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What it Means to be a Karma Teacher – Michael Olivotto

Karma Yoga is one of the three types of yoga mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita. It is the practice of action, the yoga of selfless service. Through our devotion to Love we offer up the fruits of our labour and surrender the concept of failure or success. The action is enough. In this way we […]

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FREE! yoga + acoustic music festival May 29th

Vancouver, are you ready for this? FREE! yoga + acoustic music festival The most epic, heart centered and revolutionary yoga event of the year and it’s absolutely FREE! The Free or By-donation yoga movement has evolved and we would like the celebrate our community by doing what we do best – selfless service. Featuring Vancouver’s […]

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A Mother’s Day Story – This will make you cry.

A Mother’s Day Story – This will make you cry. A sweet, enthusiastic and touching letter from one of our at-risk youth student. This one will make you teary eyed. This is one of the reason why Free and by donation yoga is so important. Yoga is Priceless! Yo Karma Teachers and mike, Woot Woot! […]

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Power to the Peaceful Blog by Michael Olivotto

Why I practice by Michael Olivotto I practice because I am love. A bold claim, I know, but there is no more concise a reason. I practice every day whether my foot steps on a mat or not. Because, for me, yoga is a state of being. It is a perspective that shapes my world […]

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Karma Teachers by Ross McKeache

Karma Teachers is a warm embrace on a dark, rainy Vancouver night. In the city’s famously psychotic Downtown Eastside, this is a sanctuary of sanity. Founded on the principle of selfless giving, this studio – tucked in a back alley off East Hastings Street – offers free or by donation yoga and meditation classes. And […]

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Karma Teachers College ( 200 Hour Teacher Training – Part Time Studies )

 Karma Teachers College’s Revolutionary 200 Hour Teacher Training starts  April 05, 2014 10 Weekend Immersion (Saturday + Sunday) “Life-changing” “Surpassed all of my expectations” “Broke me open in a beautiful way” “I am ready to teach and serve the world” “The best thing I have ever done in my life” – from current Karma Teachers trainees. […]

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Letting your branches grow by Ljudmila Petrović

I’ve been practicing yoga for the past eight years. I must have been to hundreds of classes, but I’ll always remember a specific class I went to at a time when I was feeling emotionally unstable, vulnerable, and uneasy. I kept beating myself up over my lack of balance and my inability to maintain control […]

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8 Free (or almost free) Things to do in Vancouver this Month

  Stretch out holiday kinks strains – Earlier this year I wrote about all the ohm-tastic places to practice karma yoga. One such magical studio is Karma Teachers. If you want a break from shopping downtown, then head to the backdoor of 45 West Hastings.  Bring a yoga mat, comfy clothes, and your best, most […]

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Kirtan Vancouver presents ::: ENCHANTED ::: .. Sat Dec 14th – 7:30pm – 11:30pm .. Celebrating the sacred through dance, yoga, and mantra. Featuring a live set by electronic / acoustic kirtan group AirAnanda, a special dj set by Raghunath Ritch with guided journey facilitated by Lucy st John, and an ecstatic yoga session to […]

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Jy Lawrence’s Karma Teacher Story – Finding her Voice as a Yoga Teacher

I am a mover. I am constantly fidgeting, adjusting, shifting my gaze. When I discovered that through the practice that is commonly referred to as yoga I would be able to not only find stillness while practicing, but the quiet in my mind would continue off the mat, I knew it was for me. I […]

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