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Teaching Yoga – The Most Popular Yogic Principle

When teaching Yoga classes to the public, it is important to remember that what we see as useful may be worthless to new students who are entering Yoga. After Yoga certification a teacher may see that last four limbs of Patanjali's Yoga as important. These last four limbs of Yoga are very useful for self-realization, concentration, meditation, and Samadhi.

Ahimsa – First Yama, First Limb

Unfortunately, history has documented far too many holocausts for us to ignore the right to defend oneself. To be humble on the outside, but bold within, is a much safer course when you plan your day. When you put your best foot forward, most people will respect you for it, but beware of those who see your good manners and kindness as a sign of weakness.

Teaching Hatha Yoga: Abundance is Under Your Nose

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 [...]