After finagling a two-person kayak on my own for half an hour, then turning around to head back to the shore to meet my group, the winds picked up, making my efforts to paddle very difficult. I gritted my teeth and put my back into it.

Just then, an electric boat full of fellow yogis drifted by. “Need a tow?”

I smiled and nodded. Sometimes a little help pays off, especially in such gorge-ous environs.