Yoga Teacher Training Is More than Poses!

Yoga Teacher Training Is More than Poses!

History of Yoga Training Yoga is an ancient art and practice that originates from India, it is word that comes from the Sanskrit word you which means to yoke or unify.  As we learn in yoga teacher training, yoga is a science of joining the body, mind and breath to become one, using the breath to flow through the many postures of yoga, but beyond postures yoga is also a practice of complete stillness, and

Will You Become Enlightened Doing A Yoga Teacher Training?

Will You Become Enlightened Doing A Yoga Teacher Training?

Yoga Teacher Training? Enlightenment has no simple definition.  It is a journey that only you can go on. We can do this alone or via a yoga teacher training program.   Enlightenment is dropping the ego; the desires, the judgment, and the material wants of this world and finding your inner connection to your higher power. Enlightenment has in my mind, become a buzzword.  Like in the video, “Enlighten Up”, it was very hard to find

Why We Are Missing Yoga’s Power In North America!

Why We Are Missing Yoga’s Power In North America!

When I Am Abroad When I travel the rest of the world, doing yoga teacher training or ytts in Vancouver, Toronto, Hamilton, Bali and India, I am of course exposed to the intense poverty in many countries and the people within them who face heart wrenching and which is debilitating beyond simple first chakra  survival. Having said that I am also incredibly inspired – from the very depths of my soul – with how many of

The Spirit Is Real!

The Spirit Is Real!

Everything is backwards now, like out there is the dream, and in here is the true world. Avatar The Movie Two Things Exist In The World If we go through the main texts of yoga, the Vedas and the Gita, we come to an understanding that according to Hindu tradition, the world is made up of 2 things: practical matter and the spirit. More specifically, Purusha is the soul, the Self, pure consciousness, and the

The True Meaning Of Christmas

The True Meaning Of Christmas

When I Was 17 When I was 17, for Chritsmas, I received a bike and a tape of U2’s Joshua Tree album. On it, was the song I was obsessed with at that time, “Where the streets have no name”. So without a helmet and in mid freezing temperatures, I got on my new bike, and began cycling around my 200 year old, quaint hometown in Ontario, listening to this song blaring. For me, this