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Forever in Flux – Embracing the Groundlessness of Life

“As human beings we share a tendency to scramble for certainty whenever we realize that everything around us is in flux. In difficult times the stress of trying to find solid ground – something predictable and safe to stand on – seems to intensify. But in truth, the very nature…

How Hawaii Cracked Me Open

I’m writing this face down on a massage table while getting tattooed in Hilo, on the big island of Hawaii. I’m leaving Sunday afternoon to head back home to Philadelphia. I’ve been on the big island for almost three and a half months, staying at an eco resort on the…

A Better World

This is a repost from our friend Liz Clark and her blog at Swell Voyage. Thank you so much Liz for your bright light, for being an outrageously inspiring adventurer, teaching us how to “live yoga”, and for sharing these tips on how we can help to make a better world. You can…

Yoga on the Edge

Many of us yogis find ourselves striking a dancers pose on the edge of a picturesque mountaintop, or overlooking our fingertips towards the Caribbean through a strong warrior two. We then ponder how did we find the strength from within to get this far, in both our practice and life?…

Travel “Eco”

Eco-travel is an excellent way to travel with a purpose. We should all think about ways to make our travel sustainable, mindfully connected with local culture, and present. Here we catch up with Los Cardones Eco Lodge co-owner, Anne-Laure Sitton. In 2001, Anne and her husband followed their dreams of adventure and searched for…

iSurf iYoga

Take a moment to meet Stacey Jones, the creative light and master mind behind the new project, iSurf iYoga (ISIY). We at Yoga Trade relate to and are truly inspired by the goals and passions of ISIY and are excited to share their efforts that encourage transformation, adventure, sustainability, and community…

Reconnected to my Dreams thru Yoga Trade

The night I sent the email to the Yoga Trade opportunity in Andalusia, Spain I was barely able to sleep. I had just completed my first yoga teacher training in Bali just three months prior and had been looking for opportunities to teach and travel. Suryalila is a yoga retreat…

Moments of Yoga Adventure

The trip to the retreat was a five hour journey, after rushing from the airport and taking the train to the bus stop; I arrived at a calm space of nature surrounded by the ocean and mountain hills. I laid my luggage down in my yogi cottage and had the…

Teaching and Learning in Costa Rica

In the beginning part of 2014 and after completing my yoga teacher training in Costa Rica, I continued traveling into Panama and then back into Costa Rica where I worked at a hostel and taught yoga classes in the morning. Although it was a lot of work to be doing…

My Sweet Spot

Bali is breathtaking. The bustle of the small city of Ubud is abundant with cozy cafes offering organic food, juices, and sweets. Colorful sarongs line the streets as smiling locals appear from their shops, and ancient temples garnished with Ganesha nestled into lush gardens, seduce the Western eye. The island…

Kshama

Kshama. Be here. Be now. Be present. Be patient. Release time from your thoughts, this moment only exists now. Have patience when you eat, talk and most of all, listen. Be patient and tolerant towards others. Be tolerant with yourself and your body. Don’t expect the entire world to adjust…

Summit to Sea Yoga

Meet our friend, Meg Tuazon! She is the creator of Summit to Sea Yoga and Retreats (www.summittoseayoga.com). Raised with a close connection to movement and nature, this amazing woman lives yoga and adventure. She is an encouraging and supportive leader whether on the yoga mat, the rocks, or in the water. Here…

Chasing Waterfalls (and the lessons learned)

I had the best intentions before setting off on a 2 month journey to Costa Rica. I wanted to explore a new place, meet new people, hone in on my yoga practice, maybe learn to surf, get a smoking hot body (from all the yoga and surfing) and play with…

5 Tips to planning a great retreat

Planning is always a process, that you get better with time. In some cases lots of time. Why do I do it? For me I get a warm feeling when I am able to organize and create excels filled with various information, checklists, budget sheets, itineraries and seeing all these…

5 Effective Ways To Stay Fit & Warm In Winters With Yoga

They say a new year is for new beginnings. Just like every resolution, one of the most common ones is that everyone wants to be fit. It’s 2020 and this winter, you will need to stay motivated if you are serious about your fitness journey. Winters can be a pain,…

Metamorphosis

These are not my words. This is not my life. No These are all of our words. This is all of our lives. And there is no looking back All we can do is move on. No We can’t move. Whether sheltering in privilege or living in hell, The greatest…

The space between effort & ease

My yoga practice has evolved into lifestyle for me both on & off the mat. It brings me a sense of solace inward, reflecting outward. My mission is to help others differentiate the space between effort & ease both in asana practice & applied to every day life, especially during…

Is Transcendental Meditation (TM Meditation) really effective? ……I’ve tried

Stuart Heritage, a British Guardian magazine film, television and music writer, writes in this column about his own experience: Is transcendental meditation really effective? He had done many things in his noisy everyday life for an oasis of peace, but eventually decided to try transcendental meditation. The following is a…

6 Tips to Starting a Home Yoga Practice

When you’re brand new to yoga, the idea of starting on your own can seem difficult, or even impossible. I find that there is a common misconception about the practice of yoga. Many people who have never done yoga either think that yoga is simply “just stretching”, or they think…

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