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  May 6, 2022

Are you a teen suffering from scoliosis? A new clinical trial can help

MyYogaTeacher’s newest advisory board member and renowned physician, Dr. Loren Fishman, is conducting a clinical trial to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with yoga, and you can participate for f...

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  May 6, 2022

Accomplished physician and yogi joins advisory board at MyYogaTeacher

I’d like to extend a warm welcome and introduce you to our newest advisory board member at MyYogaTeacher — Dr. Loren Fishman.Dr. Fishman is an accomplished physician and an experienced yogi with a b...

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#yoga   May 3, 2022

Celebrate International Yoga Day 2022 With MyYogaTeacher - FREE Sessions for All!

The MyYogaTeacher team is so excited to announce that we’re celebrating International Yoga Day by offering some very special FREE sessions!(Keep reading to learn more about them and sign up!)The f...

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#therapy   Apr 29, 2022

Yoga for Better Health: What is Therapeutic Yoga?

We talk a lot about the different types of yoga on the MyYogaTeacher blog, but what makes yoga therapeutic? Besides relieving stress, addressing pain, and helping prevent or cure various medical condi...

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#fitness   Apr 27, 2022

Yes, You Can Lose Weight Doing Yoga: Yoga for Weight Loss

A consistent yoga practice provides many benefits - better sleep, stress reduction, more flexibility, and pain relief. But weight loss? Yes, doing yoga helps you lose weight!Despite the fact that yo...

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#anxiety   Apr 20, 2022

The Science Behind How Yoga Nidra Affects Your Mental Health

As the prevalence of anxiety, depression, and other mental disorders continue to rise, worldwide, it’s becoming more and more obvious that many (if not most) adults experience some form of mental heal...

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  Apr 14, 2022

Did You Know? Mindfulness and Meditation Benefits Your Physical Health

Mindfulness and meditation. They’re the buzzwords of the year, maybe even the decade. But meditation is still a vastly underestimated tool for relieving stress, anxiety, depression, blood pressure iss...

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  Apr 6, 2022

5 Yoga Poses for Kids: Benefits of Yoga in Early Childhood

Here at MyYogaTeacher, we believe you’re never too young to start practicing yoga! In recent years, researches have proven that children between the ages of 6-12 who practice yoga regularly have impro...

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  Apr 5, 2022

It Takes Two! 10 Yoga Poses for Two People

Did you know that yoga means “union” in Sanskrit? Which means couples yoga is an excellent way to strengthen a relationship between two people. Whether it’s a couple of besties, kids, teenage lovebi...

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#therapy   Mar 29, 2022

Yoga for Migraines: The Science Behind How Yoga Helps Ease Migraine Pain

Is there anything more debilitating than the sudden onset of a migraine headache? Definitely. But it doesn’t feel like it when you get one!Sensitivity to light and sound, dizziness, throbbing, nause...

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  Mar 24, 2022

Why Menopausal Women Benefit From Yoga: Yoga for Menopause

Did you know menopause yoga is a a real form of yoga? Granted, it’s not a traditional form of yoga like ashtanga, vinyasa, or yin yoga are. But it incorporates authentic, traditional yoga poses that b...

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  Mar 17, 2022

Yoga for Arthritis: 3 Ways Yoga Can Help With Arthritis Pain

It’s common knowledge that yoga helps build strength, increases flexibility, and improves quality of life. But does it alleviate arthritis? Yes, it does!While you may be concerned that yoga contains...

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  Mar 10, 2022

6 Ways to Prevent Yoga Injuries Even if You’re a Yogi Expert

Whether you’re just stepping foot on a yoga mat or you’ve been practicing for decades, yoga injuries are a real thing. Which is somewhat strange, since many people use yoga to heal and prevent injurie...

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  Mar 3, 2022

6 Reasons 2-Way Live Streamed Yoga is Trending…and May Not Stop

If you know anything about MyYogaTeacher at all, you already know that we are a fully functioning online yoga community! Notice, I didn’t say online yoga “studio.” There’s a reason for that.We’re so...

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  Feb 25, 2022

Unique Ways to Use Your Yoga Teacher Training Certification

Yogis take yoga teacher training (YTT) courses for many reasons. Not all of them are because they want to teach!As a matter of fact, completing a yoga teacher training certification course is a grea...

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  Feb 23, 2022

The Best Yoga Poses to Practice If You Sit All Day

While pandemic times initially gave many people more space mentally and emotionally to move their bodies, stretch, and participate in self-care, those times are slowly going away. You may find yoursel...

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  Feb 9, 2022

Yoga for Confidence: How Yoga Boosts Confidence and Decreases Self-Doubt

No matter who you are, how you look, what you’re capable of, you’ve surely experienced times of self-doubt or lack of confidence at some point in your life. You’re human. But when low self-estee...

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  Feb 3, 2022

How Using a Wall in Your Yin Yoga Practice Can Give You Unparalleled Release

Some days you’re energetic and motivated to move your body, but some days you’re not! Some days you feel so sore that wiggling your feet hurts. And some days, maybe you just. can’t. Here at MyYogaTe...

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  Jan 28, 2022

6 Things That a Yoga Teacher Training Course Will Do for You – Even If You Don’t Want to Teach

If you’re reading this right now, you probably are at least thinking about how a yoga teacher training course can benefit you. You’re curious.Ever heard that quote, “Those who can’t do, teach”? ...

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  Jan 25, 2022

Modern Yoga vs. Traditional Yoga: 5 Key Differences You’ll Want to Understand

There is a huge difference between modern yoga that most of the Western world has become accustomed to and traditional yoga, which sticks to the cultural and ancient practices derived from India.Nei...

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  Jan 19, 2022

4 Reasons To Take a Yoga Teacher Training Course From Authentic Yoga Teachers

While we completely understand the modernization of yoga, here at MyYogaTeacher, we wholeheartedly believe in the power and therapeutic effects of the traditional yoga techniques originally taught in ...

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  Jan 11, 2022

5 Yoga Modifications You’ve Probably Never Seen for Popular Yoga Poses

Not being able to do a yoga pose that everyone in the world can seemingly do except you is frustrating and can really discourage new and beginning yogis from continuing their practice.Here at MyYoga...

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#fitness   Dec 28, 2021


Yoga has been with me since childhood, in schools, and with my family as well. My father (lateMr.) Ramachandra, who was a teacher by profession, was an inspiration for me to dwellPUBLISHEDI have e...

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#yoga   Dec 15, 2021

6 Benefits of Private Yoga for Beginner Yogis

Whether you’re going to the gym for the first time or the millionth, working out around a lot of people can be intimidating and uncomfortable for many people. As a matter of fact, upwards of 40% of th...

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#fitness   Dec 6, 2021

How to Land the Top 5 Impossibly Possible Yoga Poses

No matter where you are in your yoga journey, there will always be poses you are striving to master! Even masters of yoga haven’t mastered everything!And that’s completely ok. Wonderful, even!Stri...

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#therapy   Nov 24, 2021

4 Secrets of How Yoga Prevents Spinal Deterioration As You Age

It should come as no surprise to you that joints and bones deteriorate as we age. Mainstream media would have us think that we can look and feel eternally youthful until we die. But that simply isn’t ...

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#anxiety   Nov 15, 2021

The Benefits of Humming Bee Breath: Tell Anxiety to Buzz Off

Yogic breathing is an important part of any meditation or yoga practice. Breath is life, and all the different forms of breath work are helpful for our physical, emotional, and mental health!Did you...

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#yoga   Nov 10, 2021

Yoga For Your Complexion: Reduce Acne, Pigmentation, and Dull Skin With These Moves

Let’s be clear. Some forms of skin pigmentation are due to genetics and hereditary factors. And wrinkles are a natural sign of aging. There is absolutely nothing wrong (and everything beautiful) w...

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#yoga   Nov 2, 2021

Crush Your Goals! How Yoga and Meditation Help You Stay Accountable

It’s never too late to start working on or complete your goals!Whether it is January 1 or December 31, here at MyYogaTeacher, we believe every single baby step towards your goals is important, but w...

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#yoga   Oct 27, 2021

Holistic Healing for Turbulent Times: How Yoga Can Save Our Schools

Approximately 7% of children between the ages of 3-17 suffer from anxiety. Depression affects about 5% of American children and adolescents.During the ages when kids are supposed to be being...well,...

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#anxiety   Oct 24, 2021

5 Proven Ways Meditation Positively Affects Brain Behavior

Meditation and brain studies have been around, and increasing, for a number of years now. And new studies are consistently revealing more and more incredible information about how meditation positivel...

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#yoga   Oct 20, 2021

Cat Yoga: 5 Ways Including A Cat in Your Yoga Practice Benefits Your Mental Health

Don’t laugh! We’re for real.If you’re not a cat person, are allergic to cats, or have a traumatic experience with felines, you can skip this article altogether. We totally understand!However, whet...

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#fitness   Oct 14, 2021

How to Use Yoga to Prevent or Reverse Heart Disease

Did you know that, in the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death amongst adult men, women, and most racial and ethnic groups?Studies show that one person dies every 36 seconds du...

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#fitness   Oct 9, 2021

The Ayurvedic Diet: Why There is No Such Thing as a Bad Food

Ayurvedic medicine has existed for literally thousands of years. If you’re not familiar with it, Ayurveda medicine is a whole-body, holistic practice that encourages a balance between body and mind. \...

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#fitness   Oct 6, 2021

Yoga for Runners: How Yoga Helps Runners Perform Better

Runners are a whole community of people. They are focused, consistent, resilient, and committed to their craft.They also tend to succumb to a whole host of physical issues specific to runners. Kind ...

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  Sep 29, 2021

My Yoga Teacher on Diversity and Inclusion in the World of Yoga

While companies near and far are ramping up their diversity and inclusion efforts, we understand that our use of language is one of the most important parts of making sure everyone feels safe, welcome...

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#yoga   Sep 27, 2021

7 New Yoga Trends Popping Up Around the Globe

Here at My Yoga Teacher, we’re never bored by yoga. There’s always something new to learn, a yoga pose we haven’t mastered yet or meditation practices that can get even better.However, we understand...

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#yoga   Sep 23, 2021

How Yoga Helps Alzheimer’s Disease Patients Live a Better Life

There are a lot of things in this world that are incurable. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease is one of them. If you’ve ever known someone with this horrible disease, you’ll understand how hard it ...

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#yoga   Sep 17, 2021

5 Yoga Moves For Post Nasal Drip Relief

You’ve probably experienced post nasal drip.Even if you didn’t know what it was, most everyone can relate to the discomfort that comes from excessive sinus drainage and sinus problems. The sore th...

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#yoga   Sep 15, 2021

Migraine Sufferer? Try These 7 Poses That Relieve Migraine Pain

If you’ve ever had a migraine, you’ll understand why it’s such a hot topic in the holistic health world. Grab your 2-week free trial here and join us on the mat!Everyone’s looking for a remedy t...

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#yoga   Sep 10, 2021

Healing for First Responders: How Yoga Helps Them Navigate Life Better

First responders deserve all the awards and accolades we could possibly give them.If we took all the trophies from all the Oscars combined and gave them to first responders, it wouldn’t even begin t...

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#yoga   Sep 8, 2021

Is Yoga Really for Everyone? The Rise of Adaptive Yoga

Here at My Yoga Teacher, we truly do believe that yoga is for everyone. Every body. No matter the shape, size, fitness level.But what about people with disabilities? Debilitating illnesses like mult...

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  Aug 31, 2021

Your New Dashboard on MyYogaTeacher!

The new dashboard makes booking and joining classes easier!Here's a quick video walkthrough to see the all new dashboard features!Recommendations – Classes, Teachers & WorkshopsYour dashboar...

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#fitness   Aug 31, 2021

Yoga for Athletes: 5 Reasons Yoga Should Be Included in Athletic Training

Did you know that it is pretty common for athletic trainers to require their athletes to take ballet classes as a part of their training?It’s true. Football players, particularly, can often be found...

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#therapy   Aug 26, 2021

Improving Lung Function: How Yogic Breathing Helps Asthmatics

With the quality of our air decreasing due to climate change, continued use of air pollutants, and worldwide wildfires, breathing can be difficult (even harmful if outside) on a good day for people wi...

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#yoga   Aug 24, 2021

How to Create Your Own Group Class on MyYogaTeacher

You can now create your own online yoga studio - the classes you want, at the times & days you want, open for the entire community to enjoy! You might be wondering - how does this work?Well, w...

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#fitness   Aug 21, 2021

How Yoga Saves Lives: The Worldwide Healthcare Worker Crisis

It’s not new news that the world is suffering. But this centuries old story seems to just be getting worse and worse as the years progress.Fires, hurricanes, tsunamis, war. And then, of course, “the...

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#yoga   Aug 18, 2021

7 Yoga Poses That Positively Impact Your Thyroid Function

Did you know that approximately 20 million Americans suffer with thyroid disorders? Women more than men.There is probably not a cell in your body that isn’t affected by your thyroid, a little butter...

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#therapy   Aug 13, 2021

Allopathic vs. Naturopathic Medicine: Why the Differences Matter for Your Health

You may not know what “allopathic” even means. That’s ok because we’re about to tell you.Why? Here at myYogaTeacher we believe the differences between allopathic medicine and naturopathic medicine...

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  Aug 11, 2021

The MyYogaTeacher Community Values

The MyYogaTeacher staff and teachers show up happy and full of energy because we’re excited to help you and all MYT students to live healthier and happier lives!We value the health and happiness of ...

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