For the past few years, I've been learning from my yoga teaching experiences as well as my own mistakes. As a yoga instructor / therapist, you never know how your programs will be received or what will strike a chord. There is no bulletproof recipe to follow because everything is dependent on the students in … Continue reading WHAT I HAVE LEARNED BY TEACHING HATHA STRETCH.
How To Use HATHA STRETCH To Increase Your Flexibility?
We all know that yoga is just one method of improving flexibility and mobility, but I prefer yoga HATHA STRETCH way. In my Hatha Stretch classes, as a yoga instructor/therapist, I continue to emphasize stretching and breathing exercises to maintain a healthy body and mind. However, I must say that, as a former nurse, I … Continue reading How To Use HATHA STRETCH To Increase Your Flexibility?
“Be a Lion-like who dares to face.”
There are many possible alternatives to chasing the sticks of thought like a hapless hound. We can start chasing them and then bring the mind back to a point of focus, rather like calling a dog to heel. We can learn sit still and to watch the sticks fly past without reacting to them. We … Continue reading “Be a Lion-like who dares to face.”
FUNCTIONAL YOGA: Teaching Notes to Self.
"No matter what life throws your way, always come to class with a sense of togetherness and a joyful heart - this is your power girl!" Community yoga learning allowing people to grow together towards same goal. But a yoga community quickly becomes much more than physical exercises only, it can touch people by in … Continue reading FUNCTIONAL YOGA: Teaching Notes to Self.
How I Became A Yoga Therapist with A Bionic Knee.
“When setting out for a journey, do not seek advice from those who never left home.” ~Rumi~ In this article I share my personal story of healing from a time when I learned more about being a client with surgical tissue trauma and body pain, than I learned from nursing and yoga study. I completed … Continue reading How I Became A Yoga Therapist with A Bionic Knee.
How Covid taught me to live in the present time.
When Covid hit our lives in March 2020, I was in a full speed of my yoga therapy study; fully immersed with my classes and yoga teaching. Suddenly, it felt like somebody pulled the rug from under my feet and I was falling. I was caught in the moment of life (like many others), not knowing how … Continue reading How Covid taught me to live in the present time.