73 Articles by Karen Fabian

Karen Fabian

10 Ways Yoga Teachers Can Connect to Their Class

As yoga teachers, we sometimes get in the habit of assessing the class we just taught. Wow, that was a great class! or, Boy, that really stunk! 

Karen Fabian
October 4 2012

10 Components of a Yoga Teaching Plan

When you start out as a new yoga teacher, there are a lot of moving parts with which you’re unfamiliar. The sequence, how to describe each pose,...

Karen Fabian
September 18 2012

5 More Steps to Help Yoga Teachers Earn a Living

In my last article, “5 Steps to Help Yoga Teachers Earn a Living,” I presented five steps that you can implement to help you set your rate for...

Karen Fabian
August 20 2012

5 Steps to Help Yoga Teachers Earn a Living

I am frequently asked by fellow teachers how to set their rate for teaching classes. This comes up as well in teacher trainings but often very little...

Karen Fabian
August 3 2012

5 Signs Your Yoga Business Is in Trouble (And 5 Things You Can Do!)

When I left my corporate job in 2003 and went to work full time as a yoga teacher, I tried my best to make the financial aspect work. After 3 years, I...

Karen Fabian
July 23 2012

9 Simple Ways to Modify A Yoga Practice

One of the wonderful things about yoga is that the poses can be modified to meet the needs of the practitioner. While some of the common...

Karen Fabian
July 12 2012

10 Things to Help You Stand Out as a Yoga Teacher

When you work in any industry, it’s helpful to distinguish yourself. This will help people recognize you, will help you create a bond with clients for...

Karen Fabian
June 27 2012

10 Things to Do After Yoga Teacher Training

I’m working with a group of new yoga teachers in training who will be graduating this month. In talking to a few of them as their training comes to a...

Karen Fabian
June 15 2012

10 Tips for Teaching Yoga to All Levels

Given yoga’s popularity, it’s very common for classes to have a “mixed experience” group, in terms of their exposure to yoga. While many studios have...

Karen Fabian
June 6 2012

10 Tips for Translating Yoga into Wellness Lessons

Over the past year, I’ve developed a number of presentations focused on wellness. I’ve presented in a number of business settings, including...

Karen Fabian
May 26 2012

5 Things You Should Know About Your Yoga Teaching Career

One of the modules in my Teacher Mentorship Program, Resume Creation and Marketing, helps teachers define what they might put on their yoga resume or...

Karen Fabian
May 15 2012

11 Tips for Finding & Booking Corporate Yoga Classes

I’ve spent a large part of this week confirming the payment details for a new series of classes I’ll be teaching this summer. While it’s taken a...

Karen Fabian
May 7 2012

10 Tips for Teaching Yoga in a Corporate Setting

One of the wonderful things about yoga in today’s modern world is that it has made its way out of the studios and is taught in a variety of settings....

Karen Fabian
April 27 2012

4 Themes to Build Into Your Yoga Class

While many yoga teachers stick to a fairly regular sequence from class to class, there are always opportunities to build in a focus on a central...

Karen Fabian
April 16 2012

8 Top Questions from Yoga Beginners

When new students come to yoga class, they have a number of questions. The experience can be overwhelming for a new student and often, they have...

Karen Fabian
April 7 2012

Top Questions Asked by New Yoga Teachers: Part II

Last week, in my article "Top Questions asked by New Yoga Teachers - Part I," we reviewed five common questions asked by new yoga teachers. In this...

Karen Fabian
March 30 2012

Top Questions Asked by New Yoga Teachers: Part I

I love working with new yoga teachers. I remember when I was in teacher training, everything was so new and unknown. It was helpful to spend time with...

Karen Fabian
March 23 2012

8 Signs You're in a Teaching Rut & How to Get Out of It

When you start teaching yoga, it's pure joy. Everything is new and even though you're scared at times, you're doing what you love and this love fuels...

Karen Fabian
March 16 2012

10 Challenges You May Face as a Yoga Teacher

Before I started teaching yoga full-time back in 2003, I was working in a corporate job. I had gone to two teacher trainings and was passionate about...

Karen Fabian
March 8 2012

10 Tips About Money for Yoga Teachers

As an independent yoga teacher with my own business, I do a number of different things each day. The biggest thing is the teaching, followed closely...

Karen Fabian
March 2 2012