Generating Enthusiasm in a Yoga Class: Music

If you choose musical selections that are “at odds” with the sequence and pacing of Yoga postures, breathing exercises and meditation techniques that you are teaching in any given class, you may dampen your students’ initial enthusiasm for the class. For instance, if you are teaching a restorative evening class, and you are playing very upbeat, techno tracks on your iPod or stereo system, you run the risk of undermining the very state of relaxation that you are trying to create in your students.

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Dedicating Time to Practice Yoga Every Day

As you begin to realize the benefit of practicing daily, it may become easier to streamline some other activities in order to schedule in your daily Yoga practice. If you find that it is difficult to get to a studio every day, there are a number of websites that offer Yoga classes online for a nominal monthly charge. These websites will allow you to practice at your convenience and in the comfort of your own home.

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How Yoga Affects the Pineal Gland

In the journal “Medical Hypotheses,” psychiatrist Eric Leskowitz of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, theorizes that the pineal gland might be the scientific explanation for what ancient Yogis described as the third eye, or crown chakra. If so, the balancing act of Yoga poses, breathing, meditation, and chanting may be all we need to mend our minds and get our circadian rhythms back in sync.

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Yoga Training for Self-Image

Yoga training is all about cultivating personal energy. By practicing yoga on a regular basis you will be more in tune with your own personal energy and how it affects everything in your daily life. If you are able to change your thought patterns from negative to positive by taking the time to reflect and filter out the needless chatter, you will find your lifestyle could change according to your mood and attitude. Learning how to calm the mind of endless thoughts is just one of the many positive aspects that yoga holds.

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Meditation Certification Courses Today

Much has been written about the benefits of both yoga and meditation for a healthy body and mind. Meditation is a powerful tool to clear and calm your mind and it also has many beneficial effects on the body. Yoga is a system of movements and postures which has developed over many centuries and works to integrate body and mind.

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Blood Sugar – Diabetes and Yoga

In another research article published in 2011 in US-based The Journal of Clinical and Applied Research and Education, Diabetes Care, the research study concluded that “yoga can be used as an effective therapy in reducing oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes”. It further stated that yoga along with standard care helps in reducing body-mass index and improving glycemic control in type 2 diabetic patients.

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How to Teach Mindfulness Meditation

By Gopi Rao  Let’s look at how to teach mindfulness meditation to reduce stress.  Of course, Mindfulness meditation will teach you to help your clients or students cope with the daily challenges that create an atmosphere of stress. Moreover, stress is a part of life. To a greater or lesser extent, stress is pressure on …

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