“When setting out for a journey, do not seek advice from those who never left home.” ~Rumi~ In this article I share my personal story of healing from a time when I learned more about being a client with surgical tissue trauma and body pain, than I learned from nursing and yoga study. I completed … Continue reading How I Became A Yoga Therapist with A Bionic Knee.
When Covid hit our lives in March 2020, I was in a full speed of my yoga therapy study; fully immersed with my classes and yoga teaching. Suddenly, it felt like somebody pulled the rug from under my feet and I was falling. I was caught in the moment of life (like many others), not knowing how … Continue reading How Covid taught me to live in the present time.
Yama and Niyama in a nutshell, enjoy reading.
One of the most beautiful aspects of yoga is that it is non-discriminating; it can be practiced anytime, anywhere, by anyone. And this practice can mean a lot of things. The first thought that comes to mind for most when they hear the term yoga is the asanas (postures), but this is only one aspect of yoga; one limb on a tree full of possibility. Actually, living a yogic lifestyle means you are seeking peace with the world and with self. These two ideas are known as yama and niyama. The way I would describe this to myself during my teacher training was: observe thyself and seek restraint with the world. Easier said than done, but this is supposed to be a journey so take it easy on yourself.
For this article I want to focus on Patanjali’s five yamas, what they represent and how we can begin to incorporate them into…
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On June 21st. – International Yoga Day, Cancer solar eclipse - a day after Summer Solstice, I completed all requirements to become a Yoga Therapist at Ajna Yoga, with a fresh career path in front of me. "How could I achieve this in such a chaotic time when all was falling apart, destroying many dreams … Continue reading How I Became A Yoga Therapist In The Time of Covid-19.
Each yoga student has a personal reason for coming to my yoga class. It varies from: stretching, releasing the tension, exploring their inner landscape, balancing, decreasing stress, feeling joyful, moving with breath, being a part of the yoga community, or simply sitting with their hoodies on in stillness alone, but being seen and noticed by … Continue reading 5 Favorite Asana from 2019 Yoga Classes.