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The Tyranny of Style, The Freedom of Inquiry

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There is one question that has always challenged me as a teacher of yoga, and that question is “what style do you teach?” It is an innocent enough question for people to ask, I get that, but I have always found it a challenge to answer and it always seems like a test I am bound to fail....

10 Question To Ask Before Investing In Yoga Teacher Training

This is an article I have been meaning to write for a long time as I think it may help students in asking some hard and valuable questions before they sign up for yoga teacher training. Training to be a yoga teacher is a huge investment of both time and money and I believe it is best to be sure of why you are doing it, as well as who you want to do it with rather than just jumping in....

Living a Life of Practice

Most of us crave cycles of growth and renewal in our lives, as we all want to feel the newness of discovery and expansion in our relationships, in our careers, and in our spiritual practice. But we often forget that before growth there must be a period of birth, and before birthing there is a period of change, death or release. It is in these aspects of the pulsation that we often become stuck, because death or letting go is painful, and birth requires effort and a willingness to push into the unknown....

Are You Ready for Yoga Teacher Training?

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The question that I get asked most often in regards to my yoga teacher training courses is something along the lines of “I can’t do all the poses yet, would I be able to do a teacher training?” or “ I have only been doing yoga for a few years, am I ready for teacher training?” ....

Yoga Teacher Training Days

We are halfway through our Yoga Teacher Training program and…
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Springtime Abundance

It's a rainy New Moon night in Tofino and I have finally found…

Enjoying the Beauty

It has been so incredible beautiful these last few days in Tofino.…

Wrapping Up 2010

I really can't believe it is already December. This past year…

Reflections on Enthusiasm

" Having patience, I should develop enthusiasm. For awakening…