August 17, 2018
Lord of dance

Transforming Your Self Through Yoga Teacher Training

At any given time, thousands of students from around the world are undergoing training to become yoga teachers. With yoga teacher training courses (YTT) turning more popular than ever before, what exactly is it that attracts so many to strive to become teachers? Maybe it’s about the interesting journey of self-discovery that we all know yoga to be. An Ordinary Life In general, our lives follow a progression aided by informed decision-making. Most of us are taught to work out what we want to be at a young age. Our society encourages us to pay heed to our strengths; to determine the area we excel in, and then stick to a defined path. With that objective, we proceed with our lives, study hard, and secure a job in a profession of our choice. All this so we can have a steady income and build long-term security. Once we manage to […]
August 7, 2018

How To Prepare For The Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

Despite the numerous articles and online reviews about yoga, many potential students are still confused about how to prepare themselves for a yoga teacher training. Many still don’t know what to expect. Many wish that they had more guidance to prepare themselves for the 4 weeks of “intensive and advanced” teacher training that leads up to the 300h yoga certification. The most impassioned yogis wish to advance their knowledge of yoga and evolve further and develop expertise as a yoga instructor. The ideal next step in this journey is the 300 hour yoga teacher training – the perfect regimen that empowers you to evolve and grow as a highly knowledgeable and skilled yogi. However in order to become a well—qualified yoga practitioner and instructor, one needs to prepare oneself – not just in the rigours of practice and philosophy, but also in attitude and mindset. Based on our experience, we […]
July 23, 2018

4 Important Things To Remember When Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training School

If you have been thinking about getting certified in teaching yoga, the sheer volume of schools available now will leave you dumbstruck. These schools have created a huge volume of marketing material and flooded it where most new aspiring yoga teachers go to find schools, the internet. Due to the advancements in networking and communication capabilities of the internet, any school can get the best marketing teams to make their newly built school look better than seasoned schools with clever marketing tactics. We have compiled a list of some tips to help you choose the best school for your YTT Program. Experience Of The School When you are planning to take up the YTT course, the experience of the School can influence your learning tremendously. Make sure that the school you choose has been running for a minimum of five years. As the only prerequisite to opening a yoga teacher […]
July 14, 2018

Teach Yoga And Earn A Living?

Many yoga teacher training courses will train you in how to teach classes - which is the main requirement for a successful teaching career - but they will teach you nothing on finding a teaching position, private lessons, or the many opportunities outside of the yoga studios. At the Himalayan Yoga Institute, we also provide tips and information on how to build a yoga teaching career and earn a living.
June 23, 2018

How To Celebrate The International Yoga Day

Meditation is a wonderful way to make contact with the soul. It cultivates the mind and refines it gently and with love. Just as our body needs care, so too our soul requires attention, care and mindfulness. Only you decide whether to listen to your soul in order to lovingly and consistently integrate it into your being. For this, constant mental hygiene, which can also be called "soul care", is of great importance. Meditation is an invaluable tool of mental hygiene and prepares the pathway to our soul. Singing also lifts the mind and connects us with soul, especially devotional singing and kirtan.
June 18, 2018

Yoga Teacher Training in Croatia?

During the last yoga teacher training in May 2018 we had a grand time and here we share some pictures that will help you get a feeling of how and where we visited and spent time. Every afternoon students have some 3 hours to go to the beach, swim and frolic in the sea. Students can also study in the Mediterranean gardens enjoying the view of the sea.
April 27, 2018

The Divine Feminine

Those attending my classes will remember the Durga Kriya, a dynamic pose which celebrates the feminine power, the fierce goddess within every woman. Durga is the warrior goddess, and as her name suggests, she is invincible. Durga, is the Adi Parashakti, Devi, Shakti, Bhavani and by numerous other names, she is known to be one of the most popular goddesses
November 19, 2017
Lotus flower yoga

Ujjayi Breath – Blessing or Curse?

Is Ujjayi Breath suitable for everyone? We explain why yogis must apply caution when practicing Ujjayi and why it matters who you learn it from.
July 19, 2017

Subtle Yoga Anatomy

At this time and age when people are so intensely and often exclusively focused on physical reality including their own physical bodies it can be quite a challenge for yoga teachers to get across the idea that yogic anatomy is far more concerned with the subtle energetic body than with the physical body.