5 Take-Aways from Strala’s 200+ Hour Yoga Leadership Training

5 Take-Aways from Strala’s 200+ Hour Yoga Leadership Training

We just finished up Week 1 of the Strala 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training here at Sundance, and wanted to share a bit with you all from the first section of this course, focused on foundations for practice. Since what we do draws on the movement and healing wisdom of tai chi, across the practice forms of yoga, tai chi, qigong, and TCM, many of our practices began with tai chi, and expanded from here into yoga and the rest of life. Each morning we went for a group hike, which began a daily focus on one of the foundations of…
How to Teach Yoga to Older People

How to Teach Yoga to Older People

There's this question that came up in our training time here at Sundance. It comes up in every training we ever have. It's asked about yoga, and then it's asked about pretty much everything else we all do, together with each other as people. And usually it begins pretty simply, in one of two ways. a) What do I do with old people? ... or ... b) How do I lead Beginners? And from here the question always grows. Old people, young people, sick people, injured people, small people, big people, tall people, expert people, office people, school people, family…
Yoga Alliances, Ethics & Abuse

Yoga Alliances, Ethics & Abuse

I heard recently from a friend in a European yoga alliance, asking about troubles they're seeing in the American YA. In case it's helpful, I'll share a bit of our discussion with you all here. It begins with a question. What do you think we can ask of a yoga alliance? What's possible here, and what's not possible? And a couple answers have come up for me, thinking about YA, as well as companies and organizations in general. 1) Be clear about what you are, and what you can do. Also be clear about what you're not and can't. 2)…
Strala Online 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training, Part 2 of 2

Strala Online 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training, Part 2 of 2

"Strala Yoga is an elegantly simple and sophisticated way to move our breath, our body, and our whole self into the state we need, to create who we want to be: the optimal expression of ourselves." – Dr. Rudolph Tanzi – Chair of Neurology at Harvard and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital - Just like our in-person yoga trainings, this course gives everything you need get started and keep progressing, in both your personal practice and your leadership - with yoga, work, relationships, and across your whole life. This Level 2 Training takes you…
12 Take-Aways from Strala Yoga 300+Hour Leadership Training

12 Take-Aways from Strala Yoga 300+Hour Leadership Training

Hi everybody, I just wanted to share with you a few take-aways from our training time so far in Berlin. Part 1 has focused all on you, what you're able to do for yourself and how you navigate through each day. I'll share from this part below. We've also moved through Leadership concepts and practices, and now we're in a week of focus on healing. More coming soon! Enjoy this FREE Simple Walking Tai Chi Practice 1. The harder you work, the less you can do. Learn to be moved. Learn to unweight yourself. Learn to exhale. Together these practices…