Current Group Class Schedule @ Willow Street Yoga

Tuesdays from 6:15pm-7:30pm Aligned Vinyasa Flow (in Silver Spring ) Fridays from 10am-11:15am Aligned Vinyasa Flow (in Takoma Park) Fridays from 12pm at 1:30pm Aligned Vinyasa Flow Advanced (in Takoma Park) Aligned Vinyasa Flow offers a continuous flow of postures in which students become more fluent in asana practice. Students will build endurance, improve their ability… Read more

A Short Meditation for When Life Feels Hectic {Audio}

Hello dear ones. Does your life feel crazy right now? Mine does! In lieu of our regularly scheduled blog programing, today I recorded a short guided mediation for you to practice with. How this works: pour yourself a glass of water or make some tea sit down in a comfortable place press play on this… 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

How to teach skeptics, so they learn to love their yoga practice

What are some of the qualities that allow a yoga teacher {especially a private yoga teacher} to facilitate the most meaningful changes in their students’ lives? I believe having the confidence, ability and willingness to meet your students where they are makes you a teacher that can help students on the deepest, most wide-reaching levels…. Read more

How much of your private yoga lessons should be planned ahead of time?

This question came in on the blog a few weeks ago: Hi Francesca, Thank you for taking the time to answer questions! I wonder how you format your class content if a student does not lead you to it by way of the questions they answer during the intake process? IE: Do you just create… Read more

Solstice Yoga and Acupuncture

Solstice Yoga and Acupuncture with Francesca Cervero and acupuncturists from The Still Point Join yoga teacher Francesca Cervero and acupuncturists from The Still Point for an All Levels Flow and extended savasana meditation led by Francesca. Acupuncture* during savasana is designed to open circulation, reduce stagnation, and help you connect with your source. Everyone welcome…. Read more