When you are thinking about improving your yoga practice or encouraging others to experience the benefits of yoga, the logical next step is to enroll in a yoga academy and become a yoga teacher. Perhaps you are wondering: What are the advantages to doing that? Continue reading to find the answer. Yoga is more than just asanas; it is a lifelong journey and way of living. With the right knowledge and guidance, it can be a very fulfilling and rewarding lifestyle. However, with the wrong knowledge or inadequate knowledge, you not only endanger your own body but also those [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
THE RISE OF ONLINE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING POST COVID-19 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 [..