Alanna Kaivalya

Known as the “Yoga Doctor,” Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D. helps yoga teachers broaden their knowledge, up-level their skills and create more impact in the world. She gives you clear pathways to earning a living and making a difference through your spiritual practice.

Her holistic approach to yoga The Kaivalya Yoga Method, a fresh take on yoga emphasizing the individual path while honoring tradition. Teaching students since 2001, teachers since 2003, Alanna has written and developed teacher trainings worldwide for top studios and independently. In 2015, she debuted a comprehensive 500hr-online teacher training with YogaDownload.

She holds a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, has authored numerous articles and three books: Myths of the Asanas, an accessible practitioner’s guide to stories behind beloved poses, and Sacred Sound, a yoga “hymnal,” illustrating the role of chant and mantra in modern practice. Her third book, Yoga Beyond the Mat, teaches modern day people how to build a personal spiritual practice through yoga.

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Latest from Alanna Kaivalya

December 17, 2018

Trikonasana Pose: the Key to finally Finding Peace with Ourselves & the World.

October 27, 2018

The Myth & Symbolism behind Child’s Pose.

October 8, 2018

What the 7 Chakras actually have to do with our Yoga Practice.

September 25, 2018

Your Astrological Blueprint is a Map to your Destiny: here’s how to Chart It.

September 6, 2018

The Yogic Secret to Unshakable Serenity, no matter what Life Throws at You.

July 15, 2018

Chakra Yoga: How to Refocus your Energy, Process Emotions & feel more Balanced.

June 28, 2018

3 Essential Traits of a Truly Transformative Teacher.

June 7, 2018

3 Spiritual Questions your Yoga Students will Ask (& how to be Ready for Them).

November 8, 2012

10 Tips for Becoming Your Own Teacher.

October 19, 2012

Go guerrilla with your yoga & get it on by any means necessary.

September 22, 2012

3 Reasons Why Yogis Need to Love Technology. ~ Alanna Kaivalya

September 17, 2012

Am I a Yogi If I’m not a Vegetarian​? ~ Alanna Kaivalya

August 30, 2012

The Lost Art of Yoga Adjustments.

May 29, 2012

Seven Reasons Calling Yourself A Yoga Teacher Sucks. ~ Alanna Kaivalya