Sara Ivanhoe - yoganation - color outside the lines

Happy Birth-PLACE to me!

I just got back from the inaugural Bhakti Fest Midwest in Madison, Wisconsin.  Those mid westerners know how to party!  Classes were packed and the Yoga Nidra workshop was once again oversold out.  Thanks also to the gang at Inner Fire Yoga for welcoming me into your studio on Monday for a Post-Bhakti Fest immersion. 

The highlight for me, however was the fact that- turns out-  I was born in Madison.  My family moved when I was 3, but I was born at the university hospital and spent my earliest years at 6001 Piping Rock Road.  I took a few minutes to swing by my birth home and low and behold- living in the house currently is a beautiful couple- and the woman, Brenna, is a yoga instructor! What are the odds?  An undeniable connection through time. 

My only memory of Madison is of a tiny hill (that felt huge at 3 years old) that my family used to sled down during the winters.  I drove around until I found the same hill, behind Falk Elementary School.  Madison is a beautiful, soulful place and I am excited to go back for Bhakti Fest Midwest again next year!

Next up is Wanderlust, and a trip down the Rogue River in Oregon.  Hope to catch you soon...


3 comments (Add your own)

1. David wrote:
Nice! Rogue River and Ashland rock, and so do you!

Fri, July 13, 2012 @ 9:47 PM

2. Tosh wrote:
cammie holterman - Just beuuitfal! Your shots tell the story of their day very well! Congrats to both of them, a beuuitfal couple! (and I love the Black, White & Red, especially the shoes!).

Thu, August 2, 2012 @ 4:33 PM

3. Jodi Sherman wrote:
6001 Piping Rock Rd is where we lived for 17 years and raised our family! What are the odds while looking at yoga info in Madison that I'd see the entry-way to my former home!

Fri, December 27, 2013 @ 9:32 PM

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