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Why I am doing this course – Perspective of a Yoga Teacher Trainee

Friday, April 29th, 2016 Posted in BEFORE Yoga Teacher Training, Why enrol in Yoga Teacher Training?, Yoga Teacher Perspectives, Yoga Teacher Trainee Perspectives | No Comments »

The main reason I am doing this course is simply because I love practicing yoga and wanted to gain a better understanding of it; the correct way to do the asana's, how the body works in relation to yoga, the ...

A Service to the Soul

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

Find that flamethat can burn beneath waterno other kind of lightwill cook the food you needHafizTaking the time to go on ‘retreat’ is a perfect way to take the mind away from the chatter and clutter of daily life and ...

What meditation can do for you

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

Meditation is the practice of mastering our minds - taming their tendency to wander wildly and learning to reengage, bringing our awareness back to the present moment. When we meditate, we stop projecting into the future or playing the past ...

Yoga in times of crisis

Thursday, January 13th, 2011 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

~ Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. ~ B.K.S. IyengarIt is not a surprise that more people turn to yoga in times of crisis. When we are depleted, emotionally, physically and ...

Recharge, realign and reconnect

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

If you have an intrepid spirit, a desire to reconnect with nature and tune back in to body, mind and spirit, then the combination of yoga and surfing may be your perfect match.These complimentary traditions are both forms of meditation ...

Managing life and acceptance

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives, Yoga Teacher Trainee Perspectives | No Comments »

Have you ever known anyone faced with a life threatening illness? Have you or someone you know been confronted with an unexpected and potentially life threatening situation where everything normal went 'into a spin'? How did you, or they react? ...

Volcanoes and Yoga

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 Posted in AFTER Yoga Teacher Training, Yoga in the World, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

If you’re a keen observer of daily events, it would be hard not to rate the recent turmoil affecting air travelers in northern Europe right up there with the major stories of the year. Who would have thought an active ...

Forget the science, save the planet!

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Yoga in the World, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

Like you, I like to live a life which shows my passion about the environment. Like you, I recycle paper and glass waste at home. I try and buy locally produced food and goods from my neighbourhood greengrocer or weekly ...

Senior Teacher Bettina shares from India

Thursday, December 31st, 2009 Posted in Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

I am now in Tiruvannamalai  a town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu famous for its holy mountain Arunachala, a place of pilgrimage, and the Ashram of the great Sage Ramana Maharshi. I'm with Christine (Byron Yoga Centre ...

Celebrating the season with Yoga

Monday, December 7th, 2009 Posted in Yoga in the World, Yoga Teacher Perspectives | No Comments »

It’s December and there’s high tension in the air. It’s not just the ever bubbling and changing political landscape which has dominated recent time here in Australia. Rather, it’s that feeling of extra demands on our time and yet not ...