Cosmic Chakras Part 2: Insights From The Planets

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Ashtanga Yoga, Global Yoga, Yoga Teacher Training

A framework to understand our energetic body In our last post, we discussed the sensitivity cultivated through continuous Ashtanga practice. Overtime, yoga practice increases our awareness, helping us become more and more attuned to both external and internal stimuli. As this evolves, it’s useful to have frameworks within which to study our experiences. Not only do these frameworks give us a guide for making use of the new information self-awareness provides, but they also...

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Living In The Question

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Yoga Philosophy

In our yoga school we encourage our students to look within and pay attention to any questions arising during the practice or during the daily life as these questions are of great importance for our wellbeing. We want to learn how to stay with the question, not necessarily finding an answer or getting all stressed out about not knowing the answer, just observing what feelings and thoughts are brought to the surface. A dynamic way towards self realisation and being...

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My Yoga Puzzle

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Global Yoga, Yoga in Nicaragua

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...

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

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Yoga and Healing, Yoga Asanas

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...

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Yoga in Nicaragua – The Wandering Wonderer

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Yoga in Nicaragua

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...

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