This post was originally published on eatlivelife.com When I was in high school my english teacher insisted that if if we were bored in class it was because we were boring. “A creative mind is never bored”, he emphasised, “it’s always stretching and reaching into unchartered territory.” As a long time practitioner, Yoga is … More 7 Ways To Keep Your Yoga Practice Alive
It’s been such a joy for me to create the above film reflecting the feelings and inspirations gained from participants on our workshops, retreats and trainings. We feel so fortunate to be able to share yoga in so many beautiful places and share with some incredible beings. In the coming weeks and months we’ll be in … More We’re on the road again
The first time I really felt strongly about something was just after 9/11. I was living in NYC at the time and will never forget the terror I felt at finding out that the trade towers had been hit. In the weeks that followed the government took the opportunity to go to war, curb our … More Off the Mat into the World
At the start of our Self Knowledge classes we take some time to reflect and contemplate. If you are moved to go deeper into both your practice and understanding of Yoga why not join us in India February 13-23, 2014. visit http://www.rachelzinmanyoga.com/RETREATS for more details. The practice enables us to relax. Be calm. Giving the … More Why Practice Yoga?
Have you ever taken a walk and not known where you were going, how long you would be gone or what you would find along the way? A walk into nowhere is a metaphor for life; born into this body not knowing who we are, where we are going or what we will find we … More Fear and loathing on the walking trail
When we come together in community (online) or face to face and share what inspires us that inspiration is contagious. This week I want to share a beautiful post by my dear friend Lisa Fitzpatrick who is not only the Anatomy teacher on our Teacher Training but the director of Sacred Women’s Business. A platform … More Adopt an attitude of Gratitude
Lets face it these days everybody and their dog has either taught yoga, is teaching yoga or wants to teach yoga. In fact a teacher of mine once said when the checkout chick is an International yoga teacher running retreats and workshops, it’s time to consider your options. Lately it seems like every time I … More 3 reasons to get real about being a yoga teacher?