What is Yoga Nidra?

WHAT IS YOGA NIDRA? Ah, yoga nidra. The magical yoga also known as psychic sleep or ‘Buddha’s Sleep.’ Yoga nidra is an ancient and tantric yoga practice that allows you to consciously relax your  mind, body and spirit. In Sanskrit, nidra means sleep. It is a state of consciousness that is  between being awake and sleeping. It is completely guided as a meditation, with the  intention of not falling asleep, but being consciously relaxed in an almost dream-like state. It is a journey into your subconscious realms for deep healing, finding inner strength,  clarity [...]

What is Yoga Nidra?

Why you should should enroll in a 200-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

WHY YOU SHOULD SHOULD ENROLL IN A 200-HOUR ASHTANGA VINYASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING Image courtesy: Jtbobwaysf, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/, via Wikimedia Commons First of all you may be wondering, what is ashtanga vinyasa yoga? Ashtanga vinyasa yoga is a practice that was founded by Indian yoga guru K. Pattabhi Jois. He created this practice to purify the body and mind, as it has a cleansing and detoxifying effect on the body and nervous system. This style of ashtanga yoga is made up of six series (Primary, Intermediate and four Advanced Series) [...]

Why you should should enroll in a 200-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

How Completing a 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica can Change Your Life Forever!

HOW COMPLETING A 200-HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN COSTA RICA CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE FOREVER! If you have wanted to visit Costa Rica and are thinking of doing a 200-hour yoga teacher training course, doing it in Costa Rica will truly transform and change your whole outlook. Somewhere in between the meditation and mantras, Satsang and Kirtan, pranayama and postures, you will find yourself slowly starting to transform. Immersing yourself in the practice of yoga will teach you profound life lessons, far beyond anything you would previously have explored or experienced. The yoga teacher [...]

How Completing a 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica can Change Your Life Forever!

Why All Women Need To Try Yin Yoga

WHY ALL WOMEN NEED TO TRY YIN YOGA Yin yoga is a slow-paced, therapeutic yoga focused on stretching the deeper ligaments,  fascia and connective tissues of the body. The postures are mostly passive, which are  mainly done by sitting or lying down on the floor. Yin yoga is inspired by ancient Chinese Taoist practices. It is more feminine, like the moon which is why it is called yin, because it represents the passive feminine principle as  opposed to the active masculine principle, yang which can be found in vinyasa yoga. WHY IS YIN YOGA [...]

Why All Women Need To Try Yin Yoga

The Rise of Online Yoga and Online Yoga TTC

THE RISE OF ONLINE YOGA AND ONLINE YOGA TTC Since the world has become a bit restricted, many have turned to taking yoga  classes online and have even been interested in getting their online yoga teacher  training certification. While people who love social interaction and being able to meet people in person  may view this online sphere as a downside—others are thriving with the option to  learn yoga online at their own pace and in the comfort of their own homes. We can’t deny that there has been a rise in online yoga and [...]

The Rise of Online Yoga and Online Yoga TTC

Pranayama The Power of Your Own Breath

PRANAYAMA THE POWER OF YOUR OWN BREATH WHAT IS PRANAYAMA? Pranayama involves one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposition—it is  your very own breath. In Sanskrit prana means “life force” and yama means to “have control over.” Essentially,  pranayama is learning how to master your own breath and use it to give you power and  energy within the mind, body and spirit. Prana is also known in other traditions as chi, or shakti life force energy. In Hinduism, they  see prana as a universal energy which flows in and throughout [...]

Pranayama The Power of Your Own Breath

The 10 Rules of Hands-On Adjustments for Yoga Teachers

THE 10 RULES OF HANDS-ON ADJUSTMENTS FOR YOGA TEACHERS Imagine you are in the middle of a yoga class completely focused on doing triangle pose,  and all of a sudden you feel the teacher grabbing your arm and stretching it almost past  your limit. It would be so uncomfortable and unpleasant, wouldn’t it? Or imagine this scenario when you are resting in child’s pose, and you feel the teacher  coming towards you to give you this delicate, yet strong adjustment, but he or she barely  touches you and leaves you wondering what she was [...]

The 10 Rules of Hands-On Adjustments for Yoga Teachers

What is the Difference between a Yoga Therapy Session and a Yoga Class?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A YOGA THERAPY SESSION AND A YOGA CLASS? When you think about a yoga class the first thing that may come to mind is sun  salutations or chaturanga with shavasana at the end, but you may be wondering  what actually happens during a yoga therapy session? All yoga classes are therapeutic in some way, but a yoga therapy session focuses  on a specific health condition or symptom or psychological aspect that is affecting  a person. Yoga therapists specifically focus on their clients’ needs, whereas a  yoga teacher is more [...]

What is the Difference between a Yoga Therapy Session and a Yoga Class?

Planning your Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica

PLANNING YOUR YOGA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN COSTA RICA If you have always wanted to participate in a yoga teacher training course, Costa Rica might just be the perfect place for you. Costa Rica has quickly gained a reputation for forming some of the best yoga instructors. Each practice will allow you to live moments of well-being, surrounded by a rich biodiverse environment that will help you to find balance between your mind and body and feel the energy flowing in you and around you. The jungle, the wonderful landscapes, the sounds of the [...]

Planning your Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica