94: What Compelling Marketing Looks Like with Mado Hesselink

I often feel like marketing is hard, and the things the “experts” tell us to do are slimy and also don’t work. You feel me? That’s why I’m so excited to have Mado Hesselink (she/they) on the show today! After teaching yoga for ten years, Mado met their fairy godmother business coach. She appeared in… Read more

93: Teaching Kids Yoga Has Lessons For Us All with Crystal McCreary

Teaching yoga to kids has the potential to be incredibly impactful for kids and their communities, but there are many challenges that arise when we try to take the deep and meaningful teachings of yoga and make them developmentally appropriate without losing the heart of the teachings!  Lucky for us, today we have Crystal McCreary… Read more

92: Planning And Progress In Private Lessons (Q+A!)

Teaching yoga in 1×1 settings is such a wonderful way to inspire and support meaningful change in our student’s lives. But the possibilities for what and how you could teach a private lesson are endless and as a teacher that can feel overwhelming! How do you decide what to focus on??  Teaching yoga one-on-one requires… Read more

91: Legal Protections For Yoga Teachers with Cory Sterling

As yoga teachers most of us are legally and financially out on our own; we are small business owners and independent contractors cobbling together enough work to make a living. There is much that needs to change about our systems, but today I want to start small and offer this free training on legal protections… Read more

90: Super Practical Answers To All Your Yoga-Tech Questions with Alex Haley

The yoga world has changed so much since I started teaching 16 years ago. Back then I didn’t have a website, use social media or have any fancy tech equipment, and I didn’t know many (any?) yoga teachers who did!  The need to be able to understand and use technology has changed a lot since… Read more

88: How Not To Teach Yoga with Tori Lunden

Do you know Tori Lunden (she/her)? She is known as Bad At Yoga on social media and if you haven’t come across her work yet I’m SO excited I get to introduce you to her today. If you do know Tori’s work, you won’t be surprised at all to know that I jumped at the… Read more

87: The Nuances Of Trauma-Informed Yoga with Sangeeta Vallabhan

Trauma-informed practice is a popular topic in the yoga world, and with good reason. Most people have experienced some kind of trauma and if yoga is to be a healing practice, as teachers and practitioners we must take into account what could make a practice unsafe or triggering for folks, including ourselves. But like so… Read more

86: What It REALLY Looks Like to Regress or Progress Movement with Trina Altman

There are two things I’m really passionate about in my teaching: One is dismantling the notion of linear, hierarchical, universal progress, especially when it comes to movement. The other is teaching in a way that students feel 100% agency to make autonomous, empowered, educated decisions about their own movement practice.  These two concepts come together… Read more