Meditation, Yoga and Awakening Self

With the pillars of meditation and yoga, I could feel myself slowly coming home. A home that is inside me. Self-awakening is not actually about awakening. It’s more about walking back home. Most of us don’t just wake up and say “hey, I’m an awakened one.” Most of us spend our lifetime walking. Walking...

On anatomy of yoga

Every yoga teacher training has (hopefully) an ample amount of anatomy lessons included. And I wholeheartedly support that. But if I tell you the truth, my first 200hr training I participated in, I was not keen on the anatomy sessions like other students. I felt lost, confused, and DISCONNECTED from all the anatomical terms....

The best yoga teacher training

There is no doubt that there are oodles of yoga teacher trainings out there, everywhere in the world. It seems like every little tiny village has them. Where there is yoga, there is a 200hr yoga teacher training program. And that’s not a bad thing. More yoga teachers, more yoga, and more teacher trainings,...

How to choose teachers

One of my students asked me the other day, how I choose my teachers. There are several things I do to find these teachers. The most important of all is that I would only choose to trust teachers who are willing to honor their lineage. Who were their original teachers? Where did they learn...

The Yoga Sutras in Real Time. | elephant journal

**This article has been published by elephant journal previously, written by Tomomi Kojima. “I’m opening a yoga studio! Spread the word and follow my Instagram!” My acquaintance informed me this as an all too familiar feeling of jealousy arose and my confidence as a yoga teacher began to rot inside. In my relatively short...