Should body positivity be a required part of yoga teacher training? A group of socially conscious yogis thinks so. A Change.org petition, started by Jeniffer Zimmerman of “All Bodies Rise Yoga,” is calling for body positivity training to be a required part of all Yoga Alliance-registered schools’ yoga teacher training programs. Show More Summary
After my last weekend of yoga teacher training, a friend asked me over dinner, "Why do you do yoga? So you can learn to do what... headstands?" Why do people do yoga? More than 90 percent of people come to yoga for flexibility, stress relief, health, and physical fitness. Show More Summary
by J. Brown Yoga teachers don’t really make a living off teaching yoga classes anymore. Many rely upon conducting yoga teacher training. But contrary to popular belief, this trend may have less to do with the business or marketing inclinations...Show More Summary
Tiffany Cruikshank shares more about her teacher training at Yoga Medicine. She talks about the importance of teaching anatomy and alignment […] The post Grokker + Yoga Journal Production: Anatomy, Alignment + Yoga as Medicine appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful afternoon. I’m so glad to hear I’m not the only one who was feeling meh about Three Wishes. Farewell, book. Starting something new tonight! (I have quite a few on the Kindle I haven’t cracked open yet.) I got my Invisalign aligners today -more on that to come, […]
In my 200-hour yoga teacher training, I learned about "ahimsa" or non-violence in thought, word and deed. I remember thinking to myself, "I'm not a violent person. In fact, I lean more towards pacifist." Yet, something within me made me think again. I started paying attention to my thoughts. Show More Summary
Hi friends! HAPPY WEEKEND! What are you up to? Any fun fitness plans or events coming up? I have yoga teacher training on Saturday, and am going to be doing lots of practice for the BODYPUMP launch next week. If you see me around town, bobbing my head to some internal music and deadlifting, you […]
Natasha Rizopoulos recommends carefully examining YTT program curriculums before signing up. Here, some parameters to use. The post Yogi’s Guide to Evaluating Teacher Training Programs appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Don't want to teach? Teacher trainer Jason Crandell addresses the trend of enrolling in YTT to develop your personal practice. The post Should You Take a Yoga Teacher Training To Deepen Your Practice? appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Tonight, I got schooled. It was just a regular night in teacher training, delving into the depths of the niyamas, the ethical codes of yoga. Just a little yogic self-inquiry into the practice of svadhyaya (self-study). So, I asked my...Show More Summary
These days, it seems everyone is on the meditation and green juice train. With a shift in consciousness, a sweeping adoration of yoga and many embracing a lifestyle of wellness, the online world has made it a glorious time to tap inShow More Summary
Kathryn Budig answers, explaining there’s only one way to know when the time is right—and it has nothing to do with advanced asana. The post Are You Ready for Yoga Teacher Training, You Ask? appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Considering yoga teacher training? 90 Monkeys co-founder Amy Ippoliti suggests you start by asking yourself some tough questions. The post Is Teaching Yoga Your Path? 8 Qualities of Excellent Teachers appeared first on Yoga Journal.
“It’s fairly stunning that the chief regulator at the state’s Division of Private Occupational Schools is a part-time instructor for a chain of yoga studios at the time she is advocating for more regulation of yoga teacher-training studios...Show More Summary
5 kids yoga teacher training webinars, Yoga for Children with Special Needs Manual plus access to YIMS Teacher's Lounge, kids yoga online training ...
Colorado yoga studios are feeling major heat from the state which is suddenly cracking down an old law requiring studio owners to pay certification fees for yoga teacher training. The real bone of contention lies in whether or not yoga...Show More Summary
When I was training to become a certified yoga teacher, we studied and practiced meditation. I had never paid attention to this practice before, but it is a regular part of my life now. Meditation comes in many forms and styles, and it can be as simple as you need it to be. Show More Summary
Isn’t it exciting? You’ve made the big decision to take a yoga teacher training and the starting date is around the corner. I always get inquiries from students about what to do before the training starts, imagining that I will advise them … The post 9 Ways to Prepare for a Yoga Teaching Training Program appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.
This is an interview with Katrina Kopeck, a vinyasa yoga instructor since 2011. I first met Katrina at a 15-hour Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans teacher training in Boulder, Colorado early this year. Soon thereafter, she began teaching...Show More Summary
My yoga teacher training was full of ups and downs. There were times when I thought I was going to lose my mind, and there were times when I felt overwhelming gratitude and amusement (thanks to my awesome fellow trainees). … The post Learn from Imperfect Yoga Teacher Trainings appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.