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Teaching Yoga for Biking Enthusiasts

Yoga teacher training courses prepare you to help students develop balanced bodies. Biking is a great activity, but enthusiasts really need to practice Hatha Yoga. With growing interest in healthy living and eco-friendly lifestyles, biking has become one of the top two outdoor activities around the world. In spite of its benefits, it is, nevertheless, a relatively one-dimensional sport that taxes the upper body and hips, leaving muscles tight and strained if core strength is lacking.

Battle Stiff Arteries With Yoga and Pilates

This article talks about ways to battle stiff arteries. It showcases the relation between flexibility and arteries. It also talks about how practicing yoga and pilates can make a difference.

Take a Five-Minute Break!

Getting up and walking around for a few minutes can help, but what can help even more is a yoga break. Most people envision yoga as an all or nothing, flat on a mat or twisted into odd positions time eater. But it doesn’t have to be.

A Postnatal Yoga Routine: A Quicker Way for Mental and Physical Recovery

Pregnancy and childbirth can wreak havoc on a woman’s body. You may think that you will never get your pre-pregnancy body back during the weeks and months following the birth of your new baby. Your abdominal muscles feel as if they can’t be stretched any further, you may be recovering from physical exhaustion due to a lengthy labor, your whole body may feel tight and unwilling to move like it once did, and you might feel as if the body you once new is now foreign to you.

Is Yoga Safe?

It was a big week in the yoga world last week when a very smart author decided to write a provocative article on yoga so that the attention on the article would help him sell his book. And his marketing plan worked really well for him.

Who Are You Anyway?

Not so many months back I stepped foot into the corporate wellness center where I have been teaching yoga asana and meditation. The company is global and they have about 800 employees in this building alone.

Yoga Helps Maintain Good Mental Health

  Everyone is trying everything they can to improve their physique these days. From weight lifting to triathlons, it is starting to seem as though people think they need to beat themselves up to be in great shape. This is not so!

How Much Does It Cost To Become A Yoga Instructor?

The cost of becoming a yoga instructor varies by the school and the qualifications required of instructors. Becoming a yoga teacher in specialized schools like Bikram or Iyengar can cost much more than training for certifications at other schools.

About Hatha Yoga for Preventing Knee Injuries

To some practitioners, Hatha yoga is a terrific full-body workout, with thoughtful routines that will stretch and align all the major muscle groups. However, the expression “no pain, no gain” has no place at all in any yoga practice. If anything you do causes pain, stop immediately. The word for a yoga pose is “asana,” so even if the poses are not exactly easy, they should put your body at ease and not under stress or pain.

Teaching Yoga to Students With Parkinson’s Disease

Among our Yoga certification requirements should be and ethics agreement that should contain a message about ahimsa (non-harming). I’m sure most Yoga teacher training courses have a form similar to the ethics agreement that interns in my class signed. Ahimsa is so important that you can’t have compassion for others without it. When teaching Yoga students who have any neurological disorder, the instructor must show compassion.