Where in the yoga world is Cora Wen?


This was originally posted on Cora’s Facebook page. Here’s sampling of comments (let us know, y’all, if you don’t want your last name here):

Karin Gill, Lexi Yoga and 22 others like this.

Cora Wen
Narita Airport Tokyo…on the way home from Laos and Thailand…

Sarinthip Kiewlongya
Wow! Amazing!!

Ashley Davis-Heddy
lol look at you.. i want to do headstands in the middle of the airport

Michael Willing
I’ll be on that very same conveyor belt in just a few days!

Jack Sherman
i love these pix!! sirsasana is my #1!!!

Ian Mair
will someone call airport security? there is an inverted person gliding on the conveyor belt, and she’s taking attention away from the shops.

Matthew Helmick
Now that is CoraConfidence!

Kasia Cichonski
haha you groover Cora! :)) ♥

Waylon Lewis
Can you or we post on elephantjournal.com? This is great!

Cora Wen
I’ll update some more pics of unusual places and post the best on elephantjournal.com…loads unusual places like escalator in a mall or a boat down the Mekong

Allen Everhart
Didn’t your Mom tell you not to play on the escalators!?

Anna Dunwell
I love the photos. Re Trip: What was your best experience? worst?

YogaDawg Howls
Love, love. love!!! Damn, another yogi with a sense of humor!

Re Cora’s strike a pose in middle of airport:

Romana Sobol Docken
i just love the idea about do had stand in air port , i had fue times my self it is cool ,and people just …. people so look so even don’t see you .

Julia ॐ Gusso
I ♥ llove this!!!
Ive done some myself… but people where looking a lot, so it kinda turned me off.
…will do try it again. u inspired me ;0)

Northwest Pilates
cora,you are funny,this pic is great !

Lexi Yoga
This is awesome:)

Exist Yoga
YES, this is amazing. I love telling students to do yoga in airports. May I have permission to post this photo on a blog or website please? reply to my fb page if so, this photo could be very useful, it represents something important in my own practice and teaching.

Re: Cora’s Conveyor belt pose:

Richard Hudak
I love how none of the other travelers are phased by this in the least. What a feat to do this on a moving platform!

Romana Sobol Docken
wow , unbelievable, how it is to do on moving platform?

Georgia Psyhogiou

Dagmar Kocandova-Khan
Requires some courage….

Helen Collette

Maureen Miller
This is so awesome…. people must have been perplexed… I am going to try this next time I am at an airport… 🙂

Vanida Vanessa Wang

Anna Dunwell

Rolga Rivera Smith
the best!! 🙂

Yulia Bridun
love it

Claudia Da Silva

Re: Grandma checking out Conveyor Belt in Airport pose

Truyoga Santa Monica and 5 others like this.

Wendy Howell Nations
you are so GREAT!! love it and the grandma checking you out 🙂

Julia ॐ Gusso
Wowww!!! hahahaha… ♥ this!

Laura Marjorie Miller
You so gave her a story to tell, Cora — she will be talking about that one for days. What a gift!

Georgia Psyhogiou
hahaha! I think the old lady will remember you forever!!!

Bj Galvan
Now I want to see that in handstand!!! First one to do it gets a prize!!! ♥

Hui Mei Fun
Where is it ?

Patrice Browne
I love this…crazy lady! Brill!

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Ben Dec 21, 2009 2:01am

Love it. Check out this escalator headstand towards the end, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krF9IUyF3Rw

Bob Weisenberg Dec 4, 2009 11:56pm

I just had the distinct pleasure of seeing dozens of pictures like this from all over the world on Cora's Facebook page.

Oh, I just noticed that the second picture above is a gallery of 24 pictures. Many of them are cut off, however. Great stuff!

Bob Weisenberg

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Cora Wen

CORA WEN grew up in a traditional Chinese family in Asia and the West, and took refuge in the Buddha as a teen. An international childhood growing up in Hong Kong and Indonesia, Switzerland, Australia and the US, has instilled the spirit of a travelling adventurer. After sowing wild oats in New York City in the 70s with rockers Deborah Harry and Patti Smith, she had careers in fashion and banking. Since 1994, Cora has taught Yoga, mentored by America’s most influential Yoga lineage. She has been dedicated since 2002 in support of indigenous culture for exiled Tibetan people and land mine victims. Find her at www.corawen.com.