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yoga teacher training

26 Things I've Learned About People From Teaching Yoga

You can learn a whole lot from practicing yoga. You can also learn a whole lot from teaching yoga. Some of this comes from talking to people. Some is...

Michael Taylor
August 3 2014

An Open Letter To My Yoga Teachers

There are some things that, for whatever reason, never get said between teacher and student.

Jenn Kashiwa
May 22 2014

14 Must-Ask Questions If You Want To Be A Yoga Teacher

So, you want to be a yoga teacher! You do your teacher training. You learn how to sequence and adjust asanas, and how to lead a good yoga class. But...

Kim Roberts, M.A.
May 13 2014

What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming A Yoga Teacher

I was in full-fledged panic mode the week before my first class, and I know a lot of other people who experienced similar feelings.

Brigitte Meinders
May 5 2014

9 Positions That Will Improve Your Posture (And Your Yoga Practice)

When you learn anatomy, either for yoga or any other discipline, you’ll learn about “Anatomical Position.” This term describes any position from which...

Karen Fabian
March 11 2014

How To Create A Really Great Yoga Sequence

I just returned from a service trip in Africa where I was surprised and beyond delighted to see that, because of the presence of the Africa Yoga...

Dana Flynn
March 4 2014

7 Reasons Yogis Should Learn The Basics Of Anatomy

The more I learn about anatomy, the more I become more convinced of the need for yoga practitioners to understand some of the basics. This can help us...

Karen Fabian
January 29 2014

10 New Year's Intentions For Yoga Teaching

I'd never be so presumptuous to suggest intentions for the New Year for anyone but myself. But as I share my thoughts through articles, sometimes...

Karen Fabian
January 2 2014

What I Learned Teaching Yoga At A Halfway House

Still very new to this yoga-teaching-thing, I found my first paying gig at a halfway house for newly recovering addicts and alcoholics. They are fresh...

Caroline Burau
December 3 2013

10 Weekly Habits To Stay On Top Of Your Yoga Business

Feel like you’re short on time to focus on the things that’ll grow your yoga business? You're not alone. As a single business owner, you’re constantly...

Karen Fabian
November 15 2013

Why Yoga Is A Spiritual Practice

If you come to the practice of yoga looking only for pleasure, yoga will eventually disappoint you.

Kino MacGregor
November 11 2013

My Life Is Half Yoga, Half Cubicle

As much as it often pains me to admit it, I am but a humble employee of corporate America. I live in New York City, I have bills and rent and well, I...

Andrea Rice
October 24 2013

11 Lessons I've Learned From Running My Own Yoga Business

My hope is that this may help other teachers avoid some of the pitfalls I’ve encountered over the years.

Karen Fabian
October 11 2013

Oh, The Delusions I Had About Becoming a Yoga Teacher!

Turns out I was only slightly delusional about what becoming a yoga teacher meant.

Alex Ash
July 17 2013

10 Ways To Get Back On Track When Teaching Yoga

Ever taught a yoga class and and gotten flustered? Maybe someone asked an unexpected question, or complained loudly about the heat, or pushed you away...

Karen Fabian
July 15 2013

Sweet! How I Nailed Teaching My First Yoga Class

The day was imminent, and I was not happy about it. When I get nervous about something, I get grouchy. I don’t want to talk about it, or be around...

Rebecca Seed
July 11 2013

10 Themes To Focus On When Teaching Yoga

Sometimes, at the beginning of class, teachers will ask their students to “set an intention for your practice.” But as a teacher, do you set an...

Karen Fabian
June 11 2013

If I Never Teach a Yoga Class, I’ll Still Be Glad I Did Teacher Training

I completed yoga teacher training through YogaWorks in December of last year. I still haven’t taught a public class. And I’m okay with that.

Rebecca Seed
June 6 2013

How Yoga Gave My Ego A Smackdown

In 1992, I watched Kristi Yamaguchi win the Olympic gold medal in figure skating. I was 11 years old. That night I told my mother I wanted to start...

Rebecca Seed
May 16 2013