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Category Archives: Yoga Poses


Vinyasa Krama Yoga Poses
March 13th, 2012 by tanja
What are the vinyasa Krama yoga poses? What does Vinyasa Krama really mean? This term refers to the technique of connecting your yoga poses in a series. The connected movement and postures will then connect to your breath. Those that practice this method say that in vinyasa yoga the breath and movements are related and go together as one. Yoga... [read more]

Vinyasa Flow Poses
March 7th, 2012 by tanja
Vinyasa flow yoga is a style that has several physical and mental benefits to a regular practice. When you practice this style of yoga or go through yoga teacher training the poses that you move through create an internal heat in your body. This heat will help purify the muscles and organs by helping to rid your body of unwanted... [read more]

Yin Yoga Postures
January 27th, 2012 by tanja
Most of the yoga styles that we follow tend to be more a Yang nature. They styles are active, build heat in your body and builds muscle strength. Yin Yoga is the opposite style and follows a slow and steady pace with a sense of calm and ease. This does not mean that the style is easy in any way.... [read more]

Integral Yoga Poses
January 12th, 2012 by tanja
Integral yoga was brought to us from Indian yoga master Sri Swami Satchidananda in the late 1960’s. This style of yoga really focuses on the spiritual part of yoga but also the physical aspect. While practicing integral yoga there will be a lot of chanting, meditation and prayer as you move through the different poses. This style of yoga also... [read more]

Baptiste Yoga Poses
January 6th, 2012 by tanja
Baptiste Yoga follows the traditional style of Hatha Yoga but throws in a personal twist making it a power yoga style. Yoga teacher training guides you to learn the basic poses of yoga and then will show you how each style takes those poses and makes them unique to that style. The style of Baptiste yoga is created to help... [read more]

Forrest Yoga Poses
January 2nd, 2012 by tanja
Forrest Yoga is a style that uses intense yoga pose sequences to help develop the skill to awaken each of your senses. It teaches you to bring awareness using your breathing skills into each cell of your body and awakens your spirit for living. This style of yoga will focus on strengthening your abdomen and low back muscles, otherwise known... [read more]

Power Yoga Poses
December 27th, 2011 by tanja
Power Yoga is a type of yoga that yoga teacher training focuses on as one of the styles to build strength, endurance and flexibility by having students move at a vigorous pace and hold the poses longer than in the less strenuous form of yoga practice. Power yoga also focuses on syncing your breathing to the exercises to help the... [read more]

Kundalini Yoga Poses
December 21st, 2011 by tanja
Kundalini Yoga is a style which focuses on rapid sessions of movement to awaken the life energy in your body and also long meditations to rejuvenate your spirit. The poses that are practiced are common with other styles of yoga but the way in which they are practiced may be different than what you are familiar with. Yoga teacher training will... [read more]

Building Relationships with Partner Yoga
December 14th, 2011 by tanja
Yoga teacher training is taking yoga to a higher level and bringing the benefits of yoga to building a stronger communication bridge in relationships. Whether you get lecture about how you live your life by family members or you are exhausted because your significant other has a tendency to forget important dates, bickering with each other is normal but it... [read more]

Savasana-Time to Let Go-Relax
November 25th, 2011 by tanja
How often can we say that we allow ourselves to completely relax and let go? Even if you are someone that meditates often, that is still an activity that requires you to have a distinct focus. Savasana, or the Corpse Pose, still requires a type of focus but the focus is on non-attention, or directing your attention to a state... [read more]

Restorative Yoga Poses
November 15th, 2011 by tanja
Yoga teacher training will take a lot of time and focus on the poses of this style. Yoga is something that many different people can practice because it is able to be practiced by many different body types, people at different stages of life, and for any fitness level. Some people may be more athletic and find that Power Yoga... [read more]

Yoga Helps Fight Your Aches & Pains
October 11th, 2011 by tanja
Those of us involved in yoga are quite clear the impact it can have on our lives. Yoga brings a positive support system and a lot of health benefits into our lives. If you have arthritis you know that it is taking a toll on your body. When working with someone that has extensive knowledge through a yoga teacher training... [read more]