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Trust Your Process

After a pretty sleepy December we’ve finally started to see some solid surf strolling through this little corner of Rincon, Puerto Rico. Tres Palmas woke up, and from the 413 just above the cow fields people stopped their cars and whipped out their iPhones to take witness of the beautiful,…

A Checklist For Your Dreams

[av_heading heading=’A Checklist for Your Dreams’ tag=’h3′ style=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”][/av_heading] [av_image src=’http://yogatrade.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/IMG_9893-1-1030×687.jpg’ attachment=’53236′ attachment_size=’large’ align=’center’ animation=’no-animation’ link=” target=” styling=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=”][/av_image] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] One of my dreams is to travel the world surfing and teaching yoga. But everyone around me said “No”. What…

10 Ways Traveling in Asia Changed Me

I have been dreaming of traveling in Asia since I was a student in undergraduate university because I was mesmerized by eastern culture. This was even before I became a yoga teacher — and it was a force greater than I can explain pulling me in the exact direction my…

The Nomadic Yogi Lifestyle

I first became aware of The Yoga Nomads when I read this super resourceful article for yoga teachers. It is no secret that the nomadic yogi lifestyle is continuing to gain momentum and it is inspiration from people like this that make it just a little bit easier for some…

How to Begin Your Journey as a Traveling Yoga Teacher

I’ve been a yoga teacher for two and a half years, and a traveling yoga teacher for about a year now. I regularly get questions about my adventures, and how I made the shift from living a relatively typical lifestyle in the States to teaching in other countries and living…

5 Amazing Destinations for Yoga Surf Adventures

Through out our life travels we all meet people that have that “spark”. We also make pilgrimages to places that really make us feel “alive”. Here are 5 places to enjoy the yoga surf lifestyle while also really tapping into connection.  The magic of these destinations does not solely come from…

Travel Yourself Healthy

Earlier this year, my bearded better half and I decided to escape real, responsible adult life in the city for a travel adventure which is taking us from Costa Rica to Argentina, via all of the snowy peaks, sandy beaches, yoga classes, jungle treks and waterfall dips possible. The main…

Holistic Adventures & Green Goat Guides

It seems as though more and more people these days want to get rid of all their “stuff”, pack a bag and travel the world. Many people are already doing this; creating a life for themselves thru travel while inspiring along the way. As travel tourism becomes more popular we…

Living the Surf and Yoga Dream

Ever dream about traveling the world to pursue a never ending exploration of surf and yoga? The story of Yawen Huang is a wonderful example of how you CAN make your dreams your reality. In this article Yawen shares her experiences and talks about her current Yoga Trade work exchange at…

Yoga Work Exchange in Panama

How Did I Get Here? The Unexpected Fruits I Found After Giving Up the Reins A Yoga Work Exchange Story [av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’ av_uid=’av-4zpaeq9′] It was my last night at Palmar Tent Lodge and the sky was painted with…

It’s Been Real

For the last year, I’ve been the head resident yoga teacher at Hariharalaya Retreat Center in the Cambodian countryside. As our week-long retreats come to an end, and we bid farewell to our guests, it’s not uncommon to hear them say, “well, back to the real world”. Sometimes I’ll give…

Seeking Shanti in Spain

My love of the ocean, combined with my obsession with travel and yoga, means I am constantly thinking of ways I can combine all three. For a long time I have played with the idea of teaching at a surf camp somewhere in the world but the idea of being…

10 Ways Volunteering Abroad Will Change Your Life

Have you ever asked yourself, “Is this it? Is this all there is?” There’s a big world out there, and it’s easy to feel like a tiny, insignificant cog in the world’s giant machine. If you’ve been feeling less than yourself, or like the universe is calling you to do…

The Flow of Travel

This article is being graciously shared with us by Living Yoga Ambassador, Lauren Lee. You can find more inspiration at the community project she founded, ‘Raise Your Beat’.   The reoccurring theme in anyone’s story is the ever present adventure and mystery of life: the constant changing states of our…

Capturing Yoga Light

Yoga is sharing it’s light worldwide, and so is yoga photography. There is something unexplainably beautiful about capturing the essence of living yoga moments. Here we catch up with yoga photographer, Jason Reinhart to get some inside info on his life behind the lens.  How did you get into photography?…

Travel and Connection to the Authentic Self

I started practicing yoga (a well rounded spiritual practice) just over two years ago now. At that same time I bought a guitar and started eagerly seeking something else to quench my thirst for goodness, authentic living, and authentic self. I had spent a few months not doing much of…

Silence Speaks Volumes in Bali

After four months of traveling including the last three days at Bali Spirit Festival with thousands of yogis, I was in real need of some rest and rejuvenation. So when I heard about Bali Silent Retreat, it was a no brainer, I packed my things and booked to leave that…

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…

Why Go on a Yoga Retreat?

Here is some reposted wisdom and inspiration for the modern yogi from our friend Insiya at YOGUE. You can find the original posting here: http://www.yogue.ca/why-go-on-a-yoga-retreat/ I recently read Toronto based yoga teacher Matthew Remski’s essay on how modern yoga needs to offer “real” support and connection to its community at the yoga…

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…

Cultivate Prithvi

Cultivate Prithvi: our connection with earth, stability, and balance Blessed with opportunities and accessibility, travel has become engrained in our culture. Possibilities are endless and exciting with transportation, communication and global communities expanding. Today we are able to freely explore the world, utilize technology to bring our jobs alongside us and network…

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