Present Moments: by Allie Dittmer

Present Moments: by Allie Dittmer

Have you ever caught yourself living somewhere else in your mind, far away from your physical body? I have caught myself living in the future, planning for all the things I want. I have caught myself living in the past, wishing I could go back and do something...

Yoga Teacher Training: A Reflection by Ana Mattson

Yoga Teacher Training: A Reflection by Ana Mattson

Before I started yoga teacher training, I was in a dark place. I was still in the healing mode of trauma, I was perfectionistic, self-conscious, and transitioning back to living in Duluth. My mind ran away with thoughts that would made anxiety strike. Situations would...

Looking from the Outside In by Allie Dittmer

Looking from the Outside In by Allie Dittmer

I had a desire for something more in my life. I was in a period where I did not understand my mind, or body. I felt the need for more movement, more freedom, and a new experience.  I went to a few yoga classes and I felt like I had scratched an itch, but I was...

Unwritten & Unspoken by Allie Dittmer

Unwritten & Unspoken by Allie Dittmer

Our life is controlled by rules.  Formal rules, unwritten rules, and unspoken rules. From the day we are born to the day we die, we either follow or break the rules.  There are the rules created by the government that we fight to keep or die trying to...

Kapha is Coming by Zach Zube

Kapha is Coming by Zach Zube

Winter: Part 2 In the northern midwest of Minnesota, we have begun the transition of seasons. From the dry, deeply cold, and isolating fall and winter, we are beginning the shift toward the slightly wetter, heavier, slushy and damp cold of late winter.  Even...

Satsanga & Love by Allie Dittmer

Satsanga & Love by Allie Dittmer

As I was driving home after a powerful teacher training weekend I had this deep sense of gratitude.  I was overwhelmed with this feeling of connectedness. I had surrounded myself for four days with a strong group of yogis, who were like-minded. And on my drive...

The Elegant Dance of the Mind by Allie Dittmer

  Throughout the SomaYoga 500 hour teacher training, learning how the mind and body function as one has inspired this curiosity in me to understand on a deeper level. The mind is a fascinating part of life. It creates our reality, stores our memories, houses our...

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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