April 30th, 2012
Through yoga teacher trainingwe 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 also use the poses such as Vinyasa…
April 29th, 2012
It 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 to a yoga retreat for wellness or can…
April 25th, 2012
Treating 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 headaches go away you should consult with a doctor….
April 24th, 2012
Pranayama in yoga means control of your breath. Pranayama breathing exercises can help improve your mental and physical health and for many it allows you to find a higher level of awareness. Yoga teacher training puts a lot of emphasis on breathing through yoga practice because it is essential for you to find the right harmony. (more…)
April 20th, 2012
Some of us have trouble practicing certain yoga poses due to a lack of flexibility, holding the position and other reasons. If this is the case yoga teacher training teaches us how to use props to make the poses easier to do and how to incorporate them. Someone who is flexible may opt to use a bolster because it allows additional support and comfort making your yoga practice…
April 19th, 2012
Yoga practice is a way for us to ascend to a new height of consciousness through a regular practice of yoga poses and meditation. Christopher Harrison took that in mind when he created what is known as AntiGravity Yoga in 2007. He is a former gymnast and Broadway choreographer and took the idea of yoga and twisted in the use of a specially designed hammock, a silk…
April 18th, 2012
Yoga is a fantastic way to integrate stretches, poses and meditation techniques into an exercise routine. Instead of focusing on the muscle building or fat burning exercises with weight training and cardiovascular routines, yoga is done with intention and in a sequence with each pose given time to be practiced and maintained. These basic poses taught in yoga teacher training involve asymmetrical and symmetrical posturing. (more…)
April 17th, 2012
The word lymph is short for lymphatic fluid which is a clear watery liquid that helps your immune system filter out the bacteria in your body. Some specific yoga poses can be used as a form of holistic health and may help that lymphatic fluid circulate through your body correctly. Yoga teacher training can show you which poses may be more beneficial with this idea in mind.
April 13th, 2012
When we go through a yoga teaching session or join a yoga teacher training program we follow along and do as instructor. Have you ever stopped to wonder why certain poses are grouped together in a yoga sequence? Your yoga teacher knows that to help make the body feel good they need to keep similar poses groped together in each part of the class.
Once you learn how to group…
April 12th, 2012
Many of us live a hectic and fast paced lifestyle and that can lead us to experiencing long sleepless nights tossing and turning. There is nothing worse than having a busy schedule and working through it on no sleep or rest. Insomnia is the inability to sleep or to sleep well. Yoga teacher training can guide you down the path to learning some yoga techniques that will bring…