No single book, video, website or Yoga instructor certification course can give you all the answers. So, what do we do? The answer is continuing education and research for life. At the very least, our minds will be sharp well into old age.
No matter how many years you teach, or how many yoga teacher certifications you have, beginners will have fresh viewpoints about this practice he value so deeply. Listen to them patiently and you will learn more about yourself as you master patience from within.
Sometimes, a Yoga instructor is like the conductor of an orchestra. The many minds of our students are multi-tasking, but we want to bring them into the moment and into their practice. As you may have learned during yoga teacher training: Good minds do not always think alike.
Teaching a Yoga class is a unique experience, and every class is different. The range of students, along with their comfort and ability levels will obviously vary. As Yoga teachers, we learn to make Yogic methodology an accessible activity for people, no matter what his or her fitness levels are.
Yoga teacher training web sites constantly warn instructors about making unrealistic promises that we can’t deliver. What we can morally promise is reduced pain and prevention.
Here’s a seasonal tip you might not have learned in yoga teacher training. The change of seasons is a good time to change or spice up...
Yoga teacher training courses teach us that this energy, this prana, can be accessed, generated and manipulated with an asana series and...
Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 (Director of Yoga Teacher Training at Aura Wellness Center, guides you through a Mudra for Happiness. Demonstration given by Yong Yang. Yoga Techniques to Enhance States of Happiness There are myriad yoga techniques to enhance states of happiness. Some of these techniques range from the physical postures to breathing exercises, [...]
Yoga is a health maintenance system for dealing with the pain, loss of flexibility, and decreased mobility, which come with aging. With...
To start with, each yoga school of thought, including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bikram and Viniyoga, has its own ideas about the proper pose sequencing. Bikram, for example, practices 26 poses, twice, in the same order every time.