So here I am in the Gobi desert in Mongolia, and you might say, I’m doing an excellent “Camel” pose. Really trying to stay *on* the camel, that is…..
A photo of one of the Buddhist temples in the ancient capital city of Mongolia, Harhorin.
Photograph looking outwards from the Horse monument, just outside the city of Avairhkeer, Mongolia.
Lotus pose, near one of the demolished Buddhist temples several hours outside the current capital of “UB” Mongolia.
Warrior II with an obu in the background.
More can be seen on my Mongolian blog at
I presented a Prenatal Yoga class in Avraikheer, Mongolia, while I was visiting Amber (who is in the Peace Corps) this summer.
Mongolians have this superstition about being on the floor in public, so they laid a blanket on the floor so that I could demonstrate Cat/Cow flow.
I then proceeded to demonstrate the rest of the poses standing, with the chair, or with the wall. Talk about a change of plans! Good thing I had come up with a alternate flow for doing prenatal yoga in chairs!
Now they want me to prepare a handout, so that they can take it at home and practice at home. Amber and I are working on that information, and it will be translated into Mongolian.
I had a midwife there also, and she was supplementing the things I was trying to say, for poses that you do during labor, with her expertise too. Great presentation!