What Are Koshas?

What Are Koshas?

Sort Like When leading a yoga teacher training In Toronto and Vancouver, Koshas are a major topic. If you’re looking for the character within the fictional universe of the science fiction television series Babylon 5, turn around here. Koshas refer to the 5 layers of the physical body that help us navigate our journey inward. There Are 5 The koshas, ‘layers’ or ‘sheaths’ make a sort of map, plotted by yogi’s some 3,000 years ago.

What is Meditation?

What is Meditation?

Process Meditation (which is a part of yoga) is the non-linear process of self-observation, mindfulness and/or the act of focusing the mind on a single object or thought. It’s a skills you learn in a yoga teacher training or at a meditation retreat. Having personally experienced a silent ten day meditation retreat I discovered that you don’t need to be shut up in a monastery to practice mental clarity. Washing the dishes or waiting for

What is Pranayama Again?

What is Pranayama Again?

Definition Pranayama is the yogic discipline of breath control for the extension of the prana. But let’s break it down further. Prana is the sanskrit word for ‘life force’. You can think of it as the subtle force that animates you. Ayama is the sanskrit word meaning ‘to extend’ or ‘draw out’.  Despite where you love: Vancouver or Toronto. Awareness Basically Pranayama is breath awareness through a variety of manipulation techniques. A bridge between a

Yoga Teacher Training in America: How is it changing?

Yoga Teacher Training in America: How is it changing?

There Was A Time There was a time when one would have to travel to India to learn yoga. After finding a yogi willing to teach you, and learning Hindi, only then would you be able to learn. My how times have changed! Now you can travel up 20 places in Vancouver area to become a yoga teacher. Since yoga has come to America it has undergone massive transformation. The lineages have expanded and new

How to Become a Great Yoga Teacher

How to Become a Great Yoga Teacher

Greatness Regardless where you live, Toronto, Vancouver,  Montreal, greatness in any skill or profession comes down to a deep sense of personal dedication backed by passion and action. Yoga Teaching is no different. Taking a Yoga Teacher Training course is advised to start ones journey as it will afford you the chance to learn from a more experienced teacher. But what if you’ve already taken a Yoga Teacher Training, how does one become a great