Curiosity

Curiosity

I’m interested in people. It’s that interest that led me to study social anthropology – the study of human communities. When I was in school, I remember leafing through the course calendar and asking myself, “Ok…which of these courses is going to be interesting enough to get me out of bed?” All of the courses […]

Anti-Yoga

Anti-Yoga

“Anti-yoga.” A few months ago, I received some feedback about a teacher training session I taught (not a Yoga Detour training) in which one student (maybe more) found my approach to be “anti-yoga”. This feedback was brought to my attention in a way that implied I should reconsider what I was saying in these trainings […]

From Injury to Inspiration

From Injury to Inspiration

WRITTEN BY STEPHANIE DUDLEY, YD 200HR STUDENT After practicing yoga for almost 20 years, I felt like I was stuck in a box of repetitive patterns and movements. My body complained about the intensity and repetition of my yoga practice with injury after injury, until I was in enough constant pain that I was forced […]

Why You Don’t Need a Certificate from the Yoga Alliance

Why You Don’t Need a Certificate from the Yoga Alliance

When we decided to launch Yoga Detour, a teacher training program that integrates extensively-curated information from outside the yoga community into the asana practice, we endeavoured to fuel future instructors with knowledge, critical thinking skills, and the kind of confidence that comes from gaining a thorough education. As applications started coming in, we received several […]