Engaging the core

A passing comment one of my teachers made in one of my first few lessons, in reference to the Dandasana/Staff pose, is that it is not a relaxing posture. It looks as if you merely have to sit up with straightened legs, but in order to achieve the right alignment for the pose, you’d have […]

yoga from a teaching perspective

Now that I am halfway into my yoga teacher training course, I realise that I have just dipped my toes in the water, yet I have already gained a completely different perspective on leading a class as opposed to just showing up as a student. Here are some things that I didn’t put much thought […]

3 Gunas From Da

Hi..I’m Da  Today in the morning ,I practiced Sun Salutation 12 poses,Meditation and Om .then all the students did warm up for yoga. Today teacher let us practice Sun Salatation poses by closing the eyes. I think this way it reduces the distraction and help me being more meditation.then I practiced more advance of Vinyasa […]

Eight Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga/Raja Yoga from Da

Hi..I’m DA   Today in the morning class I learnt about Proper Breathing Techniques,Meditation,yoga poses and how to answering the question from student. Afternoon,I have learnt about 8 Percepts. 1. YAMA :Disappearance of all suppressions, I must believe in myself that I can do it. 1.1 Ahimsa :non violence. 1.2 satya : truthfulness,non-telling of lies […]

yoga benefits from Bebe Sampson

10 Benefit from YOGA 1. Yoga is make me Happy 2. Weight loss. What many want! Yoga benefits here too. Sun Salutations and Kapal Bhati pranayama are some ways to help lose weight with yoga. Moreover, with regular practice of yoga, we tend to become more sensitive to the kind of food our body asks […]

#3: Understanding proper alignments

Since day 1, our trainers have been aligning us out of our wrong postures. Giving us tips on how to properly align ourselves before aligning others. We started learning how to give proper alignments during the second week of class. Before I sign up for the yoga teacher training course, I’ve gone to many classes […]

#2: The 3 Gunas & Acidity and Alkalinity

In yoga philosophy, we learn that the three basic qualities or attitudes found in Prakriti (nature) includes Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic. Through the understanding of our theory lessons, Sattvic is defined as a state of harmony, where positive energy is exuded, and where liberation is possible. As explained in class, Sattvic timings are usually referred […]


Sattivic food Dairy products such as butter and cheese Dried peas, beans and lentils Fresh vegetables and fruit Grains Herbal teas Honey Legumes Milk Ghee (clarified butter) Nuts Nuts and seeds Organically grown fresh fruits and vegetables Pure fruit juices Seeds Sprouted seeds Whole meal bread

The yogic diet

Through the years I have evolved from being slightly chubby to a cardio bunny, then to a state of limbo between those two. I am at the leanest but strongest point in my life now and while I can attribute it to my exercise regime (which is 80% yoga), I really owe the biggest contributing […]

what yoga means to me

Finally, at the grand old age of 29, I’ve begun to pursue my passion for yoga. I hope to TEACH and inspire others to pave their own journey and reap the multitude of benefits yoga has to offer, the way it has for me and in just one week of yoga teacher training, my breadth […]