Why I Think We Should Watch Our Students When They Practice

I’ve been talking a lot about why I advocate for a style of teaching that uses primarily verbal cues and very little physical demonstration.  This is partly stylistic and evident of my personal priorities in teaching (presence + inquiry rather than physical “correctness”) but it’s something I recommend to all the teachers who study with… Read more

69: Teaching Yoga Online

These are intense, unprecedented times. I know so much about your day to day life has changed in the last few weeks. As yoga teachers, our work has become quite challenging. But if you (and your students) have a computer and an internet connection, it is possible to stay connected with your students, continue to… Read more

68: Teaching Yoga in Corporate Settings with Samantha Harrison

NOTE: We recorded this podcast episode months ago, and life was different back then. I decided to release this episode for y’all now anyway for three reasons: 1. I thought it might get your creative juices flowing if you find yourself teaching non-traditional yoga classes…2. Sam is being treated as an employee by some of… Read more

67: Evolving as a Yoga Teacher – A Live Mentoring Session

Today you’re going to hear a live, unedited 1×1 mentoring session!  I love connecting with teachers in 1×1 mentoring sessions because I get to listen deeply to the challenges they are facing and together we troubleshoot solutions to their biggest teaching conundrums. While the questions we ponder might seem small, I have seen, again and… Read more

66: An Intro to Low Back Pain with Jesal Parikh

Back pain is complex and many students end up in yoga classes because they heard it would be good for their “bad back” so I’m super excited to share the wisdom of my friend Jesal Parikh with you today.  Jesal has been teaching yoga since 2010, is the co-creator of the Yoga is Dead podcast… Read more

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