How to Sequence a Yoga Class

How to Sequence a Yoga Class

What makes a good yoga-asana class? Anytime you walk out feeling better than when you entered. And a carefully constructed yoga sequence will ensure you get from point A (tense & stressed) to point B (all chill, no worries). Learning how to sequence a yoga-asana...

Posture Basics: Table Pose for Foundation

Posture Basics: Table Pose for Foundation

Whether you're a beginner or have been practicing poses for a while, learning posture basics, like table pose, will benefit your practice. My goal as a yoga teacher is to prevent injury, and one of the best ways to do that is to understand foundational...

The Most Important Yoga Pose

The Most Important Yoga Pose

During yoga teacher training, the favorite topic that causes 99% of the participants get jump-on-the-couch-Tom-Cruise-style excited is postures. And there a few confused looks when I start with mountain pose and claim it the most important of them all.I can't blame...

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 website hosting. A great tip I...

How to Start a Yoga Blog (or Website)

How to Start a Yoga Blog (or Website)

You've completed yoga teacher training. Now what? For those interested in pursuing yoga as career, you might be curious on how to set yourself up as a business. Wondering if you need to start a yoga website or blog. Like your 200-hour training, you realize there are a...

How to Make a Vision Board

How to Make a Vision Board

One, you might be asking, what is a vision board, and two, why you should do one? A vision board (aka dream board, inspiration board) is a visual representation of your hopes, dreams, desires and goals for the future. This collection of images, and often,...

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 Boost Your Mood

26 Quick Ways to Boost Your Mood

Some days it feels like the only guarantee life provides is that it's going to be messy and busy. During these times, you might daydream of traveling to Bali like Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat, Pray, Love. Anything to stop the busy train and boost your mood. In between...

How Important is Yoga Alliance for Teachers?

How Important is Yoga Alliance for Teachers?

One of the most common questions I receive during yoga teacher training is about registering with the Yoga Alliance after graduation. In my opinion, formed after twenty years in the yoga community, the organization is not as important as new teachers may believe them...

4 Common Fears When Starting Yoga Teacher Training

4 Common Fears When Starting Yoga Teacher Training

After mentoring hundreds of new yoga teachers, I can tell you most share one (or all) of these 4 common fears and concerns when they're thinking about yoga teacher training. I'd like to dispel a few of them now. #1 Common Fear I'd like to take a sledgehammer to this...

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