Kim Roberts

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Category Archives: Teaching Tools

On Being An Agent Of Change

On Being An Agent Of Change

Whether you like it or not, you are an agent of change. You affect whatever you come into contact with. You don’t really have a choice about this. What you can choose is what kind of affect you have on those around you. Read More

What is the Relationship Between Yoga and Meditation Practice?

What is the Relationship Between Yoga and Meditation Practice?

Essentially, yoga is about learning to master the posture of sitting meditation by preparing the system, and then guiding the mind to stillness. First you prime and purify the body using the breath and awareness, through the physical practices of yoga, then you sit still to observe what arises once the mental obscurations are no longer deceiving you about the nature of reality. Read More

How to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training

How to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training

Essentially, when you have a strong practice and enough confidence in your practice to guide you, then you are ready. That said, there are some things to be gained by attending a formal yoga teacher training. So here’s what I suggest when looking for one. Read More

The Journey to Teaching Yoga Internationally

The Journey to Teaching Yoga Internationally

I’ve been a paid guest in some of the most exclusive hotels in the world. Quite often the resorts will pay airfare as well, and offer a work permit, so I’ve been able to spend extended periods of time in some very exotic places. The experience is rich, and I have friends from all around the world as a result. Read More

Tools to Manage Anxiety and Stress

Tools to Manage Anxiety and Stress

Panic and anxiety are not purely mental events–they are physiological events, so they can’t be treated with the thinking mind only. You need to learn to BREATHE deeply, and train yourself to come back to the breath on a regular basis. Mind and breath are intimately connected. If you can calm your breath, your mind will follow. Ashtanga Yoga and meditation are tools to manage anxiety and stress. Read More

How to Work with Difficult Emotions: An Emergency Tool Kit

How to Work with Difficult Emotions: An Emergency Tool Kit

An old friend posted a childhood photo of me on Facebook recently–a photo that brought me back to a painful period of my life. It made me realize how fragile we all are, and how important it is to acknowledge our deep wounds and learn to work with difficult emotions if we want to move… Read More

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