I’ve taught yoga while living through so many of life’s struggles. Teaching yoga brings a special kind of challenge to showing up at work when things are hard. Our job requires presence and vulnerability from us and bringing those qualities WHILE keeping it together can sometimes feel like too much. Let me offer some love… Read more
Did you know that arthritis is not one single disease, but a category of over 100 medical conditions that is actually the leading cause of disability in the US?? Before talking to Dr. Steffany Moonaz (and reading her book) I didn’t either! Dr. Steffany Moonaz founded Yoga for Arthritis after 8 years at Johns Hopkins… Read more
The term self care is ubiquitous in our world today and since yoga practice is an important part of self care for some people the topic comes up for us yoga teachers quite often! Also, it can be difficult to practice good self care as a yoga teacher running all over town trying to make… Read more
It’s happened to all of us. We are halfway through a sequence and then we blank completely. Or we plan way too much and have to adjust on the spot. Or we don’t plan enough and we feel scattered while we’re teaching and planning at the same time. My friend and student, Tina Lear is… Read more
Teachers often ask me how I respond when a potential private client tells me the rate for a private lesson is too high. I’ve got an answer you won’t likely expect. Let me know what follow up questions this brings up!
Teaching yoga one-on-one requires a totally different skill set than teaching group classes and these unique skills are left out of most teacher trainings so if you have lots of questions about teaching 1×1 lessons that makes sense. I’ve been a full time yoga teacher since 2005, teaching 15-25 private clients a week for most… Read more