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Yoga For Beginners: Doing The Cat Pose

The cat pose is a yoga pose that involves arching the back. Learn more about how to do the cat pose and the health benefits that it offers.

Yoga and Vegetarianism

Yoga and vegetarianism are forever linked together. But what exactly does yoga philosophy say about eating meat and animal products? This article explains in detail the link between yoga and vegetarianism.

5 Ways Hot Yoga Accentuates a Healthy Lifestyle

All types of yoga classes are designed to challenge students, and instructors make individual recommendations for taking poses to the next level when the body is ready. Practicing in a heated room makes it easier to change poses and flex the body more because the warmth conditions the joints to make these asanas possible.

The Numerous Benefits of Yoga For Mind, Body and Spirit

The practise of Yoga has a distinct mind and body connection. Doing yoga requires the practice of precise and controlled moves, with a degree of mental commitment, while a controlled breath brings peace and inner calm.

Online Yoga Teacher Courses in a Tough Economy

The technological revolution of the twenty-first century has brought about profound changes to every aspect of our day to day lives, and education has not been spared. Online yoga teacher courses vary widely in their formality, accreditation and cost, but one thing is certain: They can be a huge help in these tough economic times. Online courses can provide convenience, individualized pacing and often a reduced cost that is simply unparalleled by any brick and mortar options. Even the less obvious benefits do have an economic effect. A complete lack of commute and the ability to take yoga courses on your own schedule, making it much easier to work, are a huge boon.

Teaching Mindfulness in Yoga Class

When teaching a Yoga class, the concept of mindfulness will help all of your students. Some students have difficulty unplugging from electronics devices. When we encourage them to be present for practice, they may feel like a fish out of water. If you have children, or interact with them regularly, you have probably seen mindfulness in action.

Benefits of Yoga: Unifying Mind and Body

If there’s one thing yoga taught me it’s this: balance is the key to a happy and healthy life. For most of us, yoga has been equated with a sort of exercise, an aerobic activity that is designed to help us tone our muscles, improve our flexibility, and hey, while we are at it, lose a little bit of that extra weight. But if you take a closer look, yoga can actually do much, much more than just improve our physical condition.

How to Advertise a Yoga Retreat

By a longshot, the most challenging aspect of organizing a yoga retreat is getting yogi’s on those mats and securing your return on investment. You’ve booked the perfect locale, manifested a delicious menu, and sought out every extracurricular activity from massage to mountain climbing. Now it’s time to let the world know about your yoga retreat. There are many ways to go about advertising a yoga retreat. Some work much better than others. We’ll go over your advertising options and give our advice on the most effective ways to fill your yoga retreat.

Teacher Guidelines for Power Yoga

Teaching Power Yoga can be a difficult task; not only is it fast moving, but it also is meant to physically challenge the practitioners. Keeping an eye on students, during a fast-flowing session can be hard, especially if a class is large or if it contains beginners unfamiliar with basic Yoga practices. New students being mixed into a class full of experienced students is the studio management’s call, but it is your challenge, if you teach Yoga classes.

The Dangers of Pushing Kids in Physical Yoga

Yoga teachers are often considering the development of new programs for adults, seniors, and children. Sometimes, we consider giving children the opportunity to get the level of exercise needed to rid extra energy. This extra energy needs to be released in a positive way, but children need proper guidance and yoga instructors need to make sure classes are safe.

Yoga Poses to Nurture the Water Element

There are Yoga postures that nurture all four elements: earth, air, fire and wind. Yoga poses that nurture the water element are fluid, flowing, flexible and cooling. The water within our own bodies, and the water elements surrounding us, ebb and flow through time – just as the breath ebbs and flows. By practicing Yoga asanas that cultivate an awareness of the water element in our own bodies, our awareness of the undeniable flow of water throughout our beings becomes illuminated.

How to Get More Men Involved in Yoga

The world has changed and women are experiencing more freedom. If you’ve attended classes, a yoga teacher training, boot camps, or workshops, you have no trouble finding women. Men who enter a class full of women are very comfortable in their own skin. This is a good thing, but how can we encourage more male participation in our yoga classes, studios, and workshops.

Yoga Jewelry

Yoga Jewelry is diverse, colourful, and creative and it is a subtle reflection of a spirituality that resides within. Always, inevitably, and despite the situation, life feels better after a good yoga practice.

Yoga for Weight Loss

Obesity is the physical manifestation of deeper psychological issues. As a result, your body becomes a victim of bad eating habits and lack of exercise doesn’t do any good either.

Yoga for PCOD or PCOS

In India, around 35 per cent of women including young girls, suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), also known as polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD). Studies show that yoga is very helpful in controlling and preventing these symptoms. PCOS in a nutshell: Polycystic means multiple or many cysts.

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