The course I took we had to know the names of all the poses in Sanskrit and use them in our teaching practice sessions and in the final written exam so we had to be able to spell them as well. It was a 500 hour course and most Yoga teacher tra...
The heart of yoga is 'yoga postures'. Each of yoga postures has its own physical and mental benefits.
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How proficient in Sanskrit must an aspiring yoga instructor be? A high level of fluency or simply the ability to pronounce the asanas without murdering the language?
Meghan L 20 Yoga Poses & What They Should Actually Be Called
Alyona T Outdoor yoga in the pavilion every day for a week at 6am left me refreshed and powered up for the day.
during the course of the day we only breathe through one side of the nose at a time. Most commonly in two hour intervals. Practicing alternate nostril breathing helps to improve clarity and focus and if done regularly helps restore balance to an o...
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Peter L Do any of you have a favorite asana or asanas? Mine are headstand,shoulderstand,plough and cobra,practiced in that order. I'll hold these poses for several minutes. They have such a stimulating effect on me that I repeat them several times. I experience withdrawal symptoms if I've missed a session!!
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Peter L Took the 30 second crane pose challenge,maintained posture for 45 seconds! Now aiming for 1 minute.