Protected: How I Published My First Peer Reviewed Research Paper

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A Questionable New Knee Ligament with It’s Own Knee Surgery

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One more knee ligament and one more knee surgery? Except for a few anatomy geeks, most yoga professionals are quite happy when they have completed their anatomy training. So, they might not be happy to hear of a newly "discovered" knee ligament called the anterolateral ligament (think back to your anatomy training and you should be able to know … [Read more...]

IAYT Yoga Therapist Credential Now Available

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The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) is now accepting Yoga Therapists Credential applications. This well thought out process has been developed over many years. Coming before this stage in the maturing of the profession was The setting of Educational Standards for the Training of Yoga Therapists 2012 The implementation of … [Read more...]

How to Beat the Odds and Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

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Happy New Year! When it comes to yoga philosophy and scientific research, I can be real geeky - just ask my immediate family. So, I hope I don't geek you out with my rather long New Year’s message this year. :) The ancient yoga masters have always taught that we can change our brain, our internal chemistry, even our heart beat. Until … [Read more...]

How Can I Use Business Cards to Get More Yoga Students?

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Lights dim, cocktails in hand, a large number of young professionals bumped shoulders, exchanged business cards, hung out and then left. This event was on a short pier on the San Francisco Bay, but inside with the smell of alcohol, the warmth from all of the bodies and the dark interior, it could have been anywhere. Full of energy, enthusiasm, a … [Read more...]