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Gentle vs. Restorative

What’s the difference and why should you try them? Yoga fads come and go every few years (beer yoga, doga, goat yoga, etc.), but our human need for quieting and calming only becomes more pronounced as our culture gets faster and more connected, and our daily lives grow ever more unsustainably “crazy busy.” While not […]

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.

Real Yoga is Smart Business

I suppose it’s a natural impulse to want to feel relevant, to feel that the efforts I make are worthwhile and that something I produce will outlive this fleeting body. This last year I poured a lot of myself into a weekly podcast not just because I find it a fulfilling process of learning but […]

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!

Valentine’s Day Yoga in the DC Area

Let your big, beautiful heart shine this Valentine’s Day! Here’s what’s going down in the DC area! Radiance Yoga – Valentines Partner Yoga with Jess Purtell & Yuki Riley Partner Yoga Workshop at Blue Heron Wellness with Tara Lemerise Yoga Sweat Your Heart Out: Valentine’s Hot Power Glow Flow Thai Yoga Date Night Valentine’s Partner […]

8 Steps to Running Your Yoga Business Mindfully

Most yogipreneurs realize sooner rather than later that running a yoga business is very different from teaching people how to do yoga. Going into downward dog can end up meaning something way different and not as pleasant if you end up making the wrong moves for your business, particularly early on. We know how challenging […]

Yoga for Furloughed Federal Employees

Around 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or working without pay since December 21 and won’t receive their next paychecks until the government reopens. To help those impacted by the shutdown find a little peace of mind, several local DC studios are offering free yoga for furloughed employees. Grace. is holding a special $5 class for […]

The Art of Active Cueing

A guide to effective cueing for yoga teachers. “Action is movement with intelligence. The world is filled with movement. What the world needs is more conscious movement, more action.” ~B.K.S. Iyengar Role of Active Language Active language simply means your students are the subjects in your cue performing the action. Teaching with active cues allows […]