What Is Yoga?

What Is Yoga?

What is yoga for me? Regardless where you live in Canada, Vancouver, Victoria , Kamloops, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, Edmonton, Hamilton, Regina, Saskatoon,  Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, London , Halifax, St Johns everyone thinks about this question. I know that many examples when people came to yoga or yoga teacher training after some physical or emotional traumas… because benefits of practicing are well-known — stronger body, clear mind, better focus, calmer brain, ability to relax faster.

Finding Your Teaching Voice

Finding Your Teaching Voice

We Become What We Practice One of the main things we teach in ytt or yoga teacher training programs in Vancouver, Toronto, Hamilton, Bali and Thailand is: Helping students find their true teaching voices. To become an effective yoga teacher, we must practice teaching. Finding your teaching voice is not so much a search inward, but rather is shaped through practice. Each class that we teach is an opportunity to discover what we are able to

There’s Nothing Like Yoga

There’s Nothing Like Yoga

My Experience In my years as a yoga teacher trainer all over Canada: Toronto, Hamilton and Vancouver, I’ve been surprised by how many people who have come through my  ytt programs have effectively in no way have changed in any form or shape after the program. In the beginning, I would take this personally, as something failing with me as a yoga trainer. But as I’ve grown in my own yoga practice and by other

Preparing for Yoga Teacher Training 101!

Preparing for Yoga Teacher Training 101!

To Begin So you are going to be a yoga instructor (i.e. taking a yoga teacher training program)? Signed up for a course already? Congratulations! Welcome to the club! This is meant to help you get prepared for the course and enlightenment you are about to experience. Prepare Your Meals. This may sound easy, but what you put in yourself will show later. It is recommended to not eat heavy meals before class (I mean,

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