The Experience of Prana

The Experience of Prana

Excerpt from the essay “The Experience of Prana” written by Nayaswami Gyandev McCord. We are excited to welcome Gyandev as our special guest teacher for the 27th Anniversary SOYA Annual Retreat in Sorrento, BC, June 3-5, 2022.   The Importance of Feeling ...
Ardha Matsyendrasana – Half Spinal Twist

Ardha Matsyendrasana – Half Spinal Twist

This is an excerpt from the book Spiritual Yoga – Awakening to Higher Awareness by Gyandev McCord of the Ananda Yoga® tradition. Shared with permission by @Hansa Trust. We are excited to welcome Nayaswami Gyandev for the 27th Anniversary of the SOYA Annual...
Can  Biotensegrity Change Everything?

Can Biotensegrity Change Everything?

Article written by Chris Morita Clancy, SOYA, IYTA, E-RYT500  Vijnana Yoga International, Founder of Embodied Biotensegrity Can  Biotensegrity Change Everything?  Even Our Approach to Yoga? How does the way we think about the body shape the way we practice and teach...
Finding Stable Ground Again

Finding Stable Ground Again

Article and photos by Terri McDermott SOYA Lead Faculty, E-RYT500 “Let us pause, take a deep breath, soften our knees, bend over and touch the Earth, connect to its energy, brace ourselves and rise strong.  Then, as that little one, sigh, giggle and connect to our...