Raw Food & your Yoga Practice

  Raw Food Benefits Health and your Yoga Practice Regardless of all the diet advice and regimens out there, it’s an undeniable fact that having a large proportion of living, raw foods in the diet keeps the body healthy, feeling good, and looking good. There are also many ways which raw foods benefit yoga practice. […]

Becoming a Global Yogi

Global Yogi Thailand based yoga teacher Lisa Kerry reviews the Becoming a Global Yogi Guide: A How-To Guide to Building an International Yoga Teaching Career by Michelle Taffe, founder of Wow. This book was not what I expected…. Whew, am I glad.   I’ll admit it, there was some hesitation in picking up this […]

Rising with the sun

Magic Sunrise Meditation This blog is about enjoying a magic sunrise meditation; rising with the sun, barefoot on the soft sandy beach and swimming in the warm tropical ocean. In order to meditate and really enjoy and feel this wonderful feeling of peace harmony unity and ‘oneness’ with all it helps massively when you connect […]

Yoga and the sun

Magic Moments The rising sun and element of Fire. One of the many thing amazing things I love about Vikasa is the absolutely sensational location! Nestled on the steep tropical cliffs and beautiful rugged coastline and within easy walking reach to the beautiful popular beaches, it is one of those very rare and special places […]

Meditation Tips

Vikasa Yoga Teacher Training Meditation can seem like a daunting practice, but it can actually be quite simple when correct techniques are applied…here I will tell you the key elements that will lead you to your own successful meditative process. With regular enough practice to build up a connection within, you might feel the benefit […]

My Yoga Journey

(Part 1): Tears for Progress ~ Sebla Kaplan Deep sleep. Eyes opened. Wake Up. I walk down to Vikasa’s Yoga Shala on the Sea and the Gayatri Mantra is playing. So wonderful! The chant alters my state and I begin my practice. We start the day with pranayama and meditation followed by asana class with […]

Healing & Yoga

  The Healing of Touch and Yoga While you have probably been keeping an eye open for different super foods, detox theories, or other healing magic bullet that might be out there, hopefully you haven’t over looked one of the most powerful, and available methods of healing: Touch. Touch is an intimate phenomenon. When enough […]

Yoga & Raw Food

    Raw Food So your curiosity has brought you to read my article about raw food here today. In gratitude, I’ll do my best to make it a little different than other  articles you may have read about raw food. Everyone pretty much agrees that some amount of raw food in our diet is […]

My Take on Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy Let me first tell you that the applications of Yoga for therapy are limitless really. Look at any kind of yoga practice; poses, breathing, or meditation. What is really happening there? You are practicing being consciously aware of yourself and choosing how to be in that environment. The general therapeutic affect of any […]

Vikasa Yoga

Level I Asana Chart Dear Students, Below you will find a link to a PDF file. which contains some basic Vikasa Yoga sequences, to get you started. Basically there is one mini-sequence par page, so what I would recommend, is to print it out, laminate each page, and then use them as que cards. You […]

Teacher Training Course

  Evolution of Yoga Yoga Alliance Certified 200 Hour Teacher Training Koh Samui, Thailand March 24 – April 21, 2013 Vikasa Yoga Retreat Center: Vikasa Yoga in Koh Samui, Thailand is a boutique yoga retreat and healthy food organic restaurant, created by Konstantin Miachin and a team of professionals with the intention of raising human […]

Konstantin Miachin

Kosta Konstantin Miachin is the founder of Vikasa Yoga and an international teacher. He has been passionately learning, practicing, and teaching Yoga since 2004, and his passion has lead him to search out his own personal development throughout the world. Kosta’s years of worldly experience have led to deeper understanding of yoga as a personal […]

Craig Proctor

  Craig Is living on Koh Samui and has had over 20 years experience with teaching yoga to share. His spiritual practice began at age 12 when he was taught to meditate by his grandfather. He began practicing yoga when he was 20 in 1989. In 1990 he discovered Ashtanga Yoga with Robert Lucas, the […]

Yuko Nolte

 Yuko is a certified yoga teacher. Originally from Japan, she has been intensely practicing yoga to improve freediving skills at first. Having completed freediving training in Egypt, Thailand, UAE, she was certified as a free diving instructor.  Free diving (breath hold diving, apnea) is not depending on any heavy scuba diving equipment, it only requires […]

George Anthony

  George has been actualizing a life inspired by Yoga for over five years now. In the beginning, and to the present, Yoga has shown him that life is about the quality of our present experience. For the last three years he has been teaching integrated Yoga practices from many teachers and styles with a […]

Kirsten Nolte

Originally working as a (free) diving  instructor, Kirsten discovered yoga as a method for cross training for free diving and healing tool for his back. Gradually yoga overtook free diving as his main practice became exclusive as he found it revitalizing, challenging and healing not only for the body, but also for the mind and spirit. Kirsten decided […]

Ocean Room

  Ocean Rooms Our Rooms offer every modern convenience and luxury with a view of the sea. The luxurious king sized beds will offer you a restful sleep while the spectacular sea view will inspire you to awake feeling energized. Ocean Front Rooms feature 180 windows setting, which makes them look very bright and fresh […]

Yoga Caves

    Yoga Caves Our Rooms offer more than a beautifully decorated room with a comfortable bed and feature sweeping views of the horizon. The retreat is situated on one of the best view points of the island, right on the rocks with over 200 meters of oceanfront. All our rooms are modern, clean and […]