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 common fears and concerns when they’re thinking about joining a yoga teacher training program. And I’d like to dispel a few of them now. #1 | Fear of . . . I’d like to take a...
What Michael Phelps Can Teach You About Teaching Yoga

What Michael Phelps Can Teach You About Teaching Yoga

Undeniably Michael Phelps is probably the greatest and most well-known professional swimmer of our time. In the summer of 2012, 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...
Most Common Sanskrit Words Used in Yoga

Most Common Sanskrit Words Used in Yoga

Yoga classes can be daunting because they’re a smorgasboard of new experiences. The most can be the brand new terms. As the ambassador to your new world, I’ve compiled a list of both common Sanskrit words and general yoga terms used in classes. general...
10 Places to Start Teaching Yoga

10 Places to Start Teaching Yoga

This, by far, is one of the most frequently asked questions I get from clients who are talking to me about starting teacher training or who are already in teacher training with me. Where can I go to teach yoga? How can I find a place or a space to teach yoga? And what...
5 Stages of Yoga Teacher Training

5 Stages of Yoga Teacher Training

Congratulations! You’ve officially enrolled in yoga teacher training. You did your research, paid your tuition and bought your books. Woo-hoo! As you’re prepping for your first training class, I want to share the five emotional stages you’re likely...