Practicing Yoga Breathing in Daily Life - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
The truth is you do have control. You can control how you react to the situation. This is an ideal opportunity to use your breathing to remedy the negative emotions. Calm yourself down by taking a deep breath in through your nose and hold it for a few seconds. Spend about 8 seconds exhaling the breath. Repeat this several times and you should feel your heart and blood pressure begin to regulate, creating a sense of calm.
The Dance of Shiva: Natarajasana - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
To practice Natarajasana, or Dancer Pose, come to an equal standing position at the front of your Yoga mat. Before proceeding, find a gazing point or drishti two to three feet in front of you on the floor. If you hold this drishti point without wavering during your practice of Dancer Pose, your balance will become steadier and the fluctuations of your mind will begin to calm. With an inhale, shift your weight to your right foot and raise your left foot behind you. Grasp the top of your left…
What You Should Know About Teaching Corporate Yoga - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
Yoga has been around for thousands of years. Yogic methods have a variety of health benefits for men and women. Corporate yoga has become increasingly popular and a number of managers will actually put together training programs for businesses and organizations. Teaching corporate yoga to employees can offer a variety of long-term benefits to employee as well as employer.
About Teaching Yoga Part Time - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
Additionally, there is no financial risk in teaching classes part-time at a fitness club, church, community center, or a local yoga school. Many successful studio owners started out by teaching at night and working a 9 to 5 job for a full-time employer. This gives a yoga instructor time to calculate the risks of expanding or playing it safe and investing one’s earnings toward a retirement fund or your next vacation.
Marketing Tips for Corporate Yoga Teachers - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
The benefits of group yoga sessions could appeal to many corporate executives. For example, a yoga teacher could mention the amount of motivation that it might require for the typical employee to utilize a company’s stationary fitness equipment. While some employees may exhibit a solo commitment toward a fitness routine, other employees may be too exhausted or too stressed to maintain a regular workout schedule.
Eagle Pose as a Contemplative Exercise - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
Additionally, the nuance of balancing well in this Yoga posture by pulling your external focus and muscular energy into your core, will also help you to viscerally feel what it is to be aligned and grounded in the center of your own being. As you practice this Yoga posture, fine tuning your physical balance and centering your mental awareness will help you to strengthen your capacity to manifest your sankalpa, or divine purpose, in the coming months.
Give Trauma a Time Out With Yoga - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
The language of yoga has always invited students to listen and respond to their feelings. The physical aspect of yoga builds strength and confidence. The result is that trauma patients who engage in a regular yoga practice are reporting feeling more in control of their emotions and a sense of renewed physical strength.
How to Spot Injury Prone Yoga Students - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
As more and more beginners are delving into yoga, it may be time to adjust the routine. Many teachers begin the class with a vigorous sun salutation/downward dog routine. A new idea could be to start the class with gentle beginner stretches to give yourself the opportunity and the extra time to evaluate your class. Go slow and look for the following red flags.
What Can Yoga Schools do to Prevent Injuries? - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
Prospective teachers may wonder how facilitators will be able to add any new information into an already packed program. Most courses devote a reasonable chunk of time to anatomy and physiology, as well as teaching methodology. It would be simple to work injury prevention into these time slots or alternatively create an additional mandatory workshop into the program.
10 Ways You Can Market Your Yoga Teaching Services
Take advantage of social media, friends, and family. Post any classes you will be teaching on your Facebook page and always put the word out to everyone you know. Facebook is where it's at right now for small business. Stake your claim and let everyone in your area know that you are available to teach. You can dial Facebook in to target the local yoga market.
About Yoga Training and Releasing Anger - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
Another view holds that expressing fury prevents the emotion from festering inside. While anger can be beneficial in certain ways - perhaps alerting us to where we need to speak up, take care of ourselves or protect another who might be harmed -- it still needs proper expression. Exploding and shouting whenever we're angry is hardly ideal, and it could become a habit that serves no one but the angry person.
Teaching Yoga Poses that Reduce Anger: Hip Openers - Aura Wellness Center - Yoga Instructor Certification
Teaching Yoga poses that reduce anger will effectively detoxify negative emotions from the body and minds of your students. Angry feelings can be...
Teaching Balancing Holiday Yoga Classes: Tree Pose - Aura Wellness Center
As they stand in Tree Pose, remind them to gaze at a steady point several feet in front of them. By holding a steady drishti, or gazing point, they will be more able to balance in Vrikshasana. The primary work in Tree Pose is to continue to elongate the spine by rooting down into the earth, in order to expand more fully towards the sky. In addition, by gently pressing the foot against the standing leg, your students will feel the hip-opening effect of this balancing Yoga posture.
The Need For Fitness Yoga Classes - Yoga Teacher Training Blog
"Fitness yoga" has become extremely popular, worldwide, as more people realize how much yoga has to offer as a form of exercise. In fitness-based sessions, it involves focusing primarily on yoga as an intense bodyweight workout. Most classes borrow various asanas, flows, and sequences, from several different types of yoga, in order to produce an exercise routine that is physically rewarding for the students. Fans of physical yoga workouts report that they have increased flexibility, better…
Yoga for Anger Management - Aura Wellness Center
By Kimaya Singh How can Yoga help people with anger management? Every person feels anger at some point. It is a natural emotion that has its roots in jealousy, hatred, outrage or frustration. Regardless of its cause, anger has negative effects on the body and must learn to be controlled. There are yoga poses that […]