How to Set Up Website Hosting

How to Set Up Website Hosting

Welcome to Part 2 of How to Start a Yoga Blog on a Budget. Before diving into Part 2, make sure you read through Part 1. Once you've researched and selected your name-name or your business-name, it's time get a domain and set-up your hosting. A great tip I read about...

How to Start a Yoga Blog (or Website)

How to Start a Yoga Blog (or Website)

When participants graduate from Purple Lotus Yoga 200-hour yoga teacher training, the next batch of questions I get is about setting themselves up as a business. There's a lot of information to share so I've divided it up over three blog posts. This first one answers...

4 Ways to Practice Gratitude

4 Ways to Practice Gratitude

Here in the US, we're celebrating Thanksgiving--a time for feasting, remembering, spending time with family and giving thanks. I'm at home baking and spending time with my munchkin, so I'm reposting a blog I did last year about gratitude, and adding THAT to my...

26 Quick Ways to Go from Busy to Blissed

26 Quick Ways to Go from Busy to Blissed

Some days it feels like the only guarantee life provides is that it's going to be busy. Or messy. Or messy busy. And when the busy messy hits, channeling Elizabeth Gilbert and traveling to Bali for a month isn't feasible. Or even realistic. While you might search for...

How Important is Yoga Alliance for Teachers?

How Important is Yoga Alliance for Teachers?

After twenty years in the yoga community, I can tell you one unequivocal truth regarding Yoga Alliance. They're not as important as potential and new teachers believe them to be. I've been involved with the Yoga Alliance since 2002 both as a Registered Yoga Teacher...

The Number One Fear Holding You Back

The Number One Fear Holding You Back

I've been practicing and teaching yoga for a long-a$$ time--like 20 years--and I get this question at least once a week. More if I'm getting close to a new session of teacher training. {Clears throat}....Please allow me to ascend to my soapbox for the duration of this...

What Michael Phelps Can Teach You About Teaching

What Michael Phelps Can Teach You About Teaching

Undeniably Michael Phelps is probably the greatest and most well-known professional swimmer of our time. In 2012 summer Michael took the record for most medals in an Olympic career. He competed again in 2016 and added to his stash of gold medals. So you might be...

11 Ideas for Journaling

11 Ideas for Journaling

Writing in a journal is a great way to empty out the clutter from your mind. I’ve been a “journaler” most of life. Like many of my yoga practices, I ebb and flow in the activity. I was a heavy journaler during my divorce in 2008, using it to pour out my anger,...

Get to Know Your Yoga Lingo

Get to Know Your Yoga Lingo

If you're just starting out in the world of yoga, you're most likely encountering certain words and phrases that are unfamiliar or completely foreign. Allow me to be the ambassador to your new world, and offer you a Yoga-to-English dictionary to help you better...

Easy Homemade Granola

Easy Homemade Granola

One of my favorite cereals is granola, but a lot of the store-bought versions leave a lot to be desired in terms of preservatives, fat, and refined sugars. It wasn't until a couple of years ago, I learned how easy it was to make granola at home. As with most of my...

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YOGI, MAMA, WRITER

Training and mentoring non-traditional yoga teachers and yoga biz babes.