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Dagmar’s Online Yoga Video Program
August 2nd, 2013 by Geoff McCabe
yoga video series It's amazing how powerful yoga is once you start to practice regularly and with correct alignment. In this brand new online course by Montezuma Yoga's founder and director Dagmar Spremberg, 500 hr E-RYT, you are given very valuable and inspiring tips to deepen and refine your yoga practice. Included are 8 short instructional videos with breathing exercises, a simple beautiful... [read more]

Yoga – An Individualized Practice
June 10th, 2012 by Angela Gonzalez
Yoga – An Individualize practice. The practice of yoga is very straightforward and uncomplicated. It applies to everyone and anyone regardless of age, sex, nationality etc.  It is not even limited to people with disorders. It is safe to say that it can be practiced by everyone. A person can start yoga at a very young age and can still... [read more]

Detoxify Naturally Through Yoga
June 7th, 2012 by Angela Gonzalez
Plough Pose for Detox Illnesses and diseases surround us every day. A normal reaction or tendency is to defend ourselves from the outside. Certainly keeping our bodies clean externally can protect us from these sicknesses. But what if the problem is inside our bodies? Toxin buildup is one of the major causes of hard to cure illness like cancer, liver disease, obesity etc. Nowadays... [read more]

Yoga Teacher Training with Paula & Peter
June 7th, 2012 by Joseph
Paula Yoga Teacher Training 200 hr Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training July 26 - Aug 23, 2014 UPDATE - Peter Kaaberbol only Nov 15 - Dec 13, 2014 with Paula and Peter Jan 10 - Feb 7, 2015 with Paula Tursi only  Brief description or our 28 Day Intensive YTT You will leave this training certified to teach yoga through Yoga Alliance. During the... [read more]

My very own Top 10 Most Common Yoga Poses
June 6th, 2012 by Angela Gonzalez
As a yoga instructor I am always asked this question. “What are the top 10 top most yoga poses?” It is very difficult to put together this list if you really analyze all of the poses. I believe that all yoga poses have their own unique benefits and are all valuable. Let’s narrow this down to my top 10 most... [read more]

Health Benefits of Yoga – What it means to be “healthy”
June 5th, 2012 by Angela Gonzalez
    A lot has been said and written about the greatness of yoga and its impact on our health.  Researches and tests were performed, backed up with real life testimonies to prove that with proper and regular practice of yoga can be beneficial to our health. We can easily get inspired just by hearing about experiences for other people... [read more]

Yoga Glossary – Most important yoga vocabulary words
June 4th, 2012 by Angela Gonzalez
Yoga is one of the few practices that can actually have influence your ways in life. Even as a novice in yoga, you will immediately fall in love with the movements and the benefits of the practice. You begin to notice changes in the way you move, what you eat and eventually the words you use. One of the fascinating... [read more]

Yoga to Strengthen the Core Muscles
May 31st, 2012 by tanja
We know that core exercises are important in promoting a well-rounded health and fitness plan. The main benefits to strengthening core muscles include abdominal muscle tone, increasing your balance and stability and improving performance in all physical activities. Core exercises do not require any specialized equipment. Yoga teacher training helps explain that yoga poses from the easiest to most challenging... [read more]

Yoga in the Morning
May 30th, 2012 by tanja
It really does not matter what time of day you practice your yoga. If you talk to anyone that has gone through yoga teacher training there are different benefits to practicing certain poses at different times. Whether you use yoga to wake up and begin your day or throw in a yoga practice at the end of your day to... [read more]

The Anatomy of Yoga Poses
May 29th, 2012 by tanja
As you go through yoga teacher training you are going to learn about how yoga connects with anatomy. Your students are going to expect you to be able to individualize the instructions directed at them and help them modify yoga poses for their bodies, and steer clear of any injuries caused by poor alignment. How can you do this if... [read more]

Yoga vs. Traditional Fitness
May 26th, 2012 by tanja
The warmer months are approaching and we will be out in our warm weather clothes and swimwear which does not leave much to the imagination. If you have been sitting on the couch all winter long you may be in a last minute panic trying to decide what the quickest route to getting in shape could be. Do you continue... [read more]

Yoga for Shoulder Trouble
May 25th, 2012 by tanja
Sometimes we say the phrase “I am carrying the weight of the world on my shoulders,” because that is exactly how we feel. We learn through yoga teacher training that when we have stress building up in our bodies one of its favorite places to go and sit is in our shoulders. This causes us to slump or feel hunched... [read more]