It’s frantic out there in the Yoga world. Just recently, while teaching a dedicated group in Zurich, one of the participants shared that there are more yoga teachers in Zurich than any other city in Europe. It seems everyone wants to do a teacher training to get to know more about yoga. I remember … More Who wants to be a Yogi?
This post was originally published on eatlivelife.com When I was in high school my english teacher insisted that if if we were bored in class it was because we were boring. “A creative mind is never bored”, he emphasised, “it’s always stretching and reaching into unchartered territory.” As a long time practitioner, Yoga is … More 7 Ways To Keep Your Yoga Practice Alive
It’s been such a joy for me to create the above film reflecting the feelings and inspirations gained from participants on our workshops, retreats and trainings. We feel so fortunate to be able to share yoga in so many beautiful places and share with some incredible beings. In the coming weeks and months we’ll be in … More We’re on the road again
The first time I really felt strongly about something was just after 9/11. I was living in NYC at the time and will never forget the terror I felt at finding out that the trade towers had been hit. In the weeks that followed the government took the opportunity to go to war, curb our … More Off the Mat into the World
You’ve started Yoga and you love it. It doesn’t take rocket science to immediately feel the benefits. You’re sleeping better, feeling more emotionally balanced and enjoying the community that Yoga brings. Your family and friends notice the difference too. You seem happier, more settled and able to cope better with the stresses of life. So whats … More What does it mean to “take your practice to the next level?”
At the start of our Self Knowledge classes we take some time to reflect and contemplate. If you are moved to go deeper into both your practice and understanding of Yoga why not join us in India February 13-23, 2014. visit http://www.rachelzinmanyoga.com/RETREATS for more details. The practice enables us to relax. Be calm. Giving the … More Why Practice Yoga?
Have you ever taken a walk and not known where you were going, how long you would be gone or what you would find along the way? A walk into nowhere is a metaphor for life; born into this body not knowing who we are, where we are going or what we will find we … More Fear and loathing on the walking trail
Lets face it these days everybody and their dog has either taught yoga, is teaching yoga or wants to teach yoga. In fact a teacher of mine once said when the checkout chick is an International yoga teacher running retreats and workshops, it’s time to consider your options. Lately it seems like every time I … More 3 reasons to get real about being a yoga teacher?
I am so excited to announce that senior teacher and South African Yogi John Weddepohl will be joining us for the Self Knowledge Component of our Teacher Training course which runs from October 21- November 29, 2013 Check out our new video about John and these wonderful teachings Our course is one of a kind, … More Why this course is the only Teacher Training you’ll ever need to do.
Yesterday I payed it forward. I went over to my friends house and helped her create an art studio in her home. Being on the move for the last 6 months has meant that old friends and catchups have had to be put aside for train schedules and sightseeing. Don’t get me wrong I love … More Paying it forward-the best kind of Karma Yoga