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

Why Yoga Grows So Fast Today!

Why Yoga Grows So Fast Today!

Stats Regardless if you live in Toronto, Vancouver or Victoria, yoga is the fastest growing sport in North America, growing on average, about 30 percent each year. This is up from 20 percent per year, just 5 years ago. In North America,  about 50 million people now are practicing yoga or about 15 percent of the population. So why do we practice yoga and why is it growing so fast in North America specifically? North

A New Look On What Enlightenment Is?

A New Look On What Enlightenment Is?

What is Enlightenment ? I am not sure we are all made to know what enlightenment really means. It does not matter if we live in Victoria, Hamilton, Portland, Toronto or even Vancouver. I think this term can be different for everyone and it a subjective thing to grasp. I think being a human being, there are different levels of enlightenment and it can happen to everyone at different stages in life. Sighs Sometimes it

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,