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Reducing Tension in the Foundation Yoga Pose Tadasana

Foundation yoga pose Tadasana might be a bore or chore. How to make this basic standing pose feel light and possibly bring a spontaneous smile?

How Yoga Can Change Your Life

Do you lead a stressful lifestyle, get some back pain every now and then and feel tired all the time? Perhaps you have a heard a lot of people talk about the wonders that Yoga has to offer but never thought you would ever be able to do that. Well, after reading this perhaps you will have a better understanding about yoga is all about.

Yoga Teacher Training: Attention Deficit Disorders

There are many reasons why people attend a Yoga teacher training. Some people obviously attend to learn how to become a Yoga instructor, but that’s not the same goal for every intern. One of my classmates was there for a spiritual quest, while another wanted to learn how Yoga teachers master focusing mental energy. In this world of texting while driving, some people forget the virtual world isn’t reality. Multi-tasking has turned some of us into zombies. At the same time, adults and children are having difficulty reading, because they scan words instead of reading them. The reason: Too many messages enter the mind at one time.

Teaching Yoga to Runners

Runners can gain many benefits by making yoga training a part of their fitness routine. Yoga training complements a running routine by providing deep stretches to the muscles that are commonly tight or overworked due to running. It will help prevent injuries while keeping some of the aches and pains associated with running at bay.

Partner Yoga For A Healthy You

When looking for health and fitness tips, you might encounter some people suggesting partner yoga. This may not be common for most fitness buffs, but this kind of partner practice can also help people achieve better health. If you are not familiar with this, partner yoga means two people who practice yoga together.

What Is Yoga Therapy: A Healthy Alternative to Prescription Drugs

Yoga is so much more than the physical health routine most people associate with it. Yoga Therapy mines the entire science of Yoga as written about in the Yoga Sutras for tangible practices that bringing health and healing to issues that confront us in modern life. The vast, ancient teachings of Yoga hold answers to the big and the small problems we encounter.

Yoga Teacher Training: Knee Pain

When attending a yoga teacher training intensive, Paul gave a lecture about pain that I could never forget. Basically, he said: “We usually take life for granted, when we are healthy, but when we are in pain, we can think of nothing else.” Yogic science directly addresses suffering and does its best to let us enjoy a pain free life.

Yoga for Bone Density

Studies show that Yoga helps to fight one of the most common diseases affecting older Americans. Osteoporosis, a disorder that results in the loss of bone density and the thinning of bone tissue, affects 20 percent of American women over the age of 50. Bone loss is gradual and for some adults it may start before the age of 40.

Yoga and Sleep

Chances are your yoga teacher isn’t with you before bedtime, unless you go directly to bed after your class. It’s hard to fall asleep when your mind is still actively working through the events, concerns and anxieties of the day. Sometimes your body feels exhausted, but when your head hits the pillow, sleep does not come. Millions of people suffer from sleeplessness, which causes a whole host of other problems and health concerns.

Yoga Instructor Training: Weight Loss

Sometimes, statistics seem worthless. If you watch a political debate, you will see both sides turn statistics upside down. In yoga teacher training, we hardly discuss weight loss, but when you start teaching prospective students will gather around you to learn ancient yogic weight loss secrets. Yoga instructors often point to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study, which put yogic exercise in a favorable light in relation to weigh reduction.

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