Category: Women

The Journey of White Yoga

When Nancy Hanley, White Yoga Founder, was finishing her Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training 10 years ago, she struggled to find yoga clothing in white that looked and felt amazing. A Libran and lover of fashion, she started to sew her own garments to teach and practice Kundalini in. With an innate eye for beauty, she designed clothing that she felt truly great in, both in and out of the studio. She believes that clothing should honor the yogic principle of ahisma, non-harming, so comfort was always taken into consideration. She received so much interest from her peers and students, she began to consider producing clothing to sell. She started with a hundred pants, a goal that would jumpstart White Yoga and provide evidence that her line could be profitable. She…

Alchemy of Yoga Scholarships

Alchemy of Yoga is whole-heartedly devoted to the art of self-study. When a yogi feels called to step into the deeper world of self-study, we never wish for finances to impede this path. A 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training requires a significant investment on several levels — not only the financial consideration, but also the commitment of time + resources. The investment is in yourself and it yields transformation on the physical, energetic, mental, emotional, and spiritual planes. Alchemy of Yoga is unique from other teacher training programs in that it goes way beyond mastering yoga poses. While you will learn a great deal about asana, it is truly a journey in self-discovery. The role of Silvia Mordini and the rest of the Alchemy team is to provide the inspiration into this…

Why is Alchemy of Yoga Teacher Training So Unique?

Alchemy of Yoga teacher training program’s are uniquely designed to guide students to tap into their natural rhythm and connect themselves and their practice to the elements around us and within us through the chakra system. Through this understanding of the chakras we learn to heal ourselves and align with our highest potential, tapping into our natural alchemy of peace, happiness and love once again with our own unique expression. Overview of Alchemy of Yoga Earth: Foundation – Rooting into Self and Manifestation (Chakra 1, East) Water: Emotional Alchemy – Tapping into Your Potential and Living in Possibility (chakra 2, west) Fire: Physical Alchemy (tapas) – Discovering Your Optimal Performance (Chakra 3, South) Air: Mental Alchemy (svadhaya) – Unlearning the Obstacles to Your Happiness Ether/Space: Spiritual Alchemy (Ishvara Pranidhana) –…

The Importance of Sisterhood: 7 Tips on Nurturing Your Sisters

By: Silvia Mordini, Featured on DoYouYoga.com The truth is, I work a lot. I travel to fulfill my dharma to teach peace and inspire happiness. I’m in different time zones, and often lack reliable WiFi or have low bandwidth. I can’t afford an international cell phone plan, just cheap sim cards for local calls.   Even when I’m not off-grid, I meditate a lot by myself so I’m still off-grid (in a sense, living in another realm.) I’m also an introvert hiding in plain sight as an extrovert, which requires time alone to recharge. I get so involved in my role of healer-teacher that I forget to leave time to stay more connected.   What has changed for me, as I get wiser, is how important sisterhood is now more than…

What is Dharma?

Living Your Dharma is the Heart of the Alchemy of Yoga Dharma is the first word in the Bhagavad-Gita. “The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.” ― Fabienne Fredrickson What is Dharma? Sreyan svadharmo vigunah paradharmat svanusthitat; Svadharme nidhanam sreyah paradharmo bhayavahah — (Chapter 3. Verse 35) The Sanskrit word “dharma” has joined “yoga” and “karma” in common English usage. Dharma is often taken to mean “duty.” However, it is a whole lot more than this. The Sanskrit word Dharma comes from the root “dhri” which means to uplift or uphold. Dharma literally refers to “that which upholds righteousness.” A sense of righteousness, of purpose and inspiration is extremely significant on the spiritual path. Dharma can mean “law of the universe,” and/or one’s own…

Double Durga goddess Energy

“At This Party I don’t want to be the only one here Telling all the secrets – Filling up all the bowls at this party, Taking all the laughs. I would like you To start putting things on the table That can also feed the soul The way I do. That way We can invite A hell of a lot more Friends.” ‪#‎Hafiz‬ Lens: grateful to Jim Beckwith for capturing ‪#‎Durga‬‪#‎Navaratri‬ ‪#‎MakeSomethingHappen‬ Be Bold Place: ‪#‎Bali‬‪#‎goddessenergy‬

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