Posts tagged yoga philosophy
Be a Better Version of You

Our yoga teacher certification and leadership program is more than learning yoga poses. It’s a life-changing deep dive into finding the best version of yourself. Why should you enroll in the Dancing Dogs Yoga Teacher Certification + Leadership Program? Nikkie Swain breaks it down in this touching testimonial.

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Be Willing to Fall Apart: Kintsukuroi + Transformation

As a philosophy, kintsukuroi treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.  It is similar to the principles of wabi-sabi, or an embracing of the flawed or imperfect.  What if we treated ourselves this way?  What if— instead of beating ourselves up for our mistakes or the times we came apart, we celebrated our undoings and unraveling as part of our beauty? As humans, we are perfectly imperfect after all.

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Seek The Truth: What Is, What Is Not. 

As we look for the answers from the outside of ourselves, our life seems to be hard, or meaningless. We start to think we are worthless, not good enough, useless, powerless, and so on. But what the truth is that we have some challenging life experiences, and certain conditions of ourselves but they don’t define who truly we are. We are beyond all of that.

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Let's Be Honest - Practicing Satya

We are connected to everything. Because we are so connected, everything we do matters. The words that we speak to each other and ourselves are going to enact change in our communities. So is what you’re saying and portraying honest? And why does it even matter?

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What You Know is Personal

In sharing and teaching yoga to others, I believe it is important to acknowledge differences. We all come from different backgrounds. We all have faced different obstacles in life. We may not see eye to eye. But when teaching it is important to bring in ideas that any person can understand. Heart break. Loss. Strength. Discomfort. Being nervous. Being excited. Happiness. We can all relate on those basic levels.

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