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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.

What Makes a Yoga Teacher? | Yogacara 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...

Aging Gracefully | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

Aging Gracefully by Camellia Rumball, E-RYT 200, Co-Lead Teacher Trainer “You can’t hide your true colours as you approach the autumn of your life.” Unknown Day by day I become more passionate about aging gracefully and really wanting to create a...

Intensive Yoga Teacher Training | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Siobhan Keely, E-RYT 200, Co-Lead Yoga Teacher Trainer Intensive Yoga Teacher Training – More than just Certification! An intensive Yoga teacher Training is more than just learning how to teach yoga. Yes, of course you receive a certificate to teach yoga at...

How to Improve Balance | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Allyson Potrebka, Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training Graduate How to Improve Balance In the yoga classes that I teach the balancing poses are definitely what students struggle with the most.  You’ve probably noticed in class when it comes to Dancers Pose...

Be A Better Yogi | Yogacara Yoga Teacher Training

by Emily Kane, RYT 500, Co-Lead Teacher Trainer Be a Better Yogi | How “Fight Club” Can Teach You Fight Club may not sound like a yogic movie but its underlying insights could make it one of the greatest “must-see” films for any yogi. Although fighting isn’t exactly...
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