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Teaching Private Yoga Sessions

Practice Makes Progress; How teaching yoga private sessions support your professional development After completing my 500 hour yoga teacher training, I distinctly remember the feeling opposite of what I was expecting. In my mind, I dreamed I would have all  the skills, knowledge, experience, courage and confidence of a successful yoga instructor. I imagined that […]

A Yogi’s Top 5: Must Haves for Your Yoga Resume

You may not realize you need a yoga resume, but you do. In order to secure a job teaching in a studio, fitness club/gym, school or at home, your potential employer wants to know if you will be a good match for their business. In order for an employer to get more butts on their […]

Am I Yoga Teacher Material?

How does anyone know? Well, in my humble opinion, if the idea even broaches your mind, then you’re a candidate. The more yoga teachers the better our world, I always say. But truly, what are the qualifications? For many new yogis, falling in love with yoga is quickly followed by the thought of becoming a […]

How to Build a Client Base as a Yoga Teacher

The most important asset for any yoga teacher is his or her students. In fact, many yoga teachers get paid based on the number of students in class. For as long as there have been yoga studios, there has been debates on who is responsible for bringing in the students. Some studios dedicate a hefty […]

Adaptive Yoga – Creating a Culture Where ALL Are Welcome

There’s been much discussion in the yoga community about Accessible Yoga. The word “accessible” can mean many different things, based on your lens. The Accessible Yoga Mission Statement begins with “Accessible Yoga is dedicated to sharing the benefits of Yoga with anyone who currently does not have access to these practices, and with communities that […]

How To Help Students Let Go

  I was speaking with a fellow yoga teacher last week about how to integrate philosophical themes into our classes. She mentioned that sometimes she’s not so interested in hearing any philosophy, that sometimes she takes a class with the intention of just letting go of stuff that’s been weighing her down. And when she […]

5 Ways to Prep for Teaching a Yoga Class

Teachers are flashlights. Our role is to illuminate a path for others to walk, instead of doing the work for them. Whether you’re teaching your 1st or 1,000th yoga class, your role is to hold space for others rather than developing a well-choreographed show. There are many variables to consider when constructing your class, so […]

Find the Best Yoga Teacher Training Program

With so many options for Yoga Teacher Training these days, how can you filter through and find the best one for you? I often have people ask me to recommend a teacher training program- mostly new yogis or students who have practiced for a while but in the same location.  They’re all looking to find […]

Types of Yoga Teacher Trainings

Yoga teacher trainings can vary wildly in their offerings and content. But at the very base of it all, there are three different classifications available; 200-hour, 300-hour and specialty trainings. 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings 200-hour programs are designed for first time trainees and those seeking to obtain the RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) status with Yoga […]

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