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Our Curriculum

YogaFaith’s 200 & 300 Hour Curriculum is accredited by the Yoga Alliance. YF is one of the only Christ centered schools recognized by the Yoga Alliance. Read about Yoga Faith’s course work, including class topics and required textbooks.

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YogaFaith’s Statement of Faith

The Bible: We believe the entire Holy Bible is inspired by God and His Holy Spirit. It is free from any error and complete. The Holy Bible is the authority on which we base our faith, conduct and doctrine. (1 Corinthians 2:13, 2 Timothy 3:16)

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Our Mission

Our mission is to guide others into a sacred space with The Lord through Christian yoga. This program will deepen your walk with God & you will leave changed with confidence & boldness to transform others! The heart of our ministry is to eradicate human trafficking in our generation. YogaFaith teaches Trauma Sensitive Yoga to traffick survivors globally.

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Communities We Serve Internationally
Trauma and Human Trafficking Victims
Victims of hate crimes and domestic violence
Pregnant teens, Teen Mothers
Veterans
Seniors and Limited Mobility
Orphanages
Homeless Communities
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Join the 2018 Daniel Fast and Be Still Challenge

Read all the details here! January 7-28, 2018

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Oh Holy Night A Christian Yoga Free Christmas Class

Many options for you to experience Oh Holy Night. Take the class audibly on SoundCloud Enjoy the Oh Holy Night on YouTube, great if you are not familiar with the postures Any Christian Yogil will appreciate a free class outline, download now Follow YogaFaith on Spotify and receive Oh Holy Night playlists, search YogaFaith on […]

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A Very Special Black Friday at YogaFaith

A very unique opportunity to receive 50% off of a deep and comprehensive education! YogaFaith Gift Cards are here!  One day only: Starts at 8am at ends at midnight of 11.24.17 YogaFaith Gift Cards are 50% off! After that, remember to get one or some for the perfect stocking stuffer or for the hard-to-buy for […]

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Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith Class Outline

CLASS OUTLINE:    YF TSYF Class; Brain & Heart, Psoas and Spirit We hope you can attend one of our Trauma Sensitive Trainings, however, we encourage you to get trauma informed wherever you can. By His stripes we are healed. The power of Christ and specific forms can bring about many miracles and healing. Our […]

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My Heart for Traffick Survivors

My Heart for Survivors I love starting my day with the Word of God. Whether it is reading the Bible or “watching church”, I start my everyday with the Word. One morning, about nine years ago, while watching Joyce Meyer, she flashed on the monitors facts about human trafficking. One of the facts that flashed […]

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ONE WEEK ONLY ROLLING BACK TO EARLY BIRD PRICING Fall 2017 Trauma Sensitive Teacher Training in the PNW

Please join us this fall in the beautiful capitol of Washington, Olympia, for our Trauma Sensitive Teacher Training. We dive into complex trauma with an interweaving of breathtaking sessions on healing the wounds and brokenness through the blood of Jesus. Who should attend: Counselors Therapists First Responders Veterans & Military Personnel Church Clergy Psychologists Psychiatrists […]

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Christian Yoga Faith Teacher Training Informational Call

Have you ever considered becoming a yoga instructor? Do you simply dream of being a part of an intimate family and tribe? Perhaps you simply want to learn about yoga or deepen your personal practice and journey, in yoga or perhaps dive deeply into your walk with Christ? If any of these resonate with you, […]

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Create Space, Yoga Faith 31 Day Challenge of Decluttering Your Home, Mind, Body, Spirit and Soul!

You wouldn’t be here right now if you were not interested in creating space for God to do some NEW THINGS! God is about to do something new and you don’t want to miss it as Isaiah says! Would you join us in a vital Creating Space Challenge, each day of August we will be […]

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Radio Interview with Michelle of YogaFaith…join us!

It will be a fun and interesting conversation as always as we talk about weaving yoga and faith together! Come join us Friday July 14,2017 on innerlightradio.com The Strategic Ladies with Dr. Jacinta CK and Dr. Estella Chavous at 11am PST/1pm CST/2pm EST/6pm GMT (London, UK). Call-in with comments: (310) 928-7733    www.InnerLightRadio.com www.strategicladies.com iTunes: Strategic […]

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Come cruise with us! Nov 8-13, 2017 Christian Women’s Cruise and YogaFaith

Join us for a time of rest and renewal!  Vision “Women are natural givers and doers. We believe women are the fragrance of their homes, they set the tone. It is our desire t…o have women come away and be with Jesus and have them served, loved on, encouraged and refreshed. So that they can […]

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Fervent Book Study, A Free Event – starts July 13th!

A FREE OF CHARGE Virtual Book Study: Fervent: A Woman’s Battle Plan for Serious, Specific, and strategic Prayers by Priscilla Schirer Join us for only 5 Thursdays (2 chapters a week) starting Thursday, July 13. By “signing up” to this this event, we can add you to the private facebook group!  Thursdays: 7/13 | 7/20 […]

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Did you attend a non Yoga Alliance School?

It’s been almost 20 years since Yoga Alliance was founded and their long and winding journey continues. Sprouted from humble beginnings, Yoga Alliance is now the largest international nonprofit association in the yoga community, serving a diverse community with the highest credentialing standards. YogaFaith is honored and proud to have been registered 5 months after […]

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The Master’s Voice

You may be familiar with this image. I have always loved this image and purchased a metal wall hanging years ago.

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YogaFaith Bold Teacher Training for All Bodies

To be a well rounded instructor who holds space for everyBODY, you will want to learn how to include everybody in every class. To obtain longevity as an instructor, you must be inclusive in all of your classes. If you would like to be knowledgeable and experienced in teaching all body types please join Registered […]

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A reunion awaits you at any of our events

You always belong! We want to create space for a reunion or re-retreating at any of our events. There is no charge through YogaFaith to come back and re-retreat and/or serve.               [Lodging and Meals not provided]

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The Postures of Prayer Podcast

Join Michelle Thielen, founder of YogaFaith as she explores pages 19-23 in her book Stretching Your Faith. Journey into the definitions of each posture observed throughout scripture of biblical figures to redeem them for the glory of God! Subscribe for free on Soundcloud and YouTube to get updates! SoundCloud YouTube Podcast Video  

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Fall 2017 YogaFaith 12 Step and Recovery Teacher Training

When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been sick for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to be made well?” John 5:6 This is our question to you today, do you [really] want to be made whole? Everyone who has a heartbeat battles addiction in some way, shape […]

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Join your YogaFaith Regional Tribe Today!

Anyone can join our public facebook Regional Tribes! We just want to hang out! It’s our way of connecting commUNITY based on Hebrews 10:25; Don’t stop meeting together with other believers, which some people have gotten into the habit of doing. Instead, encourage each other, especially as you see the day drawing near. Click on […]

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YogaFaith Son Salutations A and B

We followed Heide as she recently led a Son Salutation session. Allow your prayers (in motion) to be absorbed into your life from both Son Salutation A; The Lord’s Prayer as well as Isaiah 61 for Son Salutation B. Son Salutation here at YogaFaith are a time to really connect with the Lord, to worship […]

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Vegan, Gluten and Sugar Free Frozen Peanut Butter Banana Pie Recipe

Thank you Leanne Winslow, R-YFT, for this amazing recipe! Indulge your sweet tooth with this healthy refined-sugar free, gluten free, vegan ice cream treat. Frozen Peanut Butter Banana Pie INGREDIENTS: • 2 cups raw nuts or seeds, chopped and divided • 6 Medjool dates, pitted and soaked • Dash cinnamon • Dash sea salt • […]

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A Poem for Survivors

Thank you to all of you who attended the Downward Dog for a Cause charity class. This is the poem that was read in Savasana. Please enjoy, share or read at your donation class that raises awareness about human trafficking. We appreciate everyone who donated to the cause. We had a truckload of gifts, clothes, […]

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DownDog for a Cause April 22nd, donations benefit traffick survivors in Seattle

 Though a large and spacious room, space will fill up. By purchasing this slot, you not only donate to a great cause, you reserve your space for an incredible DownDog for a Cause class! PURCHASE RESERVATION HERE TODAY! If you would like to donate more, please use this link THANK YOU from all of us […]

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YogaFaith Informational Call with Michelle Thielen 3/16/17 6pm PST

We only do these 3-4 times a year, so we really hope you can join us! If you ever had any questions regarding an immersion, any of our programs or how you can connect to your Jesus Tribe, you are invited on this call. You will hear from past students who are now taking their YogaFaith […]

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First Thursday Connection Call – Free and Open to All

Longing for Connection? We meet every Frist THursday of each month! NEW TIME! 6:00pm PST | 7:00pm MT | 8:00pm CT | 9:00pm EST THIS CALL IS OPEN TO ALL CHRISTIAN YOGIS: LETS CONNECT! COMMUNITY REQUIRES INTENTION! YogaFaith Instructor Connection Call EVERY FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH Are you going through a module, graduated or […]

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Trauma Sensitive Training Informational Call 3/6/2017

 Please contact teachertraining@yogafaith.org to receive call in information to learn all about our Trauma Sensitive Trainings and answer any questions you may have. Save the date. Monday, March 6th 6pm PST

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Breathe & Wander Retreat, Open to All

breathe & wander itinerary PDF File Our retreats are open to anyone!. Take advantage of being a part of the YogaFaith family. Come to unplug and unwind with your family! Join us as we Breathe and Wander in wide open spaces in the Pacific NW. Retreat begins Friday March 24th 4pm and concludes March 26th 2ish pm […]

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Daniel Fast and Be Still Challenge, A Dynamic Duo

Join us for both, The Be Still Challenge [starts 1/1/17] and the Daniel Fast [1/8-1/28/2017]. You will never be the same! Download Jentezen Franklin’s Fasting Guide Two things that we do every year around here, The Daniel Fast and The Be Still Challenge. These two things, coupled together, make for a dynamic duo. Before we started […]

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All Things New, A Christian Yoga Class Outline for the New Year

ALL THINGS NEW Rev 21:5 Behold, I am making all things new. And He said, “Write, for these words are faithful and true.” NEW: Something newly created, for the first time. Being brought into the new. Strange or unfamiliar. 2 Cor. 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old […]

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Oh Holy Night, A YogaFaith Christmas Class & Gift to All Yogis

OH HOLY NIGHT, A Christmas Class Holy: Declared Sacred, Consecrated Holy refers to the divine, that which is from or connected to God or is connected with Him: Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy. Something that is consecrated is specifically or formally dedicated to: a life consecrated to service. I Peter 1:16 Be […]

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YogaFaith Training Informational Call

We only do these 3-4 times a year, with out  next training in January in Palm Springs, this is the time! If you ever had any questions regarding an immersion / teacher training, you are invited on this call. You will hear from past students who are now taking their YogaFaith Training off the mat […]

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Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith Launches in the Hills of Georgia

Our extraordinary Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith, TSYF, has been in the making for 8 years! That is when we first started working with trauma victims, who we now call survivors! Part I | Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith Module One (TSYF M1) [All types of trauma, PTSD, case studies and therapy for sex trafficking, domestic violence victims, refugees and […]

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Cyber Monday 35% off ALL apparel

Shop Monday Nov. 28th, 2016

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Black Friday 25 on 25

Save 25% on store products! YogaFaith doesn’t have too many sales on products. This is our first year participating in Black Friday. Offer is one day only! Products include: Apparel Virtual Bible Study with Author Jody Thomae Webinars Lead Like Jesus and more [Excludes immersions and modules] One day only! Coupon Code gratitude25  

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Yes to the Stretch Contest

Has God ever asked you to do something so outlandish and crazy that you knew it had to be from Him?!? I like to say that if it sounds crazy and impossible, that is actually when you know it is from Him! When He asks you to do something that requires a lot of resources […]

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YogaFaith 12 Step Program launches!

When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been sick for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to be made well?” John 5:6 This is our question to you today, do you [really] want to be made whole? Everyone who has a heartbeat battles addiction in some way, shape […]

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Falling into Grace, GraceFULL meditations in September

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:8-10). “What […]

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Immersion Informational Call

Got questions? Here we will come together and connect with one another for a 30-45 minute free conference call to tackle any questions that you may have about joining the YogaFaith Family, attending our distant learning or hands – on teacher training and immersions. These calls are open to all! *** If you are registered […]

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God’s Creative Gift YF Virtual Bible Study, 8/16-9/27/16

YogaFaith Virtual Bible Study with Jody Thomae, YF Instructor & author of God’s Creative Gift.  Proceeds go to the Howell family,  their second adoption-they are adopting 3 special need children, in addition to their two special need children, see here. You can donate on their link, or here, we will be presenting one donation on August 27th, the final YogaFaith […]

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YF SoCal Postures of Prayer Workshop

            Come explore the postures of prayer on July 2, 2016 in Aliso Viejo, CA. Learn how to combine your faith with the physical practice of yoga, we call it YogaFaith, We’ll explore the postures of prayer in the bible and discuss their relationship to yoga postures. You’ll leave changed […]

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Just believe

“Just believe.” It sounds so simple, yet time after time we fail to obey this command from our Father. In John 11:40 Jesus tells Martha to roll away the stone from the tomb where her brother Lazarus was buried four days prior. After complaining that if Jesus was there her brother would have never died […]

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Yogafaith at Yoga Journal Live San Diego June 24-27, 2016

Yoga Journal LIVE! San Diego 2016 June 24-27, 2016 | Hotel del Coronado | Early bird pricing through May 15, 2016 Meet YogaFaith at the Del! Come say hello at the Market Place, we are in space T-4. Introduce yourself, pick up products, or apply to receive one of three remaining $500 Scholarships for the […]

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Need an [affordable] get-away?

Come, get away with us! Park City Utah; Situated in one of the most beautiful places in America, this gorgeous home is the perfect get away. 4 days, 3 nights for only $295! See Details Here

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April Showers of Mercy YogaFaith Challenge

30 days of connecting to the heart of God in a new, refreshing way! Join us for our April Showers of Mercy YogaFaith Challenge! Have you been digging trenches for some time now? Are you exhausted from trying in your own strength to make things happen? Would you like to set the plow aside and […]

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God Created Energy

GOD CREATED ENERGY [exert from Stretching Your Faith, written by Michelle Thielen] To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me. Colossians 1:20 Knowing that Christ dwells within us, and His Holy Spirit guides us, we conclude that He gives us life, vitality, and energy. Colossians 1:20 says […]

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YogaFaith for Trauma & Traffick Survivors, Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY)

+Human Trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world +More than 27 million people in bondage around the globe +1-2% of victims are ever released +Average age of a victim is 12 +Since 2009, trafficking has grossed more than NIKE, Starbucks and Google combined YogaFaith has had the honor and privilege to share Jesus […]

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YogaFaith’s Tree of Life and the 8 Limbs

YogaFaith’s Tree of Life is rooted in Christ and explores the fruit of the Spirit as well as the classical 8 Limbs. Learn more about rooting your practice in Christ at YogaFaith. Jesus first yoga second.                   A Christian Yoga 8 Limb Tree

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Be Brave! God is Calling You Out!

Don’t miss your season! If God has led you here, heed the calling! The world is not well and Christ needs His kids to be revived, restored, and made whole. Join a very special family of imperfect people on fire for Christ and shining our lights with boldness and confidence to glorify a living God. […]

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Congratulations to Monette Benjamin, she received a $500 scholarship!

Congratulations Monette!  Thank you for taking the time to apply for a scholarship and committing to service yoga in your community. We know that this scholarship will serve you and your community well! We will see you in Chicago in May!

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Become a YogaFaith Ambassador

Are you interested in becoming an integral part of the YogaFaith Family and core leadership team? Do you love to travel, share Jesus and yoga? Do you love to teach, inspire, and lead like Jesus? Use the gifts and talents that God has placed within you to reach a lost and hurting world through Him and […]

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Summer { June } Training in Park City, Utah

Save the dates! June 10-16th, 2016 a YogaFaith Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in beautiful Park City, Utah. Following, a 3 day, 2 night Retreat to relax and fellowship! This training will be $1995 early bird until March 15th, $2495 thereafter   More details to follow, thank you for your patience! Reserve your space HERE Purchase HERE

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YogaFaith London

Join Rie Frilund Skårhøj, YogaFaith Ambassador and RYT in London! March 1, 2016 7:30-8:45pm Cedar Court Hotel Harrogate Park Parade, Harrogate This is a free event

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Join any Immersion Simply to Retreat & Fellowship

Did you know that you can retreat or re-retreat with absolutely no pressure at any of our teacher trainings?! Come fellowship again, have as much space to wander, create, breathe, absorb more training, spend time with the Lord and your YF family! Depending on the immersion you join, it could be as low as $50 […]

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YogaFaith Live Stream Class on Periscope Follow @yogafaith

 Follow YogaFaith on Periscope for Live Streaming classes, digging in the Word, and just plain ol’ good information to help you find wholeness: mind, body, spirit and soul!     Save the Date: Feb. 21, 2016 6-7pm PST 7-8pm MT 8-9pm CST 9-10pm EST

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Leadership Training with Michelle Thielen

This leadership class has not only taught me about how to lead well, but also how to become a better disciple of Christ. Everything about Yoga Faith is true to its word…Jesus first and yoga second. It focuses on building your relationship with Christ and sharing on a larger platform. The information that I received […]

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YogaFaith’s New Certification | Continued Education Credits

Congratulations to our recent graduating class of Registered YogaFaith Children’s Trainers! This 5 module course can be done at your own pace from the privacy of your own home. Lead the next generation to have a heart for God! See here for more details Need to renew a certificate? Click HERE

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YogaFaith Connection Call

NEW TIME! 6:00pm PST | 7:00pm MT | 8:00pm CT | 9:00pm EST THIS CALL IS OPEN TO ALL CHRISTIAN YOGIS: LETS CONNECT! COMMUNITY REQUIRES INTENTION! YogaFaith Instructor Connection Call EVERY FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH Are you going through a module, graduated or about to graduate? Or simply want a space to connect with […]

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Goobye for now, Join Michelle 2/21/16 Lakewood, WA

It has been an incredible run and I am extremely grateful for the long time support and generosity of Glenda Sheppard at Lakewood Holistic Yoga and Wellness, fka Studio Hot Yoga and Wellness. This is YogaFaith’s longest running class as she graciously opened her hands and space many years ago for people to come, freely, […]

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YogaFaith Homeless Outreach (Seattle)

Items needed: Anything warm (gloves, scarves, blankets, hats, blankets, etc.), gently used or new yoga mats, runners or any lightweight and mobile padding to sleep on. Bring donation to the Hot Yoga at the Edge in Puyallup on or before January 9th. Be a part of the blessing, meet us 1/9 at HYattheEdge 10:30am or […]

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Your 2016 Intention, got one?

Many times we set our intention before a yoga class. It helps guide us or keep us on track. Have you ever set an intention for your day? Week? Year? I think these are important if we want to stay on course. Let’s decide together to make 2016 the best year yet! Let’s set an […]

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Only one black Friday offers eternal savings

    Only one Black Friday offers eternal savings. Remember, whatever darkness is surrounding you, a lot can happen in 3 days. Jesus was pronounced dead and placed in a dark cave on Friday, on Sunday He rose from the dead to bring you and I LIFE! An abundant life! Besides the miracle of being […]

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Oh Holy Night YogaFaith Classes

Oh Holy Night Join us in December to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Class is donation based and requires no membership, gifts will be given! Lakewood Holistic Yoga & Wellness, Dec 11, 2015 6:30-7:30pm (non-heated class) 7504 86th St SW Lakewood, WA 98498 Hot Yoga at the Edge, Dec. 12, 2015 Heated Class “Hot […]

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YogaFaith Class Descriptions

Yoga Faith categories A typical Yoga Faith session lasts 60- 90 minutes, includes prayer,  meditation, movement (worship to the Lord or Prayers in Motion as we like to call it) rest and stillness. Some classes include praise and worship music, soft instrumental or no music at all. Many classes include a cross to keep our […]

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Webinar: Healing Emotional Trauma with Essential Oils & YogaFaith

Be set free of emotional trauma and wounds When Jesus saw him and knew he had been ill for a long time, He asked him, “Would you like to get well?” John 5:6 If you missed the first one don’t miss it again! [time can be credited towards a 200 or 300 YTT]   Join YogaFaith […]

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October’s Be Still Challenge, Can You Get Still Each Day?

Be Still Challenge Welcome to the Be Still Challenge! Thank you for sharing this journey with us. I believe you won’t regret it. I encourage you to prepare and expect to hear from God. Make room! Click Here to Join us!Remember to share! share! share! the great news of getting still! One share-ER will receive a […]

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New tanks! B E L O V E

Spread the love, BELOVE! Port & Company® Ladies 5.4-Oz 100% Cotton BELOVE Tank Top 5.4-ounce, 100% cotton Removable tag for comfort and relabeling Side seamed with a contoured body for a feminine fit Scalloped hem Sizes xs-xl

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Back from Summer, Michelle’s class resumes

Please join us as we come back to the sacred space of YogaFaith in Lakewood after summer break. Thank you to Glenda Higgins of Lakewood Holistic Yoga & Wellness for being our long time supporter and friend! She has donated her space for several years now and we are elated to be back from summer […]

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Be Brave! God is calling you out!

Don’t miss your season! If God has led you here, heed the calling! The world is not well and Christ needs His kids to be revived, restored, and made whole. Join a very special family of imperfect people on fire for Christ and shining our lights with boldness and confidence to glorify a living God. […]

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New! Military Discounts

 Honoring all branches of our military for proudly serving our country. Thank you, YogaFaith  YogaFaith is happy to announce we now offer a 10% discount on all our items, products and trainings! This discount cannot be combined with scholarships or early bird discounts. YogaFaith is also a MyCAA Approved Educator. Click HERE to see if […]

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Yoga Journal LIVE! & YogaFaith, Estes Park, Colorado

Join YogaFaith and Yoga Journal LIVE! Sept. 29th-Oct 4th, 2015 in Estes Park, Colorado For all the details see HERE To redeem YogaFaith’s Promo Code, click HERE, Enter Promo: SMILE [Stop by our booth at the Market place to enter our scholarship pool.]

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YogaFaith Rocks the Park Arizona 10/11

Join us Opening Day, FREE, Sept 13th in Phoenix AZ at Yoga Rocks the Park! Thank you for coming to Yoga Rocks the Park, we will see you October 11th in Tempe! Closing Day: FREE,  Sunday October 11, 2015 Tempe City Center Tempe AZ   Stop op by our booth and introduce yourself or enter […]

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