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Seva Yoga in Nicaragua: Seeking God in Service

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015 in Seva Projects, Yoga in Nicaragua

Seva Yoga in Nicaragua: Seeking God in Service

“Service is the first step along the spiritual path.” – Sri Sathya Sai Baba Through yoga, we seek God. God within, and God without, in any form, with any name. Yogic philosophy doesn’t care what face you give to God, which religious texts you find it in, or whether you believe in a personified God at all. It asks only this: that the practitioner recognize that there is a creative, sustaining force in the universe bigger than our small selves, and that it is...

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The Ashtanga Pilgrimage: Journey to Mysore

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in Ashtanga Yoga

The Ashtanga Pilgrimage: Journey to Mysore

Mysore. It’s the name of both a style of Ashtanga yoga practice and the place in which it originated. While the individualized, supervised self-practice that takes its name from this South Indian city is practiced world over, every year hundreds of practitioners make the pilgrimage to study in this mecca of Ashtanga yoga. Some return year after year, making the effort to spend time in this special place a central part of their lives. What draws yoga practitioners from...

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Seva Project with It’s Yoga Nicaragua

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Seva Projects

Seva Project with It’s Yoga Nicaragua

Reforestation on the Pacific Coast An important part in building our Yoga Community in Nicaragua is the Seva projects. Using the yogic term Seva as in selfless service, service without expectations of return or giving back to our planet is a part of the yoga practice and we believe we can help restore and conserve the eco environment in Ostional, Nicaragua where we also have our yoga base. In 2012 It’s Yoga Nicaragua started a collaboration with Paso Pacifico to replant a...

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Non-Stop Svadhyaya: The Constant Self-Study of Great Ashtanga Yoga Teachers

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Yoga Teacher Training

Non-Stop Svadhyaya: The Constant Self-Study of Great Ashtanga Yoga Teachers

When pursuing a career as a yoga teacher, sharing the practice with others, you constantly would want to stay connected to the right sources. Here are some valuable guidance on how you keep your self connected to the best sources in a Non-Stop Svadhyaya. So, you’re thinking about teaching Ashtanga. Perhaps you’ve been practicing this beautiful method for some time, and it has touched your life in a way you want to offer others. Perhaps those around you have seen the...

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