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!)

Adventure. Service. Connection.

Kenya is closer than you think.
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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.

Seva Safari 2020: YOD Level 2

February 14 - 25, 2020

YOD programming is designed to hit every aspect of your physical fitness, while creating mindfulness, and awareness of your body. It incorporates strength, flexibility, balance, speed, power, endurance, agility, coordination. Satisfying the needs that the world of physical fitness is in search of.

During the YOD Seva you will become YOD certified, be of service in and outreach community project and meet local AYP teachers and experience what they are up too.  You will take a safari with the group and a community class at the Shine Center!

Host: Danielle Jokinen

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Seva Safari 2020: Give Joy, Get Joy

February 20 - 29, 2020

In 2018 our team from Power Yoga Canada traveled to Kenya wanting to GIVE love and give support to the Africa Yoga Project teachers and team. What we GOT in return was immeasurable. Join us for more community building, more laughs, more hugs, and of course plenty of yoga, a service project, safari, and dance parties!

 Host: Vicki Guido

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Seva Safari 2020: Re-Define Family

July 16 - 25, 2020

Looking for a family trip that will be exciting and enriching at the same time? The 2020 summer service trip, Family Seva Safari, is what you and your family are looking for. This trip is 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.

Host: Julie Kiddoo

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Seva Safari 2020: Umoja - Unity

October 15 - 24, 2020

Umoja means unity in Swahili. 
No matter where you come from, we are all one.

The concept of Umoja is that we are one unified human collective. We may have our own backgrounds, stories, likes and dislikes, but together we are one. Every yoga practice reminds us....we are one. 

Host: Teresa Lynn

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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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