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You Might Disappoint Your Yoga Students–And That’s Okay

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There’s a Ziggy Marley song off his album Dragonfly that I love to play in class, and the message that he shares is just as much for me as it is for the people taking ...
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A yogi uses her yoga block during her sequence for a flow that stretches her muscles.

How Every Yogi Can Incorporate a Yoga Block Into Their Practice

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Adding a yoga block to your yoga practice is a great way to open up your muscles on a deeper level, feel the full release of more difficult poses, and have fun experimenting with the ...
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A yoga teacher teaches a yoga for sciatica class.

Yoga for Sciatica: Can Yoga Provide Relief for Those with Sciatica?

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What is Sciatica, Anyway? Tingling, burning, numbness, inflammation, pain–all of these are words that can describe sciatica. Sciatica, or sciatica nerve pain, occurs when part of the sciatic nerve is compressed, pinched, or irritated. The ...
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A yoga teacher listens to a yoga playlist by black artists.

The Must-Know Songs & Essentials by Black Artists for Your Yoga Playlist

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The Must-Know Music Essentials for Your Yoga Playlist by Black Artists I’m Black y’all and not just 28 days of the year. 365 days, my Blackness is central to my being.Every Black History Month, and ...
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5 Tips to Get the Best Value on a Yoga Teacher Insurance Policy

5 Tips to Get the Best Value on a Yoga Teacher Insurance Policy

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We all know that insurance is pretty indispensable for yoga teachers nowadays. But with all the options out there for yoga insurance plans, how do you know if you’re actually getting a great value for ...
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Illumination and Absorption Through Tantra Yoga

Illumination and Absorption Through Tantra Yoga

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Our guest this week Michelle Young, is a Certified Yoga Therapist and founder of My Vinyasa Practice specializing in Eating Recovery, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Behavioral Health. She writes curriculum for yoga teacher training, yoga therapy ...
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A yoga teacher embarks on an earth day yoga sequence for Earth Day.

An Earth Day Sequence for Every Earth-Loving Yogi

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April 22nd is Earth Day!This annual celebration of our earth began in 1970 as a wake-up call to the damage caused by air and water pollution.Before this first earth day, most people were truly unaware ...
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A pregnant yogi practices prenatal yoga as she prepares for her third trimester.

3 Yogic Techniques to Help Expecting Mothers Prepare for the Final Trimester

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As mothers-to-be move into the final trimester there are many yogic practices that they can do to help prepare for these few months and their upcoming labor. The final trimester is a wonderful time to ...
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A yoga teacher helps her yoga student by giving her helpful yoga cues.

Yoga Cues Yoga Teachers May Want to Rethink

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Finding your voice as a yoga teacher is a struggle no matter how long you have been teaching. If you are just starting your teacher journey you may find that you stumble over your words, ...
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A yogi mediates on a mountaintop as his aura glows yellow.

Let’s Talk Energy: Inside the World of Auras

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Let’s talk energy. Not just any energy—today let’s talk about the energy field that surrounds each and every one of us—Auras ...
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class of kids do yoga together by sitting on mats and resting their hands on their legs

10 Best Yoga Poses For Kids

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According to the Yoga Hatha Padapika, there are 84 Yoga postures. Master Yogi BKS Iyengar teaches 200 asanas (poses). Supposedly, Shiva taught 8,400,000 postures but described only 32 as useful for human mortals. Within each ...
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How Mindfulness Can Help People With Concussions Find Peace

How Mindfulness Can Help People With Concussions Find Peace

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Before we begin, we invite you to pause, take a slow, deep breath, and notice how you’re feeling right now… This is a moment of mindfulness, a gift that you can give yourself with just ...
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A group of soon-to-be yoga teachers train in their 200 hour yoga teacher training program.

200 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training Explained

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So you’re interested in taking a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training but not sure what to expect? First of all, take a moment to let that decision sink in. Choosing to invest time and energy ...
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How To Teach Online Yoga Affordably

How To Teach Online Yoga Affordably

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Ashley Hagen, from AshesYoga.com, is an online yoga teacher and business coach who helps other yoga teachers transform into confident online entrepreneurs. We invited her on as this month's guest host to teach us about ...
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The Ultimate Professional & General Liability Insurance Guide

The Ultimate Professional & General Liability Insurance Guide

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General and professional liability are two of perhaps the most important aspects towards protecting yourself and your career in yoga. That’s why we’ve created this in-depth guide to cover all the ins and outs of ...
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