Are Yoga Asanas
the same as Exercise?

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In the first day of The Yoga Summit, you'll hear from acclaimed yoga instructor Jason Crandell on what distinguishes vinyasa "flow" yoga from other yoga types. You'll learn how to find a yoga style that works for you, how to keep yourself safe from injury, and what makes yoga a great exercise, but also more than that!

Jason also talks eloquently about how to not let the ego make us too afraid to learn new things--like yoga!

Named "one of the teachers shaping the future of yoga," by Yoga Journal, Jason Crandell has taught yoga for more than a decade. His classes are intended to educate and to empower, integrating the best elements of power yoga, anatomy, and mindfulness teachings.

In this interview you'll also learn...

  • How to navigate the sometimes-confusing world of yoga as a beginner [5:50]
  • How to know whether a yoga class worked for you [8:09]
  • How to keep an open mind when you're trying to find your yoga sweet-spot [9:33]
  • How to avoid injury, even as a beginner [12:41]
  • What makes yoga different from other exercise, like running [17:17]
  • How to approach yoga so that you do NOT back out of growth! [22:08]

Quote From This Interview To Inspire You

"You have to be emotionally mature enough to step back when something doesn't feel right and take ownership of that. That's a big deal. That's a good life lesson to embrace."

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Want more from this speaker?

Check the following:

  • Visit Jasons website
  • Check out Jason and his wife Andrea's blog and podcast

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