10 Green Gift Ideas for Teacher

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My Yoga Teacher Training Transformation.

Elephant Journal

When I was born, I was given a box. This box contained all the hopes, dreams, and expectations of those that came before me. This box contained what I was supposed to believe, how I was supposed to behave, how I was supposed to look, what my role was supposed to be in life, and […].

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The Ready Teacher. {Poem}

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Teacher, your feet landed on my mat so ready to diffuse my resistance and infuse your spirit so willing to define form and refine pose. Literary Journal Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today poem video yoga teacher

“Celebrity Yoga Teachers are a Disease.”

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Our children are our best teachers

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Years ago I was friends’ with a special ed teacher. As a psychiatric mental health practitioner, one of the best pieces of advice I can give to parents raising their children is: “If you work on yourself and not on your child this will benefit both of you!”

2018 82

Attention All Yoga Teacher Haters.

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Do you ever find yourself leaving a yoga class feeling that your practice could have been better if only your teacher did or said something different? Yoga bad yoga class practice teaching yoga teacher

What sets false Gurus & True Teachers Apart.

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If you ask almost anyone what they think guru means they will most likely tell you it's teacher, or something similar. Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today abuse of power fall from grace guru learn yoga in India sanskrit meanings stay at an ashram the guru complex true teacher What sets true Teachers and false Gurus Apart. yoga teacher scandal

The Hypocrisies of a Western Yoga Teacher.

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I am a yoga teacher, and like many in the yoga circle, fell victim to a reinforced belief that a “good” yoga teacher was sober, meditative, vegan, calm, a feminist, an environmental activist, potentially trippy, and bendy. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Yoga alcohol authenticity Eastern society ego hippy meditative paradox partying stereotypes student teaching tradition truth Western society what is a yoga teacher?

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The Importance of Finding the Right Spiritual Teacher.

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After more than 30 years on the path, I’ve found immense value in having a spiritual teacher. My teacher wasn’t the first gui. Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today finding a spiritual teacher guru Hinduism meditation mindfulness spiritual teacher teacher the importance of a spiritual teacher

Tired of Being a Broke-Ass Yoga Teacher.

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The Worst Best Yoga Teacher Ever. {Funny Video}

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5 Business Tips for Yoga Teachers.

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The Real Value of Yoga Teacher Training. 

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If you are considering spending your money doing teacher training, think carefully. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga career students teacher training training program

Oops! I chose the wrong Yoga Teacher Training.

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Choosing a teacher training has to be one of the hardest things a potential yoga teacher needs to do. And varying costs, and lead teachers, and styles, and religious bases. There are thousands of options. And so many locations. Aaahhh! I’m getting overwhelmed all over again! So, what happens when you’ve picked one, […].

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How to Find the Perfect Yoga Teacher.

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Before I met my teacher, I practiced at various classes by various instructors. Health & Wellness Yoga asana right yoga teacher student teacher relationship sutra yoga practiceThey taught the same asanas, gave out accurate cues and corrected my alignment.

So you Want to be a Yoga Teacher?

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5 Spiritual Lessons Yoga Teachers Still Need to Learn.

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Aspiring Perfectly Imperfect Yoga Teachers.

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Home Yoga Practice: what counts if you are a Yoga Teacher?

Elephant Journal

This fixed idea of what it means to practice yoga daily means that people who need to practice daily teachers are confronted with feelings of guilt, inadequacy, or failure, because the nature of their lives means it is impossible to meet this demand.

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Why Every Yoga Teacher is my Favorite.

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I’ve come to realize that every yoga teacher is my favorite. Funny Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today teaching yoga yoga teachersAll of them.

A Yoga Teacher Training Certificate is Just the First Step.

Elephant Journal

While a teacher training certificate can help you develop skills, teach you information and boost confidence to get out there and teach, there are other important steps to keep in mind if you want to be a great teacher.

Don’t Marry your Yoga Teacher.

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Dating multiple yoga teachers is a good thing. Funny Health & Wellness Yoga embracing change learning yoga yoga practice yoga student yoga teachersIt makes for a better.

Travel is the Best Spiritual Teacher.

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Garlic as my Friend, Teacher & Inspiration.

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2018 64

My Only Advice to New Yoga Teachers.

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When you Can’t Trust your Spiritual Teacher.

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To the Students threatened with Deportation by their Teacher.

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The teacher said that if you were born here and your parents were illegal, they would have to go and leave you behind. The teacher said. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Bret Harte Middle School Deportation Hispanic students teacher

7 Ways Yoga Teachers can make classes more Trauma-Informed.

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The challenge is that the there are few yoga teachers who have training in trauma and so many don't realize the potential pitfalls of holding a class that is not trauma-informed.

2018 91

A Letter to my Yoga Teachers.

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4 Tips to Choosing a Great Yoga Teacher Training Program

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A Yoga Teacher’s 5 Realizations—for anyone who’s Starting Something New. 

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We're constantly swirled with the ups and downs that come with being a new teacher and it can be a time of both intense questioning and sporadic self-assurance. But, as with most moments of conflicting emotions, Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga change confidence feedback mentor self love student teacher trying something new yoga teacher training

2018 70

Someone with Answers: Why I Follow a Spiritual Teacher.

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I asked him how it was possible, with so many spiritual teachers around, for an ordinary person to tell which were for real and which weren’t. When I first met this swami, I was a reporter on an assignment for a daily newspaper.

How can a Teacher help in Student Career Guidance?

Elephant Journal

Your memories with family, friends, your school and… TEACHERS! Teachers play a crucial role in every student’s life. As a Teacher, one not only […]. If asked to take a walk down the memory lane into your childhood, what are the first few things you’d remember?

Yoga Teachers: Stop trying to be “Authentic.”

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There are big-name teachers out there with massive followings and it’s hard not to want to emulate the charisma that got them there in the first place. Yoga attitude authentic balance connecting famous yoga teachers students teaching true-self yoga voiceThe problem with that is, there’s a.

10 Blunt Truths about becoming a Meditation Teacher.

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A Thank You to Yoga Teachers.

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3 Lies Your Yoga Teacher Tells You.

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7 Ways to tell if a Spiritual Teacher is Trustworthy.

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Flattered by his attentions yet deeply confused, it took me several months to end what was, in retrospect, a violation of the teacher/seeker boundary. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga false gurus mature spirituality sexual advances from a teacher spiritual materialism spiritual teacher Teachings violation of boundaries

Tips for Yoga Teachers (Who Train Future Yoga Teachers).

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I’ve never had my own teacher training…and I don’t plan to anytime soon. Recently, I’ve seen more and more of my peers take on the challenge of a teacher training or opening a yoga studio.

3 Essential Traits of a Truly Transformative Teacher.

Elephant Journal

I recently learned that a teacher and mentor of mine had died. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Yoga divine wisdom essential traits goals meditation our best selves pay it forward right livelihood teaching transformative yoga teacherIt was a great loss to me and to everyone who never got to experience her wisdom. However, at the same time, her passing was a.

2018 63

We Are Yoga Teachers, Not Doctors.

Elephant Journal

I am not saying our yoga teachers can''t have valuable insights into the state of our health and wellness, how we got there and where we might best go, but I am urging us all to keep in mind exactly who we''re talking to when we seek them out for medical advice.

10 Things Teachers Should Start Using in the Classroom

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Modern Teacher “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.” — Kahlil Gibran The education industry has climbed the tech-savvy ladder! Whether it be a primary school teacher, high school teacher or even a college professor. Educators these days need to acquire specific skills. Technology is driving us personally, professionally, […].

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5 Tips for the Highly Sensitive Yoga Teacher.

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