Month: September 2016

Guide to Understanding the 8 limbs of Yoga

Guide to the 8 Limbs of Yoga: Yamas: how to implement them in your life

In modern Western Yoga, we tend to focus on the physical side of yoga, mostly practicing the yoga poses, or asanas.  But the asanas are actually fairly new to the practice of yoga AND they’re only one of the eight (ashta) limbs (anga).  In other words, there’s a lot more to think about when we […]

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Yoga All Over the World Yoga Gear Women's Apparel, tote, tee, bag, water bottle and more

Yoga All Over the World Goodies

I’ve been working on some pen-and-ink drawings.  Then I added my design to lots of cool items.  If you click the image below, you can see my Yoga all over the world Collection.  [Disclosure: this is an affiliate link; if you click through and purchase something from this link, I will receive a commission for my designs.]

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Sunset Yoga in San Juan del Sur

Sunset Yoga Special

Donation based classes.  Meet at Casa Oro reception (in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua) at 5 and we’ll walk down to the beach together 🙂  See you there!  

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Amazing must-have book for yoga teachers and learning yogis: recommedation and shop

Recommendation: Awesome Yoga Inspiration Book for Yoga Instructors and Students

I have to give credit to my sister for finding this yoga book, 2100 Asanas The Complete Yoga Poses.  When I was visiting America, she brought it over to my mom’s house to show me.  We were both really excited as we flipped through together and started trying some of the new and different shapes on […]

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Guide to Nadi Shodhana: How to and Benefits

Nadi Shodhana: Alternate Nostril Breathing: how to, benefits, mudras, and meaning

Nadi Shodhana is a kind or Pranayama (breathwork) that involves breathing through alternate nostrils.  Nadi means river, stream or channel.  In this case, it refers to the energy channels, called nadis.  Shodhana means refinement or purification.  Nadi Shodhana is a purifying breath that helps align the energy channels of the body. Nadi Shodhana is one of […]

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Yoga Teacher training: the invaluable lessons yogis learn

Yoga Teacher Training: Module 3: Refining The Art Of Teaching

In our last module of yoga teacher training, there was a bigger emphasis on teaching practice (thankfully).  We had lots of sessions where the instructor put the names of some poses on the board and then we had to guide a friend through the poses, sometimes two or three times per sequence.  That sounds repetitive, […]

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Welcome Om Yoga Gear: Tees, tanks, crop tops, totes, mugs, meditation cushion, and so much more! Shop

Welcome Om Yoga Apparel and Accessories

I opened the Katia_Yoga store on Zazzle for yoga apparel and accessories.  If you click the image below, you can see my first collection, Welcome Om.  [Disclosure: this is an affiliate link; if you click through and purchase something from this link, I will receive a commission for my designs.]

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Yoga Teacher training: the invaluable lessons yogis learn

Yoga Teacher Training: Module 2: Discover The Skills & Magic Of Teaching

The second module of yoga teacher training was a real challenge, mentally and physically.  9 days in a row is tough!  We did some soul searching and some more practice teaching.  We made more lesson plans and executed some of our own pose successions. I was the studio assistant on the first day back.  The […]

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Yoga Class Schedule in San Juan del Sur with Katia

Casa Oro Classes

  *Available through September 2016

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