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Chakra System

Presented by Brenda Schnable, RYT500 Download the following materials on the Chakra System Overview: Chakra Knowledge Quiz Chakra Tune Up – Overview of Chakra System  

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Finding Your Teaching Voice

Finding Your Teaching Voice   Remember the old adage – you can’t get a job unless you have experience, but you can’t get that experience without a job.  This same principle applies to finding your teaching voice. You can’t find your voice unless you practice.  And in […]

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Contraindications

CLICK HERE to download Contraindications Chart

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Prenatal Yoga

As a yoga teacher you will encounter students within different stages of pregnancy, whether you teach a specific prenatal yoga class, or an all-levels class at the studio or in a gym setting. Prenatal Yoga classes use yoga as a support for a student’s changing body, and […]

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Ayurveda

Review the following Presentation and Articles for an Ayurvedic Overview delivered by Reuben Schooler. Ayurveda Overview Article:  Ayurveda and Asana by Marc Halpern Article:  Samkhya Philosophy for Children of All Ages by Joseph Le Page   For your own personal practice, complete the following profile on How […]

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Yin Yoga Postures – TO DO CPY WORKSHOP & TT

    The Yin Yoga postures below are to be held for a minimum of 3-5 minutes with the exceptions of postures with an *, which are to be held for only one minute.  Remember to note many different body types in your students and make comfortable […]

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Classroom Etiquette for Students & Teachers

By Tim Noworyta for Yoga Journal Use these tips to get the most out of the yoga classes you attend. Here are some ways to get more out of the yoga classes you attend: DO arrive early. Getting to class about 10 minutes early can help you […]

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Teaching Beginners

Keep students safe.  This may mean that you allow the student to remain in a less-than-ideal posture for a few moments. Inform beginners that yoga is not a religion, but a spiritual practice. Use clear language.  Don’t offer too many cues at once – begin with 2-3 […]

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Beginner Asana/Poses

Beginner Standing Poses: Mountain; Tadasana Hand to Foot; Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana 1 Tree; Vrksasana Triangle; Trikonnasana Side Angle; Utthita Parsvakonasana Warrior 1; Virabhadrasana 1 Warrior 2; Virabhadrasana 2 Half Balancing Moon; Ardha Chandrasana Warrior 3; Virabhadrasana 3 Pyramid; Parsvottanasana Standing Straddle; Prasarita Padottanasana Forward Fold; Uttanasana Eagle; […]

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Teaching Hatha Yoga for Beginners – Article

By Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 There are some Yoga teachers who refuse to teach beginner students. Their staff teaches new students, while they work with the “advanced” Yoga students, or they teach specialized master classes. It is understandable that if you run an extremely large ashram or […]

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