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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.

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...

Yoga Student Precautions

Dr Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, speaks to you in this short lecture about the importance of Yoga student precautions. Two of the most important precautions being a high blood pressure and Prenatal.

How to Prevent Yoga Student Injuries

Yoga student injuries can happen at home or in a class, but prevention based safety guidelines and compassionate education will reduce...

Practicing Yoga before Receiving Shaktipat

Many ardent spiritual aspirants may wonder about practicing Yoga before receiving Shaktipat. Shaktipat is the transmission of divine...

Physical Yoga Practice for Active Seniors

It is never too late to create a healthy lifestyle and tone a healthier body. Yoga practice for active seniors is "the icing on the cake."

What is the Foundation of Yogic Philosophy?

Those who participate in regular Yoga training sessions will improve on a physical, mental, and emotional level. Long time practitioners can experience extraordinary states of awareness, intuition, and spiritual beauty. How can we separate those who know and those who pretend to know?

I have a prospective Yoga student who was recently informed that he has Type 2 diabetes. His doctor suggested Yoga classes. How can I explain how Yoga will help him?

Exercise is very important: Regular Yoga practice and physical activities, such as exercise can have beneficial effects for diabetics.

Finding the Best Yoga Teacher Training – Teaching New Students

Many Hatha Yoga certification courses emphasize the value of teaching students who have flexible bodies or have invested years of asana practice. Yet, how many students will meet these criteria? Most students who come to Yoga classes have very little experience.

Yoga Teacher Question About Pre-existing Knee Problems

At the moment, one of my Yoga students has a pre-existing injury to his knee joint caused by football in February this year, and there still is fluid on it to this day. I am not exactly sure what to do with the knee. Yet based on my understanding, hamstring stretches and quads stretches will be useful for him, as well as advising him to elevate his knee higher than the heart, as much as possible.