Yoga Graduate Stories

How I Found Yoga: My Trip Down the Rabbit Hole

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“Who are you?” asked the Caterpillar. “I hardly know, Sir,” said Alice. “I know who I was but I think I must have changed.” – Lewis Carroll

 

Six years ago, I lived in western Massachusetts. I was a children’s theatre director and choreographer. As a homeschooling mother of two, I enjoyed life in our little house on our quiet street. I cooked healthy food and was fortunate enough to make my own schedule so that my husband could watch the ...

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Where Are They Now? Alumni Stories of Yoga Teachers

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After yoga trainings, I always find myself thinking “Okay, this is when my daily, three-hour practice, including asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra and prayer, will start!”

But like any extreme resolution, my ambitious ideas soon falter due to…life. I have this great opportunity at my age and where I’m at in life to travel and explore. So during the winter, I grab my backpack and embark on a grand adventure. My travels have brought me to some very inspiring and sacred places, ...

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Lessons and Blessings in the First Year of Teaching Yoga

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No one is wise by birth; for wisdom results from one’s own efforts.

Krishnamacharya

I did something that most people don’t do.

I quit working at a job where I was comfortable and knew what I was doing, and I decided to start over doing something that made me anxious, completely uncomfortable, and I had zero experience doing.

My journey through the first year as a yoga teacher was nerve wracking, blissful, eye opening and heart expanding! I began ...

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Coming to Yoga – A Series on Self Discovery through Yoga

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I feel strongly when I say that I don’t think we as individuals find yoga. Rather, as a collective energy finds us. I feel that it seeks us out when we need it most, and drags us out of whatever hole we’ve gotten ourselves into – or maybe it finds you before that happens! – through it’s many faceted practices.

Yoga appeared in my life because I needed a bridge — A bridge to fix the gap between my mind and ...

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