Core Value: PRACTICE

Core Value: PRACTICE

Practice, Service, Equanimity, Generosity, Potency & Commitment to Excellence. At Yoga North we hold these 6 Core Values as guideposts in our daily studio operations, our facilitation of teacher training at the 200 hour, 500 hour and 1000 hour levels,  and our...

What is Sapta Dhatu Yoga anyway? by Indu Arora

Let me give you a little intro: According to Ayurveda our body is made up of 7 tissues (skin, bone, blood, muscle, etc). Each tissue holds its uniqueness in terms of its function, action and contribution to health. The same goes when we move from a state of health to...

Discover the real you!

Before I had a yoga practice, life’s challenges knocked me on my butt. I often felt powerless. Frustrated. Alone. I would get stuck in the situation and have trouble finding my way out. I’d lose myself in a whirlwind of sadness and confusion. Sound familiar? It...

Svastha: Ayurveda’s Definition of Health! by Molly McManus

Svastha: Ayurveda’s Definition of Health! by Molly McManus

Svastha or Swastha is the Sanskrit word for health swa= my own self                 stha = to be situated The following is the transliteration of the original Sloka in the Sushruti Samhita with an English translation and commentary for understanding its meaning and...

The Journey of Yoga- On Meditation. 2nd in a series

By Judy Merritt. I strive to make the journey into the stillness of my breath each and every day. Each day is different. The one thing I know for sure is that I need to make the journey before I do anything else. Because once I start moving through my day, it’s hard...

Powerlessness by Sarah Turino

When I was 9, my dad took me on a GRAND adventure…we left our South Dakota home to fly to Bombay, India. From Bombay, we rode an open-air bus 50 miles to Ganeshpuri, India. We arrived at an ashram where people from all over the world came together in a communal living...

Ahimsa: Part II- Balance by Sarah Turino

Last year Elizabeth Gilbert was in Saint Paul and a woman asked her about how she achieved ‘balance.’ Gilbert responded that she gave up the myth of balance a long time ago equating balance to perfection. “The word BALANCE has tilted dangerously close, I fear, to the...

Namaste by Sarah Turino

Namaste. My soul recognizes your soul. I honor the love, light, truth, beauty and kindness within you because it is also within me. In sharing these things, there is no difference or distance between us. We are the same. We are one. Namaste. I pray that this word...

About Yoga North

We are committed to your systematic development in postures, breath, meditation, and towards the goal of knowing yourself. Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute in Duluth, Minnesota – known for Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Certification – uses a progressive approach including SomaYoga and Therapeutic yoga, bridging these techniques back to classic postures. Our teachings also include Yoga Philosophy, Sacred texts, and Ayurveda. We provide yoga classes in a variety of styles – with more than 20 weekly classes and over a dozen instructors, there is a class to serve everyone – from pain resolution to athletic performance.

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