Self Compassion

Self Compassion

As yogis and yoga teachers, most of us know well the feeling of being compassionate and holding space for others. While this is a beautiful benefit of teaching yoga, it is also important to turn around, practice self compassion and hold space for oneself. The need to...
An Introduction to Mudras

An Introduction to Mudras

Mudras have always been part of the ancient traditions of yoga.  Mudra means “seal” or “attitude” in Sanskrit and when the word is broken into parts it can be translated as “to move towards delight.”  Mudras are subtle and delicate movements of the hands, face, or...
Yama | Ahimsa

Yama | Ahimsa

Ahimsa, which translates into non-violence or non-harming, is the first Yama in the Eight-Limbed Path of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, an ancient scripture often resourced by yoga schools in their online yoga teacher training programs. The Eight...
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

  The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are an ancient yogic text that outlines a path to self realization through the eight-limbed path of yoga of yoga. Most 200-hour online yoga teacher training programs, as well as in-person 200 YTT, will include The Yoga Sutras as...

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