Welcome to the Africa Yoga Project community! There are so many opportunities to join us from abroad, but even more exciting opportunities to come and work with us right here in Kenya!

  • Become a certified yoga teacher! - Teacher training is April, 2017
  • Join a Seva safari - be of service in Kenya and provide skills trainings at the AYP academy as a group
  • Become an AYP ambassador - Fundraise for AYP as an individual and come to Kenya to learn from AYP, and provide training at AYP Academy

We can't wait to welcome you to Kenya - Karibu! (Welcome!)

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  • Discover Kenya with us!

    Falling in love with Kenya has nothing to do with the tangible aspects of the experience, I fell in love with Kenya because she taught me to be the person I have always wanted to be, igniting my truth, accelerating my teaching in a way I didn’t think was possible. AYP Teacher Training gave me the ability to see the courage, the beauty, the work, the rhythm and the joy of Kenya in my own soul. The motherland pulls back hard because it is there, on her soil, with her people, I have found the strength to the be teacher, leader, sister, daughter, wife, friend I always wanted to be. The paradox is not lost on me, even though I am there to teach, assist, educate…it is the people of Kenya that have taught me how to live my life. ON FIRE.

    Laura Tropea

  • I am falling in love with this place, these people, but I am really falling in love with myself

    "What is happening here, every emotion has been sparked in this one short yet long, perfect day. We started our morning with a Safari ride, where I got to see animals that I dreamt of seeing when I was younger right in front of me. We then went to the Masai village, to help put the finishing touches on a school being built in the community. What followed was a ceremony on a pile of cow dung. I am not making this up. I am still laughing over this, happiness bubbling out of me. A group of 100 people jumping up and down over and over, in a big pile of poop. In a strange way it was perfect, an experience I am not sure I will know how to put into words when I go home. Tonight, I climbed to the top of the dinner tower and stared at the stars, naming the stars after people in the training. To remind myself that we are all bright lights in this world, when we part ways in 2 days they will still shine on in my heart. That I can look up and remember everyone and this time, very romantic novel vibes but that is what Kenya is doing to me - I am falling in love with this place, these people, but I am really falling in love with myself."

    - 2017 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training participant.

Jenga na Jamii (Build with Community) Seva Safari

November 1 - 10, 2018

Are you ready to experience travel, service, yoga and community like never before? Then join this 10-day trip led by friends of AYP, Ashley and Kelsey.

The promise of our Seva is this: we will engage authentically with the local community to foster empowerment and friendship. We are excited to deepen our relationship with our friends at AYP and get to know those within their community, as well as those within the city of Nairobi. We promise to show up passionate, engaged, and ready for yoga, adventure, and whatever else this Seva has to offer, and whatever we can offer in return.

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“Look Forward, Give Back” Seva Safari + Y12SR Training and Certification

February 21 - March 2, 2019

In February, 2019, join the 

“Look Forward, Give Back” Seva Safari with friend of AYP, Mary Tilson. This 10-day journey to Kenya offers personal growth, opening the hearts and minds of participants while creating a sustainable impact on our local community in the process.

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Rising Voices Seva Safari July 18 - 27, 2019

Rising Voices Seva Safari will be hosted by Ashley Spence and Gioconda Parker of Wanderlust YogaAustin. Join us for a 10-day journey to empower you to raise your voice, speak your truth and find your tribe. Our community will begin long before we land in Africa, as a Seva Safari begins with Seva. We’ll work as a team not only to raise the funds we commit to raise, but also to form a connection that will carry us across the globe!

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Re-Define Family Seva Safari 2019

Re-Define Family Seva Safari: August 1-10, 2019

What do former participants say about this program?

"I found that I have a different appreciation for people that may have less than me, and I learned that they are happy with what they have." - 2017 Family Seva Participant

"The most rewarding part of this trip was connecting with the other families on the trip, the trip leaders, the AYP community & everyone else we came across. This connection is forever!" - 2017 Family Seva Participant

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Yoga for EveryBODY Seva Safari

Yoga for EveryBODY: June 18th - June 27th 2020

We will engage authentically with the local community and academy participants to foster empowerment and friendship. We are excited to deepen our relationship with our friends at AYP and get to know those within their community, as well as those within the city of Nairobi. We promise to show up passionate, engaged, and ready for yoga, adventure, and empowerment.

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Re-Define Family Seva Safari 2020

July 16 - 25, 2020

Africa Yoga Project is excited to announce our 2020 summer service trip, Family Seva Safari, a 10 day service adventure that will open up the hearts and minds of your family and reinvigorate the connection that you have to one another and to this world.

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Africa Yoga Project delivers global wellbeing in and from Africa. We practice and teach Yoga with a deep conviction that the potential to change the world lives in each of us. Our bodies and minds must be connected in order to create lasting change. We deliver tools to bring wellbeing to the world, one body at a time.

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