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?
Most Yoga teacher training courses cover a fair amount of Sanskrit. The importance of Sanskrit is communication among Yoga teachers...
Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 speaks with you about the new forums being introduced for the Yoga Sutras. Visit: www.yoga-teacher-training.org/forum to get more information on the Yoga Sutras
The most advanced techniques, in Yoga, are based around training the mind. Patanjali mentions eight limbs in the Yoga Sutras. All eight limbs will train the mind, but the last four limbs are especially for balancing and training the mind.
Yoga cannot be summed up in one photo session or one book. Humans often make hasty judgments about subjects. This enables us to quickly sort, classify, and file ideas, in a specific order, so that we may retrieve them easily. The only problem is that we may not have gone beyond the surface layer of our filing system.
Children, and everyone else, will respect nothing, if they do not have to earn it. It is easily proven by the lack of appreciation, manners, and respect, we can observe everyday. Discipline in moderation, will enrich all aspects of society. Getting back to you and the value of Tapas - The true value of Tapas is the character building qualities of emotional, mental, and spiritual health. With those three aspects taken care of, we have better physical health. The habit of daily Tapas will carry over in your physical life by eating and exercising conscientiously.