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Yoga at Work
May 13th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga at WorkWe all have busy schedules and jobs that require us to be on task and constantly ready in order to succeed. It does not matter where you may work or what you do but putting in a full day at work can lead to stress, fatigue and body aches. If you want to try to stay ahead of falling into... [read more]

Yoga a Cure for Jet Lag
May 11th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga a Cure for Jet LagMost of us have flow across multiple time zones or sat on a crowded airplane longer than we want to admit so you know how tired you can get and how your body begins to scream at you to get up and stretch! There are a few things that you can do before, during and after your flight that could... [read more]

Yoga Ball Exercises
May 10th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga ballGymnasts and dancers have yoga balls for years to tone, strengthen and improve their bodies and flexibility. Recently you will even see Physical therapists have discovered that the yoga ball is also good for helping people through rehabilitation and wellness programs. For yoga practice, the ball can provide additional support for any moderate to more difficult movements lip hip openers,... [read more]

5 Things to Be Aware of About the Plow Pose
May 7th, 2012 by tanja
Man doing plow-poseThe yoga plow, or Plow Pose, is a challenging posture in yoga teaching. Many yoga experts recommend this pose for the mental and physical benefits it provides while some exercise experts warn of the potential physical complications. Just like with any form of exercise, yoga teacher training will tell you to consult with a doctor and decide if this pose is... [read more]

Yoga to Firm up Your Butt
May 4th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga to Firm up Your ButtSome of us look in the mirror and wish we had the perfect butt. We are not happy because it is either too flat or we wish it were a little more firm. Through yoga teacher training we learn all kinds of poses and techniques so when you are in charge of teaching a class and a student asks you... [read more]

Yoga with Bad Wrists and Hands
May 3rd, 2012 by tanja
Yoga with bad hands and wristsAs with any kind of exercise there can be moments when our body does not want to be 100 percent and we have limitations. If you suffer from bad wrists or hand from outside injuries or just from practicing yoga, you can modify your routine instead of stopping it. Yoga teacher training makes us aware that if you experience any... [read more]

Looking for Self- Improvement try Yoga
May 2nd, 2012 by tanja
Looking for Self- Improvement try YogaWe are always unsatisfied with what we have and hoping to find a way to improve.  Yoga is one of the oldest tools for self-improvement that ever existed. Whether you begin to add a yoga routine into your schedule of you want to escape to a yoga retreat and find balance this is a great way to stop and give... [read more]

What is a Yoga Guru?
May 1st, 2012 by tanja
What is a Yoga Guru?When going through yoga teacher training you will be discussing a lot of information on the tradition of yoga and those that teach it such as a guru. A guru is not a state of consciousness but a job. There are many kinds of gurus from musicians and story tellers to those that never speak a word. (more…)

Yoga Poses to Help With the Absorption of Nutrients
April 30th, 2012 by tanja
yoga-poses-for-nutrients.jpgThrough yoga teacher training we learn of all the wonderful benefits to expect with a strong yoga practice. One of these benefits is that a regular practice of certain yoga poses will actually increase our digestive efficiency. Some of the yoga styles that incorporate these kinds of poses are Hatha, Integral, Sivananda and Iyengar. There are more rigorous yoga styles that... [read more]

3 Step Guide to Yoga
April 29th, 2012 by tanja
Guide to YogaIt is spring time and we are all a little concerned about having allowed ourselves to go a little lazy over the winter months. Most things tend to hibernate during winter so now with spring in the air and summer right around the corner it is time to get back on track to wellness. Do you need to go away... [read more]

Yoga Practice to relieve Headaches
April 25th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga Practice to relieve HeadachesTreating our headaches can sometimes be difficult due to the wide range of headaches and causes we experience. In some cases we can try running or other forms of exercise to relieve our headaches while for others doing those exercises will make your headache worse. The main idea is to find out if simple lifestyle adjustments do not make those... [read more]