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7 Reasons Why A Yoga Teacher Training Is Good For Yoga

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Yoga in Nicaragua, Yoga Teacher Training

7 Reasons Why A Yoga Teacher Training Is Good For Yoga

By: Katie Lee | I have travelled to places near and far, and will continue to wanderlust around the globe but here are 7 reasons why I think you should consider It’s Yoga Teacher Training in Nicaragua: It gives you the chance to EXPLORE! What is better than travelling to a far off land and taking an adventure of a lifetime?! Nicaragua may be known as one of the “poorest” countries in Latin America but it makes up for it in its richness of vibrant culture, people, and...

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Yoga And Travel: Living In The Question

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Global Yoga, Yoga in Nicaragua, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga And Travel: Living In The Question

 By: Katie Lee If I could give my 16 year-old self one piece of advice it would be to be to practice yoga and travel while living in the question. I may not have known exactly what this meant ten years ago but the seed would be planted ready to slowly grow, sprout, and eventually blossom into a much better understanding of this world even earlier than it already was. I always seemed happy and carefree on the outside but on the inside I was stressed, anxious, and put a lot...

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How Yoga and Travel Can Dispel The Five Kleshas

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016 in Yoga Philosophy

How Yoga and Travel Can Dispel The Five Kleshas

By: Katie Lee In Sutra II.3 Book Two, Sadhana Pada, of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras it is written: Avida Asmita Raga Dvesha Abhinivesha Pancha Klesha avidya = spiritual forgetting, ignorance asmita = associated with I-ness raga = attraction or drawing to, addiction dvesha = aversion or pushing away, hatred abhinivesha = resistance to loss, fear of death of identity, desire for continuity pancha = five klesha = colored, painful, afflicted, impure; the root klish means to cause...

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Yoga Outdoors: Removing The Conditions From Your Practice

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in Global Yoga, Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Outdoors: Removing The Conditions From Your Practice

By: Katie Lee Why is removing conditions from your yoga practice and your life so important? On my most recent adventure in Colombia where I had practice a lot of yoga outdoors I met a fellow traveller from North America. After talking for a little bit the subject moved to yoga. He expressed his love of yoga and how much he benefited from his practice…at home. He explained that in no way could he practice yoga outdoors in nature, only at his studio in his home city. He...

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The Scientifically Proven Healing Power of Yoga

Posted by on Apr 9, 2016 in Yoga and Healing

The Scientifically Proven Healing Power of Yoga

Yoga heals.  While this may seem like old news to those for whom the yoga mat is an old friend, the medical world is just starting to catch on to what yoga practitioners have long known. The therapeutic healing power of yoga asana is no longer an anecdotal wonder, but a scientifically backed phenomenon. Next time your favorite skeptic rolls their eyes at yet another one of your “healing power of yoga” stories point them towards the many studies that are telling the same...

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