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1). Universal Principles of Yoga (Part 2)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
There are many styles of Yoga, but let’s look at some of the main Indian Yoga styles and their approach to unity. Many styles of Yoga do use components found in other Yoga styles, so each style has many facets.

2). Teaching Hatha Yoga: Should a Yoga Teacher be a Vegetarian?  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
If you teach Yoga, should you be a vegan? Are dairy foods and eggs okay? What about goats, chicken, or fish? Yes, some Yoga teachers do eat goat, but not beef. Some people still claim that fish feel no pain, but I never heard that from a Yogi.

3). Universal Principles of Yoga (Part 4)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
When I think of Karma Yogis, the first that would come to mind is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as "Mahatma Gandhi." His model of peaceful resistance for civil rights has been successfully copied since, but most importantly, his actions were for the highest moral reasons.

4). Universal Principles of Yoga (Part 5)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
Kundalini Yoga: Is unity through awakening psychic nerve force, which indicates the depth of this Yoga style. Kundalini Yoga is sometimes referred to as the "Mother of all Yogas." On the surface Kundalini Yoga might resemble Hatha Yoga, but the emphasis on the subtle body, chakras, mantras, meditation, and Pranayama is presented in a uniquely powerful way.

5). The Perseverance of Teaching Yoga (Part 1)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
Why do talented students fall short of becoming Yoga teachers? Ever notice that "quick flashes" of brilliance disappear in a short time.

6). The Perseverance of Teaching Yoga (Part 2)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
If I visualize becoming a Yoga teacher without any action, then this is just a "pipe dream." You would be better off to dream in your sleep and take action while you are awake.

7). Teaching Hatha Yoga: Religion and Western Culture  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
Some Gurus preach that Yoga should be founded within a particular religion. Some Yoga teachers read the Rig Veda, Bhagavad Gita, and speak Sanskrit words, so they must be covertly teaching Hinduism, or some other religion, right?

8). Teaching Hatha Yoga: The Transformation  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
Anyone who decides to become a Yoga teacher goes through many transformations, but your students will go through a variety of transformations, as well. The relationship between Yoga teacher and student is healthy because of the sharing of knowledge. Due to this constant sharing of ideas, the Yoga teacher and his or her students become healthier, wiser, and spiritually connected.

9). Teaching Hatha Yoga: The Value of Props  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
"There are no props in my style, in my classes, or in my town. My Yoga teacher says props are a crutch and there is no reason to make them available to students. Yoga props are fluff. These people are not really practicing Yoga."

10). Teaching Hatha Yoga: What is Normal?  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
When you teach Yoga techniques for a healthy mind, body, and spirit; are you trying to help your students reach a normal state? If that is your goal, you may just frustrate yourself and confuse your Yoga students in the process.

11). Teaching Hatha Yoga: The Summer Slow Down  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
Did you ever think about teaching Yoga classes in a pool? What about testing Yoga classes that you had not considered during a busy season? What about an "Introduction to Hot Yoga" or a Vinyasa style Yoga class that is a little warmer than usual?

12). Teaching Hatha Yoga: Assisting, Demonstrating, and Verbally Cueing  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
There are many methods for teaching Yoga, but students either learn by seeing, feeling, hearing, or a combination of senses. With this in mind, there is no right or wrong method, but Yoga teachers should be aware that some students may have a dominant sense when it comes to learning.

13). Prenatal Yoga is More than Classes for Pregnant Yoga Students  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
Lately, Prenatal Yoga classes have been catching on, within some hospitals, clinics, and Yoga studios, but there are a surprising number of Yoga teachers and students, who take risks due to a lack of awareness about potential hazards.

14). Designing a Plan to Become a Yoga Teacher (Part 2)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
While you are at it, make sure that you are calling a Yoga teacher training center and not a "diploma house." If they certify everything from pet sitting to web design, what do you think they really know about teaching Yoga?

15). Chair Yoga Vinyasa Flow  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
[Health-and-Fitness: Yoga] Here is an option for your Chair Yoga classes. There are seated flows and standing flows from the back, or side, of the chair. “The flow,” which we know as “Vinyasa,” is synchronized breathing with movement. This brings to mind vigorous Yoga classes for young, energetic, and fit Yoga students. However, Vinyasa can be gentle, too.

16). Designing a Plan to Become a Yoga Teacher (Part 1)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
When doing anything that requires a major change, a call to action is one of the hardest hurdles to overcome. There are so many people who wish for goals, but do not plan to go after them. Let’s look at a few ways to make your plan of action to become a Yoga teacher.

17). Yoga Asanas For Back Pain  By : Leah K Copbagy
Using yoga asanas for back pain is something that has been common practice for many years. Yoga asanas are another name for yoga poses. Back pain can come from many causes, but regardless of the cause, yoga asanas can usually help

18). Yoga Pose For Back Pain  By : Leah K Copbagy
The Halasana, also know as the plow pose, is a beneficial yoga pose. It aids in stretching out the shoulders and spine, helps in reducing stress, and is therapeutic for many types of backaches. When performed to its fullest extent...

19). Yoga For Low Back Pain  By : Leah K Copbagy
A study of 101 sufferers of chronic back pain proved that a gentle form of yoga, called viniyoga, was more effective at relieving lower back pain than aerobic exercise.

20). Yoga For Lower Back Pain  By : Leah K Copbagy
Holding a yoga pose anywhere from 10 to 60 seconds will cause specific muscles to either flex or stretch. By targeting a group of muscles connected to your area of pain you can promote relaxation of those muscles and joints and ease your suffering.

21). Yoga For Back Pain  By : Leah K Copbagy
If you’re one of the millions of individuals who suffer with back pain, you might want to consider learning yoga for back pain treatment. Yoga has been found to ease pain in all areas of the body. Even if you’ve tried other forms of exercise, and found them painful or not effective, there is hope.

22). Benefit Of Yoga For Back Pain  By : Leah K Copbagy
The benefit of yoga for back pain treatment is hard to overestimate. Back injuries are often delicate, chronic matters that are resistant to many physically demanding therapeutic solutions. In fact, many back pain sufferers find...

23). Back Pain Yoga Posture  By : Leah K Copbagy
Special back pain yoga posture choices can dramatically improve the flexibility and lengthen the natural reach of your spine. Back injuries often arise from just bending to pick something up. It is important to identify and use the appropriate postures safely and effectively.

24). Yoga is Great for Stress Relief and Physical Agility  By : Timothy Rea
If you are considering stress relief techniques, or exercises to improve your physical condition and flexibility, you can find all of those things AND MORE in the ancient practice of Yoga!

25). Yoga is Good for the Mind AND the Body  By : Timothy Rea
If you are considering stress relief techniques, or exercises to improve your physical condition and flexibility, you can find all of those things AND MORE in the ancient practice of Yoga!

26). Insider Secrets to the Business of Teaching Yoga (Part 4)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
As a Yoga teacher, you have to be positive when teaching every Yoga class. Your students will feel negative energy from you, and it is hard for any Yoga teacher to help others if he or she is "feeling down in the dumps."

27). The Advantages of Yoga Videos/DVDs  By : Melody Smith
Yoga videos or DVDs, unlike classes, are time efficient. This is because you can practice yoga anytime you like.

28). Insider Secrets to Marketing Your Yoga Teaching Service (Part 2)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
I don’t care if you’re teaching Yoga in a cellar, barn, loft, garage, in the woods, at the beach, or just thinking about it. People won’t know you are a Yoga teacher, if you don’t announce it.

29). How to Teach Yoga in the Corporate Marketplace (Part 2)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
This prepares you when you talk to the public about what you do. To state: “I teach Yoga classes,” is not enough of an explanation - if the person you talk to has a mental picture of Yoga as just a bunch of pretzel poses, displayed by show-offs.

30). How to Shift Gears, Change Careers, and Become a Yoga Teacher (Part 2)  By : Paul M. Jerard Jr.
How would you pay your bills by teaching Yoga for a living? Everyone needs a certain amount of income to live on and Yoga teachers are no different. Yoga jobs may not instantly "fall into your lap." So what can you do to make a painless transition into becoming a Yoga teacher full time?

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