First Time Trainee?! A Message For You…

First Time Trainee?! A Message For You…

Hala, Jay, and Julian share some thoughts for first time trainees about what the experience of their training is… Hala talks about the common misperception that being “advanced” in terms of flexibility and acrobatic poses is necessary for teacher...
Already Certified?! This Message Is For You..

Already Certified?! This Message Is For You..

Julian, Hala & Jay talk about how around half of their teacher trainees each year are already certified, or may even be experienced teachers —but that the rich intersections of what we learn about psychology, neuroscience, and a deeper understanding of anatomy and...
21st Century Yoga: Origins & Evolution

21st Century Yoga: Origins & Evolution

Is there such a thing as a pure, original, true yoga, and if so, where do we draw that line in the sand? Julian talks about the evolution of yoga, and an attitude of inclusivity toward different types of people, and different perspectives on body, mind, movement, and...
Listening To Your Body May Not Mean What We Think!

Listening To Your Body May Not Mean What We Think!

In this surprising and insightful snippet, Hala describes why she seeks to invite her students deeper into an inquiry about what the popular idea of “listening to your body” means if we ask ourselves to reflect on some key ways we may be perpetuating...
Intention, Privilege, Process & Embodiment

Intention, Privilege, Process & Embodiment

In these short snippets, we took turns offering our thoughts on the very popular spiritual concept of “intention” in the yoga community… Jay describes her revelation about the importance of embodiment and emotional intelligence. Hala points out the...