Yoga Teacher Resource Blog

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Stay inspired and connected as a teacher

Episode 49: Stay inspired and connected as a teacher [on-air coaching]with Mado HesselinkIn this coaching call, Mado helps a yoga teacher who lost her practice and community when she became a teacher.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?...

Sequencing Warm Ups

Episode 48: Sequencing Warm Ups with Mado Hesselink Learn a simple but effective approach to creating warm up sequences for your yoga classes. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?   Episode HighlightsWarm ups are an essential part of your...

How to Get Teaching Experience

Episode 47: How to Get Teaching Experience with Mado HesselinkWhether you recently graduated from YTT, are still in YTT, have recently moved to a new location, or are planning to move soon - this episode will help you get started. Psst. Want to get an email each time...

Accessible Language [On Air Coaching Call]

Episode 45: Inclusive Language & Yoga's PR problem [on air coaching] with Mado Hesselink and Katie YandrickLearn how to speak to people about yoga in an accessible way - both in classes and in your marketing. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is...

Building Confidence as a Yoga Teacher

Episode 44:Building Confidence as a Teacherwith Mado Hesselink Grace has been teaching for a year and feels she should be past feeling doubting herself.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?   Episode Highlights Grace who reached out to me...

Foundations of a yoga business

Episode 43: Foundations of a yoga business with Mado HesselinkLearn the often neglected first steps to creating a sustainable and profitable yoga business.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? As most yoga teachers do not have business...

Self doubt and impostor syndrome

Episode 42: Self doubt and impostor syndrome with Mado Hesselink Doubting yourself as a yoga teacher is normal. In this episode, you'll hear why I think it's positive to doubt yourself on occasion and how to move through those moments of doubt.  Psst. Want to get an...

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?...

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...

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...

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...

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...