How Should the Topic of Pranayama be Covered in a Yoga Teacher Certification Course?

By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 When teaching Pranayama (Yogic Breathing Techniques), to a student who is new to Yoga, you realize that beginners take their breathing for granted. It is natural to take breath and life for granted. Breathing happens naturally, or conditionally, without giving it a thought. At the same time, breathing makes life, [...]

2017-12-12T08:00:04-05:00Categories: |0 Comments

Online Yoga Certification – How Technology is Changing the Face of Teacher Training Courses

By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Traditional Yoga teacher training programs still exist, but traditional programs often last years. Not so long ago, the concept of an intensive face-to-face training, for a month, seemed like a new idea. All you had to do was schedule your time, and you could combine your training, with a vacation, [...]

2017-12-12T07:59:27-05:00Categories: |0 Comments

Yoga Teacher Certification Courses on the Internet

By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Do you wonder about the value of certification earned on the Internet? How do you sort out who is reputable? When is a Yoga teacher correspondence course a viable option? How can anyone benefit from online certification? Will virtual training ever replace traditional face-to-face education of Yoga instructors? Let's [...]

2017-12-12T07:58:54-05:00Categories: |0 Comments

Do I have to change my religion to teach Yoga?

You do not have to change your religion to study, practice, or teach Yoga. People of all faiths can practice Asana, Pranayama, and Meditation, without conflicting with their own religion. Yogic philosophy does not conflict with any religion. In each of us, religion is our particular and familiar path toward God. Knowing this, we should [...]

2017-12-12T07:56:37-05:00Categories: |0 Comments
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