End of Year Message… From Sunny xx

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With the dawn of 2017 upon us, where is it we find our intentions our desires, that which we seek?

As we all have come to know and perhaps here often on our journey… Don’t look back. BE HERE NOW, with a sense of joy and above all love and forgiveness…READ MORE

Surf, Dive + Yoga in 2017

surf-dive-yogaIn even more exciting news for 2017, we are pleased to announce that we will be partnering with Monkey Surf in Nusa Lembongan to offer Surf and Freedive packages for students joining us on our Santosha Yoga Teacher trainings. This means not only can you transform your life and gain a new qualification on our RYT courses… you can also have a blast in the water during your time out of the classroom!READ MORE

Meet Thia!

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Anyone who has joined us on a training over the last few years, will already know about the wonderful Thia! Thia is an integral part of the Santosha team in Bali, supporting our students and leading incredible kirtan sessions for our groups. If you are yet to join us on a training, you have Thia’s guidance and teachings to look forward to! In the meantime, please enjoy our little chat with Thia…. she can’t wait to meet you in person very soon.READ MORE

The Art of Making Smoothie Bowls

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One of the best things about being in Bali (apart from doing a Santosha training of course!) is the incredible variety of delicious and healthy food available.  The options for eating are as plentiful as the beautiful beaches and ornate temples. One favourite among students and teachers alike is the famous Bali Bowls – yummy breakfast bowls of tropical goodies topped with fruit and coconut.

Many visitors have vowed to find a way to recreate this delight upon returning home, and one determined Santosha Level 1 graduate Amber Houbara has succeeded! Today she generously shares with us her recipe for Bali Smoothie Bowls. Take it away Amber!READ MORE

Yoga and Anxiety

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A great description of anxiety is that is a real physiological response to an imagined threat. Meaning the things we are anxious about are not necessarily happening or coming true – but we respond to them are as if they are happening right here, right now. So how can Yoga help?READ MORE

Introducing… Darla!

yoga-teacher-training-2017We are so excited to introduce the newest member of our Santosha Yoga Teacher Training teaching team, Darla Baldwin. Darla will be joining us on our Bali Yoga Teacher Trainings, sharing her vast knowledge of anatomy and yoga. Darla was introduced to yoga while studying and it didn’t take long until she became addicted to yoga and the many benefits it provides.READ MORE

From Passion to Profession

julia_headstandThis week we are joined on the blog by Santosha Level 1 Yoga Teacher training graduate Julia Hofgartner. Julia has done what many dream of…. turning passion into profession! With the learning curve of starting a new business behind her, Julia can now share with us some of the secrets she has learned getting her business Yoga and Juliet humming. Packed with tips, this is a must read for those wanting to transform both their life and their career with a Santosha Yoga Teacher Training! Take it away Julia…READ MORE

A Journey in Pictures – Yoga Teacher Training

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so we were so lucky to have photographer Julia Utsch of Bohemian Colors join our group in July to write us an amazing visual novel with her camera! She captured the journey of our Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training trainees from nervous first day to triumphant graduation and all the special moments in between  – as the group bonded together over an intense, joyful and transformative 24 days of learning. READ MORE

Five Blissful Benefits of Yoga Nidra

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Yoga Nidra (Nidra = sleep) is a deep relaxation and meditation technique for body, mind and soul.

Although Yoga Nidra can be translated as “yogic sleep,” this practice is about more than having a good rest. You are guided through your body, identifying sensations and focusing on your breath while remaining in a state of relaxed awareness. This unique experience then enables you to release deeply held tensions, some of which you may not even be aware you had.READ MORE