You Are Yoga!!!

You Are Yoga!!!

  Gannon’s Comment: You Are Yoga When Sharon Gannon was asked what she thought yoga was in 2015, at a yoga conference in New York City, she replied back saying, ‘the answer to that question is wrong, the fact is we don’t do yoga, we are yoga”! Of course the reporter didn’t follow up with what she meant by that, and for the next few years it went without an explanation. Recently, in 2017, Gannon

How To Get A Yoga Teaching Job?

How To Get A Yoga Teaching Job?

Newly Graduated So you’ve just returned from Bali or your local yoga studio after months of intense learning of asanas, meditation and the yoga philosophy,  from a yoga teacher training program and you are ready to be a yoga teacher.  After some time you find looking around, there aren’t a lot of job postings for yoga teachers. So why is that? Too Many! The reality is that although yoga is very popular,  it still is

Why Is Yoga So Expensive?

Why Is Yoga So Expensive?

 Intro Anyone who has been to a yoga studio in the in the last couple of years in any major city across Canada: Victoria, Vancouver or Hamilton, one will immediately know that yoga classes – for a drop in –  run about 20 bucks! The idea, of course, is for you to buy punch cards or unlimited passes for a month 3 months or even a full year unlimited pass. The Costs Is there any

How To Be A Yogi In 15 Minutes A Day?

How To Be A Yogi In 15 Minutes A Day?

Meditate 3 times a day OK I know you are asking, if I have 15 minutes, I can’t be meditating 20 minute,s 3 times a day, what I am saying here is that 3 times a day we should meditate for about one minute. This is conscious, not subconscious meditation, so I’m not talking about meditating when you’re still in bed or going to bed. I’m talking about when you’re fully awake, making the effort shut

Why Its All About Us!

Why Its All About Us!

When were born As it goes in yoga, we are all born perfect. We’ve all heard that phrase, but the fact is, it’s true. What happens once we’re born is we are given an identity. With this we begin to fragment from our true selves and we begin our journey with the false self. With the false self, we learn the rules of our society (as well as laws), be Canada, Victoria, Toronto, Vancouver and with that

What Are Chakras?

What Are Chakras?

Chakras: An Introduction  You’ve heard people say it before, “you’re chakras are unbalanced!” Maybe not to you but in movies or tv shows? Usually it’s some dig at free loving hippies and yogis. Sometimes the character will even pull out their stones to try and heal this person, maybe even burn copious amounts of sage. The thing is, chakras are real, and they do become unbalanced, which causes problems and issues in our bodies. So,

Sleep and Yoga

Sleep and Yoga

Why is sleep so important? We spend so much time trying to keep ourselves awake and going faster and longer to be more efficient and get more done during our days. Some of us only leave enough time to sleep for a few hours a night. Not getting enough, and a deep enough, sleep is hard on our bodies. It’s actually detrimental to our health. Lack of long, good quality sleep is linked to health

How To Be A Conscious Yoga Consumer in Vancouver

How To Be A Conscious Yoga Consumer in Vancouver

Quick and Fast Paced Society Most of us have grown up in a society that has taught us that convenience is to be desired; and being a yoga consumer not the norm. What you want are things that are quick, easy, and cheap. Why? Because it will make your life so much easier, and leave you with more time to do other things, like work. What we’re seeing now is the economic, environmental, and physical

How To Be An Eco Friendly Yogi

How To Be An Eco Friendly Yogi

Respect the Earth The earth needs our help more than ever now. We’re seeing signs of it being in distress and the only thing to do is to try to change the way we treat it. So how can we become a  eco yogi. As someone who lives in one of the most environmentally conscious places in Canada, Victoria, BC, and who practices yoga it’s important to acknowledge our connection with Mother Earth and ensure

New Look At: What is Yoga?

New Look At: What is Yoga?

Yoga: History Many people who are new to yoga ask the simple question: What is yoga. The answer is not always an easy one to answer; but here is a simple answer: Yoga is the spiritual fitness of the mind, body and soul. This pre-historic practice has made its way into to a post-contemporary society by engaging the body through prayer and connecting fractal, soul energy all over the world. Why Yoga is continuously viewed