78: Injuries + Teaching Yoga with Monica Bright

If you’re a yoga teacher who’s had to teach while working with an injury, this podcast episode is for you! Or if you see the same injuries over and over again in your students, there are tons of nuggets of wisdom here for you too.  Monica Bright is a master yoga teacher in the areas… Read more

77: Letting Go of Alignment (And What To Teach Instead) with Derek Cook

I think many of us would agree that a strict, dogmatic focus on alignment in asana doesn’t really serve our students, but the question you may be asking next is… what do I teach then? If I’m not telling students the right or wrong way to move their body, what am I teaching them? How… Read more

76: I Opened A Virtual Studio!

I am so excited to announce that my virtual yoga studio Stillness + Movement is officially open! This episode will take a deep dive into how I ended up creating a virtual yoga studio (it was kind of accidental!), what is so different about the way we teach, and how I recommend teachers listening set… Read more

75: Where Do We Go From Here? with Amber Karnes + Susanna Barkataki

Creating and connecting with community has been one of my most important practices this year. I have a weekly Sunday night Zoom hangout with my best friends from college. I’m in a quarantine pod with my parents and have dinner with them most weeks. I have regular Slack and text chats with the Stillness +… Read more

74: Where Do We Go From Here? with Theo Wildcroft + Matthew Remski

This is the fourth episode in the Where Do We Go From Here? series here on the podcast and in this episode my guests and I acknowledge some of the particular challenges American yoga teachers are facing in the midst of COVID-19 and our country’s semi-shutdown. We talk about the future of brick and mortar… Read more

73: Where Do We Go From Here? with Jules Mitchell + Arundhati Baitmangalkar

It is now September of this unprecedented year, and there is so much that is unknown about our future and our world. When I asked my friends Jules Mitchell and Arundhati Baitmangalkar to join me for this conversation about what happens next, particularly in the yoga world, they both cautioned me that they didn’t really… Read more

72: Where Do We Go From Here? With Crystal McCreary + Monica Bright

So much has changed in our world in the last several months, and the questions I keep asking myself are: If everything is going to change, what matters most? If we are never going back to the old way of doing things, what do I want to create in the new world? I’m so excited… Read more

71: Where Do We Go From Here? With Jesal Parikh + Bryn Chrisman

So much has changed in our world in the last several months, and the yoga world has been forced to pull in and take a pause. While many brick and mortar studios are closing and there are other related sad endings, I think we are also in a time ripe for positive and much needed… Read more

70: Yoga, Human Rights, and Accessibility with Jivana Heyman

I’m really grateful to bring you this interview with Jivana Heyman, the founder, and director of Accessible Yoga because his voice and leadership is SO needed right now. Jivana has specialized in teaching yoga to people with disabilities with an emphasis on community building and social engagement. Out of this work, the Accessible Yoga organization… 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