Yoga Therapy Training – Changes to Level 3

There are some exciting changes on the horizon of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner Training.  Currently our Yoga Therapy training includes a combination of Levels, 1, 2 and 3 with 2 adjunct courses; Anatomy & Physiology and Yoga Philosophy.  This format of training has proved to be very rich and full.  It has offered a great amount of personal development to students and has afforded graduates an opportunity to create a professional practice.  Due to changes in the field of yoga therapy, this program will be growing and changing in... Read The Rest →

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and Meditation

The experience of training in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy begins Sitting in a Circle.  This is where you delve into the experience of being with yourself while being with others – it’s how you first step into the journey of learning how to be be fully present.  The process requires developing and deepening a practice of yoga and meditation.   How does this translate into the skills needed to become a yoga therapist? Yoga and meditation form the foundational ground on which the building of skills and techniques is done.... Read The Rest →

Learning to Love Myself through Yoga Therapy

It’s not that I don’t love myself, it’s not that I need to learn how to love myself. Its that even though I love myself, i don’t always accept myself or perhaps accept all of myself. If you know me, you may know I’m strong, sometimes opinionated and stand up for what I believe in, which is all true, however this is also the part of me that struggles with the softer side. The capacity to be vulnerable and in the depths of life and any emotions that it brings... Read The Rest →

What motivates your resolutions?

At this time of year, standing in a shopping line can be a bit unnerving… magazine covers promptly remind you to get in better shape, watch your calories, start a detox, and start eating kale for it’s rich, anti-oxidant properties. Yep, the New Year is upon us and it’s resolution time again. Time to be reminded of all the shoulds to make a healthier, shinier you. So you say to yourself, “This year I’m going to make it happen. I’m going to start running, lose weight, read War & Peace…”... Read The Rest →

An Excercise in Awareness

The recent inundation of political mud-slinging thinly veiled by fine color glossy print and TV ads has me wondering at the effectiveness of this style of marketing. Even my phone, generally sedate, is ringing off the handle with robo-voiced pleas to vote one way or the other, and as often with requests to know which way my decision is trending at any number of governing levels in any particular moment… Enough. I close my eyes and bring into my present moment my Phoenix Rising approach to processing what life brings... Read The Rest →