A Vessel of Blessing: Practical Guidance for Teachers Who Touch the Spirit in Yoga Practice

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Arlene Bjork, Jun 15, 2009 - 132 pages
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Students of yoga require an environment where their minds can rest, they can sort out their feelings and walk away with answers. Arlene Bjork powerfully demonstrates timely and practical advice for teachers who intend to create a healing space - one of self-discovery and destiny.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
9
WHAT DOES IT TAKE ?
19
TEACHER DO YOU LOVE WHAT YOU DO ?
35
THREE
43
BE A DOER AND A DREAMER
51
DO WHAT FEELS GOOD
67
LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES
73
BECOME THE VESSEL 146
123
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About the author (2009)

Arlene Bjork has practiced and taught Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga since 1997. She was inspired to begin her avid practice after she realized during her first yoga class that her back pain from scoliosis had completely disappeared.After spending time in New York and Denver studying various traditions which she incorporates into the Vinyasa practice, Arlene settled in Richmond, Virginia with her family. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from St. Lawrence University, an MBA in General Business from the University of Colorado, and has her Yoga Alliance Registration at the ERYT-500 hour level. She frequently studies at the Jivamukti Yoga School in New York City where she is lead by the guidance of Sharon Gannon, David Life, Ruth Lauer-Manenti, and other Jivamukti teachers.Arlene's method builds strength, creates heat, cultivates the breath and calms the mind. All levels of practitioners, from the beginner to the advanced, can find pleasure and challenge under Arlene's creative guidance.Arlene is the Director of the Grace Yoga Centers, as well as Grace Yoga Training Systems headquartered in Richmond. She has taught classes, workshops and retreats under the guidance of her Highest Teacher in Central America, Europe, and the United States. Her popular podcast on iTunes has been downloaded by practitioners from every continent on the globe. Grace Yoga's 200 hour Teacher Training Program has graduated confident, capable and loving teachers, prepared to serve, affirm, cultivate and educate students from all walks of life.

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