We live right down the beach from Ak'Bol "yoga retreat and eco-resort".  Back in the fall, I bid on and won a series of six lessons in the Saga Humane Society's silent auction.  I had only done yoga for a short time through a weekly class at work, which had been discontinued due to budget cuts during the Nortel bankruptcy, so I was feeling very rusty.  

I started attending class at Ak'bol every Saturday morning towards the end of 2011 and loved it.  Once my gift certificate ran out, I knew I had to continue on with it.  Kirsten is an amazing teacher and makes everyone, even a relative novice like me, feel welcome.  Even though I still have a long way to go, I can already tell that I've become stronger and more flexible from my newfound yoga practice.  This "me time" is one of the highlights of my week, and I always finish the class feeling more peaceful and relaxed than I started.

Barry took photos this morning along the way to class and during the class as well.   
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Ak'bol palapa over the water visible from Grand Caribe dock
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It's just a short walk down the beach path...
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Class is held in the palapa over the water -- a perfect setting catching the ocean breezes.
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Before class
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Tree pose
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Namaste...