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Yoga Poses for Ankles
May 24th, 2012 by tanja
It has been thousands of years that people have used yoga as a physical and mental exercise to build up and maintain a strong body. Yoga is also a great method of physical therapy for physical ailments and pains that occur in many different areas of the body. There are thousands of different yoga poses that help target the lower... [read more]

Yoga Practice Makes Perfect
May 22nd, 2012 by tanja
As you continue to practice yoga and become comfortable with your personal routine you may want to try doing some more challenging poses. You can ask your yoga teacher who has an extensive knowledge from yoga teacher training to help you get into the poses that your find more demanding. Props like yoga blocks or straps can also assist and... [read more]

Yoga for Self-Improvement
May 21st, 2012 by tanja
Yoga teaching could very well be the oldest form of self-improvement that has existed. There is so much knowledge to be had from yoga and previous to what was finally recorded more information on it could be lost. Yoga teacher training focuses on a strong mental and physical health so it is a great way to find some much needed... [read more]

Yoga for Teachers
May 18th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga is a great method of exercise and relaxation for anyone but it may be a great mental escape for teachers. Yoga teacher training is seeing a significant rise in participation by teachers. It is a great form of release for your body, mind and over all well-being. Being a teacher in a classroom and putting all your effort into... [read more]

Yoga Poses for the Hips
May 17th, 2012 by tanja
Most of us feel our muscles tightening as we get older. This is a common thing in your hips. People who spend most of their time sitting at a desk or in a car may have even noticed a decrease in their range of motion. There are some yoga poses that are easy to do and only take 10 minutes... [read more]

Yoga Helps with Anger
May 16th, 2012 by tanja
There are times in life that things do not always go the way we want or people or situations disappoint us and we get angry. Yoga is a great outlet to take that anger and release it before it can cause your body harm. Yoga teacher training talks about how yoga will help you to relax and de-stress when these... [read more]

Yoga is Good for Anxiety & Depression
May 15th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga is a great form of exercise that helps us deal with depression and anxiety. Yoga teacher training uses different body posture or poses, breathing exercises and meditation to stretch, strengthen and bring balance to your body and mind which provides a sense of inner harmony. Yoga teaching is not a replacement for psychiatric or psychological treatment. Many forms of... [read more]

Yoga Writer – Monirul Hoque
May 14th, 2012 by Geoff McCabe
Monirul Hoque Photo How and when did you learn Yoga? I have been practicing Yoga since my early childhood. My mother is a meditation instructor; she motivated me to learn Yoga not only as an exercise method but also as a way to have higher consciousness and spiritual development. I learnt basic Yoga positions at the age of 10 but started practicing Yoga... [read more]

Yoga Poses for Kids
May 13th, 2012 by tanja
Adults are not the only ones that need to exercise. Yoga teacher training is beginning to put emphases on children and their need for exercise too. Studies show that children should have at least one hour of physical activity each day. Yoga teaching is another source of exercise for children. Yoga can provide exe3rcise and it also helps our kids... [read more]

Yoga at Work
May 13th, 2012 by tanja
We 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
Most 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
Gymnasts 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]