This is truly an art form of exercise that is much more than a fad. In whatever manner current yoga students, teachers etc. happened to stumble upon the wonderful philosophy of yoga - the philosophy of combining the sciences of a type of exercise which connects the physical as well as the mental components of the individual - their collective praise of it is virtually always consistent. This is a type of exercise that can truly improve your life overall! If you are trying to decide what sort of exercise will be best for you, consider yoga - and you may never turn back.
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Have you been overlooking opportunities because of "programmed thinking?" Some people, even Yoga teachers, feel they do not deserve opportunities. They scratch out a modest existence because they have been programmed for less than optimum results. What a loss of creativity to mankind it is; to have a mindset, which [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Anyone could practice unconscious shallow breathing, without any effort, but shallow breath is poor Pranayama, in its purest form. Smooth, structured, and coordinated breath, with a purpose, is not easy, for most of us, to master. Very few people breathe completely and as naturally as a baby, without formal Pranayama [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 When choosing a Yoga instructor program, you have to determine what it is that you want to get out of it. Do you want a comprehensive Yoga instructor's course or a quick Yoga instructor diploma to teach Yoga classes? Are you looking for continuing education credits for the Yoga Alliance [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Recently, I received an Email from a colleague about local Yoga students and their desire to "skip" meditation. It seems some Hatha Yoga students find it appropriate to get up and leave before meditation starts. In the area, where he is located of the western United states, no Yoga studios [...]
By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 There is a philosophy, which claims: If you give something away, and people find a value in it - they will react positively to your kindness, with repeat business. This is all well, and good, but the major fast food chains seem to be the only businesses to profit from [...]