Posts tagged yoga
What’s your style?

Looking at the schedule of a yoga studio reveals a plethora of yoga styles: vinyasa, yin, Iyengar, restorative, slow-flow, prenatal….Wait, prenatal?! Is that actually a style of a yoga? It makes sense on a schedule to label a class as prenatal because, of course, it targets a very specific audience. However, prenatal is not in itself a style of yoga. I may be getting into semantics here, but prenatal is really a sub-heading of any style of yoga: A prenatal class may be vinyasa, yin, Iyengar, restorative, or any other style for that matter.

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Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training

Back in the 90’s, when the electronic music scene was big in the Bay Area, it seemed like everyone wanted to be a DJ. There was even a song, “(I Just Want to Be A) Drummer” that listed all the people who wanted to be a DJ: “ girlfriend wants to be a DJ, my cat wants to be a DJ, my goldfish wants to be a DJ…” Perhaps it just seemed that way because back then that was my social scene and I was DJing.  Now that I’ve been teaching yoga for nearly 15 years, and managing a studio for a decade, it seems like everyone wants to be a yoga teacher. And a majority of yoga studios are capitalizing on this by offering teacher trainings.

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