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In yoga teacher training you are taught how to teach the yoga poses but not necessarily much about the art of teaching. Or perhaps I should say the heart of teaching-how to show up as a human being with all of your gifts, passions, fears and insecurities and teach the best class you can. Whether a total newbie to teaching or a seasoned veteran, the 12 Principles for Teaching People, Not Poses are pillars to support you in being a truly remarkable yoga teacher. 1. Be yourself. 2. Practice. 3. Show your vulnerability and your expertise. 4. Teach from your own experience. 5. If you don't know, say you don't know. 6. Stay in your body. 7. Don't take it all so seriously. 8. Remember that your students are people. 9. Learn anatomy. 10. Plan enough so that you can be spontaneous. 11. Remember who and what supports you. 12. Don't try to please everyone. With a chapter dedicated to each principle, stories from Jay's fourteen years of experience as a yoga teacher, teaching tips and questions for you to reflect upon about your own experience as a teacher, this book helps you to find the truth of your own teaching. In turn, you become the most confident, real and inspiring yoga teacher you can be.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Jay Fields
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release: 2012-09-16
File: 86 Pages
ISBN-13: 1478326913

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Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for new and experienced teachers as well as a guide for all yoga students interested in refining their skills and knowledge. Addressing 100% of the teacher training curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance, the world's leading registry and accreditation source for yoga teachers and schools, Teaching Yoga is also ideal for use as a core textbook in yoga teacher training programs. Drawing on a wide spectrum of perspectives, and featuring more than 150 photographs and illustrations, the book covers fundamental topics of yoga philosophy and history, including a historical presentation of classical yoga literature: the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras of Pataljali, and the main historical sources on tantra and early hatha yoga. Each of the eleven major styles of contemporary yoga is described, with a brief history of its development and the distinguishing elements of its teachings. Exploring traditional and modern aspects of anatomy and physiology, the book provides extensive support and tools for teaching 108 yoga poses (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation. Teaching Yoga offers practical advice for classroom setup, planning and sequencing classes, as well as the process involved in becoming a teacher and sustaining oneself in the profession. The book has over 200 bibliographic sources, a comprehensive index, and a useful appendix that lists associations, institutes, organizations, and professional resources for yoga teachers. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Mark Stephens
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Release: 2011-09-06
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781583944721

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If you are an aspiring business owner and completed your yoga teacher training, or currently want to expand your private yoga business, this eBook will give you the blueprint on how to build and grow your private yoga business. Laying a foundation and building step by step includes finding your niche, pricing, marketing and advertisement, class structure, and expanding your business with clients. How to Build and Grow Your Private Yoga Business includes tips that I have learned over the years which has been vital in the growth and success of my own yoga business.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Brittany Payne
Publisher: Brittany Payne
Release: 2020-05-08
File: 39 Pages
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In this follow-up to her popular first book, The Power of Ashtanga Yoga, Kino MacGregor presents and explains the Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Yoga practice. MacGregor, a disciple of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the founder of the method, gives a basic introduction to Ashtanga Yoga philosophy; provides essential background information on the Intermediate Series; gives tips on how to know when you are ready to take on this next stage of practice; explains the purification aspects of the practice; and gives instructions for the pranayama techniques associated with the practice, along with other key points. She also describes and demonstrates the entire Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series in over 250 photographs. This solid, engaging entry into intermediate-level practice is a wonderful resource for both practitioners and teachers.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Kino MacGregor
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Release: 2017-09-26
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780834841246

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This book is the first ever comprehensive yoga textbook that meets the American Yoga Alliance standard for yoga teachers. The book follows the Yoga Alliance syllabus and includes the required major components.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Jacqueline Koay
Publisher: Teddi Barenholtz
Release: 2009
File: 373 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780955642340

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Through Teaching Yoga for Life: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living, you can - help kids become more confident and self-directed, - use a holistic approach to enrich students' lives, and - guide kids to manage stress more effectively. Yoga is gaining popularity in schools and community programs for good reason: It provides an antidote to our fast-paced, technology-based society in which we never stop to relax, dig deeper, and learn more about ourselves and the world around us. Through Teaching Yoga for Life: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living, you can employ a simple, safe, and pragmatic method for yoga instruction even if you've never taught it before. The clear, step-by-step directions and ample illustrations make it easy for you to present each of the activities, lessons, and 52 poses included in the book. These lessons are based on a holistic approach that focuses on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of yoga. The book introduces basic yoga philosophy in simplified take-home messages that help students live better lives. It also explains how yoga can enrich students' health and why it should be a vital part of their lives. Yoga students commonly - improve their self-awareness and emotional intelligence; - enhance their abilities to focus and concentrate; - develop greater cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility; and - learn how to handle stress (particularly helpful for kids with learning, behavioral, or social and economic challenges). This visual and user-friendly book is based on applied research and evidence from piloted programs, and it applies the pedagogical standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education. The book supplies lessons and unit plans, and you'll learn all about the basic physical poses, breathing techniques, play, visualizations, and relaxation methods. You'll also discover how to teach yoga effectively and learn the science and movement principles behind yoga. Teaching yoga can help you create a safe and relaxed atmosphere for students. You can use a multiple-intelligence approach to engage all of your students, particularly those who don't enjoy traditional sport-based activities. Yoga requires little or no equipment and can be adapted to anyone's needs. It helps people slow down and discover, or rediscover, who they are. Best of all, anyone can do it. With the expert guidance and practical approach of this text, yoga can revitalize your classroom and your students.

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Genre: Education
Author: Nanette Tummers
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release: 2009
File: 191 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780736070164

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Collected works on Yoga, Haṭha Yoga etc.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: B.K.S Iyengar
Publisher: Allied Publishers
Release: 2001-10-25
File: 332 Pages
ISBN-13: 9788177641783

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This book covers all aspects of yoga practice including postures, breathing, relaxation, meditation, lifestyle and fundamental philosophy. Provides two illustrated posture sequences and has 420 photographs.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Sandra Anderson
Publisher: Himalayan Institute Press
Release: 2000
File: 239 Pages
ISBN-13: 089389155X

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Within most pre-modern, Indian traditions of yoga, the role of the guru is absolutely central. Indeed, it was often understood that yoga would simply not work without the grace of the guru. The modern period saw the dawn of new, democratic, scientific modes of yoga practice and teaching. While teachings and gurus have always adapted to the times and circumstances, the sheer pace of cultural change ushered in by modernity has led to some unprecedented innovations in the way gurus present themselves and their teachings, and the way they are received by their students. Gurus of Modern Yoga explores the contributions of individual gurus to the formation of the practices and discourses of yoga today. The focus is not limited to India, but also extends to the teachings of yoga gurus in the modern, transnational world, and within the Hindu diaspora. Each section deals with a different aspect of the guru within modern yoga. Included are extensive considerations of the transnational tantric guru; the teachings of modern yoga's best-known guru, T. Krishnamacharya, and those of his principal disciples; the place of technology, business and politics in the work of global yoga gurus; and the role of science and medicine. As a whole, the book represents an extensive and diverse picture of the place of the guru, both past and present, in contemporary yoga practice.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Mark Singleton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2013-11-27
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199374953

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This primer consists of adaptations and modifications that Yoga Teachers can utilize when teaching pregnant women.

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Author: Rie Franklin
Publisher: CreateSpace
Release: 2015-06-29
File: 64 Pages
ISBN-13: 1514760347

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