Yoga Therapy and Trauma

Yoga Therapy and Trauma

Definition The dictionary defines trauma as “a deeply distressing or disturbing experience” or “a personal trauma like the death of a child”. For many years, I actually didn’t know what the true definition of trauma was! It was not until watching  an episode Family Guy a year ago that I got it! In the episode the two the main characters, dress as widows and go to a widows support meetings. In the meeting –  really

Yoga Teacher Training: What Happens In A 200 hour Program?

Yoga Teacher Training: What Happens In A 200 hour Program?

Ever wonder what a yoga teacher training program is like, well ready on! First Part Of Day Usually you always start the program at the beginning of the day by doing a yoga class with the other students. This not only prepares students for learning for the day, but it also gets you involved in doing yoga at least once a day. Then, usually there are presentations after the first class and then followed by

Yoga Teacher Training Programs: What’s Wrong With Them These Days

Yoga Teacher Training Programs: What’s Wrong With Them  These Days

Common Experience A lot of people who have taken a yoga teacher training program through the world find them to be too expensive and not really something that prepares one to teach yoga. The Problems When the Yoga  Alliance was started in 1998, it was an attempt to fill the the power gap in the yoga industry. The Alliance is a registration, not a certification body, and with that it simply sets a simple standards

Yoga Teacher Training: My Journey to Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Yoga Teacher Training: My Journey to Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Where It Began My love for yoga – and journey to becoming a yoga teacher via yoga teacher training – did not  start the first time I took a yoga class. For me, yoga was something that came to by accident when I went to a late night yoga class 10 years ago with a girlfriend. For the entire class, I spent talking to my girlfriend who kept  shushing me to be quiet. After class was

Yoga Therapy: Finding A Good Program?

Yoga Therapy: Finding A Good Program?

There has been an increase in yoga therapy programs since the popularity has grown. Here are some things to consider when picking a program: Before you start doing any research, you should come up with a list of things are important to you in a yoga therapy training program. Once she done that it’s going to take you time and energy to do research on  various yoga therapy training programs to find which ones will

History of Yoga Therapy

History of Yoga Therapy

Overview Yoga Therapy stems from yoga. Yoga has been used in traditional Indian medicine for thousands of years. However, Yoga therapy in its present form is a new discipline, created by the marriage of traditional Yoga with modern medicine. Yoga therapy is rooted in the ancient practice of yoga, which originated thousands of years ago in India. Early period The earliest references to Yoga come from four shastras known as the Vedas. The Vedas are

Yoga Therapy: A Career In?

Yoga Therapy: A Career In?

Yoga Therapy: What Is It? Yoga therapy works with clients one-on-one helping them to improve their health as well as wellness by using various aspects of yoga breathing techniques, yoga poses and philosophy. Yoga philosophies are not tied into any religious dogma, so many people are receptive to it because of this.  Yoga and its philosophies focus entirely on the individual being the source of their own power. Yoga therapist design  classes or programs for

Yoga Therapy: The Benefits!

Yoga Therapy: The Benefits!

The beauty of yoga is anyone regardless of their fitness level, physical or mental limitations or conditions can start to practice and benefit from it immediately. Yoga therapy simply allows the benefits of yoga to be much more amplified. What makes yoga in general beneficial is that it affects all systems within the human body. Aside to relieving pain and making people feel generally better – after doing it even for the first time –

What Is A Yoga Teacher Training Program Really Like?

What Is A Yoga Teacher Training Program Really Like?

Before I started my yoga teacher training program in 2014, I had for the grandiose ideas that it would be a benevolent fun experience that would lead to a passionate career, full of money and enjoy. Now, two years later I can give you my opinion of  what to expect. Studio If you have a chance to check out the studio before you sign up and pay your tuition for your yoga teacher training program

Yoga Teacher Training 101

Yoga Teacher Training 101

Yoga is pretty great. We all start out doing yoga for different reasons but eventually a few of us come back to yoga and practice it on a regular enough basis that over the years we desired to become a yoga teacher. We’re not always sure why but something compels us to want to take that next leap and to learn the craft;  as well as well as the philosophy of being a yoga teacher.