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...
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 overwhelming can be the brand new terms. As the ambassador to your new world, I’ve compiled a list of the most common Sanskrit words used in yoga classes as well as...