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How To Become A Yoga Teacher

If you want to become a yoga instructor, then start here. These are my most helpful articles to get you started.

Yoga Teacher Resources

If you’re already a yoga instructor and you’re looking for resources on how to choose your advanced training or to improve your career, then you’ll love this section of the blog. From how to write the perfect resume to how to find a job, I’ve got you covered.

Yoga Business and Marketing

Managing Cash Flow and Profit In Your Yoga Business

You’ve done all the thinking, crunched all the numbers, and you’re finally ready to take the plunge—you want to create your own yoga business! With that comes managing cash flow and profit. If running and starting a business is relatively new to you, you might not be...

The Top 5 Biggest Fears of New Yoga Teachers

Dear New Yoga teacher: I feel you.You've just finished your yoga teacher training and are preparing to launch your career. And yet, when graduation finally comes, you find yourself drowning in a waterfall of what ifs as you grapple with the biggest fears of new yoga...

13 Yoga Playlists for Every Style and Taste

A great yoga playlist is a lot like avocado on a veggie burger. Can you get by without it? Sure. But the right yoga playlist (like the perfect avocado) just makes everything better. 😌  Am I right?  A good playlist can help you set the tone for your class,...

Yoga Alliance

Am I Qualified to Teach After Taking a 200 Hour YTT?

So, you're interested taking a yoga teacher training (yay!!)? Even if you're more than ready to dive into your YTT, you may still be wondering ... is 200 hours enough to teach yoga? As an expert teacher-trainer who has graduated thousands of students just like you,...

Teaching Yoga

9 Yoga Modifications for Pregnancy and How to Teach Them

Regardless of your level of expertise as a yoga teacher, chances are, you will have someone who is pregnant in your vinyasa yoga class at some point in your career.  You don't have to be a practicing prenatal yoga instructor to guide pregnant students but it's...

12 Actionable Tips For New Yoga Teachers Who Are Scared To Teach

The moment has finally come, all the steps you have taken to get you to this very moment in time….. You finally get the opportunity to teach your first yoga class. How exciting right? Except the excitement is also mixed with a heavy dose of nervousness, fear and...

How To Prioritize Student Feedback On Zoom

If you are looking to prioritize student feedback during your live Zoom yoga classes, you may not be as concerned with creating a reusable product; however, I still suggest using two devices if possible. Using two devices enables you to pin or spotlight yourself on...

Chakras and Kundalini

Wanna know about the chakras colors, how they work, and how to balance them? Then check out these posts all about the chakras and Kundalini Yoga. See all of my posts about chakras and Kundalini Yoga here.

Yoga Pose Directory

Explore different yoga postures, alignment, and yogic philosophy behind the poses.

Yoga By Benefit

Find the yoga sequence right for you.

Yoga Philosophy

Learn yogic philosophy, practices, and postures for a deep dive into traditional yoga.

Pranayama

Meditation

The 7 Aquarian Mantras: Tune In To Profound Transformation

For newbies to Kundalini yoga, the chanting can be a *bit* overwhelming at first. Truth be told? I thought the chanting was a bit culty before I learned more about the why behind it.  Chanting mantras not only focuses the mind and oxygenates the brain (you’ll...

Why the Aquarian Sadhana Is The Ultimate Morning Yoga Practice

I like to say that the little things we do every day are more important than the “big” things we do every once in a while. If you’re a yogi, you know this is true! Just think about how it feels to get on your yoga mat after a couple of busy weeks where you just...

Venus Mudra: The Seal of Clarity & Empowerment

Mudras may be the #1 most under-rated element in a balanced yoga practice. Can you even name one? Ahem. No points for venus mudra 🙄 Mudras are often used like rainbow sprinkles in yoga class; an exciting addition, but definitely not the main attraction. However, when...

Prenatal Yoga

How To Relieve Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnant women experience all sorts of changes to their body. Many of them encounter pain in areas that they never had problems with before pregnancy. One of those tricky spots is in the pelvis. If you feel pain in your pelvis during pregnancy or after giving birth,...

What To Consider When Taking a YTT While Pregnant

So you’re about to bring a mini human into this world, but also can't stop thinking about taking a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)? You are not alone. If you're wondering, "can I take a YTT while pregnant?", rest assured there is something for you out there, no matter how...