Finding Your Dharma

Jess Rose Yoga Lifestyle, Yoga Philosophy

Our purpose in life, our true calling, our destiny A guest post by Serena Wehsling The Bhagavad Gita is a story about the dialogue of a warrior prince and his charioteer. Arjuna, the warrior prince, has to go into battle to get his kingdom back. As he realizes going into this battle would mean he would also be killing family and friends he is starting to doubt that this is …

How To Pick A Yoga Teacher Training

How To Pick A Yoga Teacher Training

Jess Rose Yoga Lifestyle, Yoga Practice

How To Pick A Yoga Teacher Training – 7 Things Your YTT Should Absolutely Include! When on the hunt for a 200 hour yoga teacher training program, it’s hard to know which ones are great, good, or definitely not worth your time. Some yoga schools have flashy websites but a limited amount of knowledge. Others embrace the magical aspects of the practice but might leave you lacking in the practical …

What It’s Like Teaching Yoga Online (Interview)

Jess Rose Yoga Lifestyle, Yoga Practice

So what’s it like teaching yoga online? After having previously only taught in studios and on beaches, it’s a whole different world! From the spotlights, to the crew of people hovering behind the scenes, to having to speak while getting into crazy poses, to not knowing who my students are or their strengths and limitations…it’s challenging for many reasons, but also incredibly rewarding. Teaching online has also been a great …

Vipassana Retreat Experience

Vipassana Retreat Experience and Learnings

Jess Rose Meditation, Yoga Lifestyle, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Practice

Vipassana is not cool. It’s confrontational “Vipassana is like surgery for the mind.” S.N. Goenka Vipassana is the meditation technique to reach enlightenment. It was discovered and taught by the Buddha about 2500 years ago. Sounds like cool stuff, right?! Well, yes and no. It is important to understand that Vipassana Meditation is not mysterious, or mystical, or relaxing! Not at all. On the contrary, it is confrontational, sometimes boring, …