4 Amazing Reasons to Practice Yin Yoga

4 Amazing Reasons to Practice Yin Yoga

The on-the-go mentality of our modern culture desperately needs balance, but we bypass softer yoga classes, like yin, in favor of "getting a workout." I get it. Vinyasa yoga classes appeal to your achieving-striving mindset with its fast-paced flow, profuse sweating,...

20 Crafts Inspired by Kid’s Books

20 Crafts Inspired by Kid’s Books

Attend any children's yoga class and you'll probably find story time on the lesson plan. Kids of all ages love books and reading, and adding in a craft inspired by the kid's book is a fun way to bring the story to life or support the class theme. In today's post, I'm...

6 Kid’s Yoga Teacher Essentials

6 Kid’s Yoga Teacher Essentials

Ever wonder what it takes to teach yoga and mindfulness to kids? Ask any kid's yoga teacher and they'll tell you that the #1 piece of advice is to always be prepared. Kids are picky, finicky, and not afraid to voice their displeasure. Just because YOU love the class...

5 Breathing Exercises to Help Kids Calm Down

5 Breathing Exercises to Help Kids Calm Down

A quick internet search shows top organizations like the Mayo Clinic, NHS, Psychology Today, and Harvard Medical all recommend breathing exercises to help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. The idea of deep breathing to reduce stress may sound like a new concept,...

How to Market Your Yoga Workshop

How to Market Your Yoga Workshop

Before you dive into how to market your workshop, have you read parts one and two of Organizing a Yoga Workshop? Research & Secure Your Venue Flesh Out Your Topic Now you're ready for the third piece, figuring out the best way to market your workshop to others....

3 Tips to Get Started Teaching Yoga Online

3 Tips to Get Started Teaching Yoga Online

Whether you've been thinking about teaching yoga online or these shifting times have required you to adapt in order to serve your clients, you might be overwhelmed on getting started. You have so many options available that it's easy to get stuck in analysis...

How to Outline Your Yoga Workshop Topic

How to Outline Your Yoga Workshop Topic

Welcome back to the How to Organize a Yoga Workshop series. In Part 1, you learned all the nitty gritty details about selecting a venue to host your yoga workshop. For Part 2, we're tackling how to outline and flesh out your workshop topic. In Part 3, you'll learn the...

How to Organize a Yoga Workshop

How to Organize a Yoga Workshop

One way to diversify your yoga teaching, avoid group class burnout, and dive deeper into some of your favorite passion subjects is to organize and teach yoga workshops. If you've never organized and hosted a yoga workshop before, it may seem like a daunting endeavor....

Yoga Poses to Balance Your Chakras

Yoga Poses to Balance Your Chakras

Chakras represent the seven major energy centers located along your spine from the base to the crown. When you're physically and mentally healthy, your prana (Sanskrit for your life force or essence) moves easily up and down and through your body. But what about those...

Your Step by Step Guide to the 7 Chakras

Your Step by Step Guide to the 7 Chakras

Maybe you've attended a yoga class and the instructor suggests you connect into your chakras. Honestly, you're not sure exactly what a chakra is, or where it might be in order to connect to it. Chakras deal with energy, something many people struggle to give any...

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