How I Manage To Teach 8 Private Yoga Clients In One Day

Do You Yoga   |   October 2014

After I mentioned to my last teacher training group that I teach eight yoga clients on most Wednesdays, they were in shock. They asked, “Isn’t it exhausting teaching several private yoga classes in one day??”

And I said,”Yes, of course it is.”

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Yoga Teachers: Grow Your Private Teaching Practice (Video Interview)

The Wisdom Method   |   December 2013

Yoga Teachers, do you want to grow your private teaching practice and teach more therapeutic private session?
Are you mystified by the exact steps to take in order to teach memorable private sessions?
Teaching private yoga is an art: an art that is rarely detailed in most teacher trainings.

In this video interview Francesca shares her top secrets for creating a memorable private yoga experience. {You won’t believe what most of us are doing wrong!!}

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When Alignment Does Not Align

Rebelle Society   |   November 2013

I respectfully disagree with any teacher that says enlightenment is found in the perfection of alignment. I firmly disagree with any teacher who wants me to “work harder” until I look like Mr. Iyengar in his pictures. I firmly disagree with any teacher that thinks that all advanced asanas are available to all people with enough practice.

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How to start offering private yoga lessons… even if you don’t think you’re “ready.” (Video Interview)

The Yogipreneur   |   October 2013

If you’ve decided to make a living teaching yoga, you’ve probably realized that there is a limit to how many classes you can reasonably teach per week before you completely burn out from driving all over your city.

Teaching private yoga seems like a great option… but how do you actually get private clients? How do you teach private clients? Are there really people who will pay such a high rate to work with you one-on-one?

Check out this video and learn::

  • Why teaching privates can feel so vulnerable… and how to overcome the initial awkwardness with a new student
  • The secret to building more meaningful relationships with your clients {*hint* this is crucial for creating long-term clients!}
  • How you can start teaching privates and building your private teaching experience even if you’re still in teacher training
  • And much more!

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The Art and Science of Profitable Private Teaching (Video Clip)

Yoga Alliance   |   August 2013

Check out this four minute video clip from the 2013 Business of Yoga Conference. I turn the “branding” conversation on its head and talk about branding from the inside out. It is a great introduction to my work, The Science of the Private Lesson. {Learn to reach, teach, and keep clients that other yoga teachers can’t.}

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Challenge: Stop Saying You’re Busy

MindBodyGreen   |   November 2012

My challenge for the next 14 days is to notice every time I am about to utter the words “I’m great, just INSANELY busy…”
All my basic needs are easily met, so I get to complain about my over-scheduled days. I acknowledge, and am grateful for that. This said, it is time I examine my habitual responses.

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How I Came To Teach 25 Yoga Privates a Week

MindBodyGreen   |   September 2012

I bounced around through a sweltering New York August, tiny resume in hand. “I’m Francesca! I am so cute and know 200-hours worth of stuff! Hire me!” was basically my pitch. It took about three full days (and 20 yoga studio visits) to learn the cold and hard truth. Nobody cared. Nobody cared, at all.

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