading about Bali, I finally made it to Ubud - Bali's yoga capital. Right at the outset, the energy felt good. Ubud was so enchanting and engaging, I stayed a full 21 days, maxing-out my visa allowance, to the exclusion of other places in Bali. Ubud was intense I needed to decompress when I finally left. What a special place...truly special!....more »»

Hatha Yoga with Andrea Paige at The Yoga Barn yoga
Hatha Yoga with Andrea Paige at The Yoga Barn
(July 21, 2016) Andrea's brand of Hatha Yoga is like no other. We only did a few asanas but we went deep and long, holding it, sinking deeper into it, coming to terms with an asana's unique dynamics...as she expounded on sense of purpose, intent, meaningfulness, making us understand why we're there in the first place.....more »»

Roll and Release by Rusty Davis at Radiantly Alive Yoga Studio fitness
Roll and Release by Rusty Davis at Radiantly Alive Yoga Studio
(July 20, 2016) Natalia, a beautiful Dutch yogini I've become friends with in Ubud's yoga scene, had to leave Ubud with a remaining yoga class coupon at Radiantly Alive, one of Ubud's popular yoga studios. Luckily for me, she gave it to me. There were many class options but I was intrigued by Rusty's 'Roll and Release' class. What the heck is that?....more »»

Kundalini Yoga with Ketut Bandiastra at Taman Hati Yoga Ashram yoga
Kundalini Yoga with Ketut Bandiastra at Taman Hati Yoga Ashram
(July 20, 2016) It was an early 6am Kundalini Yoga practice where our budding Taman Hati yoga group - myself, Eunice and Shoco, met up all fired-up following yesterday's awesome Pranawayu Yoga with our teacher, Ketut Bandiastra. Something special was brewing and we could all feel the excitement.....more »»

Kundalini Meditative Movement with Sandeh at White Lotus Meditation Center meditation
Kundalini Meditative Movement with Sandeh at White Lotus Meditation Center
(July 19, 2016) It was a night of shaking, free-style dancing, meditation and sharing as Sandeh conducted her own style of Kundalini meditative movement on her roofdeck on a full moon....more »»

Andrea Paige ND, MSc, E-RYT 500 - Health Crusader and Yogini people
Andrea Paige ND, MSc, E-RYT 500 - Health Crusader and Yogini
(July 18, 2016) With my stay in Ubud, Bali, I came across a health enthusiast who really inpired and impressed me. I'm already in the health bandwagon so it takes a lot for someone to impress me on health, but Andrea Paige is a crusade all her own....more »»

Power Yoga with Ni Made Murni at The Yoga Barn yoga
Power Yoga with Ni Made Murni at The Yoga Barn
(July 18, 2016) I signed-up for a Power Yoga class with Denise Paine at The Yoga Barn but she was out of the country. Murni subbed for Denise's class. What followed were asanas designed to build power, musculature and mental fortitude while getting tuned for a handstand.....more »»

Vinyasa Yoga with Daniel Aaron at Radiantly Alive Yoga Studio yoga
Vinyasa Yoga with Daniel Aaron at Radiantly Alive Yoga Studio
(July 17, 2016) It was a packed studio as seasoned and newbie yogis and yoginis squeezed themselves mat-to-mat to do their practice with a popular yoga teacher in a popular studio in a chique section of Ubud. The shaven and goatied Daniel Aaron looked the part and when he spoke, he sounded the part. His commanding presence brought everyone in readiness for the session.....more »»

Mass Cremation (Ngaben) in Ubud with Louisa community
Mass Cremation (Ngaben) in Ubud with Louisa
(July 16, 2016) Balinese culture is steeped in religious rites and rituals which they carry out as part of their day-to-day existence. It's not unusual to have some kind of religious ceremony every week. This mass cremation however, is special. It only happens once every 4 or 6 years and participated on by most of the locals.....more »»

Mysore Ashtanga with Laruga at Ubud Yoga Center yoga
Mysore Ashtanga with Laruga at Ubud Yoga Center
(July 15, 2016) The newly opened Ubud Yoga Center commenced its first public class with Mysore Ashtanga Yoga conducted by renowed Ashtangi, Laruga. Despite the controversy surrounding the architectural design of the studio complex, I found its interior, amenities and facilities first rate, essentially setting up a new benchmark for Ubud.....more »»

Kalimasada at Yayasan Segara Giri meditation
Kalimasada at Yayasan Segara Giri
(July 14, 2016) I first heard of Kalimasada as an Indonesian psychic martial arts. Details are not clear but it uses energy to repel an opponent..nothing to do with the body. I was intrigued. I had a spontaneous conversation with someone at a yoga ashram in Ubud and he mentioned he practised Kalimasada. Really? I had to make him invite me to his next session.....more »»

Hiking Campuhan Ridge mtn
Hiking Campuhan Ridge
(July 14, 2016) Just on the northwest area of the main Ubud town center is a 2-kilometer tourist-friendly ridge offering a view of some of Asia's most luxurious hotel resorts. It's a good half-day sun-break from the city life of Ubud.....more »»

Vinyasa Flow with Nina Nahatya at Intuitive Flow Yoga Studio yoga
Vinyasa Flow with Nina Nahatya at Intuitive Flow Yoga Studio
(July 14, 2016) After experiencing Pranala Yoga, I came back to Intuitive Flow Yoga Studio to participate in Nina's Vinyasa Flow Yoga. Nina's positive energy, the stunning view and morning yoga was the perfect way to start the day in beautiful Ubud.....more »»

Laughter Yoga with Kadek Suambara at Ambar Ashram yoga
Laughter Yoga with Kadek Suambara at Ambar Ashram
(July 12, 2016) Laughter Yoga is the one thing the medical establishment doesn't want you to know. Why? Because laughing is free and it will cure you of thyroid, psychosomatic illnesses, breating problems, ashthma, allergies...and the list goes on. Laughter guru, Kadek Saumbara conducts laughter yoga twice a week in his ashram...and I'm laughing out loud as I write this.....more »»

Dance til you Drop at Bollywood Night with Punnu Wasu chill
Dance til you Drop at Bollywood Night with Punnu Wasu
(July 11, 2016) Punnu and his full-on band brings the house down as yogis, meditators and health junkies danced the night away at The Yoga Barn's Bollywood Dance Night....more »»

Mayan Calendar Readings by Vasumi traveling
Mayan Calendar Readings by Vasumi
(July 10, 2016) Vasumi works with the Mayan calendar to make sense of everything that's shaping up the planet and more specifically, to present a blueprint for a person's predestination. After all the hype of the 2012 end-of-the-world prediction based on the Mayan calendar, I was curious....more »»

Yoga Pranala with Chiara at Intuitive Flow Yoga Studio yoga
Yoga Pranala with Chiara at Intuitive Flow Yoga Studio
(July 10, 2016) Yoga Pranala sounded like a proprietary name for a unique way of doing yoga...like Ashtanga Yoga or Sivananda Yoga. I was intrigued and attended Chiara's class to find out more....more »»

Visiting the Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah) traveling
Visiting the Elephant Cave (Goa Gajah) of Ubud
(July 9, 2016) There are no elephants and the cave is shallow! But the surrounding landscape is manicured on a hilly terrain with the confluence of 2 streams making the place worth a visit if you are already in Ubud.....more »»

Pranawayu Yoga with I Ketut Bandiastra, S. Ag at Taman Hati Yoga Ashram yoga
Pranawayu Yoga with I Ketut Bandiastra, S. Ag at Taman Hati Yoga Ashram
(July 7, 2016) Pranawayu Yoga is a proprietary set of asanas developed by I Ketut Bandiastra that combines elements of Kundalini, Ashtanga and Iyengar yoga with the graceful touch of Balinese Hindu influence. I found the sequencing intelligent, intuitive, artistic and challenging. It's one of the best yoga sequencing I've ever experienced....more »»

Astrology Talk at The Yoga Barn thought bubble
Astrology Talk at The Yoga Barn
(July 6, 2016) In a free community talk about Astrology offered by The Yoga Barn, I asked what I feared might be construed as an irreverent question.....more »»

Yoga with Sasha Lang at the Ubud Yoga House yoga
Yoga with Sasha Lang at the Ubud Yoga House
(July 6, 2016) The yoga class at Ubud Yoga House was a flow Vinyasa with some challenging balancing poses, some of them unique. Sasha's cuing is slow-paced with a firm gentleness to it, allowing us to sink deep into the pose before the next transition. She integrates theory and a little life-coaching as we held the poses.....more »»

Ananda Mandala Meditation by Punnu Wasu at The Yoga Barn meditation
Ananda Mandala Meditation by Punnu Wasu at The Yoga Barn
(Jul 4/5, 2016) Since Punnu's session was meditation, my expectation was pure mental calisthenics. I was mistaken. The 1.5 hour session was a powerful combination of pranayama (breath regulation exercise), kumbhaka (breath holds - an advanced form of pranayama) and mental focus on the chakras (visualization) which ushered cathartic release from some of the participants.....more »»

The Wild Monkeys of the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary traveling
The Wild Monkeys of the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
(July 7, 2016) Yes, there really is a monkey forest in the heart of Ubud - and they're running around knowing fully well they own the place! Humans are second class citizens here in the realm of Hanuman, the Monkey God.....more »»

«« back to June 2016
»» forward to August 2016

ARCHIVE: 2017 | JAN| FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | ALL BLOGS



Ubud Hotels

Hotels & Resorts

Bicycle Rental

Yoga

Ubud Backpackers Room, Ubud, Indonesia
Ubud Backpackers Room
backpacker dorm beds
Jalan Nyuh Kuning
Ubud, Indonesia
Nando House (homestay), Ubud, Indonesia
Nando House (homestay)
bungalows
Jalan Subak Sok Wayah
Ubud, Indonesia
Dayu motorcycle rental, Ubud, Indonesia
Dayu Rental
motorbike, bicycle, car rental
Jl Raya Pengosekan
Ubud, Indonesia
Taman Hati Yoga Ashram, Ubud, Indonesia
Taman Hati Yoga Ashram
Pranawayu Yoga
Jl. Nyuh Gading #7
Ubud, Indonesia
ONEWORLD retreats, Ubud, Indonesia

ONEWORLD retreats
yoga, meditation, spa
Jl.Suweta, Banjar Sambahan
Ubud, Indonesia






Bali Cafe

Dayu Rental, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Dayu Rental
car | bike | motorbike
Ubud, Bali


The Yoga Barn, Bali, Indonesia
The Yoga Barn
Ubud, Bali
Indonesia


Puri Saraswati Bungalow, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Puri Saraswati Bungalow
Ubud, Bali
Indonesia






TheLoneRider.com