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Is there a difference between yoga and a fitness regimen?

Is there a difference between yoga and a fitness regimen?

If so, what is the difference between yoga and a fitness regimen?

Maria Filippone, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

maria-filliponeFor many of us, taking our first yoga class begins with the clear intention to become more physically fit and toned. It is often this exact same intention that motivates most people to walk through the doors of a gym or fitness studio. So what ...

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Do yoga and meditation go together at some studios?

Do yoga and meditation go together at some studios?

I’ve heard that yoga postures help prepare the body and mind for meditation.
Does that mean yoga and meditation are related? If so, how come yoga and
meditation aren’t offered together at more yoga studios?

Susan Wyler, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

image susan wylerThe ninety minute practice is meant to be a meditation. From the first half moon to the last savasana, the ...

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Do I have to be fit and flexible to do yoga?

Do I have to be fit and flexible to do yoga?

Susan Wyler, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

image susan wyler From the inception, the series of 26 postures has been for beginners. You do not have to be young or fit or flexible to do yoga; you don’t even have to be able to stand on your own two feet. I worked with one forty something year old man, born with cerebral palsy, ...

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what things outside the studio inform your yoga practice?

what things outside the studio inform your yoga practice?

Charmaline Edmund Arvin, Teacher at TheHotTT

inform your yoga practice
Finding my true self. “The Life You Were Born To Live” by Dan Millman. This book gave me some insights of my own path and purpose of my life. I believe that there is a higher Divine in every one of us. Call it intuition, gut feeling, that soft voice, I ...

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correct relationship between students and teachers

correct relationship between students and teachers

In the Light of Controversies Around Some of the “Big Name Yoga Teachers,” What Does a Correct Relationship Between Students and Their Teachers Look Like?

Zefea Samson, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

yoga practice to next levelIn the evolation teacher trainings we talk about this a lot. Becoming and being a yoga teacher is a big responsibility. Students view you ...

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how to take yoga practice to the next level

how to take yoga practice to the next level

How can a person who’s been practicing yoga for a while take their yoga practice to the next level?

Emily Burke, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

yoga practice to next levelThere are of course various ways to accomplish advancements or deepening in your yoga practice. Depending on which type of practitioner you are, you may want to try a different approach ...

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what is the purpose of yoga?

what is the purpose of yoga?

Michele Pernetta, Workshop Teacher at TheHotTT

purpose of yogaThats entirely up to the practitioner. There is no “goal” that we need to have in our minds, such as “oh I must empty my mind in class today, or I must be able to sit in a perfect Lotus and meditate.” All that is the search and takes us ...

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benefits of yoga that aren’t widely known

benefits of yoga that aren’t widely known

What are the biggest benefits of yoga that aren’t widely known?

Jelena Lepesic, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

listen to your body - benefits of yoga
The practice of yoga serves me as a direct communication tool with the Great Spirit. In the stillness between throughs and words is when Great Spirit speaks to me. Yoga asana practice to me is an unspoken ...

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