When we think of fitness training, Yoga training is not the first discipline that comes to mind. To overlook Yoga’s benefits, however, as an independent discipline or an addition to an established training program would be a mistake.
Whether you are a practitioner or you have taken a few yoga teacher certification courses, you know that a regular practice helps to keep the body the body young. In fact, some seniors who practice yoga refer to it as a “fountain of youth.”
Violence is a result of many things, including mental illness and feelings of loss, anger, loneliness, and powerlessness. Fortunately, these feelings are something that a yoga practice can address, especially when meditation is guided by someone who intentionally wants to empower and encourage students who are dealing with these types of emotions.
Whether you are a yoga teacher, runner or both, this article is designed to help you understand how yogic exercise can be applied as a therapeutic method for those who enjoy running. Runners are hard on their bodies, including the knees, hips and hamstrings.
Taking online or correspondence courses instead of traditional yoga instructor courses eliminates the need to drive or use public transportation to get to class, thereby reducing gasoline usage and emission pollution. Taking even half of your courses by distance learning helps to improve the environment. This also lengthens the life of your vehicle and saves you money.
Yoga poses that help to balance and invigorate an individual whose constitution is primarily Kapha in nature are vigorous standing poses...
The heart area can often become contracted and even caved-in due to difficult and painful life experiences. When the heart area is not expanded, cardiovascular circulation can be compromised, neck and back problems can develop and a sense of lethargy may predominate an individual's emotional state. Yoga poses that open the heart area are great tools for releasing tension and difficult emotions.
There are several Yoga poses that help to relieve nerve and joint compression thereby relieving pain and increasing flexibility. Yoga...
Yoga props are a helpful and useful way to introduce beginners to yoga and allow them to hold the correct pose without an excess of...
Teaching Yoga to children can be a challenging but an extremely rewarding experience. Yoga classes for children are often filled with a lot of laughter, plenty of fun and a little bit of frustration sprinkled here and there. If you plan on teaching Yoga to young students, there are a few things that you should be ready for.