Category Archives for "Yoga and physical / mental health"

Feb 19

How to Practice Restorative Yoga – Complete Guide to the Practice & Benefits

By Arhanta Yoga | Yoga and physical / mental health , yoga styles explained , Yoga Teachers Training

The practice of Restorative Yoga can be defined as a yoga practice in which we support the body to such an extent that we feel safe enough to completely relax the body and mind. The postures are restful and are held for a long time in order to release mental and emotional tensions. Restorative Yoga allows us to truly stop. Thanks to the use of supports, we are able to completely relax every cell of our body and to nudge it into the state of parasympathetic nervous system arousal. Restorative Yoga provides precisely the right kind of physical and mental activation that allows us to enter a deeply relaxed state.

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Feb 02

Teaching Yin Yoga: 10 Tips for Teachers

By Arhanta Yoga | How to Teach , Yoga and physical / mental health , yoga styles explained , Yoga Teachers Training

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:

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Jan 19

Teaching Teen Yoga: A Guide to the Benefits of Teaching Yoga to Teenagers

By Arhanta Yoga | How to Teach , Yoga and physical / mental health , yoga styles explained , Yoga Teachers Training

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.

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Dec 17

Relationships in Light of Yoga Philosophy

By Arhanta Yoga | Philosophy , Uncategorized , Yoga and physical / mental health

Humans are social beings.  Our relationships directly influence our happiness and health. There are numerous studies that show that people with a supportive network of loving relationships live longer and healthier. At the same time, most relationships also challenge us. Learn about the wisdom ancient yoga philosophy offers us for creating happy relationships.

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Dec 17

Life Hack: Follow These 5 Steps to Be More Present In Your Daily Life

By Arhanta Yoga | Inspiring Yoga Story , Philosophy , Yoga and physical / mental health

People are constantly seeking ways to better manage stress and feel more peace and happiness in their daily lives. The way we get there is to be more present. Meditation and mindfulness practices are beneficial for cultivating more presence in our daily lives. But before we even address these tools, we need to address the main obstacle holding us back from staying present: our thoughts.

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Nov 12

Hypnotherapy Techniques for Holistic Professionals & Yoga Teachers

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda , Yoga and physical / mental health , Yoga Teachers Training

Hypnotherapy is a deep form of guided meditation that can be used to reduce stress, heal a variety of emotional and mental challenges, enhance creativity, and expand someone’s spiritual experience of consciousness.
Next to being a form of transformative therapy in its own right, it can also be utilized in group settings and private yoga sessions. Unfortunately, many holistic practitioners don’t realize they can use hypnotherapy (guided meditation) techniques to enhance their existing practice.

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Oct 16

The Four Seasons of Life: How to Adapt and Thrive Anyhow

By Arhanta Yoga | Inspiring Yoga Story , Philosophy , Uncategorized , Yoga and physical / mental health

one of my teachers also taught me the importance of understanding the seasons of life (as explained by Jim Rohn in his book and famous speeches) and how to use them wisely. Because just as nature, so do we experience different seasons in our personal life. These different seasons can be likened to life, winter, spring, summer, and fall.

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Sep 16

The Ultimate Guide to Yoga for Strength and Flexibility

By Arhanta Yoga | Asana Tutorial , Yoga and physical / mental health

There are two qualities noticeable when you observe the practice of an experienced yoga practitioner: A seemingly perfect harmony of strength and flexibility. Most people think flexibility is a requirement to practice yoga, but this is a misconception. Learn why yoga is one of the most effective disciplines to develop both strength and flexibility.

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Sep 15

Hormonal Health: Yoga for a Healthy Menstrual Cycle

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda , Yoga and physical / mental health

Throughout history, menstruation has been seen both as impure and sacred in different cultures around the world.  In cultures where the period was seen as sacred, there was a lot of knowledge about how to balance the menstrual cycle with the help of herbs, yoga, and diet. Only recently menstruation has become something to be completely ignored by both men, women, and the whole culture around it

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