The ancients who studied the practice of Yoga came to believe that the human form is intimately linked with nature, particularly the energy we receive from the sun. Following, that is why they believed that yoga practice should start with a sequence of poses recognizing the sun’s role in sustaining life. Personally, I have found the sun salutation series to be reliably satisfying as it brightens my mood and loosens ...
by cara alling
I felt a mix of emotions today after teaching the noon Hot60. Proud, relieved, even a bit elated.
Ever since I discovered the evolation Beyond 26 & 2 training (a program for certified hot teachers who are looking to deepen and expand their knowledge and experience), I’ve been both excited and anxious. I’ve been excited to spend a ...Read More →
The key to everybody´s heart by Ursina Badilatti
I currently live in Berlin, Germany, and even though there is plenty of opportunity to study yoga locally, I decided to travel abroad to receive my teaching certification. I don’t really know why, I just followed my instinct.
I knew that studying in another country would present more challenges because of the language barrier. In this case, I had chosen to study with evolation ...Read More →
I look at the yoga classroom similar to the environment for a scientific experiment. In this case, the subject being studied is our own personal life. The mat is a test container through which our own chemistry can develop – our thoughts, feelings, current or past experiences – to then be observed. Observed at a magnified level, sometimes a little, sometimes a lot.
Off the mat we have mechanisms and avoidance strategies ...Read More →
No matter which way you look at it, anxiety is uncomfortable. When our minds are anxious, it can feel almost impossible to think clearly or experience the joy of the moment. After all, your mind is running wildly to other places.
If you or someone you know struggles with anxiety, chronic worry or racing thoughts, integrate these 5 steps into your daily routine for support and relief. With enough time, this ...Read More →
Mallory Fabian graduated from evolation’s Santa Barbara Teacher Training in 2016, and she has been an absolute joy to have in the family. Not only is Mallory a woman of beauty and grace, but she is a talented videographer, dancer and dedicated yogi. We are delighted to spotlight her journey and personal testimony this month.
1. How has your practice changed/ evolved since graduating?
I have a level of awareness that I’ve ...Read More →
by Zefea Samson
Every year, with the arrival of the Spring season, I play a special game with the children in my kids yoga class.
And it’s their favorite thing!
We talk about the birth of life and what nourishment is needed for plants and living creatures to grow. Water! Food! Oxygen! Soil! Each child gets to contribute an answer.
I also add that a lot of patience is required for growth.
From there ...Read More →