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Yoga Instructor Training: Yogic Philosophy

How important is philosophy in a yoga certification course? Teachers should know the history and philosophy of yogic practices. Patanjali - whose teaching led to the codification of the Eight Limbs - taught that a yoga practice includes a dedication towards truthfulness.

Teaching Office Yoga Exercises

Graduates of chair yoga teacher training programs have many opportunities in the corporate sector. If you've ever sat at a desk in front of a computer screen for hours on end, you know the aches and pains associated with an office job.

Walking on the Yoga Teacher’s Path

As you learn to become a yoga instructor, you will most likely study the work of others, take notes on how seasoned teachers format their classes or learn specific teaching techniques. While all of these items are valuable, keep in mind that you are still you and you have your own unique style and personality to add to your class that no one else has.

Teaching Yoga: The Hips

After completing my third yoga teacher training course, one student raised her hand and asked, “Now that you know everything, who has more tension in the hips – men or women?” My answer was and still is, “I don’t know it all, but both genders have a lot of tension and tightness in the hips."

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