Friday, March 13, 2015

Bhakti Chai

So, my teacher was down in So Cal for an early morning event last Friday -- a quick 90-minute class sponsored by Bhakti Chai at the ginormous Natural Products Expo West 2015up in Anaheim.

I was asked by her staff to come up and help out if I'd be up for it. I was. And I did. I was totally up for it.

It meant getting up and out of the house before 5 am, but it was completely worth it. The drive up was pretty damn spectacular, no traffic and a full moon over the ocean for much of the way. The forcast for 50 degrees at 9 am was way off, it was probably already 65 degrees by the time I was out there at 6:45 am, and by 9 am? Well it was downright warm -- reaching the mid 80s later that day.

Janet lead the yoga, but the event also featured music, handled by MC Yogi and DJ Drez. Have you heard MC Yogi's new album? Only Love is Real? Ah, it's a goodie. Love his collaboration with Trevor Hall -- track 11. I'd never met either MC Yogi or DJ Drez before, so that was a serious treat.

There's DJ Drez now, Janet's pointing him out in case you're confused.

And here's MC Yogi, pumping up the crowd with that sunshine lighting him up from behind.
In addition to singing and writing songs, he's also good at lending a hand.
 Or two.

There were a lot of people out that morning. And they seemed to to do whatever the hell Janet said.

Feet up
Butt down
Gut up
Squat and grab your neighbor, etc.
Right around 9 am, the threesome winded it down, shared various words of wisdom via song and spoken word, and left a crowd full of happy faces.


Pat said...

What fun! Good for you for making it work.
Love, Mom

Me, You, or Ellie said...

What a lovely sounding morning! All that, and only 9 a.m.

Way to start your day out right. I think I was probably still reading in bed.


p.s. Love the photos -- nice work!

Me, You, or Ellie said...

So cool and exciting, Beth! You are a yoga rock star, I'm so happy for you :)