Author Archives: Sri Sri School of Yoga

Yoga Teacher Training: What Will Your Story Be?

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We hear from Sri Sri School of Yoga Teacher Training graduates as they share very honest and inspiring accounts of their training experience. If you’re wondering if the training is for you—we encourage you to read on and get a taste of the vast possibilities waiting for YOU! Whether you seek to deepen your personal […]

The Ayurvedic Approach to Health: How to Use Yoga and Meditation to Balance Your Doshas

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Ayurveda is a traditional holistic Indian system of medicine that has been used for thousands of years to promote balance and harmony in the body and for disease management. In the US currently, it is an alternative healthcare practice.  According to Ayurveda, there are five elements (earth, water, fire, air and ether) that combine to […]

The Top 5 Hardest Yoga Poses and How to Train for Them

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There are many challenging yoga poses, and the difficulty level can vary depending on a person’s flexibility, strength, and experience. Sri Sri School of Yoga can do these harder asanas through yoga teacher training.  However, here are five challenging yoga poses that require advanced levels of strength, flexibility, and balance.  5 Challenging Yoga Poses to […]

11 Essential Tips for Sequencing a Yoga Class

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You’ve completed your 200-hour yoga training and become a certified yoga instructor! Now what? It’s time to build your yoga studio and class structure. Sequencing a yoga class can be a challenging task, even for experienced yoga teachers. A well-sequenced class can make all the difference in helping students feel grounded, balanced, and energized.  This […]

The Ultimate Guide to Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety, Sleep, and Focus

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If you’re new to yoga and meditation, it can be overwhelming to know where to start, which is why we’re going to start with specific tips to help with daily life struggles.  In this article, we’ll provide tips for practicing meditation with yoga, as well as different meditations and yoga poses you can do to […]

Easy Yoga Poses for Menstrual Cramp Relief

There’s a reason women refer to their menstrual cycle as “The Curse”. According to WebMD, while half of all women experience pain and discomfort during their periods, 10% are temporarily disabled by their symptoms! Women experience a variety of symptoms while menstruating, from cramps to pain in the pelvis, lower back, and thighs. Vomiting, headache, […]

Top 10 Benefits of Yoga

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Yoga has officially hit the mainstream. It’s hard to believe that just thirty or so years ago the word “yoga” was still taboo, associated primarily with mystical yogis and dreadlocked hippies. Luckily, yoga has broken free (for the most part) from its bohemian stigma, which is evident in the yoga studios that are becoming as […]

Backbend for a Stronger Back

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Backbends are some of the most difficult asanas for the body to perform, as they require great flexibility and balance. However, while difficult, once properly learned backbends provide a myriad of benefits, ranging from emotional freedom to spinal healing. One of the most notable benefits of backbends is relief from anxiety and stress. By profoundly […]

Eye Exercises: How to Improve Eyesight Naturally

Eye Exercises: How to Improve Eyesight Naturally

Often, when we think of yoga, we think of the solid parts of the body and svelte yogis in headstands. However, one of the most overlooked body parts that yoga benefits is the organs of sight – our oh-so-sensitive eyes. How to improve eyesight with eye yoga Just as yoga can be practiced specifically to […]

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