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Becoming a Yoga Instructor

Before training to be a Yoga instructor, the following factors should be taken into consideration: Readiness and Passion: Ensure that you have the passion and the minimum requirements required for you to be trained as an instructor. Reasons for wanting to be an Instructor: Find out the real reasons as to why you may wish to be a yoga instructor. Is it because you want to make a career out of it or do you want to do it as a hobby.

Qualities of a Good Yoga Teacher

There are many qualities that define a good Yoga teacher. The following highlight some of these qualities: Presence A good yoga teacher is one that commands attention. This is felt when the teacher walks into the training room.

Yoga and Its Benefits on Sex

According to Yoga, sex is an extremely important and natural function, required in an affectionate relationship and also for procreation. The branch of yoga that incorporates the use of consecrated sex as a ritual to experience sanctity is known as Tantra Yoga or the Yoga of Rituals.

Yoga – Still Waters Run Deep – Where Is Your Attention?

A Sanskrit definition of Yoga given in the famous ancient source book on Yoga, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali reads as: “Yoga chitta vritti nirodh”. Taken together, an English translation might be: ‘Yoga is the state of being in contact with reality achieved by stopping the impact of the temperament on the attention’

Yoga and Its Origins

Yoga has become a very popular form of exercise, but how did yoga actually begin? To learn about its origins and benefits, please click here…

All You Need to Know About Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga is one of the most popular yoga types in the world. Its popularity has been heightened by its ability to relieve joint and back pains. The style was invented by Pattabhi Jois who was a practitioner and a teacher of yoga. The style aims at improving the well being of the body, mind and spirit through a series of six poses.

3 Basic Yoga Poses Every Beginner Should Know

You don’t have to be able to twist your body into impossible shapes or touch your hands to your toes. When you join yoga, you should aim for one thing: becoming flexible in mind, body and spirit. Although, yoga may be overwhelming for a beginner due to the many poses that you need to learn, you should not be scared. You need to be patient and learn one pose after another. When you are a beginner, here 3 poses that you should know.

5 Yoga Myths Debunked

There are many preconceived notions about yoga that have been flying around and it’s time to get them out. Due to the deep meditation and chanting practiced during yoga sessions, the exercise is usually confused to be a religion.

Yoga Breathing Exercise – How To Do the Alternate Nostril Breathing Exercise

As a Sivananda Yoga Teacher, I enjoy teaching students Alternate Nostril Breathing exercise, also known by its Sanskrit name, Anuloma Viloma. Here are the six steps you need to take to practice this yoga breathing exercise.

An Overview on Yoga Bolsters

Yoga bolsters are increasingly becoming a prop of choice for both yoga enthusiasts and beginners. This article provides a high level overview on what they are and how they help.

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