There’s no doubt that our minds are overstimulated and constantly on the go in today’s world, leaving us feeling stressed, anxious and depressed. Before I set out on my yoga teacher training journey, I was working flat-out in advertising, constantly feeling tired and exercise was the last thing on my to-do list. I felt completely overwhelmed and unable to cope with not just my job, but my life outside of work too. I was binge drinking on weekends and in a bad cycle of ‘work hard and party harder’ that I didn’t want to be in. My energy, confidence and will to do anything, other than Netflix and chill, was out the window. My physical and psychological health was at an all-time low- and I knew it because I actually noticed it.
While most people think that yoga means creating harmony and peace within body, mind and soul, it actually means “Chitta Vritti Nirodah”.
Translated from the Sanskrit, yoga is “Controlling the Fluctuations of the Mind”.
The countless benefits of yoga lead to a more peaceful, healthy and happy life. If you are interested to learn more deeply about yoga and understand the alignment, anatomy and philosophy of yoga as well, you must have been looking into doing a yoga teacher training.
Do you love yoga as much as we do and recently found it very transforming? Besides the physical benefits, yoga can give you lots of peace, calmness and encourage self-love. Asanas, meditation and pranayama techniques have very strong effects on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.
If you love yoga as much as I do, you must have considered turning this valuable lifestyle and art of living peacefully into a career. Becoming a yoga teacher has been on my mind for a long time before I actually committed. It took some time to manifest my dream as it felt scary and overwhelming at first. Now, looking back, I understand that it had to be like this so I could jump over my personal barriers and break through something that didn’t suit my nature. In this post, I will share a few insights of becoming a yoga teacher with you that focuses on all the amazing benefits that this job brings along. Get a cup of tea and enjoy reading…????
Mental and physical tension is something that affects most people in their everyday life. What many people don’t understand is that through the practice of yoga, you are able to release these tensions and in return, live a happier, healthier, longer and more productive life. I personally have found the benefits of yoga and the release of mental and physical tension these past two years after using yoga as a way to help overcome anxiety that I struggled with in the past.
Quiero enfocar este documento en como el Yoga puede cambiar tu modo de pensar y a través de ello cambiar tu forma de vida. La importancia de cambiar nuestros pensamientos es una de las premisas para los practicantes de yoga, porque se hacen a un nuevo estilo de vida y con lo cual un nuevo modo de pensar;
Did you know that more than 280 million people practise yoga every year? It doesn’t matter how old you are, if you are flexible or not, from which country you are or which hobbies you have. Yoga is for literally everyone and that makes it so beautiful! Yoga means controlling the fluctuations of the mind and creating internal and external union which can be done by various ways. Practising asanas is one of the most popular paths of reaching optimum health, a more joyful and peaceful life.
An important part of our yoga teacher training programs are the ethics of a yoga teacher. It’s our primary aim to pass on the values of a yoga teacher and encourage our students to teach spontaneously with authenticity. Hence, we provide diverse, challenging and motivating classes with modifications, explanations and interaction. The ethics of a yoga teacher are the key towards a prosperous path in the field of yoga. But what are the ethics of a yoga teacher exactly besides the basic yamas and niyamas?
Life is beautiful, unpredictable and wild. While we cannot control every aspect of our personal life, one thing is for sure: you never know what happens next and which challenge life throws at you next.While some people fight these wonderful opportunities to grow, other completely surrender and use every moment as option to evolve and learn. Which one are you?
I’m Camille, a 26 year-old adventure lover, globetrotter and yogi on a mission. When my mother passed away at the early age of 40, I was completely devastated. I totally lost all joy in my life and desperately searched for a way to relieve my grief, pain and loss. I was in deep depression and didn’t know how to get out. At 22 I had my bachelors degree, but was feeling like the last years have only passively passed away. During my studies I didn’t even socialise much and never went to party or anything like that.