Uplifted Blog Archive
How To Create An Everyday Yogic Lifestyle
Read more to learn the basics on creating an everyday yoga lifestyle.
How To Make $5k Per Month As A Yoga Teacher
Did you know you can make $5,000 a month teaching yoga? Yup. Here are the exact steps to take.
Yoga For PCOS: Yoga Practice To Manage Symptoms
Yoga for PCOS can provide the healing and support that you need. Here’s how to adapt your yoga practice for PCOS.
How Yoga For Trauma Release Works (Uplifted Perspective)
Learn how yoga for trauma release works, some practices for healing, and how to incorporate it into your teaching.
How to Plan a Yoga Retreat That Earns 6 Figures
Learn how to plan a yoga retreat, step by step. I share my exact advice that I give in my 300 hour training!
Yoga For Third Trimester: My Favorite Poses
I’ve been pregnant twice now and these are my favorite yoga poses for the third trimester.
10 Yoga Poses That Will Strengthen The Pelvic Floor
Try these yoga poses to support and strengthen your pelvic floor.
Yoga For Nausea: 7 Yoga Poses For A Sore Stomach
Practicing yoga reduces stress, tension, fatigue, and anxiety in the body, all of which can cause nausea. Here are 7 yoga poses for nausea.
Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training vs Akasha Yoga Academy
Here’s the difference: Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training vs Akasha Yoga Academy.
My Exact Ayurveda Morning Routine For Yogis
Follow these Ayurvedic principles for the perfect Ayurveda morning routine!
Yoga for Thyroid: 10 Poses For Relief
Yoga helps thyroid issues like body temperature, stomach pain, joint pain, or blood pressure.
Uplifted vs Ithaca Farm: Which YTT Is Right For You?
Which online yoga training is for you? Here’s the difference between Uplifted and Yoga Farm Ithaca.
Yoga For Endometriosis: 7 Poses for Pain Management
Yoga is proven to help with pain management for women suffering from endometriosis. Here are 7 yoga poses that can bring relief this month.
Uplifted Yoga Teacher Trainingvs Drishti Beats
Here’s what to know about the differences between Uplifted Yoga Trainings and Drishti Beats.
The 6 Stages of Disease in Ayurveda
Discover the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda and learn about the 6 stages of disease progression. Explore the causes, symptoms, and treatments for each stage, and find out how to maintain good health and prevent illness.
Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training vs Siddhi Yoga
Here’s a complete breakdown of the differences between the Uplifted yoga teacher training and the Siddhi Yoga training.
Discover Your Ayurvedic Constitution and Balance Your Mind, Body, and Spirit
Explore the ancient science of Ayurveda. Discover your unique Ayurvedic constitution and learn how to balance your mind, body, and spirit.
Uplifted vs YogaRenew
Discover the key differences between Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training and the YogaRenew YTT and which may be best for your yoga journey.
Yoga For Fibromyalgia: A Sequence for Pain Relief
Try this yoga sequence to help ease pain associated with fibromyalgia.
Yoga for Burnout: A Sequence for Balance
Try these yoga poses to help with insomnia, reducing stress, increasing relaxation, and balance.
Yoga For Long COVID: How to Practice for Recovery
Learn how incorporating yoga into your daily routine can help alleviate symptoms of long COVID and improve overall wellness.
The Yogic Cleanse: How to Purify Your Body Through Your Yoga Practice
Learn how to practice a yogic cleanse safely at home using the breath, meditation, and physical modalities.
Understanding the Basic Principles of Ayurveda for Yogis
Learn the fundamental principles of Ayurveda and how they can enhance your yoga practice for optimal physical and mental well-being.
9 Yoga Poses For PMS For A Smoother Cycle
Yoga for PMS provides you with more regularity in all aspects of your life, more relaxation, and reduces stress and pain.
Yoga For Emotional Release: 8 Postures For Peace
Practice yoga for emotional release. Here are 8 asanas to release anxiety, depression, and tension.
Yoga For Fertility: 10 Yoga Poses For Fertility Support
Try this yoga for fertility when you’re trying to get pregnant for a gentle and supportive fertility process.
Which Uplifted online yoga training is right for you?
Have you ever thought about signing up for a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) course, but just didn’t know where to start? Here’s the right course for you.
Yoga for Bloating: 9 Yoga Poses for Relief
People have been using yoga for bloating for thousands of years. Try these 9 yoga poses for quick relief.
3 BEST Ayurveda Schools for a Holistic Ayurvedic Certification
Interested in traditional, holistic continuing education opportunities? Here are my 3 favorite Ayurveda schools for traditional Ayurvedic training.
Yoga For Depression: 10 Poses For Emotional Relief
Yoga for depression is a powerful and ancient tool. Try these 10 yoga poses for emotional support and clarity.
10 Yoga Poses For Period Cramps That Will Ease The Pain
Menstrual cramps can be SO painful but this yoga for period cramps can help ease that pain. Try these 10 yoga postures that I do when I have my period.
Yoga For Women: 10 Yoga Poses For Every Stage Of Life
Yoga for women is empowering and healing. Here are my favorite 10 yoga poses just for women.
Yoga For Stress Relief: 10 Poses You Can Do Right Now
Feeling stressed and like you might explode? Try these 10 yoga poses for stress relief for a gentle release.
Uplifted Yoga Training vs. Online Yoga School
Find out what exactly is the difference between Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training and Online Yoga School. Plus, take the quiz to find out which is right for you!
Creating Inclusive Yoga Spaces: Here’s What To Avoid Saying
Want to teach inclusive yoga? Read this first. Then steal my including cuing cheat sheet.
How to Chant the Mangala Charan Mantra (With Pronunciation)
Chanting the Mangala Charan mantra creates a protective energy barrier that prevents the energy of other people from imposing on your own. Here’s how to pronounce it and begin chanting.
Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training vs. My Vinyasa Practice
Find out what exactly is the diffrence between Uplifted Yoga Teacher Training and My Vinyasa Practice. Plus, take the quiz to find out which is right for you!
The Best Yoga Business Coaches to Skyrocket Your Income
Want to skyrocket your yoga business? Then hire one of these yoga business coaches and get ready for growth.
Traditional Yoga Class Plan Template (Tips for Yoga Sequencing)
Using a yoga sequencing template can help you design transformative yoga classes, even more so than creating a sequence from scratch. Here’s my personal template plus tips for a great yoga class.
Best Blog Platform for Yoga Teachers
Want to know what to put your yoga website on? Here’s the best blog platform for yoga teachers, according to an SEO.
8 Kundalini mudras for health and energy
Mudras, also referred to as seals or locks, are another interesting way to use your physical body, to direct energy and intention. Here are my favorite Kundalini mudras.
How To Become A Yoga Therapist After Your YTT
Want to provide the best healing to your students through yoga therapy? Here’s how to be a yoga therapist and alternative yoga treatment options.
How to Practice Kundalini Yoga that’s Not from Yogi Bhajan
Did Yogi Bhajan totally ruin Kundalini yoga for you? Don’t let him. Here’s how to practice Kundalini yoga that’s NOT from Yogi Bhajan.
Shakti Energy: Divine Feminine Energy Or Goddess Of Destruction
Shakti energy is life force energy. The yin to the Shiva yang. When you harness this divine feminine energy, good things happen. Here’s what we know.
Home Birth vs Hospital Birth: Which is More Yogic?
Home birth vs hospital birth: everyone has an opinion! Get advice from a prenatal yoga instructor and mom who has done both.
Kundalini Clothing: 5 Reasons Kundalini Yogis Wear White
What’s up with the Kundalini clothing dress code? Well… Like any good rules of fashion, they’re all about being your true Self.
What’s Your Real Zodiac Sign? Vedic Astrology Has the Answer
Vedic astrology is more precise than Western astrology – but that’s not the only difference between the two systems.
Coping with A Chronic Condition: 8 Ways YTT Can Help
If you’re struggling with a chronic condition, it might seem like you’ve run out of options. Hear how yoga teacher training opened new doors for one of my students with her own condition.
What makes the Uplifted Online Yoga Teacher Training Different? Everything.
If you’re reading this, you’re likely considering an online yoga teacher training. You’re doing your research (GOOD!). Now that you’re here, considering joining our Uplifted campus, you may be wondering… What makes Uplifted YTT better? Why is it so expensive? How is...
Calming Pranayama for Clarity, Focus and Peace
Get your fix of calm, cool and collected with these easy calming pranayama practices.
How to Do Sitali Pranayama: The Cooling Breath
Cool your inner fire with Sitali pranayama. Roll up your tongue (or not) and let’s get started! This is how to do it and when to use it.
How to Resolve Intense & Traumatic Kundalini Awakening
Spiritual awakening isn’t a 40 day walk in the park for everybody. Learn how to resolve a difficult Kundalini awakening and why it happens here.
Managing Cash Flow and Profit In Your Yoga Business
Managing cash flow and profit can be a breeze in your yoga business – learn how with this high level advice from my Business Launchpad course.
The Top 5 Biggest Fears of New Yoga Teachers
Drowning in waterfall of what ifs? You’re not alone. Read about the biggest fears of new yoga teachers everywhere and how to face them.
Chanting Mantras: Unlock the Secrets of These Spiritual Formulas
Learn how chanting mantras can connect you to your highest vibration here!
5 Benefits of Yoga Teacher Training (For Non-Teachers, Too!)
From getting to know yourself better to giving back to your community, learn about the many benefits of yoga teacher training (even for non-teachers) here.
13 Yoga Playlists for Every Style and Taste
Music in yoga class is like avocado on a veggie burger. Can you get by without it? Sure. But you don’t have to! Grab one of these good-to-go yoga playlists.
Why You Need A Yoga Intake Form (FREE download)
The ONE thing you need to get started teaching private yoga classes? A private yoga intake form. Download yours here!
How to Make a Logo for Your Yoga Business (No Design Skills Needed)
Learn how to make a logo to use in all of your marketing materials in this guide made specifically for yoga teachers. Making a logo has never been easier!
Vitarka Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?
Need a practice for diffusing conflictual conversations? Who doesn’t?! Use vitarka mudra to elevate your communication and connect with your inner Buddha.
Shakti Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Do It?
Shakti mudra is a beautiful, empowering mudra that invokes the Goddess of divine life energy; Shakti. Learn how to do it here!
Garuda Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?
Freedom is a mindset! Channel the spacious, powerful qualities of the eagle with garuda mudra and set yourself free.
Kali Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Do It?
Did you know there’s a mudra specifically for channeling the kick ass femme within? Meet: kali mudra. These are the benefits and how to do it.
Shunya Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Do It?
Shunya mudra balances the air element in the subtle body. Learn more about the origins of this energy seal and how to practice it.
21 Things You Should Know About White Tantra
Is it, like, ritual sex? 🚫 No. Does it charge your energy?⚡ Absolutely. Here’s everything you need to know (and more) about White Tantra.
What Comes After The Age of Aquarius? The Age of Capricorn
What comes after the Age of Aquarius? It’s all about the Age of Capricorn. Take a look into the future of humanity.
Varuna Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?
Use varuna mudra to balance the water element in your body and improve mental flow. This is how to do it.
What Will Happen During the Age of Aquarius?
What will happen during the Age of Aquarius? How will it change our yoga practice and daily life? Stay energetically charged through this dramatic astrological change and read on to find out!
Vayu Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?
Vayu mudra is an energy seal grounded in the very essence of our vitality. Learn how to use it to create harmony in your being.
What is Japji? The Sacred Ritual, Explained
Japji is a universal prayer that brings wisdom, blessings, and peace to those who chant it. Learn the secrets of this mystical incantation here.
When Does The Aquarian Age End, Officially?
Is it that time of the month? LOL yogi, it’s that time of the millenia! If global upheaval has you wondering, when does the aquarian age end?, here’s the answer.
The 7 BEST Online Yoga Teacher Training Courses, According to An Industry Expert
Want to know which online yoga courses I recommend, besides my own? Here are the best online yoga teacher training courses right now.
9 Insane Benefits of Ego Eradicator
Noooo, Ego Eradicator isn’t the name of a Metaverse persona. It’s a Kundalini practice with INSANE benefits for your wellbeing. This is what you need to know:
9 Fierce Kundalini Yoga Poses to Light Your Inner Fire
Dive into “the yoga of awareness” with these Kundalini yoga poses from the spiritual heart of the practice! I’ll walk you through nine practices, step by step.
What Is The Golden Chain In Kundalini Yoga?
What is the Golden Chain in Kundalini yoga? Imagine all of your past, present, and future teachers in life, and you’ll get close to what this powerful energetic field is.
Jal Neti Kriya: The Best Thing You Can Do To Clear Your Head Right Now
Boost your morning routine with jal neti kriya, a simple, effective method for cleansing your sinuses. Start thinking clearly! I’ll walk you through it.
Grounded In The Soul Body: Yoga’s 1st Body
How do you connect to the soul body, and what are the qualities of a being grounded in this first light body? That’s what we’ll look at in this article.
At One With The Pranic Body: Yoga’s 8th Body
When you free the breath, you free the being. Become one with the pranic body by understanding your breath from this fresh philosophical perspective.
Uplifted in the Radiant Body: Yoga’s 10th Body
You are a broadcast of light and sound radiating from your own unique soul. Learn how to balance your radiant body and live courageously – it’s your birthright.
Trusting In The Negative Mind: Yoga’s 2nd Body
The negative mind is the second light body of your divine being in Kundalini yoga philosophy. Trusting its messages is essential to decision-making!
Awake In The Subtle Body: Yoga’s 9th Body
Western society doesn’t exactly value “the subtle”. But the subtle body in yoga philosophy is truly the gateway to accessing your full potential. Here’s why:
Revealing Secrets of the Arcline: Yoga’s 6th Body
What’s the secret fairy dust guarded by queens everywhere? It’s all about empowering the arcline, the nucleus of our aura. This is how.
The 7 Aquarian Mantras: Tune In To Profound Transformation
Tune in to the present moment of profound transformation and project your highest self into the future with the Aquarian Mantras. Read all about them here.
Why the Aquarian Sadhana Is The Ultimate Morning Yoga Practice
The Aquarian Sadhana is a foundational Kundalini yoga practice that will completely transform your morning, and your life. This is what it’s all about:
At Home In The Physical Body: Yoga’s Fifth Body
The neutral mind is the innate ability to see both sides in everything and act in a calm, intuitive manner. Here’s how to cultivate it in your practice.
Balanced In The Neutral Mind: Yoga’s 4th Body
The neutral mind is the innate ability to see both sides in everything and act in a calm, intuitive manner. Here’s how to cultivate it in your practice.
At Ease With The Positive Mind: Yoga’s 3rd Body
⚠️ disclaimer: this article does not suggest that positivity will solve all of your problems. The Positive Mind ≠ a positive mindset. Wait.. what? Aren’t yogis supposed to be, like, eternally positive? Hear me out. In the history of, umm, the universe, has...
Awaken To The Aquarian Age: #1 Cosmic Shift of Your Life
What is the Aquarian Age? A cosmic shift thousands of times more powerful than the moon cycle that only happens every TWO millenia. Yep, it’s huge! Here’s what you need to know about it, and how to find sanity in the shift.
The Shakti Symbol: 7 Ancient Secrets Uncovered
What does it mean to channel ‘Shakti’ energy? And what’s behind this mysterious symbol found across faith traditions? We’ll tell you all about it.
5 Righteous Principles of Sikh Dharma You’ve Never Heard Of
What does Kundalini yoga have to do with Sikhism? Turbans, chanting, meditation, and feminie divinity are just the beginning.
11 Embarrassing Sanskrit Words Yoga Teachers Get Wrong
Namast’YAY or namaste oh no? The list of Sanskrit words yoga teachers get wrong is officially longer than my list of favorite affirmations, yogis. Let’s get them right.
The 5 Sutras of the Aquarian Age: Modern Yoga Philosophy
You: Googling, Insta-scrolling, checking emails… overwhelmed? The 5 sutras of the Aquarian Age offer contemporary yoga philosophy to help you navigate information overload. Here’s how.
How Long Should You Do Yoga Before Teacher Training?
You’re wild about yoga and can’t wait to share your joy by becoming a teacher yourself! But how long should you do yoga before teacher training? My answer might surprise you.
How Long Does It Take To Be A Yoga Instructor?
YTTs these days promise that you can become a yoga instructor in 30 days. How long does it take to be a yoga instructor – really? Here’s my take.
How Much Do Yoga Teacher Trainings Cost?
How much do yoga teacher trainings cost, and how do you get the most for your money? Here’s my guide to answer all your questions.
How Long Does Yoga Alliance Certification Last? 5 Steps to Maintain It
In this article, we answer the question “how long does yoga alliance certification last?” and give you five action items to maintain your credentials!
Do I need to use Sanskrit to Teach Yoga? 13 Reasons You Should
To use Sanskrit or not to use Sanskrit… that is the big question for many yoga teachers these days! If you’re wondering whether or not to use Sanskrit in your classes, here are 13 reasons I think you SHOULD, plus some situations when you should forget the good reasons and just stick to your native language.
Pregnant? To Teach or Not To Teach
Can I teach while pregnant? Absolutely! Here is my guide to help expecting yoga teachers become their most powerful during pregnancy.
8 Reasons It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard to Become a Yoga Teacher
The life of yoga teachers is widely mythologized, leading teachers-to-be wondering: Is it hard to become a yoga teacher? It doesn’t have to be.
Can a Beginner do a Yoga Teacher Training?
Can a beginner do a yoga teacher training? Here’s my advice for starry-eyed yogis who have just fallen in love with yoga and want to take it further.
Can I Do a YTT If I Have An Injury? 9 Tips for Doing it Right
Heart set on YTT, yet nursing an injury? If you’re wondering “can I do a YTT if I have an injury?”, consider these tips before confirming your spot.
What Topics Does a Yoga Alliance-Certified Training Cover?
What topics does a YA certification cover, you ask? And, perhaps more importantly, what topics aren’t included? Before you sign up for YTT, read on for answers!
How Many Hours Do You Need to be Certified by the Yoga Alliance?
Timing is everything, especially when it comes to yoga teacher training. So, how long is a Yoga Alliance certified training, really? Here’s what you need to know about the time commitment for 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour YA certified trainings.
This Cold Email Will Help You Land a Corporate Teaching Job
Corporate clients are a must-have for freelance yoga teachers. Use these cold email templates to help you land your next corporate teaching job!
Can I Teach Yoga If I’m Overweight?
If you’re wondering “Can I teach yoga if I’m overweight?,” you might be struggling with some of the expectations that just seem to keep piling up on yoga teachers these days.
Samana Vayu: The Energy of Balance & How to Access It
Samana Vayu is the yogic “wind”, or vayu, responsible for integrating all energies into the body, from food sensory input. Learn all about it here.
Venus Mudra: The Seal of Clarity & Empowerment
Here’s my modern take on venus mudra, the seal traditionally used in Kundalini yoga to balance your sexual energy and honor divine polarities.
Am I Qualified to Teach After Taking a 200 Hour YTT?
Perhaps you’re a recent YTT graduate, or maybe you’re thinking about enrolling in a yoga teacher training (yay!). If you’re wondering “Am I qualified to teach after taking a 200 hour YTT?” this is all you need to know!
This Cold Email Will Help You Land a Studio Teaching Job
Whether you’re a newly minted teacher or an established professional branching out, studio teaching is a valuable way to hone your craft, participate in community, and network. Land your dream teaching job with this cold inquiry email template!
Apana Vayu: The Energy of Release & Surrender
Apana Vayu is the life force that governs your physical and energetic release. In this article, learn all about Apana Vayu and how to balance it.
9 Yoga Modifications for Pregnancy and How to Teach Them
No two pregnancies are exactly the same. Learn how to guide a unique journey to motherhood with these yoga modifications for pregnancy.
How To Relieve Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy
If you feel pain in your pelvis during pregnancy or after giving birth, you most likely have pelvic girdle pain (PGP). Here’s how yoga can help!
Udana Vayu: The Ascending Wind
Udana Vayu is the energetic wind that guides us towards enlightenment. Learn about the meaning of udana vayu and its function in the vayu system.
Prana Vayu: The Breath of Vitality
Prana vayu is the gateway through which prana flows into your subtle being. In this article, we explore the meaning of prana vayu, where it’s active, how to remedy imbalances in this vital wind, and more!
Adi Shakti Mantra: Manifest Your Divine Femininity
Mantra is a wonderful practice to integrate into your daily asana and meditation routine. Learn all about Adi Shakti mantra and unleash your divine femininity.
Our Expert Advice On How and Why To Teach Corporate Yoga
Boost your income and diversify your client base as a corporate yoga teacher. It’s easier than you think! Here are our expert tips for getting started.
What To Consider When Taking a YTT While Pregnant
Are you wondering if you can take a YTT while pregnant? Read on for what to consider before signing up, and 7 signs you’re totally ready.
Vyana Vayu: The Energetic Secret to Flow
Vyana vayu governs energetic circulation in the body.
Uddiyana Bandha: Tapping Into Your Deep Core
Ground your standing poses and connect with lightness by engaging uddiyana bandha, the root lock. There’s more to this energetic seal than core!
Saucha: 6 Ways Purify Your Body, Mind, Relationships & Space
Saucha is yoga’s philosophy of cleanliness from the inside out. Learn about how to practice it in this article.
15 Crown Chakra Affirmations to Embody Your Highest Self
The key to infinite wisdom is within you! Learn to embody your highest divine being and with these crown chakra affirmations.
15 Third Eye Chakra Affirmations to Deepen Spiritual Insight
https://youtu.be/7DVOStX_m3k Are you connected with your intuition and creativity? If you are, you may already know something about the third eye chakra and how to activate its power with third eye chakra affirmations. It may even be your dominant chakra. (Psst, take...
15 Throat Chakra Affirmations for Confident Communication
https://youtu.be/FCp4vbEibxg Do you speak your truth? Are you in the practice of communicating clearly? Or... does the thought of speaking out fill you with anxiety, insecurity, and (doom notes) dread? Whatever your current relationship is with using your voice...
15 Heart Chakra Affirmations to Unlock Unconditional Love
https://youtu.be/5yU-HPX-X7Y Affirmations are an effective way to inspire your journey of self-discovery in yoga. They complement the positive, calm mind we cultivate in meditation. Practice these 17 powerful heart chakra affirmations to awaken purest love toward...
15 Sacral Chakra Affirmations for Joy & Emotional Healing
https://youtu.be/NUNiK5tIchE Who wouldn't want to manifest a life of passionate creation and joy? It's not that far out of reach, my loves. As yogis, we all strive for balance and long to feel good in our life. Sure, your yoga and meditation may be strong, but have...
15 Solar Plexus Chakra Affirmations to Activate Personal Power
Is GLOW on your to-do list today? Radiate confidence, attract opportunities, and get your glow on with solar plexus chakra affirmations.
15 Root Chakra Affirmations for Essential Wellbeing
Affirmations are an effective, easy way to elevate your daily yoga practice. Not sure where to start? First things first – ground your root chakra and work your way up. This article explains how.
Aparigraha: 6 Ways To Completely Let Go In Yoga
We’ve all heard of “letting go”. It’s probably one of the top 10 most-used phrases in yoga classes! But did you know this phrase comes from the yogic principle Aparigraha, the fourth Yama? Find out what it means in this article.
Brahmacharya: Yoga’s Guide To Sensual Indulgence
Moderation in all things is one definition of brahmacharya, but there are others. Learn about the fourth yama in yoga and how to apply it to your life!
4 Reasons Hasta Bandha Is Essential To Your Yoga Practice
Did you know that hasta bandha is your hand lock in yoga? Learn how to use it in this article!
What is the 8th Chakra and How Can We Tap Into It?
So you thought there were only 7 chakras? The 8th chakra, also known as Soul Star chakra, is the first of your purely spiritual energy centers…
Tapas In Yoga: 4 Ways This Niyama Will Light Up Your Life
Work it, yogi! If you thought yoga was all about chilling out and going with the flow – well, you’re mostly right 🙂 However, yoga philosophy also embraces discipline and structure in the principle of tapas. Learn more about the meaning of tapas in yoga and how this practice can light up your life!
How To Practice Satya: Ask Yourself These 3 Simple Questions
Do you consider yourself to be an honest person? You might reconsider when you learn about satya, yoga’s specific definition of truthfulness. Learn about this important yama and how to speak truthfully in this article!
Mula Bandha: Unlock the Magic In 5 Simple Steps
Have you ever heard of the root lock? The root lock, also known as mula bandha, is essential for energetic awareness in your yoga practice. We’ll cover the what, why and how of mula bandha in this article.
Surya Mudra: What Is It And How Do You Use It?
Check out surya mudra, the energy seal of the Sun. Explore the energy behind the practice, how to make surya mudra, precautions, and more!
Buddhi Mudra: What Is It And How Do You Use It?
There are sooo many mudras out there! Learn all about buddhi mudra, the energy seal that opens your mind to experience deep realization.
Shuni Mudra: The Seal of Patience
Deepen and focus your meditations with shuni mudra, the seal of patience.
The Meaning of Anjali Mudra: Yoga’s Sacred Greeting
What does anajli mudra meaning and why do we use it in yoga? Learn all about the gesture that accompanies namaste in this article.
Jalandhara Bandha: 4 Reasons Yogis of All Levels Should Practice It
Ever heard of jalandhara bandha, the throat lock? This is a lesser-practiced, powerful tool for using in pranayama and asana. Learn more about the throat lock in this article.
Pada Bandha: Your #1 Secret to Happy Feet
Have you ever heard the instruction “root to rise” in yoga class? What does it mean to “root” through your feet, and how do you do it? The answer is understanding pada bandha, yogis!
Beyond Corpse Pose: 13 Questions About Restorative Yoga, Answered
Are you new to restorative yoga? Learn the answers to some of the most common questions for those just like you!
How to Upgrade Your Yoga Alliance Certification Designation to 300 / 500 RYT
It’s time for an upgrade! You’ve trained at the 300 / 500 hour level, and now you need to upgrade your yoga alliance certification designation. This post guides you through upgrading your Yoga Alliance designation to 300 / 500 RYT in 11 easy steps.
What is Asteya? 5 Powerful Ways to Practice Non-Stealing in Yoga and Life
Yes, there’s yoga philosophy about stealing. It’s more nuanced than it sounds! Learn all about asteya, non-stealing, and how to practice it.
How to Register Your YTT Certificate With Yoga Alliance (With Photos)
Registering for Yoga Alliance is super easy. Here are the step-by-step instructions with photos of every step.
Understand the Koshas and Discover 5 Deeper Dimensions of You
What are the 5 koshas and how do we use them in yoga? Learn about this cornerstone of yoga philosophy and how to apply it in your practice.
4 Modern Ways to Deepen Your Svadhyaya (Self Study) Practice
What is Svadhyaya in Yoga? That’s exactly what we cover in this post. Learn how to deepen your self study today.
How to Get Traffic to Your Yoga Website With SEO
Want to know how to bring organic traffic to your yoga teacher website? I’ll tell you exactly what I did to grow our site with search engine optimization.
The 10 Bodies of Yoga and How to Activate Them
The 10 Bodies consist of the physical body, three mental bodies, and six energy bodies. They resemble the capacities of your unconscious and conscious mind.
What are Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras?
Anyone who has a Yoga practice will find inspiration in the Yoga Sutras as these texts provide a very different perspective to the Yoga we know these days.
How to Update Your Yoga Alliance Teacher Profile Step-by-Step
Want to know how to update your Yoga Alliance teacher bio? We show you how in this step-by-step guide.