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29 Oct

Ain’t no mountain high enough

As YTTC is coming to a close and with exams looming over our heads, the saying “It’s not the destination that matters, but the journey” has never felt so real. Because I have experienced so much progress though I am not even where I would like to be yet, and I know when I get […]

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29 Oct

Improving one’s own practice

Svadhyaya is practiced as a self-reflection process, where one silently meditates, in Asana, on one’s own behaviors, motivations and plans. Svadhyaya is, in a sense, for one’s spirit and mind a process equivalent to watching one’s body in a non-distorting mirror. This self-study, in Yoga, is not merely contemplation of one’s own motives and behaviors, […]

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29 Oct

What is my worth as a teacher?

Sitting down with Nicole one day for theory, she shared with us what a teacher should be charging for their expertise and time. It then dawned on me that soon I would be graduating and needed to start thinking of finding students. What a daunting task. Several of my family members and friends have said […]

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29 Oct

Teaching experience

During the course, I experienced that teaching friends in the course with me and teaching a total stranger who had limited yoga background was very different. It is a much more challenging task to transfer the knowledge of what we learnt during the course in detail, and still keep within the limitations of that 1 […]

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28 Oct

How Yoga has changed my life

4 September 2015 As we take on more responsibility at work, as a wife, mother and building our financial nests, we tend to neglect the most important, our precious health and well-being. Yoga is a good life skill to own. Very often, yoga is only partially understood as being limited to asanas (yoga poses). As […]

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28 Oct

Yogic Diet – The 3 Gunas

22 August 2015 I love to eat. I can’t imagine life without food. We are very fortunate that there are so many food options in our society today, both good and bad. Unfortunately, many of us make bad food choices. We choose meat over salads, processed food over fresh ingredients because they are more readily […]

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