Self Practice Tips for Yoga Teachers

2 Comments 04 August 2014

By Kate Connell. As yoga teachers we are immersed in the yoga world. Our free time is spent reading our favorite magazines and books, we put in for vacation time to jet to yoga festivals and conferences, and some of us spent our nights and weekends fulfilling a passion for sharing and teaching yoga. It can […]

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Teacher Spotlight

Teacher Spotlight: Sadie Nardini

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By Brittany Gagné. Core vs. Extremity-Initiated Movement~ Inspired by Sadie Nardini. Today’s Takeaway:  Inspired by Sadie Nardini, I would like to encourage you to teach your students to stop moving from their extremities and start moving from their cores.  Do you see your students transitioning using the extremities?  Swinging the head up to lift into […]

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Lessons Learned Teaching Yoga to Seniors

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By Linda Fenelon. When I said Yes to teaching yoga to a 75 year old couple I thought I would be the one bearing gifts. Turns out I was the receiver, not the giver. Here are 5 surprising things I learned about teaching yoga to Senior Citizens. Breath is everything A sixty minute class focused […]

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Teaching Yoga as a Moral Philosophy


Teaching Yoga as a Moral Philosophy

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By Hari-kirtana das. Most people come to a yoga class for the physical practice. After a while, some may  develop an appreciation for the psychosomatic aspect of yoga. Yogis who take their practice to an even deeper level may feel inspired to re-evaluate how they live in the world and how they act in relationship […]

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Tips for Teaching the Individual in a Group Setting

Comments Off on Tips for Teaching the Individual in a Group Setting 07 July 2014

By Kate Connell. As a teacher who specializes in one-on-one instruction through private yoga sessions and mentoring yoga teachers in the art of teaching private yoga, it can come as a surprise to some that I still teach a few group – led classes. I’ve elected to hang on to my beloved regular yogis and […]

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“Practicing Yoga” is So Much More Than Getting to the Mat

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By Laura Erdman Luntz.  I can honestly say in 25 years of practicing yoga, I have never missed a day. Not one. Before you think I am doing something you could never do, read on: Yoga is a truly beautiful life philosophy, a way of living that opens our hearts to more compassion, authenticity and […]

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Just. One. Word.

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By Michelle Marchildon.   There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; Not going all the way, and not starting.  –  Buddha   Just. One. Word. That’s all it Takes to Make A Better Class. Theming is hard. In fact, most people would rather do anything other than speak in […]

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5 steps to take your yoga biz virtual

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By Kate Connell. The world of online yoga has exploded. There are online group-led classes, therapeutic one-on-one sessions schedule via Skype, and teacher trainings ranging in subject from adjustments and assists to teaching private yoga. And there is a slice of the yoga mat for all of us! This list is a short-cut guide to […]

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