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Latest Posts By ekovar

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in Fitnovatives Blog

The Yoga Injury Debate

Does yoga pose an increased risk of injury? Depends on who you ask. With increasing participation comes increasing numbers of injuries, but these numbers remain a fraction of the number of injuries related to weight training. Still, there are ways to help minimize one’s risk while performing this ancient practice. Here’s how you can make yoga safer for yourself and your participants.


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Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Fitnovatives Blog

Yoga for Clients Who Are Overweight or Obese

It is a common misconception that overweight and obese individuals should stick with gentler forms of yoga, rather than attempt more vigorous styles like Ashtanga or Iyengar. Yoga expert Elizabeth Kovar explains why standing asanas are far more effective for these clients and participants, particularly when it comes to enhancing flexibility and supporting weight-loss efforts.


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Thursday, August 08, 2013 in Fitnovatives Blog

It’s Not Wrong, It’s Different: A Modern Approach to Yoga Asana

There are, it seems, as many styles and approaches to yoga as there are instructors. But what do you do if your students learned their poses from instructors that followed yoga styles that are different from the one you are teaching? Go with the flow, says yoga expert Elizabeth Kovar, who urges instructors to take a more modern-day approach to teaching yoga by being respectful of other traditions and staying flexible with regards to what they consider to be right or correct form.


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Monday, June 24, 2013 in Fitnovatives Blog

East vs. West: How to Choose the Best Yoga School for You

Have you considered expanding your yoga training, but aren’t exactly sure where to start? Elizabeth Kovar explains the different yoga training options available—from traditional to modern and everything in between—and how to choose the right program to suit your lifestyle and career goals.


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Friday, August 03, 2012 in Fitnovatives Blog

Integrating Yoga into Personal Training Sessions

While incorporating yoga into personal training sessions may be daunting for those who do not have formal yoga education, blending these practices benefits the client, but also you, the trainer. ACE Pro Elizabeth Kovar discusses yoga basics, breathing techniques, education for trainers, and how to successfully incorporate it into your personal training sessions.

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