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Our Yoga Instructor Blog collection is a specialized yoga blog resource for teachers. We offer teaching methods, class planning, advanced poses, and yoga philosophy knowledge. The blog’s design is to help the novice or veteran guide students toward wellness and self-awareness.

Articles range from principles of different yoga styles to communication and teaching strategies, including sequencing, alignment, and adjustments for all skill levels. We also explore yoga’s historical and philosophical context to deepen the teaching experience.

Further, we have articles on practical post-Yoga Certification career-building, marketing, and work-life balance advice for yoga professionals. Teaching yoga is a lifelong learning journey, so use our Yoga Instructor Blog resource as a guide and inspiration. You are furthering your continuous development and creating a transformative community for your yoga students.

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Beginner Yoga

What do you call a Person that Practices Yoga? Hi Yogi

Yoga, an ancient practice rooted in Indian philosophy, ia derived from the Sanskrit word “Yuj,” meaning to join or unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. From Yogi to Yogi and Sadhu to Sadhu, this practice has evolved over thousands of years. In the process of creating historical texts pivotal to yoga’s development:

Rig Veda is one of the oldest sacred texts.
Bhagavad Gita – a 700-verse Hindu scripture.
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a foundational text of yoga philosophy.

These texts document yoga’s evolution and encapsulate its spiritual and philosophical depth.
A yoga practitioner, or yogi, engages in yoga practice. The beauty

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Chakra

Sushumna, Ida and Pingala Nadi: Exploring the Pathways

We dive into the essential aspects of yogic energy channels – the sushumna, ida, and pingala nadis. Central to this exploration is the sushumna nadi, the pivotal energy pathway running along the spine, crucial in various yoga traditions for spiritual energy flow. We investigate the ida and pingala nadis, embodying lunar and solar energies and their interplay in balancing yin and yang within the body. Examining the paths of these nadis, their influence on physical and mental states, and different interpretive views. Comparing prana and kundalini energies highlights their transformative roles in spiritual practices. We further touch upon the significance of

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Yoga Instructor

Understanding Purusha and Prakriti in Samkhya

In the realms of Samkhya and Classical Yoga, as presented in the Yoga Sutras, the concepts of Purusha (soul or consciousness) and Prakriti (matter or nature) form the basis of their dualistic philosophy. This distinction, pivotal in these philosophical systems, is often not fully grasped by contemporary yoga instructors. The idea of dualism represented through Purusha and Prakriti, has been a cornerstone in Western religious thought for thousands of years. It is analogous to the metaphor of the clockmaker (representing Purusha, the divine consciousness) and the clock (symbolizing Prakriti, the material world).

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Yoga Instructor

25 Best Books on Ashtanga Yoga – Deepen Your Practice

Exploring the world of Ashtanga Yoga is a transformative journey that blends physical discipline with spiritual growth. For practitioners and enthusiasts alike, books on Ashtanga Yoga serve as invaluable guides. Guides offering insights into this ancient practice’s techniques, philosophy, and history. 

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, the literature of Ashtanga Yoga provides a comprehensive resource. 

In this exploration, we delve into essential books on Ashtanga Yoga.  Each book offering unique perspectives and teachings to enhance your practice both on and off the mat. From detailed guides on postures and sequences to philosophical explorations and personal narratives. These books are more

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Yoga Blog

Yoga Festivals and Conferences 2024 – The Ultimate Global Guide

Planning out the year, I concluded that being active at Yoga Festivals and Conferences in 2024 will be good for business and personal reasons. I began my research as we all do: searching the internet, bookmarking pages, and taking notes. Narrowing down my selection considering the Yoga Festival content, location, and dates. Then I thought, “How many others are doing this same thing?” This thought led me to compile and share this extensive list of 2024 Yoga Festivals and Conferences in the USA, Canada, the Americas, UK, EU, Australia, NZ India, Asia and South Africa.

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Yoga Instructor

What Can You Do with a 200-hour Yoga Certification?​

A 200-hour yoga certification opens a world of possibilities. It lays the foundation for teaching various yoga styles in studios and health clubs and also equips you to be a private instructor, personalizing yoga sessions to individual client needs. Further, the yoga certification allows one to work toward an E-RYT, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, designation. A designation allowing you to train other Yoga Teachers.

Additionally, it allows you to embrace the digital age by teaching online, reaching a global audience. Beyond traditional studios, you can bring yoga into unconventional settings like corporate offices or dance studios. 

This certification begins a journey into advanced

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Meditation

108 Best Bhagavad Gita Quotes on Positive Thinking

The Bhagavad Gita often called the Gita, is a 700-verse sacred Hindu scripture part of the Indian epic Mahabharata. It is a conversation between Prince Arjuna and the God Lord Krishna, who serves as his charioteer. This sacred text is renowned for its profound spiritual depth and has become a cornerstone in Hindu philosophy and Indian literature.

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Beginner Yoga

What is Rocket Yoga, Its Benefits, History and Why?

Various styles have emerged in the expansive world of yoga, each offering unique benefits and practices. Among these styles is Rocket Yoga, a term that has gained traction among Western practitioners. But what is Rocket Yoga, and how does it differ from traditional styles like Hatha yoga or Ashtanga? Dive into this dynamic practice and discover its roots, techniques, and the numerous benefits it brings.

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Meditation

75 Yoga Affirmations for a Positive and Powerful Mind

In our ever-evolving journey of self-discovery and growth, many seek tools to connect deeper with our core values and integrate positive changes into the tapestry of our everyday lives. For countless enthusiasts, yoga is not just a series of physical postures but a transformative exploration within. Yoga affirmations are powerful tools and vital to this internal journey.

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Meditation

Savasana Meditation Quotes for Inspiring Students

Savasana meditation quotes are powerful tools to help us delve deeper into our yoga practice and connect to the present moment. In this blog post, we will explore these quotes and their impact on our lives, from the first step of our yoga journey to the place of radical acceptance that comes with major change. We will also discover the transformational experience of Savasana meditation and how it can lead us to a deeper understanding of our true nature and inner peace.

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Yoga Instructor

40 Best Books for Yoga Teachers – The Essential List

With an abundance of literature available on yoga philosophy, anatomy, practice, and teaching methodologies, it can be challenging to determine which books deserve a spot on your bookshelf. To help guide you in pursuing continued education, we’ve curated a comprehensive list of the 40 best books for yoga teachers. These hand-picked selections cover various topics, from ancient texts and yogic philosophy to modern adaptations and practical teaching resources.

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Yoga Instructor

17 Famous Yoga Teachers in India – The Gurus Guide

India, the birthplace of Yoga, has produced numerous influential yoga teachers who have spread their knowledge and expertise worldwide. In this article, we will explore the world of Yoga, delving into the lives and teachings of 16 famous yoga teachers from India and examining their impact on the global yoga scene.

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Our Yoga Blog and Our Values

At Asana at Home, we value the yoga journey’s different aspects and its connection to our values: community, progress, creativity, meaningful relationships, and fun. In addition, we love how yoga connects the mind and the body in many ways, using many forms.

Our Yoga Blog will offer you inspiring personal stories from our students starting on their journey and the valuable experiences they’re learning. You’ll also read motivating personal stories from our teachers about how they got started, what yoga means to them, and essential tips they’ve learned on their journeys. Finally you’ll find articles covering topics in our Yoga Instructor Blog, Beginner Yoga Blog, Yoga Poses, Yoga at Home Blog, Chakra Blog, Health Blog and Meditation Blog.

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