Noya Rao: Journeying with the mystical Tree of Light – AYA Healing Retreats

In the Amazonian basin of Peru lives a type of tree called Noya Rao. And there’s only three of them- as far as the Mahua Shipibo people know, anyway. Noya Rao’s name translates to “Flying Tree”, “Tree of Light”, and “Path of Truth,” and its medicine has been used ceremonially in the Shipibo tradition for centuries. Because this tree is so rare, and so closely guarded by the Shipibo people More..

Becoming an Authentic Yoga Teacher: Doron Yoga & Zen Center

With yoga teacher training becoming so widely available, it seems like every other person you meet has finished their 200 hour certification. What’s more, you might have noticed: that accomplishment doesn’t necessarily make them an incredible teacher. In the same way, having a great cookbook doesn’t necessarily make someone a five-star chef. So how can you differentiate between someone who has completed their yoga teacher training and a true, authentic teacher?... More..

 

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