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Hip Labral Tears & Yoga Practice

Hip Labral Tears & Yoga Practice

What are some ways to help a student with a hip labral tear? In this episode, Dr. Libby Hinsley explains how a hip labral tears can affect a yoga asana practice and how to support students who have them while staying in your scope of practice.

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Osteoporosis & Spinal Flexion

Osteoporosis & Spinal Flexion

Should we modify spinal flexion for osteoporosis? Osteoporosis affects approximately 20% of women over the age of 50 and increases the risk of bone fractures. In this episode, Dr. Libby Hinsley and I continue our 3 part mini-series highlighting common medical conditions.

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease

Today’s episode is the first of a mini series about some of the most common conditions that will show up in a yoga classroom. Dr. Libby Hinsley demystifies the misleading diagnosis of “degenerative disc disease” – and shares the tools you will need as a yoga teacher to confidently help any student who tells you they have it.

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Workshops, retreats, and impostor syndrome

Workshops, retreats, and impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome doesn’t have to hold you back. Nearly all of us experience paralyzing self-doubt at some point in our lives. In this week’s on air coaching call, we’ll explore ways to change our perspective and turn self-doubt into self-expansion.

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Micro Studios and Minimum Viable Offers

Micro Studios and Minimum Viable Offers

Are your ideas for teaching realistic? Idealistic visions will eventually run into real world circumstances. In this On-Air Coaching Call, we evaluate Nev’s original vision of a micro studio and brainstorm ways to begin with a minimum viable offer.

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How to Teach Better Workshops

How to Teach Better Workshops

Facilitation skills are essential for a memorable workshop. No matter how well you know your topic, your workshop will flop if you don’t understand how to keep your students engaged. Learn the different ways workshop presenters often go wrong and how to avoid these pitfalls to teach better workshops.

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How to Boost Workshop Attendance

How to Boost Workshop Attendance

Curious about how to boost attendance at your workshop? In this episode I offer simple strategies to help you create workshops without the worry of needing to cancel due to low attendance.

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How to Create Interactive Workshops

How to Create Interactive Workshops

The best workshops are interactive. They engage the student on multiple levels and with multiple senses. Learn strategies and considerations for leading interactive workshops in this episode.

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How and Why to Interview Your Students

How and Why to Interview Your Students

Ever wonder what programs to offer next or the best way to talk about your work? Market research is a powerful strategy that helps you tap into the minds and hearts of the people you are trying to help. This helps you create the right programs, at the right time, with the right messaging. The best way for yoga teachers to implement this strategy is to interview your current students.

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Authentic Teaching When Times Get Tough

Authentic Teaching When Times Get Tough

When your personal life falls apart, how much should you share with your students? There’s a fine line between being authentic and oversharing. In this week’s episode, we discuss specific guidelines and benchmarks to help you navigate authentic teaching when times get tough.

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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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