Teaching Yogic Breathing Practices: Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Often times, a Yoga instructor may find him or herself teaching a class to beginning students and may feel that including the practice of pranayama into an hour-long class may take too long and be too complicated for the students to absorb. It may also be the case that the Yoga teacher may not be that well versed in how to teach pranayama techniques.

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Teaching Yoga for Student Safety

Student safety is obviously an important aspect regarding Yoga instructor training and education. After all, there are many different physical styles, from Hatha to Bikram, and they each have their own risks. A Yoga teacher should be well trained so that he or she can observe the students and help to prevent injury or exacerbate old ones.

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Yoga After 50 Years of Age

As a Yoga teacher, you will often be faced with new people in your class that may be skeptical as to the restorative powers of Yogic techniques. Although it is not your job to convince them and convert them, you can help lead them in the right direction. There’s no doubt that the practice of asana, meditation and pranayama can help people, no matter what age they are.

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Teaching Private Yoga Sessions: Pranayama for Stress

When taking your yoga certification course, you might not expect so many people to be stressed out. If you’ve been practicing yoga techniques for years, you might not feel the level of anxiety that you see in others. Regardless of how you handle daily problems, some people are walking an emotional tight rope, while they are barely managing to maintain their sanity.

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Teaching Vinyasa Yoga: Precautions

As a yoga teacher it is important to protect your students and sometimes you have to protect them from themselves. Students who are pregnant should not be in flowing classes. Each yoga instructor feels differently, but do we really want to permit a student to get in harm’s way?

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