May 9, 2013

500-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher and More

I have completed my 500-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga on High in Columbus, Ohio. To become certified I spent a lot of weekends in Columbus studying under some amazing teachers that teach around the world.

I completed my 200-Hour training in the fall of 2009 and have been teaching ever since. Once I completed my required teaching hours, I entered the 500-Hour program. I am currently registered with Yoga Alliance and listed on their online directory as a 200-Hour Hatha Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) and within weeks I'll be a RYT 500-Hour Teacher. The teacher registry is a listing of teachers whose training and teaching experience meet minimum standards.

All this may sound impressive but I still consider myself a beginner. Yoga is a lifetime of learning that never ends. It's not just the Asanas (Poses) but going deeper into yourself as well. I love who I have become as a person. I am continually being remolded in a more positive and uplifting direction.

If your stuck in a rut that you can't get out of with varying issues like illness, depression, weak, tired, mean, violent, sad, lonely, etc. It may be time to begin down a new path starting with Yoga. Begin slowly, even if it's only 5 minutes a day, that's how it began for me.

The library can be a good starting point and you don't need any special clothing or props. As you can see from my story the sky is the limit. Just take it as far as your comfortable. If you can find a beginner Yoga program in your area this may work for you too. Go online and purchase a beginner Yoga DVD or watch a YouTube beginner practice to get started. Just to be clear on one thing "YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE FLEXIBLE TO DO YOGA", yes I'm yelling. That is the number one reason people tell me they do not do Yoga. Actually the less flexible and/or older you are the quicker the noticeable results will be.

With Yoga the rewards are countless.

Happy & Healthy,
Yoga Chuck

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Posts

Yoga Chuck in China Yoga Journal

My October 2015 Yoga Journal Magazine article has been reposted in the July China Yoga Journal. I was contacted and ask if it was ok to repost and to send them a couple new pictures. Feel free to read it 🙂 if you read Chinese. If you click on the link below the full article […]

Read More
Update "Yoga Chuck Health & Wellness

We passed our inspections and plan to hold our first class on Tuesday, February 20th. Here is a list of classes for next week. All classes will be $5 this week except for the New Beginner which is a progressive 8 week class. Cost for this one is $59 for 8 weeks. The first week […]

Read More
Yoga Chuck Health & Wellness studio opening Feb 20th

Yoga Chuck Health & Wellness, Classes, Days, Times & Price Opening Feb 20th Beginner Yoga: Wed 6:15pm Level I: Tues 9:00am & 7:00pm, Friday 9:00am Level II: Thur 7:00pm Geri-Fit: Starting Monday March 5th. I’m currently teaching at the Allen Eiry Center. It’s a 45-minute, evidence-based group strength training exercise class for older adults. Moving […]

Read More
Cancer and Low Body Temperature

In my opinion this is a neat article I found very interesting. I've shared it with my students and wanted to put it out there for anyone interested. Chuck Cancer and Low Body Temperature Featured in this month's Townsend Letter www.townsendletter.com One of the very common findings I have noticed in cancer sufferers is a […]

Read More
HOMESCHEDULEBLOGABOUTCONTACT
2020 © YOGACHUCK.COM
website by Bocohost
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram