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Daily Yoga Practice – A Cure For All Health Problems

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Daily Yoga Practice –  A Cure For All Health Problems

Is Yoga a way to perfect health? Yoga is hardly just another fitness fad. Many people consider yoga to be a lifestyle institution in its own right. Yoga is the singular cure for all health problems. It has deep physical, psychological and spiritual implications on health. People who practice yoga on a daily basis are known to possess excellent health. To those who are not familiar with the advantages of practicing yoga, here are some of the many health benefits that it can impart. Physiological Benefits To those who love to stay fit, yoga is...

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Yoga in the Land of 1000 Hills

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Yoga in the Land of 1000 Hills

Allie Huttinger is an American living in East Africa. She is a public health professional passionate about environmental health and sustainable development. Since moving to Africa 3 years ago, Allie has opened a yoga studio, Yego Yoga Rwanda. She trained with It’s Yoga Thailand and It’s Yoga Nica in 2013. Here Allie tells us about starting a yoga studio in Africa and her experience training with It’s Yoga Nica. You can connect with Allie through FB and Yego Yoga Rwanda as well as on Instagram (handle: ahuttinger)  Wait, where? There is...

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My Yoga Puzzle

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My Yoga Puzzle

by Johanna Eriksson Johanna Eriksson is a former professional mogul skier from Åre, Sweden. Her passion is skiing and of course yoga. She is also the author of a cook book which has enabled her to travel through South America during 2013.  She completed her 200 hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training with It’s Yoga Nica in November 2013 and her goal is to spread the power of yoga among the skiers in Åre. You can contact Johanna on FB. Johanna Eriksson. My personal yoga philosophy is like a jigsaw puzzle. Yoga is lika a gigantic jigsaw...

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How Yoga Can Enrich Your Life (10 Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga)

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How Yoga Can Enrich Your Life (10 Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga)

by Lani Mednick Lani Mednick is currently teaching Transitional Kindergarten at a charter school in San Jose, CA. This is her fifth year teaching and she has loved bringing the gift of yoga and meditation into her general education classes. She plans to begin teaching a Community Yoga class for parents and teachers of the students at her school to help fundraise for field trips and 5th Grade Outdoor Science camp in Yosemite. She did her 200 hour yoga teacher training with It’s Yoga in July 2013.  Contact: alanna.mednick@gmail.com...

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Feed Your Soul With Yoga And Travels

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Feed Your Soul With Yoga And Travels

I love yoga.  And I love to travel.  Both feed my soul in a way that is hard to beat.  So I do both as often as possible. I have a daily yoga practice that is just that:  part of my every day.  Sure there are days when I don’t get to a studio, days when I practice for 30 minutes and days my practice is breathing deeply and sending love to the world as I rush to keep appointments and commitments.  But I just about always make time for yoga.  It is a discipline I have cultivated and would have difficulty living without. Travel is a part...

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Yoga Mat Care

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Yoga Mat Care

Increase Life Span Of  Your Yoga Mat Yoga mats are needed for obtaining support and cushioning while practicing poses.  Keeping them clean is also simple but few things should be kept in mind such as following the instructions of manufacturers to keep the mat clean.  Different material should be cleaned in different methods.  Washing the mat frequently is necessary to keep it hygiene. Otherwise bacteria will grow on it that cause skin allergies and infections.  Another thing that must be kept in mind is never to share them.  A partner...

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How Yoga Affects The Brain

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How Yoga Affects The Brain

As a psychotherapist and a yoga teacher and student I am very interested in how yoga affects the brain. Why do I feel so calm and peaceful after practicing yoga? How does regular yoga practice make my life seem more manageable and give me a greater sense of confidence? An avid exerciser, I’ve noticed that I experience these benefits more so with yoga than other types of exercise, such as running or lifting weights. As it turns out there happens to be some research on this subject, suggesting that yoga offers benefits other types of...

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Los Niños de San Pedro

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Los Niños de San Pedro

Hi! I am Samantha, a recent graduate from It’s Yoga Nica! After my yoga teacher training in September 2013, I was inspired to keep exploring myself and the world around me, which led me into an amazing part of Guatemala- San Pedro La Laguna on Lake Atitlan. After just a few weeks here, I fell in love with the scenery, Maya culture, and most importantly the people. Staying with a family,I had a chance to see the “real life” for those living in Guatemala. As a teacher, I was drawn to wanting to help the students after seeing...

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Yoga in Nicaragua – The Wandering Wonderer

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Yoga in Nicaragua – The Wandering Wonderer

Becky Macy, a vegan therapist, learns more about herself and the world on her journey through Central and South America. A part of her journey was the yoga teacher training with Its Yoga Nica in Ostional. Read the story on her blog “the wandering wonderer“. My next, big exploration was 3 weeks of yoga teacher training in Ostional, a charming fishing village on the Pacific Ocean about an hour south of San Juan del Sur, close to the Costa Rican border. I started practicing yoga in high school but didn’t really start regularly...

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My Yoga Philosophy

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My Yoga Philosophy

One of the requirements for our 200 hour yoga certificate is writing a teacher statement from ones own philosophy. During the years I have had the pleasure of reading many awesome yoga teacher statements. This is the yoga teacher statement written by Stephanie Gurewitz who did her training with us is July 2013.  Enjoy. Namaste Catarina Lacayo Director Its Yoga Nicaragua Breathe We often forget that we can control our breathing, and that we can control our life. In life we have choices; we choose what to eat, what to wear, what we put into our...

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