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Choosing a yoga dance ball

Choosing a yoga dance ball

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Yoga dance balls are often used in physical therapy. They are also called exercise balls or stability balls. A yoga dance ball provides support during hip openers, back bends and other restorative yoga poses. It can help a yoga teacher increase overall strength and flexibility. What is a Yoga Dance Ball? Yoga dance balls are versatile exercise tools. Despite their name, yoga dance balls can be used for a lot more than just the practice of it in yoga house or yoga garden. Yoga dance balls are used regularly in gyms, rehabilitation centers, yoga house, yoga garden and fitness classes of all kinds. Yoga dance balls are especially popular amongst people who want to strengthen their back and core (stomach muscles). This is because yoga dance balls allow practitioners a wider range of m...
Tips for intensive yoga teacher training

Tips for intensive yoga teacher training

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Intensive Yoga Teacher Training - RYT Lynn Somerstein, an Integral Yoga teacher in New York, went to teacher training to deepen her own practice and increase her yoga knowledge before speaking at an international conference. She continues to learn even though she’s been practicing since 1968. “The more I teach the more I learn, and the deeper I feel drawn into yoga,” Somerstein said. “I teach psychoanalytic theory too, so I know how much teaching enhances my own understanding.” Don’t Step Over the Line Into the “Yoga Police” ERYT Suzie Celentano is a master trainer for YogaFit, which focuses heavily on safety and alignment in its yoga teacher training, sometimes modifying poses slightly from the traditional forms. Still, she doesn’t want that focus to take over class. “We are n
Yoga teacher: Knee, wrist injury prevention

Yoga teacher: Knee, wrist injury prevention

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Yoga teacher for knee injury – Yoga experience, in all its forms, is an excellent way to exercise the body and clear the mind. Its popularity over the years has grown exponentially in North America with various yoga styles and studios opening in most communities and more people training to become yoga teacher. According to a yoga teacher, students just beginning a yoga experience should be aware of overuse injury. Joints such as knees are more susceptible to injury if proper care in instruction of alignment is overlooked. These basic rules while having yoga experience, whether an experienced practitioner or beginner, will help protect knees. Understanding Alignment to Prevent Knee Injuries Yoga experience postures such as Warrior I and Warrior II, Reverse Warrior and Extended Side