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How to Use a Yoga Bolster?

How to Use a Yoga Bolster?

Teaching Yoga, Yoga Accessories, Yoga Poses
Yoga bolsters are a great prop, along with blocks, and can make doing yoga poses easier and less stressful on your knees, joints, and back. They are great for beginners and people who are less flexible. But, before we start talking about how to use a yoga bolster, let’s ensure we’re all on the same page when it comes to what a yoga bolster actually is. What Is a Yoga Bolster? A yoga bolster is a special pillow designed to be placed underneath the body and help with a wide variety of yoga poses. It can be used both horizontally and vertically and is most often utilized during restorative or gentle yoga sessions. Yoga bolsters can also be useful for any other type of yoga, meaning there are no restrictions when it comes to using one. Yoga bolsters are most commonly filled with a ...
How Long Should You Hold Yoga Pose For?

How Long Should You Hold Yoga Pose For?

Health Benefits, Teaching Yoga, Yoga Poses
Starting on a yoga journey leads to many questions. One of the most common queries is, "how long should I hold a yoga pose for?" Naturally, people want to understand how to get the most benefit out of their yoga sessions. However, there is no set time for how long you should hold a yoga pose. Depending on your ability and your objectives, you can hold a yoga pose for a few seconds or up to five minutes (and beyond). Let's take a closer look at how long to hold a yoga pose and the different factors influencing it. What Does Holding Yoga Poses Do? Holding yoga poses carries several benefits at once. First off, it builds stability. Indeed, when you start doing yoga, you will find you're wobbly and unstable. After a while, you gain strength and feel grounded. When you can rem...
How to Become a Yoga Instructor

How to Become a Yoga Instructor

Teaching Yoga, Yoga
Want to bring your yoga experience to the next level? Or maybe, you are interested in starting a new career and want to know all the ins and outs of becoming a yoga teacher. Whatever the case may be, we’ve got you covered. Together, we’ll explore different steps that you should undertake to become a certified yoga instructor. Let’s start! How do You Become a Yoga Instructor - 4 Steps 1. Take a Yoga Training Course The first step to becoming a yoga instructor is to start and complete a yoga training course. Your best bet is to pick a yoga school that follows all of the parameters set by the Yoga Alliance. Yoga teacher training programs have two levels. But, don’t worry, you don’t have to complete both of them to get your certification. Which level you choose will strictly de...
How Much Does a Yoga Instructor Make

How Much Does a Yoga Instructor Make

Benefits Of Yoga, Teaching Yoga
In the US, the average yearly salary of a yoga instructor is $74,000, according to Indeed, while according to Glassdoor, their average salary is $62,000. The minimum salary is estimated at approximately $28,000 according to Glassdoor, and as high as $238,000, while the highest figure according to Indeed is $90,500 (and sounds a bit more realistic). A yoga teacher’s salary depends on several factors such as location, specialization, working hours, and work model. Those working with a studio need to pay a percentage for its services, but they are never without clients. Those flying solo, on the other hand, need to put more effort into self-promotion and finding clients, but they get to keep all of their money. Suppose you’re considering a career change or getting certified to boost...