Category: Teach yoga

The simplest thing you can do to be more successful

The simplest thing you can do to be more successful   Without placing your hand on your chest or taking your pulse, can you count each time your heart beats? Go ahead and try it for thirty seconds. I’ll wait. How did you do? No judgment if you couldn’t feel anything or if you felt a lot. When this same...

You’re going to mess up. Here’s how to move on

You’re going to mess up. Here’s how to move on   As five new students trickled into my morning yoga class, my smile widened. A class that previously had averaged two to three people was now filled with nine. I love the energy that’s created when this group size practices together. It’s enough for...

The 1 thing you are not responsible for

The 1 thing you are not responsible for   Now that I’m a full-time yoga instructor, I’d like to confirm a suspicion I’ve had for a while: Teaching yoga has made me second-guess myself more than any other trade or profession I’ve tried. The idea of not being able to know...

40 creative yoga class themes

Becoming a yoga teacher who’s skilled at cueing movement means becoming an expert instruction giver. Concise and precise cues allow students to float in and out of asanas. But equally important, and likely to resonate long after your students step off their mat,...