Johanna is a new yoga teacher who struggles to lead her yoga class without physically practicing along with her students. Mado helps her unpack why she wants to develop this skill and provides simple strategies to build her cueing ability without practicing along with the class. Along the way, they explore internal vs external motivation and learning to trust your inner voice.
For New & Aspiring Yoga Teachers
Whether you are still in teacher training or just started teaching, listen to these episodes for encouragement and advice aimed at the fledgling yoga teacher.
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How do you bridge the gap between being qualified to teach yoga and teaching with confidence? Yoga teacher trainings are a deep dive into the practice and pedagogy of yoga, yet many graduates are thrown for a loop once they actually start teaching. In this episode, Sheri Fisher, author of Standing Room Only, shares the five qualities that yoga teachers need to cultivate on their way to embodying leadership in the yoga classroom.
Learn to bridge the gap between your social media following and your email subscribers with Mado in this on-air coaching call. Christy is a yoga teacher who teaches inclusive yoga for bigger bodies. She’s found an audience for her message on Instagram but isn’t sure how to translate that following into email subscribers and course sales.
What do you need to invest in when you start a yoga business? Business owners are the target of a seemingly endless number of services trying to convince you that their product is essential for your success. In this episode, Mado helps you figure out what’s essential and what can wait.
Learn how to bring more peer support into your life. Sheri, John, and Allison are a group of yoga teachers that found each other online and have been supporting each other since the height of the pandemic. Mado also shares how she taps into peer support and what to look for when starting your own collaborations.
For the 5th Anniversary of this podcast, Mado shares what she would do differently if she could start over at several pivotal points in her teaching career.
Is teaching online the right choice for you now that the pandemic is over? In this week’s on-air coaching call, Anna questions about teaching online. She lives in a small community and worries that she has already maxed out her student base. Is teaching online the answer or are there still untapped opportunities in person?
How relevant are yoga’s ancient texts for the modern yoga practitioner? Chase Bossart shares insights on yoga philosophy, ancient texts, and the meaning of practice from his years as a private student of Mr. TKV Desikachar.
Is offering a yoga retreat in your future? Lily Dwyer Begg shares tips and practical strategies to help you avoid rookie mistakes and run your very first retreat like a pro.
How do you know if you’re ready for a coach? With coaches for yoga teachers popping up all over the place, you might wonder whether or not coaching is worthwhile for a new teacher. Let’s dig beneath the marketing hype to understand what a coach actually does and how to decide whether or not you want one.
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