7 Ways To Be A More Confident Yoga Teacher

I am so excited about today’s topic! We are going to talk about confidence and what you can do to become a more confident yoga teacher. I wanted to talk about this because several months ago I asked my community what they were struggling with and overwhelmingly people answered that lacking confidence was their biggest… Read more

How To Teach Private Clients Who are Yoga Skeptics

On today’s newest podcast episode it is just you and I! I am excited to connect with you 1×1 and answer a question I get asked all the time! “What is the best way to teach someone who is skeptical or unsure about yoga?” I get asked this question frequently because this is something I… Read more

How To Teach An Open Level Vinyasa Class- LIVE MENTOR SESSION

Today you’re going to hear a live, unedited 1×1 mentoring session! I have been planning to do an episode like this since I started producing this show and this is the first opportunity I ‘ve had to finally record one! I love connecting with teachers in 1×1 mentor sessions because I get to listen deeply… Read more

Integrating Spiritual Teachings Into Asana Classes

This is a favorite, and quite personal episode for me. Today we are talking about integrating spiritual teachings into asana classes. This is a personal favorite because this is one of the parts of my teaching that has changed most dramatically since I began teaching in 2005. When I was a new teacher most of… Read more

Staying Inspired in ALL Your Teaching with Guest Teacher Jennifer Brilliant

I have such a treat for you!! On today’s episode I have the honor of interviewing my main teacher from my very first teacher training back in 2005, Jennifer Brilliant!  Since 1989 Jennifer has taught all levels of group and private yoga classes and lead countless special workshops. Jennifer was the Director of OM Yoga… Read more

Why Yoga Research Matters with Ariana Rabinovitch

Today you get to meet my friend Ariana Rabinovitch. She is the host of the Yoga & Beyond Podcast, co-authored the Exposing Yoga Myths book series and founded the Yoga Research and Beyond membership site. This membership site offers yoga teachers easy access to published research on yoga and movement. They explain the research in… Read more

Creating Truly Inclusive Yoga Spaces with Guest Teacher Amber Karnes

I am so excited to share this powerful conversation with you. While many yoga studios proclaim that “Everyone is Welcome!” in their classes, in today’s episode we ask, “ Are we actually teaching our classes in a way that supports that message?”.  My friend Amber Karnes is whip smart, a powerful advocate and a seasoned… Read more

A Week In the Life (A Peek Inside My Daily Schedule and Rituals)

This is a very special, unusual episode! While most of the episodes you’ll find here at The Mentor Sessions are either interviews with friends and teachers of mine, or short teachings that I offer myself, today we’re doing something different. I’m going to take you on a trip with me for an intimate, inside view… Read more

How To Support + Inspire a Student’s Home Practice

Today I am going to answer one of the questions other teachers ask me most frequently: How do you encourage your students to commit to a home yoga practice? I have tried almost every option out there, and I’ve landed on a way that I think works best. It must be working because every single… Read more

Obstacle As Path with Guest Teacher Cyndi Lee

I am so excited about today’s episode because I get to bring you the wisdom of the founder of my own teaching lineage (OM Yoga) , Cyndi Lee! Cyndi is the first female Western yoga teacher to fully integrate yoga asana and Tibetan Buddhism in her practice and teaching.  In 1998, she founded OM Yoga… Read more