Yoga Events and Happenings

Online 200hr Yoga Teacher Training

Become an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher or simply deepen your personal practice without having to leave your job or family. One Yoga & Canadian Yoga Alliance, after 12 years of offering, now offer you the opportunity to study at your own pace and require only six days Residential for Certification. You will get the opportunity to be a part of a global classroom and still have the guidance of your lead teacher who will personally correct and oversee your assignments and progress as well as be available to answer all your

Silent Retreat in Thika - January

Would you like to experience some peace and quiet and get the time and space to go within? Than join a Silent meditation retreat at Manyika House, in a beautiful green setting in Thika. Programme: Friday: 5.00-6.30 pm Arrival and settling in. 7 pm Dinner 8 pm Introduction to the weekend 9 pm Start Silence Saturday: 7.15 am Meditation and mindful yoga 8.30 am Breakfast 9.00 am Free time (relax, use contemplation material to reflect, book a massage, enjoy the beautiful garden etcetera) 12.30 pm Loving kindness meditation 1.30 pm Lunch 2.00 pm Free time 5.15 pm Meditation and yoga 7.00

Silent Retreat in Thika - February

Would you like to experience some peace and quiet and get the time and space to go within? Than join a Silent meditation retreat at Manyika House, in a beautiful green setting in Thika. Programme: Friday: 5.00-6.30 pm Arrival and settling in. 7 pm Dinner 8 pm Introduction to the weekend 9 pm Start Silence Saturday: 7.15 am Meditation and mindful yoga 8.30 am Breakfast 9.00 am Free time (relax, use contemplation material to reflect, book a massage, enjoy the beautiful garden etcetera) 12.30 pm Loving kindness meditation 1.30 pm Lunch 2.00 pm Free time 5.15 pm Meditation and yoga 7.00

Soul Shining Yoga Retreat: Zanzibar

​In conjunction with world famous music festival Sauti za Busara. Join Mie Horiuchi Strunden for a transformative yoga retreat on beautiful Jambiani beach, Zanzibar. Enjoy 6 days of yoga, music, sun, sea, making new friends, eating delicious healthy food, fun and relaxation. Mie is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School and experience of beyond 1000 hours of teaching. Included: - 5 nights accommodation with sea view - Teas/coffees, morning fruits - Delicious local & fresh

Yoga and Wellness Retreat: Watamu

This family-friendly yoga and mindfulness retreat will take place at the lovely Turtle Bay Resort in Watamu. Olivia has 22 years of Vippassana Meditation experience and teaches the Beginner’s Mind weekly meditation in Nairobi. Morris became a certified yoga teacher in Cape Town, South Africa, and teaches Hatha, Power, Vinyasa, Restorative and Ashtanga. Brennan has 22 years of yoga practice and teaches Vinyasa Flow, Prenatal and Yoga for Scoliosis in Nairobi. There will be two yoga classes and two guided mindfulness classes per day. Early bird registration 7,500 Ksh for bookings before 1

Kanga Yoga Teacher Training: Dar es Salam

Kanga Yoga and Mukti are together offering this comprehensive course. The course will enable you to deepen your practice and become a confident qualified teacher. The 100-hour teacher training includes multiple styles including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Shivananda and Iyengar. The course emphasises asana alignment, hands on adjustments, the therapeutic aspects of yoga and the philosophy of yoga and Ayurveda. Teaching modules: Yoga and Ayurveda Philosophy Mulit-style asana practice Ashtanga, Iyengar and Sivananda Asana adjustment techniques Asana alignment Anatomy and physiology Teaching methodology Pranayama, meditation, shatkarma Patanjali yoga sutras Kanga Yoga is

Tanzanian Safari with Yoga Retreat in Zanzibar

Upon arrival at DAR Airport you will connect to your flight to Lake Manyara Airstrip (ETD08H00) (ETA11H20). On arrival you will be met and transferred to Lemala Ngorongoro where you will spend two nights. The following day you will be taken for a game drive inside the crater, then return to camp. In the morning your guide will drop you off at Manyara Airstrip where you will board your flight to Ndutu Airstrip (ETD11H30) (ETA11H45). On arrival you will be met and transferred to camp, check-in

Yoga and Fitness Retreat February: Diani

YOGA | FITNESS | HEALTHY NUTRITION | BLUE SPACE Energise Yourself | Experience Deep Relaxation | Enhance Your Fitness | Strengthen Your Body · Healthy vegetarian full board menu · Unlimited participation in daily Yoga and Fitness sessions · A choice of health juices after each Yoga or Fitness session · Afternoon breakout sessions with Tina and Thule to: o Delve deeper into the origins of yoga and the meaning of significant Asanas o Find out about how best to fuel your body and what food options to choose towards maintaining a healthier lifestyle · One 30-minute massage at our 5enses

Kanga Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat: Laikipia

Discover one of Africa’s and the world’s most exciting wilderness safari and wildlife tourist destinations, stretching from the slopes of Mount Kenya in the south east, to the edge of the Great Rift Valley. Kanga Retreats are a great way to rejuvenate the body and mind, immerse yourself more deeply in your yoga practice, meet like-minded people and eat delicious organic food. A Kanga Retreat offers restorative and challenging experiences for both body and mind. Guests enjoy daily Kanga yoga classes, Ayurvedic foods, juices and treatments. There will

Balance, Beauty and Breath Watamu Retreat

Our Balance, Beauty & Breath Watamu Retreat is back with new editions. Allow yourself to be nurtured and rejuvenated for 4 days and 3 nights nights in the unique Watamu Treehouse off the coast of Malindi. This retreat is for any adult looking to create balance, catch their breath and remind themselves of their beauty through yoga and meditation in a beautiful natural surrounding. Enjoy a Thai massage, vegetarian meals, a full moon night float experience and yoga twice a day as well as all new DIY self-care guided by Dionne and

Yoga Teacher Training in Lamu with Maasai Mara Safari in March 2020

KARUNA -Yoga journeys is very happy to announce its 7th, 200 hour yoga teacher training on Manda Island, Lamu. This is 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certified Training in the art of vinyasa yoga and creative sequencing where you will learn how to integrate the movement of the body to the rhythm of the breath with a deep understanding of the physical body, energy body and authentic alignment. There will also be an introduction to Yin Yoga and Trauma sensitivity in yoga. This yoga teacher training will allow you to integrate the ancient

200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (March): Lamu

Karuna (करुणां – Karuṇā) Yoga Journeys is very happy to announce its 7th 200-hour yoga teacher training on Manda Island, Lamu. This is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certified training in the art of vinyasa yoga and creative sequencing where you will learn how to integrate the movement of the body to the rhythm of the breath with a deep understanding of the physical body, energy body and authentic alignment. There will also be an introduction to Yin Yoga and Trauma sensitivity in yoga. This yoga teacher training will allow you to integrate

Aligned Expression Power Yoga Retreat

Retreat Description Catherine and Julie will be sharing Alignment and Expression clinics to empower your practice to the next level. You will leave this retreat with: · Tools to self-align in any yoga class. · Learn how to ignite your practice; whether one-on-one or in a group setup. · The discovery of what is holding you back and the new possibility of authentic self-expression. What is included? · Daily meditation and 2 yoga sessions · alignment focussed · Empowering conversation · The sharing circle - get present to the rocks you are holding on to · Game night · Mangrove

Mindful Safari

Our life-changing journey starts with a two-day mindful retreat in a natural wellness resort with a view over the wide and free African sceneries outside Nairobi, where the tour leader will guide the group in mindfulness. It is a state of mind, which can be easiest achieved through meditation. Mindfulness helps in relaxing and grounding, reduces stress and anxiety, increases self-control and self-awareness, and boosts happiness. On day three, we kick off for a new adventure to the world-famous Maasai Mara Reserve to spot the BIG FIVE (lion, leopard, rhinoceros,

Yoga Retreat in the Wild: Maasai Mara and Lamu

Joshna Ramakrishnan started yoga as a kid and grew with it as a teenager, mastering asana practice at a very young age led her to question and learn about the philosophy of yoga as a young adult. At the age of 21, after she finished her graduation as a computer engineer, life took a big turn for her as she started to question the existence and reality. She left the country for China to teach yoga and returned to India after a short stint to study more, she travelled far and

Yoga and the Historic Sites of Northern Ethiopia

Ethiopia is regarded as the land of history and the cradle of mankind. Among the most striking and atmospheric sites are the monasteries of Lake Tana, the castles of Gondar and the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. The magnificent Simien Mountains National Park is known for dramatic peaks and endemic species. This unique guided holiday combines these fascinating sites with the ancient practice of yoga. The yoga sessions will be at viewpoints and peaceful sites, perfectly integrated into the surroundings. The tour finishes in Addis Ababa with the candlelit processions of

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