Take a trip to the tiny Caribbean island with a lot of soul by reading this piece on “the grandfather of Cuban yoga.”
“The conditions are minimalist—students rest in Savasana on a small area of tiled floor space, surrounded by empty walls with peeling paint and views of lush, fertile jungle outside. [Eduardo] Pimentel dreams of one day selling his apartment for a larger space, so that he can open a yoga studio of his own—which as of today, would be the first of its kind… Currently there are six nondescript locations in Havana that are rented out for public yoga classes. Few props are available: straps, blocks, even yoga mats are difficult to come by, as slow Cuban commerce continues to limit the importation of many everyday goods.”
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