Fall back into a healthy routine.

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In the land of midnight sun the days are beginning to shorten. It happens gradually, just like the height of summer comes on slowly. I am starting to see one or two leaves fall from the trees as I walk our puppy, Lyle. The back to school section at Target is also growing, it started out small in […]

Swa-gatam, which means welcome!

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Written by Elizabeth Sullivan On my first day of Basic Yoga Therapy training with Indu Arora this summer she shared about the Sanskrit word, Swa-gatam, which means welcome. But it means more than welcome and I found I took it with me into my continued studies with Yoga North ISYI as I began my 1000-hour […]

SomaYoga Therapy- What is it?

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Written by Elizabeth Eilers Sullivan SomaYoga Therapy works with all eight limbs of yoga, this article focuses on the asana part, which is one path inward. SomaYoga Therapy from the asana perspective is a blend of Somatics, Therapeutic Yoga and Classic Asana. This blending is used to get better function in a person’s soma,  the […]

The Voice That Calls

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Some say when India calls you, it is a whisper…a little voice that you hear. That is how it seemed when deciding to go on my first trip, and yet the voice was constant.  In 2013, I traveled to India with a wonderful, large group. I felt safe and well cared for. My itinerary was […]

Alumni’s perspective on Yoga Therapy Certification Training

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Linda Troutman has recently completed all modules of her 1000-hour Yoga Therapy training at Yoga North International Soma Yoga Institute, one of the few programs accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). The intensive training consisted of a prerequisite course which covered basic concepts of Thomas Hanna’s Somatics, a big influence across the […]