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Empowering Females in India through Yoga Education Scholarships

21st May 2024

Scholarships for Indian Females Pursuing an Education in Yoga At Himalaya Yoga Valley, we are dedicated to promoting the expansion of yoga teaching by females in India, in line with our core value of Honouring the Source of Yoga. We believe that indigenous practitioners who often face marginalization from their own cultural resources should have…

Yin Yoga – A Beginner’s Guide and Benefits of Doing It

12th November 2023

Yin Yoga is ideal for beginners because this practice utilizes simple postures, which are accessible to all levels, and emphasizes the felt sensation in a posture, rather than how a pose looks externally. Let’s break this down:  1.Simple Postures  There are around 30 Yin yoga postures that are all simple, and accessible to beginners. However,…

What is Yin Yoga and Everything You Need to Know

3rd October 2023

Imagine this: there is a pile up of stagnant traffic on the highway. Once the blockage of cars is cleared, you are able to drive again with flow and ease. The same thing happens in Yin Yoga: this practice removes blockages and stagnancy within the nadis and meridians (the body’s channels) to create healthy flow…

The Healing Wisdom of Touch: Exploring Therapeutic Yoga Massage

16th September 2023

Introduction: In today’s fast-paced world, filled with stress and tension, we can’t underestimate the profound healing power of touch. I’m Adam Divine, a yoga teacher and massage therapist, and in this blog post, I want to shed light on the transformative effects of conscious touch. I’ll also introduce you to my training program – Therapeutic…

Why Yin Yoga

16th September 2023

Yin yoga is rapidly growing in popularity because it’s an ideal antidote to our fast paced, busy world. Yin is the perfect balance to fast paced styles of yoga such as Ashtanga or Vinyasa, which utilize “yang” energy with quick paced, intense, heat generating movements. Yin yoga utilizes Yin energy to introduce slowness, stillness, softness…

Unlock Your Potential: Become a Yoga Teacher Online with Himalaya Yoga Valley

6th September 2023

The rise of Online Yoga Teacher Training In recent years, the world of yoga has undergone a significant transformation, with a growing number of people embracing the practice for personal well-being and as a rewarding career path. If you’ve ever dreamed of sharing your passion for yoga and guiding others on their journey to physical…

From India to the World: The History and Significance of International Yoga Day

9th June 2023

Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India over 5,000 years ago. It is a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline that aims to bring harmony between the body and mind. Today, yoga is practised by millions of people all over the world, and has become a popular way to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and improve overall health and…

8 Day Asana Immersion in Greece

5th May 2023

The countdown is on! One month until our 8-day Asana immersion on the stunning island of Paros, Greece starts with Lalit. Would you like to develop your practise under the guidance of a highly experienced teacher with over 25 years of expertise? Join us this June for an 8-day Residential Asana Immersion curated by our school founder Lalit…

8 DAY ASANA IMMERSION IN GREECE

5th May 2023

The countdown is on! One month until our 8-day Asana immersion on the stunning island of Paros, Greece starts with Lalit. Would you like to develop your practise under the guidance of a highly experienced teacher with over 25 years of expertise? Join us this June for an 8-day Residential Asana Immersion curated by our school founder Lalit…

Yoga is more than just a stretch

15th April 2023

Yoga is more than just a physical practice. It is a philosophy that encompasses all aspects of life. The ancient sage Patanjali laid out the eight limbs of yoga, which are a guide to living a meaningful and fulfilling life. In this article, we will explore the eight limbs of yoga, the philosophy behind them,…

Traveling to India for Yoga Teacher Training

31st July 2022

So, you have decided to take the journey of a lifetime- to the magical home of yoga, India, and towards your new career as a yoga teacher- congratulations! These are exciting times but can be daunting if you have not yet traveled to India. In this article, we will discuss traveling to India for Yoga…

Can I become a Yoga Teacher Online?

4th June 2022

Is online Yoga Teacher Training right for you? Through the lens of over 14 years of experience training Yoga Teachers, we look at some of the pros and cons of becoming a Yoga Teacher online. The rise of Online Yoga Teacher Training Although online Yoga Teacher Training has been around for a while now, its…