Nomad Yoga: How It All Started…

Nomad Yoga: How It All Started…   One of the greatest rewards of doing a Yoga Teacher Training is that it opens up so many worlds you didn’t even know existed. I decided to do my Yoga Teacher Training in 2014 – only to deepen my own practise. I started practising yoga 1-2 years before […]

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Deepening My Practice at Nomad’s 200-Hour TTC

Deepening My Practice at Nomad’s 200-Hour TTC   The lessons I carry with me from my 200-hour teacher training course (TTC) at Nomad Yoga in Hoi An, Vietnam, are priceless. I learned that to have a lifelong practice you must bring yoga into all aspects of your life, honor the teachings, and have gratitude for the lessons. So much of […]

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Best Tips For Professional Massage

Best Tips For Professional Massage There are many benefits that a good massage brings, relieves stress and pain, helps us relax, improves flexibility and body posture. So it is important to know how to offer a good massage. In this article we offer some basic tips to achieve the desired goal. If you want to […]

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‘Should I do my 200hr Yoga Teacher Training?’

‘Should I do my 200hr Yoga Teacher Training?’ (Even though I don’t want to be a yoga teacher?)   ABSOLUTELY. Even if you don’t want to be a yoga teacher, doing your 200 hrs is the perfect opportunity for you to go deeper into your personal yoga practice, explore different styles of yoga and learn […]

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Why go on a Retreat?

Why go on a Retreat? What is the concept of a retreat & why would you go on one? Retreats are designed to create a safe and relaxing space to nurture your body & soul. They allow you time to think, get inspired, start making healthy changes in diet & lifestyle and spend time with […]

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Sun Salutation A: Hatha Yoga

Sun Salutation A: Hatha Yoga The literal translation of the word “Surya Namaskar” is salutations to the Sun. However, if you look at the history of the word, it has a deeper meaning. The word “Namaskar” means “I bow my head with complete gratitude and offer myself to you wholeheartedly without being biased and partial”. The […]

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Qigong: 10 Things you Should Know

Qigong: 10 Things you Should Know Qigong is a mind body practice that encompasses many forms under the 3 main categories of Moving Qigong (Dao Yin), Standing Qigong (Zhan Zhuang), and Meditative Qigong (Nei Gong). It is not necessary or possible to learn all forms of Qigong. Indeed, dedicating your practice with the intention to […]

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8 Benefits of Yoga for Children

8 Benefits of Yoga for Children In today’s world, children often live in a ‘hurry up’ world of busy parents, peer pressure, school stress, over stimulation, competitive sports & video games. Many of us live in a society where ‘more is better’ and children feel the pressure from an early age to have to be […]

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Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup Serves 4 1 tbsp olive oil 1 leek, sliced 1 carrot, sliced 1 tsp grated lemon rind ¼ tsp ground cumin 1 cup red lentils 2 cups vegetable stock 1-2 tbsp lemon juice Heat the oil in a large, heavy based pan, add the leek, carrot, lemon rind and cumin […]

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What is Marma Therapy?

What is Marma Therapy? Marma therapy is an ancient Indian practice whose focus is the manipulation of subtle energy (prana) in the body for the purposes of supporting the healing process. Marma therapy is based on the utilisation of 107 points in the body which are considered to be access points to body, mind, and consciousness. […]

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Sound Bowls Therapy

A Feel-It-To-Believe-It Guide to Sound Bowls by Nadja Bester Three months prior, I was standing in a crystal shop in a tiny hamlet in Valley of a Thousand Hills in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. A friend and I had just finished our Sunday morning hike through a jaw-dropping local valley, past a waterfall where we christened […]

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Yoga: The Balance of Life

Yoga: The Balance of Life Written by Thao, Nomad YTTC Graduate and Instructor. Dealing with the stresses and pressures of life, I choose Yoga to find the balance of life. With the combination between yogic breathing and poses, Yoga helps me understand the human body. It gives me peace in my mind and I enjoy […]

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Demystifying the Yoga Teacher

Demystifying the Yoga Teacher Written by Natalia Lobo-Guerreo The first yoga classes I ever attended were taught by a young Colombian couple that had just returned from India. They had been living in an Ashram in Rishikesh and had completed their Yoga teacher training there. The asanas would always be accompanied by the teachers’ gentle […]

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