The tapestry of life is made up of experiences—ups and downs, joys and sorrows, and pleasures and pains. The one experience that is most challenging for most of us is suffering. The tradition and wisdom of yoga reminds us that, in the absence of enlightenment, life becomes suffering.
Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional. Pain can be defined as an uncomfortable physical, mental, or emotional experience, suffering is a state of being caught up in your painful situation and making it as an aspect of your being. In other words, pain is what happens to us; suffering is our interpretation and reaction to that pain. What are the roots of suffering, and how and where do they come from.
Let’s look at five specific causes of suffering—the five Kleshas. (more…)
Do you have an interest in exploring the different aspects of yoga through a modern-day approach? Are you looking for clear and coherent information about yoga? Do you wish to grow physically, mentally as well as emotionally in every single aspect of your practice? The most trusted and powerful way to become adept in your practice is by becoming a yoga teacher. At Mind to Body Yoga Studio in Mississauga, we have a 200-hour foundation Yoga Teacher Training Program that helps you become a yoga instructor and also aids your overall personal development. (more…)
If you’ve been practicing yoga for some time, you may be wondering what step to take next to develop your practice. For some, the next step in your journey may be to share your knowledge of and passion for yoga by becoming a teacher by enrolling in a Mississauga yoga teacher training program. A yoga teacher is able to create a strong connection between their mind and body through yoga, and teach their students how to forge a similar bond using yoga techniques and the wisdom of yoga’s philosophy. As a student, you may have already noticed the benefits of yoga on your mind, body, and spiritual health. But as a teacher, the benefits of yoga are enhanced even further. Below are five incredible benefits you will experience by graduating from student to teacher through Mind to Body’s Mississauga yoga teacher training program. (more…)
Thankfully the days are starting to get longer and there should soon be more sunshine to enjoy. But that doesn’t mean that cold and flu season is behind us just quite yet. This time of year has many people trying to figure out what will keep them healthy and how they can avoid getting sick. At Mind to Body, we run many different yoga classes in Mississauga during this time of year as we know the benefits yoga offers when it comes to warding off illness.
Athletes around the world are constantly focused on improving their performance and being the best at what they do. Hours in the gym in addition to hours practicing their respective sport can certainly help boost performance, but more and more coaches and athletes are realizing that if they want more power, more muscle and more focus, they should turn to yoga.
Mind to Body yoga studio in Mississauga welcomes athletes of any caliber and can provide some great insight into which classes can help enhance athletic performance. The benefits that athletes can achieve from regularly practicing yoga are: