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We invite you to stay connected with our blog.  Every month we post blog articles by Teachers, Students, Lifestyle Practitioners and more. The blogs are meant to give different perspectives on Yoga and Yoga Teacher Training. It’s a great resource for the community.

 

Kula: Why I Love Being Part of One | Yoga Teacher Training

by Camellia Rumball, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Kula = Community, Growth & Expansion Kula in Sanskrit means community. The concept of Kula comes from another Sanskrit term Kula Siddhi or the idea that all of the many forms of creation in the Universe are in...

Ayurveda | Yoga Teacher Training

by Reet Ravanelli, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Ayurveda – The Knowledge of Life Ayurveda translates from Sanskrit as “Ayu” – life and “Veda” – knowledge, the knowledge of Life. Ayurveda originated over 5000 years ago and is native to the indian...

10 Tips on Creating a Yoga Themed Workshop | Yoga Teacher Training

by Alison Boons, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer How to Create a Successful Yoga Themed Workshop If you are a new yoga teacher, you might be interested on how to create a Yoga Themed Workshop. It is likely that you left your yoga teacher training program bound full of...

Finding Time to Practice Yoga | Yoga Teacher Training

by Nancy Frohlick, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Finding Time to Practice Yoga with Your Busy Lifestyle I know how challenging it is to fit in just one weekly class with my yoga teacher. There are always a million other things I could or should be doing. I start to...

The Mind Body Connection of the Psoas Muscle | Yoga Teacher Training

by Siobhan Keely, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer How Releasing the Psoas Muscle Helps you Release Emotions The psoas muscle is the biggest and strongest muscle of the hip flexors and is the only muscle connecting the upper and lower parts of the body. It attaches to...

The Travelling Yogi | Yoga Teacher Training

by Emily Kane, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer A Guide To Maintain Your Yoga Practice as a Travelling Yogi A sense of wanderlust is pretty common amongst the yoga community. The travelling yogi has developed an appreciation for the world around them, making exploration...

Why You Should Practice a Slow Flow | Yoga Teacher Training

by Alison Boons, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Exploring New Layers;  The Magic of a Slow Flow Our Western culture and society strives with the adage of move faster, do more and you will be more successful. The same can show up in a yoga class, when we strive for the...

Leading Life From Our Desired Feelings | Yoga Teacher Training

by Camellia Rumball, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Life is so much sweeter when we feel our feelings. I recently attended a weekend workshop that focused on getting clear about how I actually wanted to feel in my life. I spent time exploring, resisting and discovering...

How to Stay Inspired as a Yoga Teacher | Yoga Teacher Training

by Siobhan Keely, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Remaining Inspired in Your Teaching How do you stay inspired as a yoga teacher? Sometimes it feels like you have been teaching the same downward dog, or the same series of poses or the same group of people forever and...

Traditional Yoga in Western Society | Yoga Teacher Training

by Emily Kane, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Is traditional yoga being lost in the West? Recently, I read an article that accused Vancouver of ruining yoga. As harsh as it sounds, could it be true? Could a city so beautiful, diverse and open really be destroying...

Seventh Chakra Sahasrara | Yoga Teacher Training

by Reet Ravanelli, E-RYT Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Seventh Chakra: The Connection to Unity The seventh Chakra in the Chakra system is called Crown Chakra or Sahasrara in Sanskrit. LOCATION: Crown of the head/ Cerebral cortex ELEMENT: no element COLOR: White/violet BASIC...
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