Many intermediate Yoga students will already know how to do Ujjayi Pranayama and will not need formal instruction. However, even at an advanced level, most students will appreciate verbal breathing cues as they move in and out of the Yoga postures. If you are teaching a beginning flow Yoga class, it is recommended that you take five or ten minutes at the beginning of class to teach your students the proper technique for practicing Ujjayi breathing.
What isn't commonly acknowledged in most incarnations of modern yoga is the fact that yogic science encompasses mind and spirit as well as body. Chakras, one of the core elements of yogic science, are often ignored by modern yoga teachers.
Perhaps one unacquainted with yoga could compliment a yoga practitioner friend on that skill, who could share what he or she has learned about nonattachment from yoga – therein bringing another into the essential practice. From there, a cycle of creative communal adjustment to each moment as it comes could continue and grow – and, I believe, the world could spin around a little more easily as a result.
The meditating parent has much more grace and patience to extend to their children and these traits are key to successfully raising a child. Many parents may be encouraged to start the practice of meditating on a daily basis for the sake of their children but continue the practice well beyond the parenting years for their own personal enrichment.
Practicing Yoga for weight loss is a great way to tone, shape and sculpt your body. Not only does Yoga help to increase your range of...