SAMI

January 2019

“Whether it be the luck of the group or the universe doing its magic... that Jan2019 YTT was amazing...”

Sami has a passion (admittedly an obsession) for finding for herself & helping others achieve total health & wellbeing. To find peak physical & mental health for a long happy life.

Struggling with mental health illness for nearly a decade now, Sami found healing through a regular yoga practice. Wanting to share this with as many as she can and to incorporate into her current work as a whole physiotherapist was the catalyst for choosing to do her YTT. With so many teacher trainings to choose from, Sami notes that it was the combo of right timing, great location and simply a strong gut feeling for choosing The Peaceful Warriors. “Whether it be the luck of the group or the universe doing its magic... that Jan2019 YTT was amazing, special and something that will hold special in my heart forever. My mental health illnesses made the course extra challenging for me (Ask Bente how much I grimaced during pranayama haha) but it was an experience I needed & forever grateful for.”

Sami now works as a part-time yoga teacher and coach at a mental health focussed strength & conditioning gym in Newcastle called Real365, part-time as a physiotherapist. Sami has too since become a practising nutritionist and beginning her work as her ideal role of a health & wellbeing coach incorporating all her area of study.

Sami looks forward to returning to Bali to do further training & to revisit The Peaceful Warrior family around the world, to see her forever yogi family!

YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS NOW

We believe in yoga as a life journey of (self)-awareness and personal transformation. A deeply transformative ‘tool’ that brings about real change and growth in your life. Through this training we strive to offer you a deeply life changing experience and to find the support you need to leave the training not only a newly certified yoga teacher, but with a new way of looking at the world – evolve and connect with the best expression of yourself.

And just like the Balinese we believe in the power of a SMILE! So while we work and study hard we always make time for downtime, play and a good laugh.

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Some nice words from some of our teacher training graduates

Leticia Debas
United States & Brazil
200HR Yoga Teacher Training
January 2020

"It has been a journey that I will be forever grateful for!"

It forced me dive into myself & is helping me to begin to establish a relationship between my physical body, my mind and my soul.

Some days I thought were “rock bottom” ... but it only made me realize that was part of the journey, the journey of trusting myself of becoming my own “hero” the person who I’ve always been but have never really trusted! All these “things” I see as signs from the universe telling myself to trust ME to believe in ME and to hear ME ... to L O V E me as I am and accept all the little “flaws” that comes with being a human and all.

But I couldn’t have done it without all these beautiful souls, these magical humans who were always there to listen to just “one more story” of why “I’m crying right now” or to give me some ibuprofen when my muscles ached or to pay for a cab ride back to the hotel when I didn’t have any more cash on me and didn’t sweat it cause “it happens to all of us” or that person who believed in me more than I did when I finally landed that “tri-pod headstand” and says “I told you, you could do it!” Or that person who held my hand while I got stitches for the first time & for that I’m so thankful to you all ♥︎ .

if that weren’t enough the universe blessed me with some great teachers. So knowledgeable while being so understanding when we were faced with feeling frustrated. Teachers Who would stay 15 (or more) minutes after a two hour lecture or practice making sure they answered all our questions ... & to our yoga philosophy teachers who knew some subjects were hard & uncomfortable and gave us time to absorve it all and were understanding if we (me) shed a tear and needed a moment to ourselves. Thank you @thepeacefulwarriorsyoga for this journey I couldn’t be more grateful!

Leticia Debas

Claire Falconer
Australian living in Dubai
200HR Yoga Teacher Training
August 2019

"...most incredible group of students"

To put the last month into words is impossible, to put into feelings is impossible and to put into emotions is even more impossible.

When I signed up for my yoga teaching course I genuinely didn’t expect so learn so much about myself, I didn’t expect to open my heart and open my mind as much and sure as hell didn’t expect to open my tear ducts as much.

I think I’m still trying to process, or even being to process the learnings and new ways of thinking. So from here, the learnings & new practices have only began. From here, I’m nervous for a new future and from here all I can say is fuk yes.

Thank you  @thepeacefulwarriorsyoga for this journey. Thank you to the most incredible group of students I got to share this with, and thank you to all my incredible teachers legit you’ve changed my life. 😭 Analu, Sean, Jono, Maria, Bente, Magdalena & Rachel Fearnley.

From Instragram @clairefalconer__

Claire Falconer

Ryan Lyons
Unites States
200HR Yoga Teacher Training
August 2019

"...thank you for sharing this journey with me"

It’s official, completed my 200 hour yoga teacher training with  @thepeacefulwarriorsyoga. Without sounding cliché, this journey was life changing. When we think of yoga we often only think of the physical practice, poses, turning oneself into a pretzel! It’s the western way of thinking, and we forget about the connection to the mind and soul. We forget that yoga is also about the breath, meditation, energy systems and the power of what this connection can bring to our lives. I am full of gratitude! I have found a deeper purpose from this journey and I look forward to what lies ahead to help others live a more healthy, and meaningful life.

To all my teachers Bente, Maria, Sean, Rachel, Analu, Magdalena thank you for inspiring me, I have a light inside that is shining brighter then ever! And to my fellow classmates, thank you for sharing this journey with me, for being vulnerable, and for being courageous! I do not believe we came together by chance, but more so to each learn and grow from one another.

From Instragram @ryflips

Ryan Lyons

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