The 8 Limbs of Yoga: Breaking Down the Basics, Limb #1 – Yama

How many times have you heard your yoga teacher say that the physical practice of yoga is only the tip of the iceberg?! A million? Get ready to hear it again - the physical practice of yoga, or the asana, is only the tip of an eight-legged iceberg big enough to sink a zillion Titanics! There are eight aspects, or limbs, of traditional yoga studies. Throughout this series of posts we will explore each one and spend the week trying to incorporate it into our life – both on and off the mat!

Reaction vs Response: Part 1

Do you remember the last time you jumped to anger? Frustration? A simple annoyance turned into an all out, adrenaline-fueled rage? In the heat of that moment, did you ever think of stepping back, taking a few deep breaths and reevaluating the situation? This instinctive leap to anger and frustration is a learned behavior leftover [...]

Yoga: My “100-foot hole”

Today's post is from North Berkeley Green Yogi teacher Christy Evans! She will be leading a Mukti Foundation Teacher Training starting October 25th as well as offering a Teacher Training Preview September 28th, 2014 from 4:30-5:30pm to give interested students an idea of what a teacher training is like as well as a 45 minute free [...]

My Evolution as a Yoga Teacher with Wendy Garafalo

Wendy Garafalo teaches classes at The Green Yogi and is leading two teacher trainings this fall for the Mukti Yoga School.  The first, co-taught with Linda Baffa, is an 150-Hour Foundation Training and begins this Friday Septemper 12th, 2014.  Meetings are two weekends per month ending in February 2015.  The second, co-taught with Chelsea Rothert, is a 50-hour Therapeutic [...]

Teacher Trainings at The Green Yogi: Not Just for Aspiring Teachers!

I'm excited to re-feature one of our beloved Green Yogi teachers today on The Daily Greens Blog, Linda Baffa! Linda is truly an inspiration to our team, As a yogi, mother, wife, and friend, she can do it all, even lead AMAZING yoga teacher trainings, which she's coined "Enrich Your Life Trainings." The next one we [...]