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Continuing Ed for Yoga Professionals

Online and seminar courses for yoga professional development that integrates the most recent science. Marketing, networking and practice growth strategies as well.

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Safety Expertise and Legal Witness

Safety resources for your personal practice, studio, or yoga therapy service. Expert support for yoga injury concerns (plaintiff or defendant) and information for attorneys.

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Yoga for Everyone and Every Body

Yoga can take place anywhere with a wide range of practitioners. We pull together the best tools and resources for the public to allow anyone to practice smart, safe yoga.

Download a free chapter of the new book:

Yoga Therapy as a
Creative Response to Pain

By Dr. Matthew J. Taylor

This is a guide for yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and healthcare professionals to create an evolving program of care for those they support who are living with chronic pain.

Recent Posts from the Blog

Starting Out Smart & Safe in Yoga

November 30, 2018
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Dear Emma and Olivia, This morning in Arizona I received a wonderful note from your teacher that explained how you were preparing to start yoga in your after school program.…

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Has Your Understanding of Yoga Lost Its Flexibility?

May 13, 2018
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In my new book, Yoga Therapy as a Creative Response to Pain, I titled the first chapter, “Yoga Isn’t What You Think It Is,” which sets the tone for the entire book. All of my life I’ve been reserved and overly polite. Something shifted though during 2016 as I watched society lurch madly in a direction I could only describe as a “bad movie” script.

Did you feel it as well?

I believe the combination of stepping into my new career chapter as a writer and full-time teacher coupled with a sense of urgency over the type of world I am leaving for my three grown children ignited a change in me. No more time for dancing around the awkward issues or hoping not to offend someone (always an anonymous entity I now realize). So let’s check our flexibility about yoga, shall we, and see if we are supple enough to bend into and make a change in the “B” movie we call “now”?

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what is yoga pain?

What is Yoga Pain?

May 11, 2018
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What is Yoga Pain? I’m pretty sure I just made it up. The reason I made up the term was to try to capture a growing problem among not only…

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