New Look At The Soul: Yoga Teacher Training

New Look At The Soul: Yoga Teacher Training

The Soul When I think of the human soul, I think of Plato’s ideology. Plato said that it is an inner part of a being that can be divided into three different worlds. More specifically he says:  “There is a tripartite soul, which means that there are three different souls in your body but only one stands out more than the other two” (The Republic, Plato).  The soul can be rational, appetitive and spirited. This

Why the Movie Inception is All about Yoga

Why the Movie Inception is All about Yoga

The Movie Inception is a popular movie released in 2010 all about the interplay of dreams and reality. For anyone who has seen the movie, you know just how mind bending the story became. Without spoiling too much, let’s look at how the Plot of Inception is about Yoga. In order to accomplish his goals, Dom Cobb (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) enters into people’s dreams. In doing so he is able to interact with their

Yoga Teacher Training: What Is Yoga

Yoga Teacher Training: What Is Yoga

Surrender Yoga  is peace and surrender. It’s a moment of quiet where you calm the mind and the body. This comes from taking time to focus on your breath and be truly present in the moment. It’s taking a long exhale and letting everything else go. Realizing This is when you realize nothing else actually matters except the present. Nothing actually exists except the present moment on the mat. During these moments of quiet you

Modern Version Of Yoga

Modern Version Of Yoga

Definition Yoga literally means “yoke”. According to father of yoga, Patanjali, yoga is the suppression or modification of the mind. The original context of yoga was spiritual development practices to train the body and mind to self observe and become aware of their own nature. The purpose is to cultivate discernment, awareness, self-regulation and higher consciousness. Modern Day Modern yoga and yoga teacher training (ytt) is practiced from Vancouver to Calgary to Toronto to Halifax

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,