Year End Review: Everything is in Transition {Part 2}

As I write this I am sitting on the train on the way home from a quick trip I took to NYC this weekend. I absolutely didn’t have time to take this trip, but I did it anyway. I’ve got several full days of clients this week. I have barely started my holiday shopping. My… Read more

Trusting What I Know: On Becoming a Private Yoga Teacher {Guest Post}

Today I am so honored to have my buddy Daisy sharing her wisdom with you. Daisy is a smart and fun yoga teacher; she teaches a creative and intelligently sequenced vinyasa class at Willow Street Yoga Center, where I teach also. She took my live teacher training in March of 2014 and has seen so… Read more

My Story: Pain As A Teacher

I want to talk about pain. I want to talk about physical pain and yoga asana and becoming better teachers. I want to talk about my pain and I want to talk about all of us becoming more loving, helpful people. I want to share a piece of my story. I do this in the… Read more

The Odds ARE Stacked Against You, But It Is Possible Anyway

A Success Story by Julie Weber When I set out as a new yoga teacher a few years ago, I had heard time after time that the odds were stacked against me. That it was nearly impossible to build a sustainable and profitable career as a yoga instructor. That I’d have to hustle my buns… Read more

Private Reflections: A Story of Change and Success

Private Reflections – what I learned from The Science of the Private Lesson: Online by Tiffany Loescher What an honor it has been to study private yoga under Francesca along with other yoga teachers from around the world through her online training, The Science of the Private Lesson™. We “graduated” about four months ago and… Read more

UGH…what to do about chronic re-schedulers…

Last time on the blog I answered some questions from our community, and then in came several more questions I’m excited to answer! Here is an edited version of some of the questions that came in:     from Emily “I’ve been teaching yoga in and around Chicago for about 8 years and over the… Read more

Self Care Sadhana…my morning ritual that changed everything…

Having a consistent, daily contemplative practice has radically changed my relationship with myself. For many years I had a pretty regular asana/meditation/running practice but it was random and irregular. In the fall {in the midst of some really challenging personal times} I made a very strong commitment to myself and and my daily practice. At… Read more

Everything is in transition

I’ve been moving through a major life transition, and as I am coming out of the other side I have been reminded of some deep truths:: Nothing is permanent. It is possible to use a yoga practice to learn to be fully awake and totally present for the moments of transition in our lives. Everything… Read more