About Anna

I was born in India, the land of yoga, and was immersed in the philosophy and practice of this path. My teachers are Tara Brach, Jon Kabat Zin, Jack Kornfield, Jonathan Foust and Thich Nhat Hanh. I live in the greater Washington DC area where I used to teach yoga and mindfulness meditation but since the COVID-19 pandemic I have moved all of my offerings online.

The Indian festival Dussehra

2021-10-21T21:31:00+00:00October 21st, 2021|

October is the month of Hindu festival Dussehra and was celebrated with much fervour and zeal. Dussehra denotes victory of [...]


2020-11-26T23:34:28+00:00November 26th, 2020|

Research shows that gratitude not only reduces stress, but it may also play a major role in overcoming trauma. Studies [...]


2020-11-05T00:49:44+00:00November 5th, 2020|

Practice becomes simply bearing the truth. I am reading and re-reading: Allow by Danna Faulds There is no controlling life. [...]

The Power of Relaxation: Going Deeper Within

2020-09-24T17:11:25+00:00September 24th, 2020|

Relaxation is often the beginning of healing. While it won’t solve all our problems, its benefits extend beyond its ability to relieve tension. When faced with numerous responsibilities and tasks or the demands of an illness, relaxation techniques may not be a priority in your life.

What is stress?

2020-09-18T01:18:19+00:00September 18th, 2020|

  Stress and its effects are known to cause and aggravate illnesses such as heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes, ulcers, [...]

Onam (new year for me)

2020-08-31T18:35:50+00:00August 31st, 2020|

Onam as I experienced it… we pick flowers and make a floral carpet in the front yard to welcome Maveli. [...]

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