June 15, 2017

TMS#009: Yoga in Netala with Namita Kulkarni

This week, The Musafir Stories speaks to Namitha Kulkarni from the blog - Radically Ever After. Not only is Namita a traveller, but she's also a full time Yoga teacher, writer, artist. 
 
Namita has completed 610 hours of Yoga Alliance certified teacher training, and learnt from various teachers – and students – around the world.
 
Apart from yoga, She loves creating adventures/misadventures, reading, learning new languages, generally seizing the day and living to share the tale. T
 
Mostly a solo traveller, Namita has chased her fears across 14 countries and gotten to know them better with every journey.
 
 From ziplining in Thailand, jumping off a waterfall in Mauritius to rafting in Rishikesh, paragliding in Bir to bouldering in flipflops in Hampi,to trekking Mt. Le Pouce on an empty stomach to getting lost with a dead cellphone on a small Thai island. 
 
 
Today's destination: Netala, Uttarakhand
 
Nearest Airport: Dehradun Airport (Jolly Grant)
Nearest Railway Station: Haridwar Junction
 
Prerequisities - Enrollment at the yoga center - Sivananda Kutir 
 
Packing - Warm clothes are prefered
 
Time of the year - October
 
Length of the itinerary: 
 
Itinerary Highlights: 
 
- Namita was a part of group completed their yoga teacher training course (TTC) at the Sivananda kutir in Netala/Uttar Kashi
- The institute is located at the foothills of the Himalayas, very close to where the river Ganges/Ganga takes birth - Gangotri
- Namita shares the multitude of experiences she had while she was a part of this learning trip turned adventure in the remote himalayan village
- Namita spent a good part of a week at Netala learning yoga and exploring life cut off from the rest of the world; Having palm sized spiders as room-mates
- She explains the course curriculum as well as her experience with satvik food
- Her tryst with the locals of Netala and the peculiar similarities and the hobby they share with the other elders
- Walking meditation and yoga at the beach by the Ganga river (for real!)
- Hear to what Namita is up to and how you can follow her work
 
Links: 
 
Link to the Yoga ashram's website: 
 
Link to Namita's blog: 
 
 
More about the Guest: 
 
Social handles:
 
Twitter: @namitakulkarni 
Instagram: @namita_nefarious 
Facebook: Radically Ever After 
 
 
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