I wasn't originally planning to share this with the cybershala at such an early stage in the game, but after seeing Grimmly's post, I just couldn't keep my cyber-mouth shut any longer. So here goes: Yesterday, I submitted my online application to study at the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI) for four weeks this summer (July 1st to August 1st).
As I said, this is still very early in the game: I am honestly still not 100 percent certain that I will make it there, as I have a whole bunch of issues in my personal and professional life that need to be taken care of. But I decided that it is important to try to take a step forward, no matter how small. In any case, there will probably never be a "perfect" time to go to Mysore; if not now, then when?
I am not writing this to pressure anybody to do anything, but I do know that there are some of you out there who have been mulling over this same thing for a while now. All I'll say is this: Perhaps, just perhaps, we might meet in Mysore this summer? Meet me in... Mysore (?)...
In other news: This has been an unusually busy and hectic weekend for me. As a result, I have not been able to respond to those of you who have taken the time and trouble to comment on my last two posts. My apologies. The comment-responding service here at Yoga in the Dragon's Den will resume very shortly. :-) Thank you for your patience and kind consideration.