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Why I Want You to be Your Own Guru

Looking for a guru can be a life work, that, to be honest, is not something that needed to happen in the first place. So many people get tied up in seeking a guru and get brutally crushed when they find one.  Today I want to talk about gurus and their purpose.  This...

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Stress-Free Life? Discover the Yoga Way

There are two common misconceptions surrounding yoga.  The first is that you can only do yoga if you chant, practice meditation and walk barefoot on the grass each morning. T second is that it is an excellent form of exercise for getting your body to bend in ways you...

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5 tips to get you through your first yoga class as teacher


5 tips to get you through your first yoga class as teacher
 You’re fresh from completing your yoga teacher training course. You’ve managed to secure a teaching gig. You feel fantastic – fully prepared and knowledgeable. Yet also slightly daunted at the prospect of...

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Profitable Yoga? 12 Surefire Ways Yoga Teachers Can Make Money

12 surefire ways yoga teachers can make money What is profitable yoga? In recent years, yoga has grown into a booming business. It’s no surprise that the demand for yoga teacher training courses has gone through the roof. While it’s wonderful that so many more people...

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Pranayama 101: techniques and benefits of breathing

 Pranayama 101: techniques and benefits of breathing Just like running, swimming or even singing, using specific breathing techniques during your yoga session can massively improve your practice. The benefits of conscious yogic breathing extend far beyond your mat,...

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Bandhas for beginners: an introduction to the yogic ‘locks’

As you deepen your commitment to yoga and move beyond focusing solely on poses, you’ll start to come across other aspects of yoga practice including the ‘bandhas’. Here you will learn about bandhas for beginners. You might have heard your instructor or other...

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Love Yoga: How yoga helps you to fall in love with yourself

How yoga helps you to fall in love with yourself “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” Buddha Do you love yoga? You might be wondering what yoga has to do with love, let alone what it is has to do with your relationship with yourself. Isn’t...

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How to protect yourself from a yoga injury

How to protect yourself from a yoga injury  You might think that because your usual yoga practice doesn’t involve a lot of high-impact jumping or lifting heavy weights that you’re safe from injury. But, believe it or not, it is possible to injure yourself while doing...

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Chakras Explained – What are Chakras?

Chakras explained: what are they and what do they do? Heard about chakras?  Not really sure what they are or what they do? If so, then this guide is just for you.   A chakra (pronounced “cha-kra”) is an energy center within the body. A chakra helps regulate all our...

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Why yoga can make your mind as fit as your body

Why yoga can make your mind as fit as your body   Did you know that regular yoga practice can give you long and lean muscles that will be the envy of your friends? The physical effects are brilliant, but today we want to focus on the mental health benefits of yoga...

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