Category Archives for "yoga styles explained"

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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Jan 15

How to Teach Vinyasa Yoga for All Levels: Essential Guide

By Arhanta Yoga | How to Teach , yoga styles explained , Yoga Teachers Training

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.

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Sep 15

Teaching Prenatal Yoga: What You Need To Know

By Arhanta Yoga | How to Teach , yoga styles explained

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.

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Feb 17

What is Yoga Nidra?

By Arhanta Yoga | yoga styles explained , Yoga Teachers Training

The practice of Yoga Nidra leads us into a state of harmonious, restful being. From here, we can heal, restore and awaken to our true, blissful and eternal Self. This sublime practice is gaining popularity all over the world as more and more people experience its healing powers while ongoing research continues to prove its effectiveness. But what is Yoga Nidra actually and by the extension of that, what isn’t? Read on to learn more about what is, and what isn’t Yoga Nidra!

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Feb 07

Chair Yoga: How to Teach Yoga for Restricted Mobility

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

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?

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Feb 04

What is Vinyasa Yoga?

By Arhanta Yoga | Asana Tutorial , yoga styles explained

Do you practice Vinyasa Yoga and have you ever wondered what is Vinyasa Yoga? Vinyasa Yoga is a widely popular style nowadays. It is often described as a practice with a theme or purposes consisting of poses linked and associated together. There are as many versions, sequences and definitions as there are teachers. So, what is Vinyasa Yoga and how did it develop?

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