Joy Keller

San Diego, CA 92103

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What yoga injuries do you most commonly see?

6 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jun 27, 2011

Answered by Joy Keller on Apr 24, 2012

When I invite people to my classes, some recoil and say yoga injured them. This disappoints me as I believe yoga is for everyone and a lot of teachers don't teach progressively and safely. When I ask how they hurt themselves, it's obvious they have "chaturanga shoulder" or an SI joint issue from pel...

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I have my idea world Fit. Conv. session selection with all of the classes listed. What else do I need to bring?

3 Answers | Asked by Janice Byer on Aug 01, 2011

Answered by Joy Keller on Aug 01, 2011

Is this your first IDEA conference? If so, welcome! If not, welcome back! This is by no means an all-inclusive list, but do try to bring: * Layers. It gets cold in the rooms, especially after you've been sweating. Bring your regular fitness sweat-wicking wear along with a light jacket. * A fol...

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Can yoga be "just" exercise or must it be more?

17 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jun 27, 2011

Answered by Joy Keller on Aug 01, 2011

I think it's important to stay true to YOUR style. If you like to teach philosophy and pranayama, stick with it. If the asanas only are what move you, then teach that. I think students get the most benefit from us teaching what we're passionate about.

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How do you keep your energy up with something other than coffee? I think it's time to quit!

10 Answers | Asked by Deirdre (Dee Dee) Bundy on Jul 31, 2011

Answered by Joy Keller on Aug 01, 2011

Coffee and other stimulants are "counterfeit" energy. If we "need" them to get through the day, what we may really need more of is sleep, not caffeine. But that wasn't your question. :) If my body needs sleep, I try to go ahead and close my eyes for 5 minutes, honestly. If that's not possible, I ...

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