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My Area Yoga is an online directory, calendar, blog, and information hub for the wellness and yoga community. Currently offering service in the northeast, as well as Chicago. Our mission is to be the most comprehensive online resource for the local communities.

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Philadelphia Yoga Teacher Training Guide: 2019-20

Find Yoga Teacher Trainings in the Philly Area Ready to sharpen your teaching skills? Or dive into your first training program? Check out this killer selection of trainings in the Greater Philadelphia area! Find your first 200-hour, scope out advanced trainings, or pin down a specialized training to suit your needs. 200/250-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings […]

Types of Yoga Teacher Trainings

Yoga teacher trainings can vary wildly in their offerings and content. But at the very base of it all, there are three different classifications available; 200-hour, 300-hour and specialty trainings. 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings 200-hour programs are designed for first time trainees and those seeking to obtain the RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) status with Yoga […]

Find the Best Yoga Teacher Training Program

With so many options for Yoga Teacher Training these days, how can you filter through and find the best one for you? I often have people ask me to recommend a teacher training program- mostly new yogis or students who have practiced for a while but in the same location.  They’re all looking to find […]

Summer Solstice in Philly

The summer solstice will be celebrated on June 20th this year. Join many of our local Philadelphia yoga studios as we welcome in the summer and celebrate the solstice. A Summer Solstice Celebration: 108 Sun Salutations Summer Solstice Sound Bath Event Summer SOUL’stice Endless Summer – A Special Vinyasa-Yin Practice for the Solstice International Day […]

Outdoor Yoga Philly

Take your practice outside this summer! Here’s what’s going down in the Philly area! Yoga Happy Hour Yoga in the Park Outdoor Community SunRise Yoga + Meditation Float Your Yoga at Philly’s Urban Beach Yoga in the Park Mindful By Design: A FLORAL + YOGA EXPERIENCE on an Organic Flower Farm Outdoor Aerial Yoga Yoga […]

Summer Yoga for Kids!

Summer is quickly approaching, and there is no better time to get your kid on the mat! There are tons of options throughout the Philadelphia region including camps, workshops, and regular classes. Here are a few of our favorites… Heading out of town this summer? Start a family yoga practice on your own! Teen Connection- […]

Mother’s Day Yoga

Nourish Mom’s mind, body, and spirit this Mother’s Day! Here are some special practices honoring Mom! Monthly Yoga Mom’s Group ~ Self-Care and Body Image Family Yoga (Kindergarten & older plus Caregiver) Celebrate Mother’s Day: A special 3-hr. practice Treat Yourself Mama- A Mother’s Self-Cafe Day Let Your Yoga Dance® with Megha Nancy Buttenheim Mother’s […]

2019 Yoga Festival Guide

Spring is in the air and there is no better time to start planning your yoga festival calendar for 2019! We’ve rounded up some of our favorites – both near and far – so you can start gearing up for your most exciting year yet! VibeUP Spring Awakening April 20, 2019 in Chicago, IL Spring Awakening […]

Spring Equinox Philly

This year, the Vernal Equinox falls on Wednesday, March 20. Translated from Latin, the term equinox means “equal night.” On this first day of Spring, the duration of daylight and darkness are approximately equal. From now until late June, our days will grow longer, and our nights will grow shorter. This is a perfect time […]

Creating a Sea of Clients Starts With Relationships

Here’s a very human approach to creating steady clientele and doing good business from legal expert and Zi Living principal Keeley Mitchell. Whether you’re a yoga teacher, or not, read on for simple tips on being present in relationships and showing up in your interactions with people! Catch her on-air show online (starting Thursday at 2 pm) at yogabizstudio.com.