81: Yoga In India + Yoga In The West with Arundhati Baitmangalkar

The differences between the way yoga is taught and practiced in India and the West are significant, and important for western yoga teachers to be aware of! Lucky for us, today on the podcast we have my friend Arundhati Baitmangalkar to break it down for us!  Arundhati (she/her) is an Indian immigrant yoga teacher, studio… Read more

80: An Evidence-Based Approach to Mindful Movement with Jenn Pilotti

The human body is a beautiful and complex system, and people who teach movement always have more to learn! When the scientific concepts of motor control, proprioception and the science of learning itself are integrated into the way we teach movement, they can have significant impacts on mental health, chronic pain and the processing of… Read more

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