By Faye Martins What can Yoga do for chronic back pain? From a point of pure speculation, it might be a fair guess to assume that 10% of the world’s population is affected by back pain. However, let’s look at the statistics in just one country. Back pain is something that impacts more than 31 […]

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By Faye Martins What is the best yoga teacher training for you? Are you thinking about making the transition from being a student of yoga to a yoga instructor? These days, it seems that nearly every yoga studio offers a yoga teacher training program. For yoga studios, training instructors is big business. However, how do you […]

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By Faye Martins Back in 2011, The New York Times profiled Tara Stiles, a former model turned yoga instructor. She’s a “love-her-or-hate-her” yoga teacher based in New York City. Yoga traditionalists, quoted for The New York Times, say she ought to be ashamed of herself for her “yoga for the masses” approach. For these traditionalists, […]

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By Faye Martins The practice of yoga is meant to calm both the body and the mind. With slow movements and a focus on breath, we learn to quiet the mind and focus on the present moment. Most often, we need to be calm enough to handle the stresses of daily life, regret over past actions, […]

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By Faye Martins Should yoga teachers physically assist their students to help them get into the correct poses, or should teachers rely solely upon verbal instructions? The question is a good one, and sometimes a controversial one, since not all students feel comfortable with being touched by the yoga instructor. Other students, meanwhile, feel that they cannot […]

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  By: Virginia Iversen, M.Ed. Can you think of effective themes for Yoga sessions that are based on the seasons? Although many of us visualize the carefree days of summer, the summertime can also be filled with long “to-do” lists, as many of us plan assiduously to fit in all of the activities we had planned to […]

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By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, YACEP How does Yoga decompress the spine? Our backbone is made up of vertebrae and intervertebral disks, which work as cushions between vertebrae. As time passes, and the aging process begins, these disks start to shrink and lose water content or fluid present in them. This is also the reason why […]

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By Faye Martins How much impact does yoga have on the recovery of cancer patients? Yoga is an art form that is greatly appreciated for its positive effects on the body. Physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health are each enhanced through the practice of yoga and other holistic methods. Yoga is a calm and relaxing method of […]

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By Faye Martins There have been times when it has been stated that yoga teacher ethics were just a matter of common sense. Teachers have seen the looks in an intern’s eyes, when the lecture starts. The intern’s eyes tell me that he/she is thinking, “What’s the big deal?” with respect to teacher ethics. To […]

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  By Faye Martins Is there a need for mommy and me yoga classes? Family life is often busy, hectic, and over-scheduled. Moms and dads are going off to work each day, taking turns ferrying the kids to day care, school, and other events. Children are often the first to feel the effects of all […]

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