Your Step by Step Guide to the 7 Chakras

Your Step by Step Guide to the 7 Chakras

Maybe you've attended a yoga class and the instructor suggests you connect into your chakras. Honestly, you're not sure exactly what a chakra is, or where it might be in order to connect to it. Chakras deal with energy, something many people struggle to give any...

Yoga Teacher Spotlight: Nicole Anderson Land

Yoga Teacher Spotlight: Nicole Anderson Land

Ever wonder what people do AFTER yoga teacher training? Many participate in training simply to deepen their own education and yoga practice. Many others wish to create a life and living out of their love of yoga. ๐Ÿ‘‰ In this new blog feature, Yoga Teacher Spotlight,...

5 Types of Meditation to Practice Today

5 Types of Meditation to Practice Today

Maybe you've heard of the incredible benefits of mediation, but have yet to adopt the practice for yourself. Perhaps the idea of sitting cross-legged on the floor while trying to "empty your mind" sounds. . .boring. Or not your style. No worries. You're not the only...

30 Minute Chair Yoga Sequence

30 Minute Chair Yoga Sequence

Chair yoga participants come in all ages, shapes, and sizes. Some have challenging health issues, others are recovering from illness or surgery, or lack mobility and balance not suited for typical able-bodied yoga classes.And this type of yoga isn't limited to the...

The 6 Major Forms of Yoga Explained

The 6 Major Forms of Yoga Explained

In the physical-fueled world of yoga, it's easy to understand why most people believe that's the only way to practice yoga. But in the Bhagavad Gita, one of the most beloved and sacred texts of India, it describes the necessity for different forms of yoga. Because...

5 Things to Do When Yoga Teacher Training Ends

5 Things to Do When Yoga Teacher Training Ends

You can remember the first day of yoga teacher training like it was yesterday. Your excited butterflies and apprehension that comes from the unknown. You had your doubts along the journey, wondered if you'd actually finish. But through blood, sweat, and tears, you did...

Beginner’s Ultimate Guide to Meditation

Beginner’s Ultimate Guide to Meditation

Whether a yoga neophyte or going through yoga teacher training, we all seem to be beginners at meditation. And that's because when learning about yoga, most people focus on the postures, too often neglecting this importance of this practice. One reason we overlook...

How (and Why) to Teach Savasana

How (and Why) to Teach Savasana

Ahhhh....savasana. The prize at the end of every yoga-asana class. Sometimes referred to as adult nap time, adult time out, or chillaxin'. Maybe not that last one exactly, but savasana has definitely inspired a meme or two. You can always tell the newbies or the...

3 Common Mistakes in Sequencing a Yoga Class

3 Common Mistakes in Sequencing a Yoga Class

Planning a yoga class is more than picking out cool-looking poses and slapping them together. Do it that way and you run the risk of committing 3 common mistakes in sequencing yoga classes. If not more. While yoga has the ability to improve all areas of your life,...

30+ Themes for Your Yoga Classes

30+ Themes for Your Yoga Classes

In yoga teacher training, I recommend using themes when creating your yoga classes. Without one, you might be tempted to throw everything in, but when you select a theme, it guides and narrows your selections. Think buffet vs ordering off the menu. Also, using themes...

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