TTC Experience

Silent Day

2019-07-03T03:52:36+00:00

Silent Day As part of our yoga teacher training at Sampoorna, my group was offered the chance to have a Silent Day as part of the course. Initially, led by an apparent lack of study time, the answer from the group was riddled with panicky ‘no’s. But a few of us were thinking, ‘I bet this is going to be one of the most profound experiences of the whole thing’ and backed the plan. In the end we agreed to go for it and I’m so, so glad we did. One of the five ‘Niyamas’ or personal practices, in Sage [...]

Silent Day2019-07-03T03:52:36+00:00

You’re the Voice

2019-07-03T04:01:43+00:00

You’re the Voice Slowly, slowly, I have started to find the words, and the clarity and the volume needed to communicate effectively. I almost feel like I’ve had to learn to speak again. I’ve had to learn to look people in the eye again and talk to them from the heart. These have been the hardest things.. Continue Reading → Lisa Edwards is 52 years old and originally from North Wales, where she taught ballet. She is a publisher, writer and now a newly graduated yoga teacher, living in north-west London. You can connect with more stories about her life [...]

You’re the Voice2019-07-03T04:01:43+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Final Thoughts

2019-10-15T14:01:00+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Final Thoughts and reflecting on my experience This is a write up of my experience on the 300 hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to take a look the first blogs in this series. This article follows on from the previous articles which wrote about my experience in weeks 1-4 of the course. There are also an earlier articles in the series that looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Final Thoughts2019-10-15T14:01:00+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 4

2019-10-15T13:32:48+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 4 This is a write up of my experience of week 4 of the 300 hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to take a look the first blogs in this series. This article follows on from the previous articles which wrote up my experience in weeks 1-3. There are also earlier articles in the series that looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. Classes in week 4: We have [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 42019-10-15T13:32:48+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 3

2019-10-15T13:24:31+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 3 This is a write up of my experience in week 3 of the 300 hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to take a look the first blogs in this series. This article follows on from the previous articles which were a write up of my experience in weeks 1 and 2. There are also earlier articles in the series that looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. Theory [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 32019-10-15T13:24:31+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 2

2019-10-15T13:06:20+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 2 This is a write up of my experience in week 2 of the 300-hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already you might want to look the first blogs in this series.This article follows on from the previous which was a write up of my experience in week 1. There are also earlier articles in the series that look at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a yoga teacher training and my preparation before the course. Week 2 Timetable: Anatomy: I really appreciated going [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 22019-10-15T13:06:20+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 1

2019-10-15T12:04:56+00:00

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 1 This is a write up of my experience in week 1 of the 300-hour yoga teacher training with Sampoorna Yoga in Goa India. If you haven’t already checked it out, you might want to look at my first blogs in the series which looked at considerations and advice I would give before committing to a choosing a yoga teacher training and my preparations before starting the course. Week 1 started with an opening fire ceremony with the 300-hour and 200-hour classes coming together to open the course. The significance of the fire ceremony [...]

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Week 12019-10-15T12:04:56+00:00

A DAY in my LIFE at SAMPOORNA YOGA

2019-07-03T03:53:26+00:00

A DAY in my LIFE at SAMPOORNA YOGA Our first VLOG from our 500 hr (200 hr + 300 hr) Graduate Naki. She took out the time out of our busy schedule and filmed a beautiful video on her day life when she was pursuing her 300 hour advanced Vinyasa flow teacher training in Feb - Mar 2019. She says : I loved filming and editing it, so many beautiful memories. Her mission in Life is spreading love and kindness through hugs and big smiles. https://youtu.be/ObQsQiAyE84 Naki discovered Yoga a few years ago and completely fell in love with [...]

A DAY in my LIFE at SAMPOORNA YOGA2019-07-03T03:53:26+00:00

Stumbling up the path of yoga. Goa, January 2018

2019-07-03T03:54:29+00:00

Stumbling up the path of yoga. Goa, January 2018 I’m not sure if I could have been in more of a mess when I turned up to the first morning of my month of yoga teacher training at Sampoorna Yoga in Goa. I could dance around the point here to never truly land on it, but to put it bluntly, I have never disliked myself as much as I did on the lead up to getting on the plane to head off to begin the next chapter of my life, a chapter that once had been a fantastical fictional dream, a faraway [...]

Stumbling up the path of yoga. Goa, January 20182019-07-03T03:54:29+00:00

Yoga – the Ultimate Journey of Self-discovery

2019-07-03T03:55:13+00:00

Yoga - the Ultimate Journey of Self-discovery Living in a fast paced society can sometimes feel like being enveloped in a whirlwind! Your body runs on autopilot, your feet longing to touch the ground, and all of this while your mind tries desperately to keep up with information overload! If we were to imagine body, mind and soul as being separate parts of the whole, ideally they’d link arms and travel the uneven terrain of life at the same pace in harmony, no matter what may come along the way; strength in unity as they say! Yet all too often [...]

Yoga – the Ultimate Journey of Self-discovery2019-07-03T03:55:13+00:00