Runners Twist

Runners Twist

Runner’s  Twist Submitted by Mugs McConnell, ERYT500.  Photo of Gail & Amy  at the SOYA Retreat. This is a nice gentle twist that can be done in both directions. It can be used as preparation for Trikonasana (Triangle pose) or for those days when you want a...
How do I know when my Nadis are Purified?

How do I know when my Nadis are Purified?

How do I know when my Nadis are Purified?  By Marion (Mugs) McConnell, ERYT500, SOYA, SYVCA, Canadian Representative for IYTA During the immersion portion of our Yoga Teacher Trainings, we engage in a steady practice of Nadi Sodhana for two weeks, morning and evening....
Yoga Alliance

Yoga Alliance

Yoga Alliance credentials are the premier form of recognition for yoga teachers. If you become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) you will be awarded a specific designation based on your level of training and experience.  Registration with Yoga Alliance is a globally...
Yoga – The Parkinson’s Way

Yoga – The Parkinson’s Way

Chair Yoga for Parkinson’s Disease and other Movement Disorders. Article by Rhona Parsons, SOYA500 Hour Yoga Teacher in Vernon, BC WHAT IS PARKINSON’S DISEASE?     PD is the second most common degenerative neurological disorder after Alzheimer’s disease....