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Downward Dog Days In Arizona: Desert Camp 2010 Done and dusted!

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Bike Friday Desert Camp 2010 is done and dusted. Check out the full montymedia. I should say "done and frosted" - for the first time in my 7 years of attending this camp, the weather was chilly and ominous, threatening to force us jointly and severally into the luxe sag wagon. Which of course we did - the tour leaders scooped us up in the van as we struggled along in amazing Scott-in-the-Antarctic headwinds.  Just look at this sky ...





I taught a morning yoga class each morning and in the afternoon on 2 occasions. It was quite an eye opener to note very fit cyclists struggling with even basic flexibility - which makes me even more determined to develop my cyclists' yoga class ...


I held the class form 7-7.30am, which provided time to do little more than a warm up and some standing poses. On a couple of days I offered a 1 hour class in the afternoon.
The routine included lots of vinyasas (knees/chest/chin to make it easy), and lots of twists:
Ujayi (ocean or "Darth Vader…