For most people December means time for Christmas! For everyone in Miami.. it means Art Basel. Art Basel is an event that takes place from Dec 1-4. Artists from all around the world come together and show their art in different art galleries and hotels all around Miami. But the biggest exhibit is the convention center where some of the most well known artists sell and show their pieces. It is a very difficult event to go to but lucky for me I was able to attend last year. It is definitely something everyone needs to see once. This year I avoided the convention center. It is amazing seeing pieces by Andy Warhol and Picasso but the overall crowd are rich snobs who I do not like to interact with. Instead I attended YogArt at the Loews Hotel and art galleries in the Design District. Both were fabulous.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
My recent trip to the Bahamas was exactly what I needed. A little time with some island life. Although the Bahamas is extremely similar to Miami (tourists everywhere) it was nice to see the attitudes of the people who live there. They are truly humble people who enjoy their lifestyle. While there, I also was able to partake in a Sivananda yoga class at an Ashram. I had to take a little boat to get over to the retreat at 830am which made the start of my day already beautiful. The class took place on a little deck right on the beach. It was beautiful. Sivananda is very different from what I typically practice (Ashtanga) but it was nice to try something new. The energy and the scenery made it all worth it.