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.

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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?

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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

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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 […]

Embracing Vitality: Exploring the World of Raw Food

Benefits of raw food diet

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE POWER OF RAW FOOD In a world where processed foods and convenience foods are starting to dominate our plates, it’s becoming more important than ever before to return to wholefoods and embrace the natural vitality of raw food. The concept of a raw food diet might seem unconventional […]

Vikasa Vikation : Your Path to Deep Relaxation and Transformation

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THE ELEMENTS OF A PERFECT YOGA VACATION In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of tranquility and inner peace can seem like an elusive dream. Stress and daily responsibilities often take a toll on our well-being, making it essential to prioritize self-care and relaxation, even when it feels like the last thing on our to-do list. […]

Vikasa Founder Kosta Miachin : Yoga Beginnings and Choosing Happiness

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FROM INTERNATIONAL DJ TO YOGA TEACHER Meet Vikasa founder Kosta Miachin and hear his journey from a lifestyle of parties and emptiness, to one of yoga, fulfilment and happiness. In my early twenties, I didn’t have a clue about yoga or wellness. In fact, I’d never even heard of yoga. I was into partying, big […]

The Benefits of Having a Personal Yoga Trainer

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EVOLVE YOUR PRACTICE. EVOLVE YOUR LIFE   There are an abundance of group yoga classes available these days all over the world, so why invest in a personal yoga trainer?  The truth is, no matter how accessible and convenient group classes are, there is only so much you can learn in a group environment. Taking […]

My Yoga Journey

MY YOGA JOURNEY TEARS FOR PROGRESS ~ SEBLA KAPLAN Deep sleep. Eyes opened. Wake Up. I walk down to Vikasa’s Yoga Shala on the Sea and the Gayatri Mantra is playing. So wonderful! The chant alters my state and I begin my practice. We start the day with pranayama and meditation followed by asana class with […]