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How to Organize a Yoga Workshopas a Yoga Teacher
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If you have been teaching yoga for at least a few years and are very comfortable doing all that it entails: safe choreography of the asanas (poses) and establishing a regular following of students, consider organizing a workshop.Be certain you are not teaching or presenting anything that you have just only recently learned or incorporated into your own practice. Present only ideas and ways of prac

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How to Do Standing Yoga Mudra with a Yoga Strap
Category : Sports & Fitness
Standing yoga mudra pose is a forward bending posture that helps to stretch and open the shoulders. It is a deep stretch that requires a certain level of flexibility on the shoulder joint. If you shoulders are very tight you may have difficulty going deep enough into the posture to gain a benefit. Using a yoga strap can help you go further into this stretch and loosen the shoulders.Difficulty:Easy

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How to Compare Power Yoga to Ashtanga Yoga
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Ashtanga yoga is an ancient practice comprised of six different series of poses, which when followed in order allow each practitioner to progress in strength, flexibility and spiritually awareness at his own pace. Although based on the poses done in Ashtanga yoga, power yoga has been introduced to Western practitioners as a more vigorous and fitness-based program without a definite spiritual incli

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How to Understand Hot Yoga or Bikram Yoga
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There are two types of "hot" yoga: Bikram Yoga and individualized yoga routines performed in a heated room. This article deals with Bikram Yoga, a specialized yoga routine developed by Bikram Choudhury.Difficulty:EasyInstructions Know that Bikram Yoga is a 90-minute hatha yoga routine intended to detox the body and improve strength and vitality. It is performed in a room that's been heated to a

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How to Become a Yoga Instructor through the Yoga Alliance
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Yoga is a popular form of exercise. It can be used to increase flexibility, strength, and recover from injury. Becoming a yoga instructor takes time, discipline, and a passion for yoga and all that it can do for others.Difficulty:Moderately ChallengingInstructions Things You'll Need
Yoga DVDS
Yoga mat
Yoga blocks
Yoga classes
Yoga Alliance registered school


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How to Use Yoga Straps to Stretch in Yoga
Category : Health
Yoga straps are considered "yoga props." Yoga props (like straps, blocks and blankets) are designed to enhance the yoga practice. They allow beginning yogis to move into deeper stretches and help them with more difficult poses. For seasoned yogis, yoga straps help students perfect poses and help improve alignment and form. If you don't have a yoga strap, you can also use a long, sturdy towel. J

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How to Use a Yoga Mat
Category : Sports & Fitness
Yoga, which began more than 3,000 years ago in India, means to "yoke" or unite, the mind, body and spirit. The benefits of yoga include improved flexibility, strength, balance and stamina, and reduced anxiety and stress, according to KidsHealth.org. The essential piece of equipment used in yoga is a yoga mat. The yoga mat, which comes in various colors and thickness, provides comfort and safety fr

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How to Sew a Yoga Bag
Category : Hobbies, Games & Toys
Yoga mats are awkward to carry and difficult to store. They tend to come unrolled, taking up extra space in your car or closet. A yoga bag, made to fit your mat, solves both of these problems. Yoga bags have a cute shape, like a quiver for arrows. The bag's long strap enables you to sling it across your back, like a quiver, so you hardly notice you are carrying it. Sew your own yoga bag using canv

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DIY Yoga Bag
Category : Sports & Fitness
Yoga has become one of the more popular fitness practices in Western culture. A fundamental necessity to any yoga practice is the yoga mat. As the dedicated surface for performing yoga stretches and poses, a yoga mat must withstand rigorous and frequent use. Pouches and bags are available for purchase to protect this necessary piece of equipment. Fortunately, it is easy to make your own yoga bag a

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How to Sew a Yoga Mat Bag
Category : Sports & Fitness
Sewing a bag for your yoga mat will keep the mat clean and protected between your yoga classes. This bag is simple in design, with a tube-like bag for the mat itself, a drawstring to keep the bag closed and a strap to carry your bag. Personalize your bag with pretty fabric or lace or keep it simple and plain. Whatever you decide to do, you'll be glad to have this handy tote while you're on the run

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