14 Articles by Derek Beres

Derek Beres

3 Ways Changing My Diet Calmed My Anxiety

"Everyone's microbiome is different, but here's what worked for me."

Derek Beres
February 27 2016

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

While I love the hustle and study, I’ve found certain aspects of the yoga community frustrating.

Derek Beres
November 4 2015

What Happened When I Found Out I Had Cancer

There are certain things men don't discuss. Divorce is one of them. I don't mean between confidantes and brothers — everyone requires a shoulder, at...

Derek Beres
May 16 2014

How I Learned The Art Of Humility

Last July I sprained my knee while playing basketball. Injuries are synonymous with this game. After a lifetime of getting hurt playing competitive...

Derek Beres
January 13 2014

How To Write A Great Bio

Writing a bio for your website, job or other promotional material can be a daunting task. I’ve encountered numerous people who have difficulty writing...

Derek Beres
February 6 2013

10 Must-Read Books for Yogis

While there are many powerful and well-circulated ‘yoga books’ that get used and reused for teacher trainings and programs, as well as self-knowledge,...

Derek Beres
June 8 2012

5 Words I've Removed From My Yoga Vocabulary

The language used during a yoga class is one of the most important aspects of teaching. This encompasses everything from intonation and volume to...

Derek Beres
May 1 2012

5 Keys to Great Yoga Sequencing

We teach what we practice, and ideally practice what we teach.

Derek Beres
May 10 2011

The Fear of Inversions (Among Other Things)

Conquering one of the most anxiety-inducing moments in yoga class.

Derek Beres
April 28 2011

Self-Empowerment Lessons from 92-Year-Old Yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch

Having just healed a broken wrist and recently completed (and won) a 16-hour marathon ballroom dance competition, there is little the fireball seemed...

Derek Beres
November 23 2010