Laura McKinzie

Laura McKinzie is an experienced yoga teacher at the 500-hour level (E-RYT 500), as well as the founder of It’s a Succulent Life, which inspires people to live their best life now through the practice of Yoga and Yoga Nidra. She currently serves as the Director of Yoga Teacher Training at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) in Tempe, Arizona. Since 2012, Laura has led the 200-hour “Unity” Yoga Teacher Training Program at SWIHA, teaching hundreds of students the ancient science of yoga. She is also a Yoga Nidra Facilitator, having completed the Advanced Amrit Yoga Nidra Training Program, and is a part of the Amrit Yoga Nidra Teaching Faculty at SWIHA.

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A World Away: Teaching Yoga Nidra in India

Posted by Laura McKinzie on 5/7/18 2:25 PM

India gets into your soul. Seeing it is like meeting again with an old friend—a re-acquaintance with a land that is transformative, inspiring, and pure magic.

India is also vast and profoundly diverse in its landscapes, languages, customs, and clothing.  The big cities, and even some small towns, bustle with activity 24/7. It is said that India can be an assault on the senses and can lead to a feeling of “culture shock,” yet I feel otherwise. India touches a place within you that is as old as time itself. It reminds you that you are infinite. It reminds you of your Truth.

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Topics: Yoga Teacher Training, yoga nidra, yoga, spirit of yoga, India

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