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Giving a Student an Ah Ha Moment

Giving a Student an Ah-Ha Moment is like touching the Brass Ring of being a Yoga Teacher. Because it is only when a student understands and acknowledges the mind and body (yes, and spirit!) connection ... that they empower themselves to make the changes that need to...

Testing our Resilience – Grab Your Yoga Toolbelt

A Special Message from Justine...... On the night of January 31st my 32 year old son had a 3 story fall in Los Angeles at his apartment. When I received the news, we were not sure if Mike was going to make it. In that one moment, my life changed. Drastically. I was...

Aging Study Results are In! Best Exercise for Aging Well

Looking for the Fountain of Youth is a lifelong quest for many. Some find it through healthy eating, some through cosmetic surgeries, some through exercise, some through meditation... but the results of this Aging study was a bit of a surprise. My guess is movement...

How Close Should We Get to our Students?

How close should we get to our students? I think every Yoga Teacher asks this question time and time again. How can we be compassionate, caring, involved and available to each and every one of the lives we touch in our Yoga classes? I am sorry to say that I don't have...

A Tutorial on How to Stretch the Piriformis Muscle

I spoke with a 20-something Yoga Teacher this week who told me she was teaching 5 "scripted" Hot Yoga classes every week. For 60 minutes, she guides a roomful of students through the same routine. I thought about all the great questions that come up randomly while I...

How to Go Forth and Teach Chair Yoga at your Local Libraries

Tips from Lori in Canada! I just had to tell you how amazing my life is today! Last summer I went to several libraries regarding teaching Chair Yoga to over 50's who can't get down on a mat and the response was overwhelming. This summer my life has been blessed...

Why Teach Yoga at Senior Care Facilities

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The courageous and the lonely. That is what I see in the beautiful people at the various Senior Care facilities where I teach Chair Yoga. Almost all...