Do I Need To Be Yoga Alliance Certified?

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Global Yoga, Yoga Teacher Training

The Yoga Alliance is a non profit organization representing yoga teachers, yoga schools and studios. The organization promotes and supports safe and high quality professional yoga training practices. It also focuses on spreading knowledge and awareness about the benefits of yoga to the general public. There is Yoga Alliance, United States, Yoga Alliance Professionals, United Kingdom and Yoga Alliance International, India. All organizations have the same goal of raising...

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To Become A Yoga Teacher

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Yoga Teacher Training

An Inter view With Anna Laurita The journey to become a yoga teacher is different for every instructor. Sometimes it takes you through only one studio in which you learn to master all the necessary knowledge from one experienced teacher; other times, the path is defined by several tutors in various places who mold the teaching style with different perspectives; and in some other occasions, the journey takes you all over the world before you find the right atmosphere to...

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8 Reasons Why A Yoga Teacher Training Is Good For You

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

By: Katie Lee | I have travelled to places near and far, and will continue to wanderlust around the globe but here are 8 reasons why I think you should consider It’s Yoga Teacher Training in Nicaragua: 1. 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,...

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Simplicity and Finding Happiness Through Yoga: David’s Ostional Story

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Ashtanga Yoga, Global Yoga, Yoga and Healing, Yoga Asanas, Yoga in Nicaragua, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Teacher Training

Like many a great love affair, David Autio’s relationship with yoga begins with meeting a girl. This, however, is not a boy-meets-girl story. The day after he graduated from college, David boarded a plane to Guatemala, with intentions to seek adventure as he made his way down to Panama. Somewhere in Nicaragua, however, he met a girl. “She was the happiest girl I’d ever met in my entire life,” he says. She was the hostel’s yoga instructor, and David “somehow got...

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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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