SYF Blog

  • Connect to the Present Moment

    by SYF2015 Presenter Alicia Valentyn, RYT LMT   What’s the Best Way to Connect to the Present Moment? I connect to the Present Moment by way of my Breath. In yoga the Breath is known as Prana. Take a Moment now and Notice Your Breath. Notice the Quality, Rate and State of your Breath. Is Your Breath Relaxed, Smooth and Free from

  • Yoga For Personal Growth – Yoga Is About Living!

    by SYF2015 presenter Hope Zvara Yoga has taught me a lot about life and living. My mom (also a yoga teacher) and I often chat jokingly about how being awake in the world is a blessing and a curse. As yoga heightens your awareness of the things, people, actions, and words that are around you as well as what goes

  • the Art of Toes…

    I had no idea anything like Toe Reading existed until this past February. My girlfriend and partner, Leah Misty and I were attending as presenters here at the Sedona Yoga Festival and she seemed quite excited about one class. I saw nothing else on the schedule that piqued my curiosity as much, and knowing this would be fun for her, we went.

  • The Secret of the Yoga Sutra: A Q&A with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

    After 35 years of teaching in the West, Sanskrit scholar and spiritual teacher Pandit Rajmani Tigunait has published his long-awaited commentary on the Yoga Sutra—the seminal text on yoga practice and philosophy. His new book, The Secret of the Yoga Sutra, is the first practitioner-oriented commentary that is fully grounded in the living tradition of the Himalayan masters. Tigunait, who

  • Consciousness & Your Gut by Jeff Masters

    The relationship between the mind, consciousness, awareness and our Enteric System, The Digestive System, also known as the ‘Gut Brain.’

  • The day has arrived!! We are just waiting for you!

    Time sure does fly quickly when you’re having fun! We are all working hard with stellar smiles on our faces and stars in our eyes as all the angels arrive and congregate to get this festival ready for you to arrive and delight in the experience of your transformation. As you can see from the schedule above, we have a

  • Chakra Energy Dance: A SOULful, Whole-Being Healing Experience with Stephanie Colletti, SYF2014 Presenter

    As a life-long dancer and performer, it is my belief that nothing can simultaneously

    connect you to your body and the Divine like dance. Through this ancient practice, one

    is able to surrender to the moment and find the “sweet spot” of uninhibited movement

    infused with the healing vibration of music, that inspires the physical and emotional

    expression of our greatest joys and deepest sorrows.