This past weekend, I went to a workshop at Kripalu Yoga Center in Stockbridge, MA. I had been to Kripalu once before, in the winter of 2010. Much different in the summer! I had planned on lots of running, swimming in the lake, and yoga-ing my little head off when not in the workshop. As it turned out, I got a good run in on Friday after arrival, but then the weekend saw thunder, lightening, and lots of rain. No swimming for me, and no running, either.
The workshop was put on by Gabby Bernstein, whose work I was familiar with from her books, Spirit Junky and Add More -ing to Your Life . Her work is similar to that of Wayne Dyer or Marianne Williamson, but a little younger, hipper, groovier; a little more casual. I've come to think of it a "spirituality light." So I figured it would be a totally chill, nice and relaxing weekend. I'd go, listen to some lectures, do some yoga, maybe meditate a little, and come home rested and relaxed.
As it turnes out, the groovy, hip, fashionista persona is a disguise. Nothing "light" about this chick! (except for her weight. She is tiny!) I had a great weekend, but came home so completely emotionally drained that I can barely move!
In a good way.
More posts on that later. Until then, have a good week, all!