About MAY Blog

My Area Yoga is an online directory, calendar, blog, and information hub for the wellness and yoga community. Currently offering service in the northeast, as well as Chicago. Our mission is to be the most comprehensive online resource for the local communities.

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DC Yoga Teacher Training Guide: 2019-20

Are you ready to add to your yoga teaching skills?  Or delve into your first training with a 200 hour program?  Check out the mix of offerings in the DMV area below.  Find your first 200-hour yoga training, an advanced training or a specialized yoga teacher training to suit your needs. Click below to view […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Solstice in the DMV

June 21st marks the Summer Solstice – the longest day of the year, and the official beginning of summer – AND the International Day of Yoga. How will you celebrate? 5th International Day of Yoga Radiance Yoga – 108 Sun Salutations: Welcome to Summer! with Meghan Hargrave Summer Solstice Flow: Breathwork and Backbends Salute the […]

2019 Yoga Festival Guide

Spring is in the air and there is no better time to start planning your yoga festival calendar for 2019! We’ve rounded up some of our favorites – both near and far – so you can start gearing up for your most exciting year yet! VibeUP Spring Awakening April 20, 2019 in Chicago, IL Spring Awakening […]

Putting the V in DMV

A few of our favorite Virginia studios… DC is bustling with fitness and yoga studios. Whether you’re looking for a home studio in your neighborhood, or a place to visit across town, it’s helpful to know what’s out there. Here are a few of our favorite studios in Virginia that put the V in DMV! […]

Creating a Sea of Clients Starts With Relationships

Here’s a very human approach to creating steady clientele and doing good business from legal expert and Zi Living principal Keeley Mitchell. Whether you’re a yoga teacher, or not, read on for simple tips on being present in relationships and showing up in your interactions with people! Catch her on-air show online (starting Thursday at 2 pm) at yogabizstudio.com.

Resource Guide for Yogis in Business

Yoga Teachers & Yoga Studio Owners you’re gonna want to read this. Running a business is a challenge – especially when you’re in the business of mindfulness! These amazing companies seek to revolutionizing the way yogis do business, so you can improve your bottom line, and find peace of mind. fitDEGREE Yoga Studio Software At […]

Get the BIG picture – not the blue light special.

When you think about advertising for your yoga business, what are your goals? More students overall? Increased attendance at classes or a specific workshop? Attract new members?

Keeping Your Business Hot During The Cold Months of Winter

Snow is pretty. But unless you’re clipping into a pair of skis, strapping on a snowboard, or have a sledding apparatus in hand, enough’s enough! Braving the winter weather, however, to maintain certain routines is critical not only to our own wellness, but the health of the businesses we depend upon. Here’s some perspective from Keeley Mitchell of ZiLiving on what businesses can do, too, to keep clients comfortable and coming back through the cold!