Monthly Archives: February 2013

Leadership Training for VIDA Managers

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” —John F. Kennedy In January, our corporate sponsor, Sustainable Earth Solutions (SES), delivered a custom training program to VIDA and Fondo Para Ninos project managers in Mexico. The dynamic team, Dave Bauer, Bob Adler, and Kyla Jaquish, presented a workshop with interactive lessons in creative thinking, team building, project design [...]

February 28th, 2013|Mexico|

Empowering Youth: Strategic efforts bear fruit in Kumbo!

Himalayan Institute Cameroon (HIC) took part in the 2013 National Youth Day Celebration, an event that brought together thousands of people and more than one hundred youth groups in Kumbo. (Exhibits ranged from farm produce and furniture to dressmaking and embroidery.) HIC was awarded First Place for an exhibition on arts and its involvement in Kumbo, empowering youth [...]

February 22nd, 2013|Cameroon|

Beyond the Kumbha Mela

As yoga gains popularity in the West, Western yogis travel to India to learn more about the origins of these teachings or to participate in festivals like the Kumbha Mela. Khajuraho is an obvious place to visit since it is the home to a unique temple complex, built about 1,000 AD, and recognized as [...]

February 14th, 2013|Excursions, India|

The Kumbha Mela 2013

"The process of transformation that begins here at the Kumbha Mela will continue its work long after you have returned home." —Pandit Rajmani Tigunait The Kumbha Mela continually attracts swamis and adepts, spiritual seekers, yoga practitioners, and devotees from all over the planet, who congregate at the confluence of three sacred rivers for a transformational experience [...]

February 8th, 2013|India|