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Blog Archives: May 2017

5 Ways the Summer Intensive Will Change Your Life

May 26, 2017
Beth St. Romain
Want to become a yoga teacher?  Now is the time! In just ONE month, over the long, lazy summer, you can change your own life - become a certified yoga teacher, and begin changing others’ lives, as well! Starting in early July, Yoga Yoga will offer a Hatha 4-Week Teacher Training Intensive. Begin learning in July, and by early August, you’ll be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance, as a yoga teacher at the 200-hour level. Here are 5 ways that devoting just ONE month this summer to your career as a yoga teacher, will change your l ...

Change the World with Children’s Yoga

May 17, 2017
Stacey Loop
Let me introduce the importance of teaching Children’s Yoga with this quote by the Dalai Lama: “If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” I often joke with my students in the Children’s Yoga Teacher Training program that we should get t-shirts with that quote on the front.  Could it really be that simple to create a universal shift from a world of violence and separation to one of compassion and connection with something like meditation that’s available to ...

7 Chakra Sweep - EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)

May 13, 2017
Sonya Sophia
EFT is a powerful meridian based, self-healing technique. EFT (also known as Tapping) also helps clear generations of genetic memory and psychological conditioning. Tapping ends mental and emotional suffering not only for yourself, but helps your relationships too. Detox emotionally & reclaim your power! Over 20 clinical trials of EFT published in peer-reviewed medical and psychology journals have demonstrated that it is effective for fear, anxiety, depression, PTSD, phobias, pain, grief, divorce, addictions, cravings, illness, sexual ...

Take a Yoga Class to Serve Others!

May 08, 2017
Beth St. Romain
“What about the men that are lost forever?   What about the men that are forgotten?” - Jim Freeman Selfless service, or Seva, is an essential part of many people’s devotional practice, and it is Jim Freeman’s conviction. Jim is a Yoga Yoga teacher who has devoted much of his teaching practice to serving others, namely the men of the Texas Prison System, through his organization, Conviction Yoga. Imagine living the rest of your life in a prison cell, lost forever.  Then, along comes the bliss and freedom of yoga, an unexpected gift from ...

Our New and Awesome Class Line Up!

May 04, 2017
Beth St. Romain
Yoga Yoga’s new summer schedule is here, and we’ve added NEW teachers and NEW classes, in a variety of yoga traditions, making it easier for you, our students, to practice consistently! The Yoga Sutras tell us that consistency is the key to reaping the rewards of yoga, so we’re here 7 days a week, from 6:30am to 7:30pm.  Whether you practice a single style, at the same time every day, or you prefer to mix and match styles and times, we’re offering everyone the opportunity to practice, every day of the week. Whenever possible, Yoga Yoga ...

The Stages of Meditation

May 02, 2017
Mehtab Benton
Have you ever become bored, irritated or frustrated when you tried to meditate? Congratulations! You are on your way to becoming a truly excellent meditator! Boredom, irritation, frustration and even upset are the first four stages of experiencing the journey of meditation. Meditation is a journey that goes through several stages – twenty-one stages to be exact. The first seven stages, or the first part of our journey, begin with the challenging aspects of developing a mediation practice. For many of us, the first stage is where we may ...