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Days When You Want to Throw in the Towel

Days When You Want to Throw in the Towel

Have you had days where you feel like you want to throw in the towel and quit teaching yoga? You are not alone! Teaching yoga can be a stressful high demand career and burnout is a real possibility. Listen for strategies on what to do when you feel like giving up.

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Hiring Help for Work/Life Balance

Hiring Help for Work/Life Balance

Ever been told that hypermobile people shouldn’t practice yoga? Yoga is not bad for bendy people, but there are different considerations for people with hypermobile joints. Dr. Libby Hinsley, author of Yoga for Bendy People joins us to debunk some myths and talk about the ways that yoga is amazing for bendy people.

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Rethinking Gender

Rethinking Gender

Ever been told that hypermobile people shouldn’t practice yoga? Yoga is not bad for bendy people, but there are different considerations for people with hypermobile joints. Dr. Libby Hinsley, author of Yoga for Bendy People joins us to debunk some myths and talk about the ways that yoga is amazing for bendy people.

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Is Yoga Bad for Bendy People

Is Yoga Bad for Bendy People

Ever been told that hypermobile people shouldn’t practice yoga? Yoga is not bad for bendy people, but there are different considerations for people with hypermobile joints. Dr. Libby Hinsley, author of Yoga for Bendy People joins us to debunk some myths and talk about the ways that yoga is amazing for bendy people.

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Yoga Objections and How to Address Them

Yoga Objections and How to Address Them

As teachers we have an important role to play in improving the public perception of yoga. In this episode, you will learn the most common misconceptions that prevent people from trying yoga, why yoga is misunderstood in the wider culture, and what you can do about it as a yoga teacher.

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YouTube for Yoga Teachers

YouTube for Yoga Teachers

Learn how one yoga teacher built her business online during the pandemic with YouTube as her outreach strategy. Berenice Miles shares how she learned to stand out in the noise of the online yoga world, why consistency matters, and why it’s not too late to get started with YouTube.

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All About Accountability

All About Accountability

All About Accountability with Mado HesselinkLearn effective practices for creating consistency and sustainable motivation through accountability. This mini training will support you to take inspired but imperfect action toward your goals.  Psst. Want to get an email...

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Teaching Yoga is a High Stress Career

Teaching Yoga is a High Stress Career

Teaching Yoga is a High Stress Career with Mado HesselinkTeaching yoga is an incredibly rewarding way to make a living. It’s also far more demanding and stressful than people imagine. If you often feel overwhelmed or stressed as a yoga teacher, you are not alone. In...

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Meditation & ADHD

Meditation & ADHD

Meditation & ADHD with Mado HesselinkAttention and focus play a vital role in yoga teaching and practice - but they are increasingly scarce resources in today’s world. Whether or not you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, your ability to pay attention and focus falls...

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How to Know What to do When

How to Know What to do When

How to Know What to do When with Mado HesselinkSkillfully prioritize your tasks to reduce overwhelm and build momentum towards your vision and goals. In this episode, you’ll learn a framework for deciding what to do in what order plus how to implement what you learn...

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Optimize Your Time as a Yoga Teacher

Optimize Your Time as a Yoga Teacher

Optimize Your Time as a Yoga Teacher with Mado HesselinkIs your schedule unmanageable? Learn how to optimize your time to support your goals, growth, and wellbeing. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Is your schedule...

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Back Pain and the Koshas with Lillah Schwartz

Back Pain and the Koshas with Lillah Schwartz

Back Pain and the Koshas  with Lillah SchwartzHow do the koshas relate to teaching yoga to people with back pain? Lillah Schwartz shares wisdom from her 40 plus years of teaching and advises an integrated, multi-layered approach. Psst. Want to get an email each time a...

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5 lessons learned from my social media break

5 lessons learned from my social media break

5 lessons learned from my social media break with Mado HesselinkDo you have a mixed relationship with social media? Hear Mado’s experience with taking a social media break and consider if you’d like to take a break of your own. Psst. Want to get an email each time a...

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Lit from Within with Sarah Powers

Lit from Within with Sarah Powers

Lit From Within with Sarah PowersBuilding your identity as a teacher takes time. In this episode Sarah Powers, creator of insight yoga, shares about her journey as a teacher, including the early days of yin yoga. Listen for inspiration to build a relationship with...

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Skill in Action with Michelle Cassandra Johnson

Skill in Action with Michelle Cassandra Johnson

Skill in Action with Michelle Cassandra JohnsonHealing comes when we turn toward our discomfort instead of away from it. Michelle Cassandra Johnson, author and social justice activist discusses the intersection of social justice and yoga and the importance of...

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How & Why to Eliminate Fear Based Language in Yoga Class

How & Why to Eliminate Fear Based Language in Yoga Class

How & Why to Eliminate Fear Based Language in Yoga Class with Libby HinsleyHave you heard of “nocebic” language? Learn the way our brains react to expectation, why it’s important to notice fear based language and how to transform your words to empower your...

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How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga – Part 3

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga – Part 3

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga - Part 3 with Mado HesselinkAre you a very experienced yoga teacher? Learn how to develop a long term strategy for your business that honors your decades of investment. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is...

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How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga – Part 2

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga – Part 2

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga - Part 2 with Mado Hesselink Are you an experienced yoga teacher? Learn how to optimize your time and energy so that you can earn more and transition to full time teaching (if that’s your goal). Psst. Want to get an email each time...

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