Yoga Teacher Resource Blog

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Anatomy of Stretching

Episode 40: Anatomy of Stretching with Cat Matlock Trigger point therapist and yoga teacher Cat Matlock takes us on a tour of the human muscular system and the way it interacts with the nervous system. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  ...

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The myth of stretching vs strengthening

Episode 39: The myth of stretching vs strengthening with Ferris FakhouryDo you (really) understand the relationship between stretching and strengthening? Yoga teacher and physical therapist Ferris Fakhoury sets us straight about the relationship between these two...

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The Truth About Anatomy

Episode 38:The Truth About Anatomywith Mado Hesselink Is knowing anatomy really essential for being a great yoga teacher? Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  HighlightsMany of the yoga teachers I talk to believe that...

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Jill Miller on Hip Replacements

Episode 37: Hip Replacements and Yoga with Jill Miller13 months post surgery, Jill opens up about the procedure, the possible causes, and what yoga teachers need to know about working with students who have had one or both hips replaced.  Psst. Want to get an email...

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Sales for Yoga Teachers

Episode 36:Sales for Yoga Teacherswith Amanda Kingsmith Amanda Kingsmith makes the case that sales are a necessary part of being a yoga teacher, that they don't have to feel slimy, and that they can actually be a catalyst for personal growth. Psst. Want to get an...

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Plan Your Classes Like a Pro, Part 2

Episode 35:Plan your classes like a pro, part 2with Mado Hesselink Learn to create a yoga class plan that is easily searchable and repeatable.Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Highlights In the second episode of this two part series I...

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Plan Your Classes Like a Pro, Part 1

Episode 34:Plan Your Classes Like a Prowith Mado Hesselink Learn tips and techniques for planning your classes to keep you focused, effective, and inspired. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  HighlightsPart one of...

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Practicing and Teaching Meditation with Kelly Smith

Episode 33: Practicing and Teaching Meditation with Kelly Smith Tips and practical advice for your own meditation practice and how to share it with your students from Kelly Smith of Yoga For You.Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? ...

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On Being Nervous

Episode 32:On Being Nervouswith Mado Hesselink If you feel nervous before teaching - you are not alone.Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Feeling nervous is something that happens to everyone, yet somehow we tent to...

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Social Media Ethics with Alexandria Crow

Episode 31: Social Media Ethics with Alexandria Crow Alexandria Crow shares insights on how yoga teachers can use social media in a way that is both ethical and effective.Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  If you...

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How to Price Your Offerings

Episode 30: How to Price Your Offerings with Mado Hesselink If you struggle with pricing or are unsure about how to set prices for your teaching, this episode is a mini-training to help you set a minimum hourly rate. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode...

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Psoas major in yoga and life

Episode 29: The Psoas Major in Yoga and Life with Libby Hinsley, PT Learn the significance of the psoas muscle and how yoga teachers can most effectively work with it in their classes. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? This week's podcast...

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Money and Yoga: an Inquiry

Episode 28: Yoga and Money: An Inquiry with Mado Hesselink Is it ethical to charge for yoga? How can we overcome money mindset issues? What teachings from yogic texts can we apply to our relationship to money? Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is...

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How I learned to love marketing

Episode 26: How I learned to love marketing with Mado Hesselink Learn how to market your offerings in a way that is both honest and effective - and avoid the most common marketing pitfalls along the way. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?...

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Bernie Clark on Anatomical Variation

Episode 25: Your Spine, Your Yoga with Bernie Clark Bernie Clark shares how you can use knowledge of anatomical variation to make your yoga classes more inclusive and supportive of long term optimal health for your students. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new...

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