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TT8: The Source Texts of Yoga

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In today's episode I start with the question of "what are the most essential, source texts of yoga?" - There have been so many books written, but where do they originate? Are most modern books on yoga...

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TT7: How to Choose a Yoga Teacher Training

There are more teacher trainings than ever. How can you know which one is best for you? In today's episode I'll share five essential factors to consider when choosing a Yoga Teacher Training. Having been a part of several trainings as both a student and teacher, I have learned that there are some things that can make all the difference in the quality of your training and your own personal...
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TT6: What Was The First Written Use of The Word Yoga?

In modern discussion of yoga there is a lot of conflict about what is or isn't yoga. Now we have so many permutations, and so many people claiming their yoga is more authentic, who should we listen to?
 
In this podcast I will go all the way back to the oldest written mention of the word yoga to explore it's definition and practice and how that applies to our modern, westernized...
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TT5: Which phase are you in?

Since I began teaching in 2011 I have noticed there is a pattern to how I have learned over the years. Once I noticed this pattern I asked other experienced teachers if they noticed it too. They did! I began applying it to how I learned going forward and it has helepd my practice stay interesting, engaging and evolving every year since.

PHASE 1: Study the Fundamentals: You've likely heard "you...

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TT4: A New Approach to Yoga

You may have noticed there are a lot of great teachings, books, and teachers out there, but not much guidance on how it all fits together. To me, knowing how all the things I'm learning fit together is one of the most important parts of learning. So I set out to create a structure for how we approach yoga. As teachers and students. 

Now, you could piece things together by taking classes...

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TT3: 5 Aspects of a Consistent Practice

Like anything, the more consistent your practice becomes, the more significant results you'll see: increased flexibility, strength, balance and equanimity of mind. Many of the advanced poses will come as a side effect of regular practice. Many of the day-to-day benefits of feeling less stressed and reactive will come as a side effect of regular practice. If we chase these goals directly it...

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TT2: From Limiting Beliefs to Rising in Love with Angie Knight

This is a special episode!

Today I interview one of my mentors, Angie Knight. She has taught for 20+ years and we have worked together for the last 6 years. In the interview she shared some brilliant insights that you can apply right away. We discussed: 
  • How to get into a receptive state of intuition and inspiration
  • How do you distinguish between what is your intuition and what...
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TT1: Welcome to "Yoga Teacher Training" Podcast!

My name is Jeremy Devens and welcome to the Yoga Teacher Training Podcast! 

This podcast is all about learning yoga, as a teacher, as a student, and going on this long and lifetime journey from student to teacher, back to student, back to teacher. I’ll share what I've learned, in my experience. I’ll talk to experienced teachers and we’ll discuss what's working for them...

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