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Yoga Teacher Tips for Athletic Students

Ever since you decided to become a yoga instructor, you've dreamed of teaching a full class of athletic students. Now that you have them, you're concerned about safety and you want your students to have the best possible experience in your classes.

Yoga Techniques for Spinal Stenosis

Yoga training as an intervention for spinal stenosis, is so effective that in February 2011, Dr. Anand Gandhi, a physician at the Laser Spine Institute in Scottsdale, AZ, published an article on “Yoga and the Aging Spine,” detailing the benefits of Yoga therapy for an aging spine as it "promotes a full range of motion, restores flexibility, and improves circulation."

Hypertension and Yoga Training

Yoga training is shown to lower blood pressure, and those who regularly practice a Yogic lifestyle, usually enjoy lower rates of hypertension than the general population. Practicing Yoga, to control hypertension, has been proven effective - without the side effects experienced with medication. However, proper instruction with a certified Yoga teacher and a medical professional are strongly advised.