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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.

Yoga Props | Yoga Teacher Training

by Alison Boons, E-RYT, Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Yoga Props ~ How & Why? When teaching a yoga class it is important for the teacher to have a solid understanding of anatomy and biomechanics as well as creativity, awareness, sensitivity, and a spirit of playfulness...

Moments of Power | Yoga Teacher Training

by Emily Kane, E-RYT, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Moments of Power I attended a workshop recently which made me realize that any industry can be traced back to client service, even if you don’t interact directly with people. Being a yoga teacher is more than just...

Ego On The Mat; When Students Don’t Listen | Yoga Teacher Training

by Siobhan Keely, E-RYT Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Ego On The Mat; When Students Don’t Listen Sometimes it seems as though no one is really listening to you in class.  You give the cue “Legs do not need to be straight in forward fold. Bend your knees to...

Make More Mistakes | Yoga Teacher Training

by Camellia Rumball, E-RYT, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Make More Mistakes Yes, I said Make More Mistakes. Most of us have this crazy idea that making mistakes is a bad thing. I admit I have an aversion to not knowing how to do something well the first time. I even...

What Makes a Yoga Teacher? | Yoga Teacher Training

by Alison Boons, E-RYT, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer What Makes a Yoga Teacher? As a yoga teacher, I often hear throughout the yogi community what constitutes a yoga teacher. What qualities does this person needs to have, what should their yoga practice look like,...

Embracing Chaos | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Camellia Rumball, E-RYT, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Embracing Chaos Embrace = Accept/support change willingly and enthusiastically. Chaos = In the beginning there was only chaos a formless void and thick darkness stretching to infinity. Embracing Chaos. It would...

Teaching Your First Yoga Class | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Siobhan Keely, E-RYT, Co-Lead Teacher Trainer 10 Tips for Teaching Your First Yoga Class Congratulations you are going to be teaching your first yoga class! You have graduated from your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. You have been hired to sub at your favourite...

Yoga Vocabulary | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Emily Kane, E-RYT, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Yoga Vocabulary As a yoga teacher our vocabulary speaks volumes about our ability to lead with compassion and awareness. There is certain yoga vocabulary and phrases that should be avoided in the context of a yoga...

Yoga Journaling | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Janet Ward, E-RYT, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Yoga Journaling “My journal is my constant companion. It is never far from my reach…It is a front porch of solace and retreat when I am tired and weary.” Nicole Johnson Yogacara students who have...

Better Sleep Yoga | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

Better Sleep Yoga by Allyson Potrebka, RYT 200, Graduate of Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training Allyson graduated from our 2013 Whistler Sea to Sky Retreat Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training, and continues to share the practice with her community! We are so happy to have...
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