Practicing and teaching Yin Yoga are two entirely different pairs of shoes. Sometimes people think that because Yin Yoga is a very slow-moving yoga style, it is easy to teach. Or they ask me that because they practice Yin Yoga themselves, maybe I can give them some tips on how to teach Yin Yoga? Even though Yin Yoga is a passive and slow style, it is important that as a teacher you follow a proper education. As a Yin Yoga teacher, you have an important role. In this blog I like to share with you 10 important tips:Continue reading
Yoga can be an immensely powerful educational tool to help teenagers develop into healthy, confident, and conscious adults. Teaching yoga to teenagers is a rewarding task because it can make a great positive impact on a young person’s life. Teen Yoga supports teens and young adults in developing their attention span, emotional intelligence, awareness of their own body, and overall coordination and cognitive abilities. Just like in adults, yoga helps teenagers to reduce stress and anxiety and helps them experience more well-being, peace, harmony, and joy.Continue reading
Why is teaching Vinyasa Yoga challenging? Vinyasa Flow classes are dynamic practices in which we continuously move from pose to pose. Most postures are held for only a few breaths before we transition to the next pose. As a teacher, you must be fluent in your instruction while also being quick in detecting and verbally or manually adjusting any misalignments. There a six main challenges and therefore six valuable tips on how to teach Vinyasa Yoga for all levels. Read on to learn about how you can work on mastering them and becoming a skilled Vinyasa Yoga teacher.Continue reading
Teaching Prenatal Yoga requires a mix of specific techniques of asana, pranayama, and relaxation exercises designed to lead the pregnant woman to a stage of mental balance, self-awareness, and physical strength.
Yoga means union within us. In pregnancy, the concept of union and bond extends to the life that grows inside the mother, therefore to the soul of the child. Yoga is for everyone, and when teaching pregnant women you must always keep in mind that pregnancy can be a very risky moment for some women who suffer from special conditions, and it is a very special moment for all of them.Continue reading
Depression is a far more common condition than most of us are aware of. If you are teaching yoga, the chances are high that in a class of 15 students, one student suffers from depression. Understanding more about this common condition, and understanding how to teach yoga for depression can help you assist your students on their path to recovery.Continue reading
One of the great benefits of yoga is its accessibility for different levels, including elderly people and people with restricted mobility. For this group, Chair Yoga offers a large range of possibilities for following a full yoga class. Do you want to teach yoga to people with restricted mobility, yoga for elderly people or yoga that is accessible to people with disabilities?Continue reading
The Ultimate Guide to Yin Yoga: Principles, Benefits & Misconceptions In 2002, one of my students asked me if I teach Yin Yoga. I was surprised and asked ‘what is Yin Yoga’? She told me that it is a new Chinese yoga style that is getting very popular in America. She described it as yoga for […]Continue reading