Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Backbends Part I

Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, Director of Yoga Teacher Training, shows several modifications and variations of backbends with guest Yoga Yang.

Teaching Yoga – Breath Awareness

As many of you have already learned in yoga teacher training, once you are comfortable with simple breath awareness, you will begin to use your lungs to their fullest capacity in a relatively short period of time. Your lungs will then begin to expand, growing new tissue, which will give you more lung capacity which will be achieved over a long period of time.

The Importance of Yoga Asana Adjustments

It is very important for every graduate of Yoga teacher training to have a thorough understanding of human anatomy, so that he or she can adjust the asana of a student properly and safely during a class.