The 24th Graduating Class Salutes You!

March 31st, 2015 24thclass

Avalon's 24th Teacher Training Class graduated this past weekend, and some have already started professional teaching. As usual, they come from extraordinarily diverse backgrounds, representing a many different countries including, among others, China, Taiwan, Turkey, India, and the U.S. A few of the many read more...

Yoga Play in Avalon’s Graduate Training Studio

March 14th, 2015 IMG_4914.2

Avalon Co-Director Brian Aganad, ERYT-500, and Meredith-Kathryn Roberts, another talented Bay Area teacher, playing around in Avalon's Graduate Training Studio. Slow movement coordinated with breath is "yoga" enough most of the time, but a few "party tricks" sometimes are fun too! (Click on photo for a bigger version.)


Avalon’s Teacher Training Human Anatomy & Dissection Laboratory

February 28th, 2015 dissection

Last year Avalon added a Human Anatomy & Dissection Laboratory to its University-Level Teacher Training Program — a first in yoga teacher training programs anywhere in the world. The Lab is meant to accelerate yoga's read more...

On the Yoga Research Section of Our Webpages

January 31st, 2015 Crab_Nebula

For the past four years, we have tried to monitor the publication of every major medical or research paper linked to teaching yoga and related fields. The latter includes medical nutrition, reflecting the fact that yogic traditions in all periods of history have included some nutritional component — although none in premodern times based on scientific grounds. Many of those papers don't explicitly mention yoga, but deal with physiological and read more...