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Can Kids Yoga Help Relieve Stress?

Yoga may help kids on different levels. Practicing physical postures (asanas) can increase the production of endorphins, which generate feelings of well-being. Breathing techniques (pranayama) help regulate the nervous system by activating parasympathetic (relaxation) neurons and calming sympathetic (flight or fight) neurons. Guided relaxation techniques benefit kids by giving them an alternative way to respond to the stressors in their lives.

Tips on Becoming a Yoga Master

A true Guru, Swami, or Yoga master does not present him or herself as such, instead the yogi or yogini's level of accomplishment would be evident through his or her behavior, understanding, speech and affect on other people. According to Indian tradition, a true Yoga master would also be a disciple of a long lineage of authentic Yoga masters, stretching far back in time, even as far back as Shiva. A true Yoga master would also usually have a group of dedicated initiates following his or her teachings.

Ten Tips to Begin Teaching Yoga Online

By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP To start with, you are going to read a lot more than ten tips in this article to begin teaching Yoga online. This is a subject that has been asked about more frequently these days and if you are interested, you need to see the big picture. Many [...]

The Problem with Teaching Yoga Fitness Classes

To keep up with the ever-increasing pace of life, will you focus on “power” or fitness yoga styles? Or will you incorporate some of the...