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Yoga Teacher Training in India

Yoga Teacher Training India

So, you’re considering a yoga teacher training in India…where to begin? Rather, how to begin? You’ll find a plethora of information on the web, teacher training schools all touting themselves as the best in India, but what is it that you need and how on earth can you narrow down your options? In this article, we’ll review some of the best yoga teacher training schools in India, we’ll look at the top four reasons to complete your yoga teacher training in India, as well as the most popular destinations for yoga in India.

Many yogis consider a yoga teacher training in India due to the popularity and the prestige of saying, “I did my training in India!” It somehow sounds more authentic, more dedicated, a reflection of how much yoga means to you and your commitment to your practice and teaching. However, there are several things to consider before embarking on this journey. (more…)

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Indian PM Leads 50,000 Yogis on International Yoga Day

Indian PM Leads 50,000 Yogis on International Yoga Day

The world’s third International Yoga Day is TODAY!

This morning India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi led more than 50,000 yogis in an outdoor yoga practice in Lucknow. Inaugurated by Modi in 2014, International Yoga Day is celebrating its third birthday with yoga sessions being held in its honour worldwide, from Macchu Pichu to an Indian Navy submarine. (more…)

Yoga Recognised on Unesco’s World Heritage List

In December 2016, Yoga was added to Unesco’s list of intangible cultural heritage, recognised for its positive influence on Indian society and the world at large. In a tweet, Unesco said “Designed to help individuals build self-realisation, ease any suffering they may be experiencing and allow for a state of liberation, [yoga] is practised by the young and old without discriminating against gender, class or religion.” (more…)