Serving Raleigh, Smithfield, Clayton, Benson & Goldsboro, NC areas.
The Yoga Connection NC Smithfield and Goldsboro

1000 Hour IAYT Yoga Therapy Training

The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) offers a 1000 hour Yoga Therapy Certification added onto a teacher’s exiting 500 hour training.

Choosing a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

Here's five questions to ask to help you choose your 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training class. We offer 200 and 500 hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Certifications.

Beyond 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

There comes a point when the 200-hour yoga teacher may consider developing a deeper view of yoga. The next step after the 200-RYT is the Yoga Alliance 500-RYT training.

Top 10 Qualities of a Great Yoga Teacher

What makes a yoga class or yoga teacher go from good to great? Sometimes a class may have a great technical instructor but be boring, or the class could be fun but the instructor a bit lacking in expertise. So what makes the difference?

Yoga for Seniors: The need for qualified yoga instructors

Our Senior Yoga training teaches the biological, psychological and environmental issues of the aging population, to modify and design yoga asana/pranayama/meditation while maintaining effectivness, and how yoga in its full spectrum can bring health and wellness to seniors.

Yoga therapy approach to knees

Knees take so much through out our lives. They bounce, push, propel, bend, straighten, cross, and keep us standing. So why, if the knee hurts, do would we want to “do something” to it to make it feel better. The Yoga therapy approach suggests looking above or below the kne

Advanced 300-hour at The Yoga Connection

I am finishing up the last touches on the advanced 300-hour yoga training to be offered in the spring (aiming for March to begin). This advanced 300-hour training together with the pre-requisite 200 gives the student the 500-hour status which is the highest that Yoga Alliance recogniz

Yoga is in Evolution

Today I spoke with a woman who is looking for a teacher training that isn’t just about lululemon, gymnastics bending, and one-upmanship in asana performance. She first was introduced to yoga 40 years ago when the practice was about self improvement, healthy living, compassionate relat
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New Yoga Teachers

Another group of new yoga teachers have completed their 220 hours of yoga training. Some will become teachers, some took this to increase their personal knowledge, others to serve and to heal those suffering with mental illness, the difficulties of poverty and discrimination. The beau

Why a special Senior Yoga training should be considered by Yoga Alliance

OK, so we have Pre/post natal yoga and Kids yoga with certification standards. I understand that is important when working with children. One should be carefully trained because of the issues such as: pedophiles getting into yoga as a means to get to children; issues of child abuse ei