Everything You Need To Know About Bakasana Crow Pose

TAKE FLIGHT WITH BAKASANA   Every month at Vikasa we are going to be featuring a ‘Pose of the Month’ challenge to help inspire and educate our global Vikasa community on new poses that you can try yourself and work on mastering at home.  Every month we will provide you with a detailed blog post […]

Graduate Spotlight! Meet Estefa.

Vikasa graduate in lotus pose

VIKASA GRADUATE STORIES   Every year at Vikasa we certify around 200 yoga teachers, either in our Foundation 200hr Yoga Teacher Training, or in our 300hr Advanced Yoga teacher Training. Our graduates continue to inspire us as they bundle up all the wisdom, lessons and practices they gained through their time at Vikasa, and take […]

What Is Trauma Informed Yoga? And Why Do You Need To Know?

woman on beach practicing trauma informed yoga

FOSTERING HEALING   In the ever-expanding world of yoga, where ancient practices continue to evolve to meet modern needs, a concept gaining significant attention is Trauma-Informed Yoga. Rooted in compassion and understanding, this approach offers a profound way for individuals to heal, both physically and emotionally. After the events of the last several years, and […]

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Perfect Yoga Holiday

woman on yoga holiday by the ocean

READY, SET, YOGA   You’ve seen the images, watched the videos, imagined yourself nestled on a tropical island rising with the sun, practicing yoga, eating delicious meals and enjoying some well deserved time out for you. You feel ready to book, to turn your dream into a reality with a set date and airline ticket […]

Choosing the Right Yoga Teacher Training Program: Factors to Consider

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FOLLOW YOUR DREAM TO TEACH   We talk about transformation a lot at Vikasa. After running yoga teacher training programs for so many years, we believe that embarking on this journey is one of the most  transformative experiences you can enjoy. A YTT doesn’t only deepen your practice but also equips you with the skills […]

Unlocking the Upside-Down: The Marvelous Benefits of Yoga Inversions

FLIP YOUR WORLD AROUND   You’ve likely seen fancy images on social media of advanced yoga practitioners standing on their forearms, pressing up into a single handed handstand or doing a crazy gymnast-like routine that makes you dizzy to even contemplate it. Yes, inversions are cool. Yes, they look impressive. Yes, they are often a […]

Unveiling the Power of Malas: Your Guide to Enhancing Yoga and Life

DEEPEN YOUR CONNECTION   Within a yoga and meditation practice, there are various tools and techniques that aid in the journey towards inner peace and self-awareness. Among these, the mala—a string of beads often used in meditation—stands as a testament to the profound connection between body, mind, and spirit. In this exploration, we’ll delve into […]

Opening Horizons: The Transformative Power of an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

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ARE YOU READY TO EVOLVE? In the realm of yoga there is no final destination. Rather the journey is open-ended and multi-facteted. This means that there are endless ways to grow, expand, learn and evolve as you dive deeper into the vast wisdom and practices that yoga offers. As a dedicated yoga practitioner (and perhaps […]

Finding Peace Within: The Healing Power of Yoga for Stress Relief

Expert yoga teachers in class at Vikasa Retreat

ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL WAYS TO UNWIND AND LET GO In today’s fast-paced and often demanding world, stress has become an all too familiar companion for many. The pressures of modern life, whether personal or professional, can take a toll on our mental and physical well-being. However, amidst the chaos, there exists a serene […]