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How to Teach Yoga and Theme a Class

With all the subjects you cover in a yoga teacher training intensive course, you might not have learned about how to theme a class. Most yoga instructors hope that students find their classes to be both enjoyable and inspirational.

Teaching Yogic Practices: Warrior II

For example, using props, such as blocks, bolsters and belts, will help to make challenging asanas accessible to even beginning students. This sense of inclusion will also bolster the confidence levels of many of your newer students and give a general sense of cohesion to your class as a whole.

Teaching Yogic Practices: Warrior I

Being sensitive to the mood and energy level of the class is an important part of the art of teaching Yoga well. For example, during the holiday season you may have prepared a krama of asanas that will energize your students, but when you begin the class you realize from the tired and drained look on many of your students' faces that a restorative class is more appropriate.

Yoga Teacher Training: Lesson Plans

Planning ahead for a yoga class characterizes the smart, experienced instructor although some teachers don't realize they should come...

Cooling Yoga Poses to Calm the Body

There are many, many Yoga poses from which to choose when you are sequencing the asanas for your next Yoga class. In fact, Dharma Mittra...

The Attraction of Hot Yoga

Hot yoga studios have recently begun springing up all over the world. This popular trend in hatha yoga might seem puzzling to some who...

Teaching Yoga to Students with Emotional Stress

Many Yoga teacher training interns envision classes with fit students, who want physical challenges. Hatha Yoga is well known as a form of...

Is Vinyasa Yoga Good for Children?

As people increasingly recognize the myriad benefits it has to offer our bodies, minds, and lives. Yoga teacher training programs that...

What to Expect at a Partner Yoga Class

Someone who plans to attend a partner yoga class has a unique experience to look forward to. In a partner yoga class, students pair up to...

Anatomy Education for Yoga Teachers

Yoga teachers are often faced with a diverse class full of students. Some people are beginners, attending their first Yoga class ever...