Some instructors advocate not teaching two traditional poses - shoulderstand and headstand - believing they could lead to yoga injury. Here are tips to help you decide how to teach them safely (if at all.)
I always imagined that yoga teacher training would somehow help me find the clarity I was seeking in my life; that it would show me not only how to be a good yoga teacher but how to live life more mindfully. After completing a 200 hour yoga teacher training this past March, I am happy to report that it did!
The benefits of yin yoga are so vast and so profound you’ll wonder why you haven’t already gotten your yin yoga certification after reading this article. In teaching the art of this profoundly healing yoga style, you’ll be touching and healing so many lives - in ways you probably never thought possible! Here are four reasons to become a yin yoga teacher today:
Each year, millions of people head to the mountains and beaches to find renewal in nature. To get “away from it all” and find some peace and quiet and time to reflect. To reconnect with themselves and with the earth.
Spring is here and it’s time to lighten our emotional loads! Are you holding onto resentments? Are there people in your life or parts of yourself that need forgiving? This is the time of year to release those emotional burdens and cleanse the body of heavy or stuck energy.
It happens to the best of us. No matter how dedicated we are to our yoga practice, life has a tendency to toss in a few turns that can take us away from the mat for a season. Whether it is a busy season, seasons of change, or even seasons of recovery from an injury, it can often be frustrating or even a bit scary to think about getting back on the mat after taking some time off from your practice.
Easter candies, Easter baskets, Easter chocolate bunnies! Did you know that Americans on average eat sixty-four pounds of sugar every year? That’s twenty-two teaspoons in a given day, and while this number may sound crazy, it’s really not when you think about just how much sugar is hidden in nearly every packaged food item in the supermarket, especially around the holidays.
If you’ve been meditating for a while now, you may find yourself asking, “how to do I move forward?” Feeling like you’re stuck in a meditation rut happens to the best of us. If this sounds familiar, here are 6 ways you can easily advance your practice: