The Myth of the Ideal Client

Has anyone ever told you that to have success teaching private yoga clients, all you need to do is figure out who your dream client is? This idea has spread from the online marketing world and made it’s way into the yoga world. The advice, although totally untrue, is well meaning, I’m sure. The thinking… Read more

“Do you play music when you teach?”

This question comes up all the time in my Facebook group for yoga teachers. It seems like an innocuous question, and I’m more than happy to answer it, but it’s interesting because it really gets people riled up! First there is the Music Camp: These are people who love music and feel like it really… Read more

How to Deal with Schedule Drama

Schedule DRAMA. Do you have it? I would be surprised if you didn’t. I certainly do sometimes! As yoga teachers most of us are freelancers, which means we run our own small business whether we realize it or not. We piece together a teaching schedule and a business and a life one random class at… Read more

The Confidence to Charge Appropriately

Let me ask you this: Do you understand the difference between running a charity and running a business? If you feel called to offer seva, I really want to encourage you to do that! Our world most certainly needs it. I also ask that you consider how and when and why you offer seva, and… Read more

Raising Rates is NOT About What You Are Worth

I recently asked teachers in my Facebook group to share with me what they find most challenging about setting and sticking to an appropriate rate for private lessons and the floodgates opened. Over and over again teachers confided they are uncomfortable charging a certain price, even though they know they are worth it. People told… Read more

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