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Practice Mindfulness with Online Yoga Courses

Our everyday lives can get so hectic. We all have bills to pay, jobs to get to, loved ones to care for, and goals to pursue. And even the simplest things can stack up. How do you keep the kitchen clean when you are always cooking another meal? To say nothing of planning for the

The Benefits of Pigeon Pose or Kapotasana

Pigeon pose or Kapotasana has always been a favorite asana (posture) of mine and the benefits of pigeon pose of kapotasana are enormous. It has many health benefits for the mental and physical state. Focusing on the lower back and hip flexors this is a great posture to help increase mobility in the hips. This pose is

Yoga For Better Mental Health

Yoga plays an important part in my and many people’s worldwide mental health. Many practice yoga for better mental health. The act of meditation and breathing practices can affect the physical body but also the brain. In turn, the practice of yoga can help relieve things such as anxiety and depression. The effects on certain

How to Promote a Yoga Class

How to Promote a Yoga Class

When you teach yoga, you want your classes to be well-attended. After all, it’s more fun to practice with a group! So how to promote a yoga class? Here are some tips on how to promote your yoga class and get people through the door: Lead Time Prepare enough lead time before the upcoming start

Yoga for Educators

Yoga for Educators

As a teacher, you understand the importance of taking care of your body and mind. Yoga for educators is Yoga is a great way to do just that! Yoga can help improve your flexibility, strength, and endurance. It can also help reduce stress, anxiety, and fatigue. Not to mention, yoga can also be a lot

Yoga Anatomy

Anatomy and Physiology for Yoga Teachers

If you’re thinking of becoming a yoga instructor, it’s important to learn the basics of anatomy and physiology for yoga teachers. Understanding how the body works will help you become a better teacher and give your students the best possible experience. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the basics of human anatomy and physiology, including

Teaching Methodologies for Yoga Instructors

There are many different ways to approach teaching yoga. Some instructors focus on performing the poses perfectly and demonstrating the “correct” way to do each pose. Others take a more flowing, vinyasa-based approach, emphasizing the connection between breath and movement. And still, others focus on guiding students through a mindfulness or relaxation practice. What’s the

VInyasa Krama

Vinyasa Krama

Vinyasa Krama is the Sanskrit term for a step-by-step progression to a goal. Since we are talking about physical yoga practice, the goal is a complex or advanced asana (posture). We can think of this as the “goal pose”. It usually involves warming up and preparing specific muscles and breathing to achieve them and sustain

Auricular Therapy and Ear Seeds

Auricular therapy also known as ear acupuncture originates in traditional Chinese Medicine. Ear seeds are tiny metal beads placed along points on your ear that represent different organs. These seeds stay on for 5-7 days allowing them to have a prolonged effect on your body. They help to regulate the energy flow through the meridians

The Power of Mantra and the Gayatri Mantra

Mantra is a word or phrase that is repeated many times and is used to help connect your breath and provide support in your yoga journey. Mantras have been used for thousands of years and are in the ancient Hindu language of Sanskrit. Mantra is the combination of two words; Ma – meaning mind and