Articles for Yoga Teachers

Personal Transformations, Yoga Postures

Confessions of a Closet Ananda Yoga® Teacher

“I Am a Skeptic…” Like all Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates, I was asked to write an evaluation of the course. My comments were eventually published in a subsequent Expanding Light program guide (right underneath a photo of Lisa Powers demonstrating “Garudasana arms”) They began: “I am a skeptic…” Although I was not deliberately trying to be provocative, I think … Read More

Personal Transformations, Yoga Postures

Insights Into Truthfulness

Teaching yoga is such a wonderful way to deepen the understanding that we are all divine. One way I’ve come to see this more and more is through teaching three sections of a 15-week, three-credit yoga class at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland. I’d like to share with you some of the inspiration that I’ve felt in doing this. … Read More

Personal Transformations, Yoga Postures

Relax and Feel

Getting “The Feeling” The thing that kept me coming back to Hatha Yoga during my eight years of on-again-off-again practice was “the feeling.” I felt something when I practiced, and I didn’t feel it when I didn’t. But what was I feeling? It felt like a summer breeze. It felt like getting out of the shower after having been in … Read More