How to Become a Yoga Teacher

How to Become a Yoga Teacher

It was suggested to me that I should write an article on how to become a yoga teacher. I have taken some time to reflect on my own process in becoming a teacher, which has given me some curious insights on the struggles and fun that I had. I won’t bore you with the...
THIS IS ME – Seeing Beyond Colour

THIS IS ME – Seeing Beyond Colour

This is me – new life, starting to learn about connection, about my senses, about breath, about my physical being.  So much potential in these three souls! The first 5.5 years of my life were spent in Angola, and I, with my family, were the minority.  Did I notice the...
OM CANADA

OM CANADA

by Valery Petrich A book review by Mugs McConnell Have you ever wondered about the history of yoga in Canada? Well, Valery Petrich has too, so much so that she decided to travel across Canada and interview 60 of the earliest known Canadian yoga teachers. Over four...
The Farmer, the Ghost, and the Guru

The Farmer, the Ghost, and the Guru

The Farmer, the Ghost, and the Guru: A parable about the mind as told by Hirdaya, a bhakti yoga practitioner. This parable was shared with her from her Guru, Swami Shyam of the Kulu Valley in India. Many years ago a farmer with too many tasks to manage on his own,...
Yoga Poses: Surya Namaskar to the Divine

Yoga Poses: Surya Namaskar to the Divine

As we move more deeply into our own home practice, here is a beautiful Sun Salutation that I hope will inspire you to connect to the Source within you while your body flows gracefully.  Standing in Tadasana, relax into the breath. With every inhalation feel the...