5 Things to Do When Yoga Teacher Training Ends

5 Things to Do When Yoga Teacher Training Ends

You can remember the first day of yoga teacher training like it was yesterday. Your excited butterflies and apprehension that comes from the unknown. You had your doubts along the journey, about finishing. But through blood, sweat, and tears, you did it. Now...
How (and Why) to Teach Savasana

How (and Why) to Teach Savasana

Ahhhh….savasana. The prize at the end of every yoga-asana class. Sometimes referred to as adult nap time, adult time out, or chillaxin’. Maybe not that last one exactly, but savasana has definitely inspired a meme or two. You can always tell the newbies or...
3 Common Mistakes in Sequencing a Yoga Class

3 Common Mistakes in Sequencing a Yoga Class

While yoga has the ability to improve all areas of your life, unfortunately it’s too common for people to become injured because of their yoga practice. Teachers are especially prone to injuries because of overexertion and repetitive motion. Sequencing a yoga...
30+ Themes for Your Yoga Classes

30+ Themes for Your Yoga Classes

In yoga teacher training, I recommend using themes when creating your yoga classes. Without one, you might be tempted to throw everything in, but when you select a theme, it guides and narrows your selections. Think buffet vs ordering off the menu. Also, using themes...
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...
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...