Answering Questions towards 200 Hour YTT

We have good news for İstinye yogis!!! My CY Advanced classes on March 22nd and April 5th will be open to ALL-LEVELS!!! I will be available before and after classes to answer questions about my 200 hour training that will be starting in April. Places are limited please sign in…


200 Hr Path to Teaching

Registrations started for my 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training ! The Chris Chavez Path To Teaching is a Yoga Alliance certified training and will start on April 7. This Training is offered in two separate and sequential stages. Stage 1 is designed to inspire any practitioner to new levels of being,…


Change is inevitable

I am one of those people that tends to put sooooo much emotional energy on things that don’t matter in the grand scheme of things… those of you that are close to me, I can hear you saying, “you think?!” As my life takes unexpected twists and turns and when…


Lotus Handstand

Lotus in a handstand! The unfolding of the practice, like the unfolding of the heart, takes time and hard work! A little bit of sweat and tears goes a long way!! Day 2 of the Master Practice Intensive ROCKED! LOVE!!!


200 Hour Path to Teaching

When we start the journey, we don’t know what we don’t know. Along the way we gain experience, insights, and a deeper knowing of our hearts. At some point, we desire to share our Truths with others! Teach Yoga!!:)) My next 200 Hour Path to Teaching starts in April 2017…


lululemon | Unroll Europe 2015

Here’s the wrap up video of our tour! IT MADE ME SMILE – AGAIN!! So blessed to meet and practice with SO MANY beautiful and great beings! To get to travel and teach with such a dedicated and passionate group of people is beyond words! LOVE AND GRATITUDE!


it’s just happening

behind the quote The above quote is something that I said in a recent class at Cihangir Yoga. I was describing the brain’s process of taking information in from the world around us and creating a story of how what we experience relates to us — a very necessary tool…

Workshops at Yama Yoga in Qatar

Interview with an Accidental Yoga Teacher

This article was written by Lindsay Peak, who attended workshops in Doha, Qatar at Yama Yoga last year: Handstands, headstands, arm balances. Some of us start beaming in anticipation when we hear these, while some of us recoil in a series of hesitating thoughts. After an exuberant weekend workshop with…


Beyond the Mat Recap

Last October, Chris hosted Cihangir Yoga’s first Beyond the Mat event. For an hour, you could ask him anything – from yoga tips to how to handle a cough in savasana. In case you missed it, here are some highlights (*answers have been edited for brevity). If you’ve got a…


Live Your Truth: Why I Practice Yoga

  The concept of “Live Your Truth” comes from the concept that I use as the philosophical base of all my trainings – which is to cultivate your True-Self. When we look at the process of moving towards this True-Self through yoga, or let’s say when you experience this process,…