I’ll never forget the day my friend signed me up to Facebook. It was 2007. She assured me this would be fun and a way for us to stay connected when she left. Little did I know or did any of us what would happen. I think you know exactly what I mean. Fun isn’t … More Flirting with Instagram
When I met my partner John Weddepohl, I felt I was at the peak of my understanding of yoga and yoga practice. I had read every book out there on the philosophy of tantra, studied the science of mantra and yantra and had a deeply entrenched physical practice, which included an understanding of Ayurveda and … More Why take that next step?
On our recent travels to South Africa we made this little film sharing a bit of what John Weddepohl is all about. Big thanks to Ryan Beifus and Nora Wendel for all their media expertise. to find out more about our upcoming Retreat and Teachers Training visit http://www.rachelzinmanyoga.com
With the onslaught of invites to like pages on Facebook I thought it might be fun to share with you the pages I visit the most for all sorts of tips on yoga and wellbeing. This list includes dear friends who I feel really share the best of themselves and brilliant resources for teaching and … More Rachel Zinman Yoga’s top 10 Facebook Pages
It’s frantic out there in the Yoga world. Just recently, while teaching a dedicated group in Zurich, one of the participants shared that there are more yoga teachers in Zurich than any other city in Europe. It seems everyone wants to do a teacher training to get to know more about yoga. I remember … More Who wants to be a Yogi?
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?
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?