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Which Yoga Students Do I Want to Teach?

By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP Which Yoga students do I want to teach? This seems like a discriminatory question, but in terms of student safety, not all Yoga students are the same. Some students bring years of experience to the classroom, while others have just signed up for their very first class. Some [...]

What Should Yoga Teachers Know About Promising Cures?

By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP What should Yoga teachers know about promising cures? To get straight to the point, a Yoga instructor should never promise anything he or she can't deliver. For most of us, one of the most disappointing experiences in life can happen when we trust a person or a product to [...]

Teaching Yoga Students about Removing Limiting Beliefs that Create Lack

Practicing the art of Yoga on a regular basis helps to eradicate a sense of individual separateness and lack. The comprehensive art of Yoga is not just limited to physical asanas, it also includes breathing techniques, which increase the circulation of prana or life force energy, in addition to meditation and contemplative practices that help to ease anxiety, depression and an abiding sense a separateness.

Teaching Yoga: Choosing the Best Yoga Mat

One of the benefits of practicing yoga training is that practitioners need few pieces of equipment. The most basic piece of equipment in a yoga class is the mat. Lightweight and small, mats afford a yoga student to practice pretty much anywhere.