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About Becoming a Yoga Instructor

About Becoming a Yoga Instructor

On a global scale, the field of job opportunities for yoga instructors has recently opened up, and the many new “fusion” styles of yoga offered provide teachers with even more material to cover. Considering this, the question of how long and what it takes to become a yoga instructor is on the minds of many.…

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Spiritual Healing Is All Around Us – We Only Need to Open Our Eyes

Spiritual Healing Is All Around Us – We Only Need to Open Our Eyes

Searching for inner peace and spiritual healing is probably the most advanced journey a person will ever make. Making sense of all that has happened around us and is currently happening, while coming to terms with the fallout of situations is never simple to accomplish. It can be done, however. Many people have been successful.…

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Yoga for Bellydance

Yoga for Bellydance

The art of raks sharqi, also known as Middle Eastern dance or bellydance, takes a combination of strength and grace that a firm Yoga base provides. Many of the most well known American bellydancers, like Rachel Brice, Zoe Jakes and Suhaila Salimpour use Yoga as the foundation for their dance. They precede each class with…

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Yoga Practice at Home – It Is Time to Get Real

Yoga Practice at Home – It Is Time to Get Real

Moving towards opening a yoga practice is the next step to incorporating yoga as a lifestyle. As instructors encourage learners to embrace personal yoga lifestyle at home, classes become a place to connect with others, regroup and get help from seasoned instructors. Blending yoga into your personal life is paramount to understanding yoga as a…

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Yoga Asanas for Coping With Chemotherapy

Yoga Asanas for Coping With Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy, used most often in cancer treatment, is a powerful tool. However, like killing bugs with a sledgehammer, it packs a powerful punch to the entire body, not just the cancerous cells. Chemotherapy indiscriminately kills cells that divide rapidly, meaning that it also harms non-cancerous cells dividing rapidly under normal circumstances. Bone marrow cells, digestive…

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Is Bikram Yoga a Good Idea?

Is Bikram Yoga a Good Idea?

Bikram Yoga is a type of yoga in which 26 poses and two breathing exercises are done in a room heated to 105 degrees Fahrenheit, at 40 percent humidity. Developed in the early 1970s by Bikram Choudhury, Bikram Yoga has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years. Beginner's classes run for exactly…

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Can I Skip the P90X Yoga?

Can I Skip the P90X Yoga?

I know a lot of people who complain about Yoga X in the P90X workout. I was one of them for a while. We sound like this: “Uugh, it's so hard! I hate downward dog!” “Uugh, it's so long! 90 Minutes ?! Who has time for that?” “Uugh, I'm lazy!” I know Yoga can seem…

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Yoga and Meditation and Staying Healthy

Yoga and Meditation and Staying Healthy

Studies show that a number of leading causes of death in the world include heart disease, cancer, HIV / AIDS, lung disease and injury and most of these illnesses can be prevented and or improved by staying healthy. There are a number of ways we can improve our health and prevent illness including practicing careful…

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