Yoga and Environmentalism: What Is The Connection?

Yoga and Environmentalism: What Is The Connection?

Associated Living in Vancouver, environmentalism and yoga are both often associated with “hippies” but do the two of them have anything in common? Why do so many people who practice Yoga or who do yoga teacher trainings (YTT) align with the values of the modern environmentalist movements? Yoga is most commonly associated with exercise in the West, and thus also with health and wellness. In order to create a healthy body we must eat right,

Best Places to Take Your Yoga & Yoga Teacher Trainings Outdoors In Vancouver

Best Places to Take Your Yoga & Yoga Teacher Trainings Outdoors In Vancouver

Weather With the weather warming up, we’re all itching to get outside more. Bringing your yoga practice (as well a yoga teacher trainings) outside can deepen your connection to the Earth. Planting your feet in the grass enhances your ability to ground yourself in the moment. Fresh air can induce a flood of inspiration. Vancouver has many lovely green spaces to visit, but which will allow you to have the best yoga experience? Places Fraser

The Future of Yoga in Europe

The Future of Yoga in Europe

The History Many believe Vancouver is the center of yoga and yoga teacher training, but in fact this is wrong. The history of yoga in Europe stretches farther back than that of North America. On a per capita basis, those in Europe practice yoga more than in North America.   Again, this is the case merely because of the age of North American civilisations. For this reason, yoga in Europe is more integrated. However, with

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