Yoga has been a part of my life before I knew what yoga actually was. And I’m not talking about being able to bend and twist your body into contortionist postures… I’m referring to a way of being. Seeing the world with open eyes and an open heart, without holding judgment, and recognizing the connection that we all have to one another and to the earth. As a young child I always knew that I wanted to be a teacher, but in what capacity I didn’t know. Even when I went to my first 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training, I did not think that teaching yoga was my calling. I just wanted to know more about the spiritual aspects of the practice. Within the first few days of my program I was inspired, intrigued, and motivated. I knew that I was embarking on the path that I was meant to be on. From that moment forward I knew that I could never know it all, that I would forever be the student on this journey that we call life, and to me that was thrilling.
Just a few recent yoga and health style articles that I've read lately & want to share.
- Alright dudes (and chicks too)... I'm sick of BS excuses to not do yoga... those are in this article as well. Read up, educate yourself on what you might think yoga is all about, and what benefits are actually in it for you. It's more than you think. - The Badass Guide to Yoga for Men - Be Yogi
- Yoga is the union between mind and body, and here are some simple techniques where mind is over matter, and can improve aspects of any of your training. - 4 Mind-Body Tricks That Instantly Make You Stronger
- People constantly ask me how I can manage my nomadic living... and the answer is a lot of planning and hard work. However, I came across this great article by Kiersten Rich, giving you the scoop on how world travel can be done without being rich. Each item on this list, I related too or learned something new to help my travels. Totally appreciate that Rich took the time to put together for all of us! - I Left My Corporate Finance Job to Travel the World, What I've Learned
- Some of you out there looking for advice on Healthy Neck & Shoulders, check out this article by Matt Giordano. He's a rad yoga instructor that I was able to take a workshop with at Wanderlust in Vermont last year. This article is a bit long, but really lays out some knowledge on the body for you. - TheYogiMatt