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Top 5 Reasons to Love Yoga in the Philippines

James Brown | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
James Brown

From the design of the facilities and choices for in-house props to the all-important standards for teachers, Manila is presenting a more grown-up version of the yoga scene than I've seen anywhere else.

5 Good Reasons to Delay Your Vinyasa

Rudy Mettia | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rudy Mettia

A delayed vinyasa will buy you extra time to feel the energetic effects of the previous posture and gives you a moment to restore the breath and plug into the power and joy of a well performed injury free practice.

Leigh Weingus

11 Easy Ways To Break Into The Yoga World Once You've Been Certified

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

With every year that goes by, yoga becomes more and more popular. In December 2012, a Yoga In America study found that 20.4 million Americans were pra...

You're Never Going to Make a Living as a Yoga Teacher (And Other Things Nobody Tells You at Yoga Teacher Training)

Marthe Weyandt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marthe Weyandt

Yoga is in! It should come as no surprise that the demand for yoga teacher training has grown exponentially in recent years. While the Road to Enlightenment is paved with good intentions, it can also be potholed with some sobering realities.

What Is a Yoga Pose?

James Brown | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

Using the physical body as the main component of a spiritual practice is newly popular and barely existed just a few decades ago. Prior to that, asana was viewed as a single limb on a larger tree, mostly used as a way to get the body ready to sit in meditation for a long time without distraction.

7 Tips for Nervous New Yoga Teachers

James Brown | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

People are coming to yoga class to get to a better place somehow, and they've chosen your class because they think you might help do that. They want you to succeed. They aren't coming to class to critique you.

10 Easy Ways to Become a Yogalebrity

Ira Israel | Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Anyone today who is actively trying to become a Yogalebrity may as well try to become the next Tom Cruise or Julia Roberts. (Ironically, many of them have.) The wave has come and gone. The Yoga Bubble is bursting.

Part II: Trauma Training Should Be Mandatory for Yoga Teachers

Margaret Howard | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Margaret Howard

Yoga teachers can go a long way toward taking care of their students by avoiding triggering traumatic responses in those students have traumatic injuries. And you should, as part of responsible, ethical teaching practice.

The Business of Teaching Yoga

Ira Israel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Yoga Teachers will sink or swim together. The sooner we figure out a sustainable win-win business model regarding how to freely share the benefits of this rich tradition, the sooner we will all prosper. Ommmmmmmmmmm.

The Real Meaning Of 'Om'

James Brown | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

When I started doing yoga, I loved most of what happened in the classes. One thing I did not love, though, was the chanting of "om." None of my early teachers could explain what it meant or why we were doing it.

Your Yoga Resolution: 6 Tips For Choosing A Yoga Teacher

James Brown | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

The range of yoga practices is so wide that creating a single organization that certifies everybody who teaches yoga has not yet proven possible. So, for now at least, you've got to take matters into your own hands and check out different teachers for yourself until you find the one for you.

10 Things I Learned At Yoga Teacher Training

Valerie Reiss | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Reiss

But what exactly happens at yoga teacher school? Downdog 101? Mat Placement for Dummies? How to (Really) Breathe?

Meditations on Real Life

Claire Missingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claire Missingham

Meditation is the flow of your life: the vibrancy, the reality and the shimmering core of your being. It is not about disassociating yourself and rising above things. You simply ask the question: what do you LOVE?