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Yoga Mythbusters

Yoga Mythbusters

For a beginner, the word Yoga can be overwhelming. Many people have the impression that yoga is something that requires years of intense training and intense body flexibility to excel at. There are many misconceptions about yoga. Let’s break down some of those misconceptions about yoga.

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Taking yoga off the mat...

Taking yoga off the mat...

One of the many translations of the word yoga is yoke, union or to join. So it stands to reason, that yoga is not practiced for yoga sake. Yes we all want to bend ourselves into pretzels but yoga is not intended to isolate or bind us to the constraints of our bodies or minds. The impact of practicing yoga reaches far beyond the four corners of our mats and pretty poses.

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King snakes, Kula and Kundalini

King snakes, Kula and Kundalini

When I took the plunge and committed 26 days to Yandara, Baja and the beginning of my path as a yoga teacher, my mother asked me, "are you ever coming home?". My response was of course "yes mom, don't worry."

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When Habits Get in the Way of Joy

When Habits Get in the Way of Joy

Ever notice when your thoughts flow into a run on sentence about how nothing is really up to snuff? Have you ever had a thought similar to, “I can never find a parking spot at the grocery store!” only to arrive and spend 10 minutes driving up and down rows of parked cars waiting for one to leave?

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The Yoga Season Begins at Yandara Yoga

The Yoga Season Begins at Yandara Yoga

The yoga season is just beginning here at Yandara, Baja, Mexico. Students arriving wide eyed and curious, making themselves at home, while getting to know their fellow comrades on this journey, chatting about travels, families, jobs.

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Yoga is for Everyone

Yoga is for Everyone

As yoga instructors, it's important to know how to take a class full of students through the various poses. You need to know how to lead them, how to spot poor postures and correct them with kindness and support. A good yoga instructor will know how to embody the spiritual and physical practice of yoga, and communicate that practice effectively. However, it's not all about boat poses and meditation sessions: the best yoga instructors will know how to make everyone feel welcomed in their class.

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The Chefs at Yandara

The Chefs at Yandara

A pleasant surprise to most who attend Yandara is the quality of the food. The chefs at Yandara are nothing short of miraculous – cooking with love and good vibration they produce meals and a meal plan designed to nourish any teacher in training. The cuisine is healthy, tasty, inspiring and abundant...

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Sample Post

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