When I first arrived at my yoga teacher training course in India, I was enthusiastic to find out that our course schedule not only included asana, pranayama and meditation classes but also ayurveda and Emotional Blockage Treatment. But the one class that took me by surprise was Karma Yoga. I’ve always known about karma and yoga, but had never heard the two put together. I soon realised that it had nothing to do with being on my yoga mat.
Do you love yoga and feel like it’s been changing your life to the better? Yoga has been scientifically proven to be rejuvenating for both body and mind and promote long-term health and well-being. The ancient science of yoga contains many mysteries, techniques and traditions that originate in India. Yoga stands for unity and aims to control the fluctuations of the mind. While some practitioners experience physical transformation and mental clarity, others feel also an increase in emotional stability and spiritual growth. What have you experienced so far?
How Can I stick to My Practice after A Yoga Teacher Training? 6 Simple Tricks Have you completed a yoga teacher training recently and wonder how to stick to your practice, cope with your new knowledge and get started teaching? First of all, congratulations on taking this mile-stone and committing to a transformational journey within! […]
3 Reasons Why A Yoga Teacher Training in India May Change Your Life Forever Taking a Yoga Teacher Training course in the birthplace of Yoga, India, offers you to look behind the scenes and gain some first-hand source knowledge. In India, yoga was first mentioned more than 5000 years ago in scripture called Rig Veda. […]
Should You Take a Teacher Training To Deepen Your Practice? I remember, when I just landed at Dehradun airport, I was waiting for my transport to get to Gyan Yog Breath school, for my yoga teacher training. Sitting quietly on a bench, surrounded by impressive mountains, it was the perfect set-up for some reflection. I […]
6 Essentials You’ll want to bring to your Yoga Teacher Training Did you decide to go into your first yoga teacher training? How great! It is a very exciting journey and perhaps you feel a bit keyed up and clueless about packing up for this upcoming adventure, wondering what’s needed and what’s not. Let’s make […]
India is a vast and colorful country and the opportunity to learn yoga are endless. From the exotic south of India to the breathtaking northern part, Yoga Teacher Training is offered in a countless number of yoga schools, ranging from a more traditional vision of yoga to some different explorations of the practice.
A Yoga Teacher Training is an intensive educational program which enables you to advance your yoga practice and obtain a great knowledge about the ancient science of yoga. Usually a yoga teacher training takes 12 to 60 days and covers 100 to 500 Hours of total training hours. If you are curious about what you will learn, how to apply and where to go, read the next lines.
Nowadays, everyone seems to be stressed and exhausted in this fast-paced modern world. It’s great to see how far we have developed in terms of economy, technology and so on. Yet, we seem to miss the point when it comes to our own well-being, relaxation and both mental and physical health. I come from a background, where I used to work 70 hour weeks, have night shifts, skip meals and feel constant anxiety, pressure and stress.