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Yoga is Good for Anxiety & Depression
May 15th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga is Good for Anxiety & Depression 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
Yoga Poses for Kids 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 exercise and it also helps our kids... [read more]

Yoga at Work
May 13th, 2012 by tanja
Yoga at Work 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
Yoga a Cure for Jet Lag 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
Yoga ball 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]

5 Things to Be Aware of About the Plow Pose
May 7th, 2012 by tanja
Man doing plow-pose The 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 Butt Some 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 wrists As 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 Yoga We 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.jpg Through 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]