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yoga teacher training

7 Ways Yoga Teacher Training Changed My Life

I finally let go of my "yoga body" hang-ups.

Misha W.
July 6

7 Ways To Actually "Make It" As A Yoga Teacher

Yes, you really can support yourself as a yoga teacher.

Paul Teodo
October 8 2016

Yoga Teachers: Here's What You're Probably Doing Wrong

Yoga teachers, there's something you should know.

Kim Roberts
July 14 2016

I'm A Plus-Size Yogi. Here's What I Hate About The Yoga Community

In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a...

Alisha Waterman
December 3 2015

Why I Quit Yoga Teacher Training

In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a...

Kate Miller
November 18 2015

I'm A Yoga Teacher. Here's What I Hate About The Yoga "Community"

In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a...

Derek Beres
November 4 2015

After 27 Years Teaching Yoga, I Got A Job At The Mall

I started practicing yoga in 1987, when yoga was an aardvark. I turned it into my full-time job in 1993 and much of my adult life has revolved around...

Theresa Elliot
October 11 2015

What I Tell Every Yoga Teacher Who Wants To Advance To The Next Level

After several hours of sequencing and sun salutations, you are a 200-hour registered yoga teacher. Your eyes have been opened! You’ve studied the...

Lisa Greenblatt Binderow
September 30 2015

7 Things Nobody Tells You In Yoga Teacher Training

On the surface, the life of a yoga teacher appears to be one of pure bliss. They drift from yoga studio to private client, jet-set to tropical islands...

Jayne Antins
April 25 2015

I Quit My Successful Wall Street Job. Here's What I Learned

Editor's note: The photograph above shows the author at yoga teacher training, just before she quit her job. Six years ago to the day, I woke up...

Lauren Imparato
April 21 2015

Want To Teach Yoga? Here's How To Build A Standout Resume

Before taking the leap into the apparel industry and starting my own company, I worked at a big name yoga company for eight years. Part of my job was...

Lisa Greenblatt Binderow
April 14 2015

10 Things I've Learned About Yoga From 20 Years Of Teaching

After 20 years of teaching yoga, I know that there are certain challenges that any new yoga teacher will face. I only wish I'd known this when I...

Silvia Mordini
March 24 2015

10 Reasons To Pack Your Bags & Study Yoga In India

If you're trying to choose where to study yoga or deepen your practice, I recommend Mysore, India. It's the home of Ashtanga Yoga, and rich with...

Kim Manfredi
March 9 2015

Yes, You Can Succeed As A Yoga Teacher. Here's How

In the decade that I've led yoga teacher training programs, I've found that students who have the greatest potential often display a distinct...

Silvia Mordini
February 25 2015

Get To Know Jaysea DeVoe, America's Youngest Yoga Teacher

By now we're all familiar with the many benefits of yoga for kids. But for 13-year-old Jaysea DeVoe from Encinitas, Calif., it wasn't long before her...

Andrea Rice
January 31 2015

The Harsh Realities Of Teaching Yoga In A Foreign Country

In May of this year, I left England for Thailand to take up a temporary yoga teaching position in Koh Samui. I learnt a great deal overall from...

Robert Wolf Petersen
November 20 2014

Why I Quit My Toxic Law Job To Teach Yoga

“You must change your life.” — Rainer Maria Rilke At my first yoga class in my high school library in 2002, I discovered yoga in as a way to both...

Katie Chamberlain Kritikos
October 12 2014

10 Lessons I’ve Learned In My First Year As A Yoga Teacher

When I completed my 200-hour yoga teacher training , I skipped away with a light heart, ready to share with others what I had learned and eager to get...

Jenna Longoria
October 9 2014

How To Shift From Teaching Group Yoga Classes To Private Lessons

As a mentor to private yoga teachers, I’ve seen and heard it all from yoga educators who want to offer private classes but don’t know where to start....

Kate Connell
October 7 2014

"I'm Not Skinny Enough" & Other Yoga Myths, Debunked

As a yoga teacher I often hear, “I could never do yoga, I can’t touch my toes.” I nearly chuckle at the very thought. Touching your toes? Who said...

Suki Eleuterio
October 1 2014