73 Articles by Karen Fabian

Karen Fabian

A Mini-Guide To Half Moon Pose

With any balancing yoga posture , it's helpful to build from the ground up. A sturdy foundation combined with a fixed gaze, deep breath and muscle...

Karen Fabian
June 19 2015

10 Easy Ways To Bring Yoga Into Your Life Every Day

One of my clients came for a session recently after taking a long break from yoga. She had been busy with work and travel and at the start of our...

Karen Fabian
August 8 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

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

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

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

I just passed the three-year anniversary of running my yoga business. Although I’ve been teaching since 2002, I created a brand name, Bare Bones Yoga,...

Karen Fabian
October 11 2013

7 Things Every Yoga Teacher Should Know About Anatomy

There’s a lot to learn about the human body and it's easy to get overwhelmed. As a yoga teacher, it’s helpful to remember that the biggest reason to...

Karen Fabian
September 14 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

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

10 Reasons Why You Need A Yoga Mentor

When you started your teacher training, you worked with one teacher. This person taught you how to teach and gave you the skills you needed to go out...

Karen Fabian
May 7 2013

Tax Tips For Yoga Teachers

Let’s be honest: it’s more fun to write about yoga than taxes, but it’s really important to understand how taxes can impact you as an independent yoga...

Karen Fabian
April 1 2013

10 Ways To Transform A Yoga Class You Hate Into One That's Great

Let me begin by saying that “hate” is probably too strong a word. As teachers, most of us (if not all) are grateful to be teaching yoga and working...

Karen Fabian
March 18 2013

8 Tips For Teaching Corporate Yoga

One of the challenges you may face as a yoga teacher is working a private corporate gig and having people with different levels of experience attend....

Karen Fabian
February 22 2013

5 Limiting Beliefs That Hold Back Yoga Teachers

As a yoga teacher, one aspect of our job is to help people face their fears. We do it by challenging students to stay in a pose, face the postures...

Karen Fabian
January 18 2013

How To Differentiate Yourself As A Yoga Teacher

I recently read an article that talked about yoga teachers and the differentiators between them.

Karen Fabian
December 19 2012

10 Key Metrics You Should be Tracking as a Yoga Teacher

As a yoga teacher, there are many aspects to your business: teaching, marketing and sales activities, and the financial aspect, among others. Each...

Karen Fabian
November 9 2012

How to Ace Your Yoga Teaching Audition

I’ve had a few questions this week about preparing for teaching auditions. I’ve also had the opportunity to have a colleague take my class and give me...

Karen Fabian
October 19 2012