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The Yoga of Parenting [Book Club Series]

The Yoga of Parenting [Book Club Series]

Becoming a parent is a rite of passage that will change your yoga practice forever. Sarah Ezrin was a dedicated yoga practitioner and long time teacher before having children blew her heart open, humbled her to the core, and turned her expectations about yoga practice upside down. This transition inspired her to write the book she wished she could read as a new parent: compassionate, irreverent, and steeped in the wisdom of yoga.

Body by Breath [Book Club Series]

Body by Breath [Book Club Series]

Breathing touches every system of the body, either directly or indirectly. It can be manipulated and shaped to adjust state, to change our perception of pain, to improve and enhance movement, and also to hasten deep restorative relaxation or amplify and excite. In this episode, Jill Miller discusses her book Body by Breath and describes the art and science of using breath as a tool for physical and emotional resilience.

The Luminous Self [Book Club Series]

The Luminous Self [Book Club Series]

Rituals are actions repeated with intention. According to Tracee Stanley, author of Radiant Rest and The Luminous Self, rituals are also powerful tools for knowing yourself more deeply. Join me for a candid conversation where Tracee shares personal experiences, observations, and ideas that led her to share deeply personal stories and sacred practices with the world inside her recently released book The Luminous Self.

Tantra Yoga [Book Club Series]

Tantra Yoga [Book Club Series]

Everything in life is for your awakening. This core teaching of tantra yoga is what guides Todd Norian on his quest for whole-hearted self-acceptance. Todd is a musician, founder of Ashaya Yoga, a Kripalu Legacy faculty member, and the author of Tantra Yoga: Journey to Unbreakable Wholeness. In this week’s podcast, Todd shares stories and lessons from forty years as a yoga practitioner, teacher, and spiritual seeker.

Trauma Sensitive Yoga [Book Club Series]

Trauma Sensitive Yoga [Book Club Series]

There are trauma survivors in almost every yoga room – but you can’t necessarily tell who they are from the outside. In this first episode of a series on recently published yoga books, Lara Land, author of The Essential Guide to Trauma Sensitive Yoga, explains how yoga can support trauma survivors and describes how yoga teachers can help or hinder the process.

Does alignment make your classes safer?

Does alignment make your classes safer?

Yoga teachers often feel responsible to protect their students from injury during their classes. This is a big reason why many focus on guiding proper alignment during practice. But how much does alignment really protect students from injury? And are misunderstandings about safety, pain, and discomfort actually causing more harm to our students than good? In this must-listen episode, my guest Dr. Libby Hinsley sheds light on the relationship between alignment and safety.

Karma Yoga: Should You Teach Yoga for Free?

Karma Yoga: Should You Teach Yoga for Free?

Yoga teachers are often asked to teach for free in the name of Karma Yoga. However, when this term is divorced from the framework of yoga philosophy, it can be exploited and misused. In this episode, Mado explores the practice of Karma Yoga and some of the less obvious implications behind the decision of whether or not to teach for free.

How to Promote Body Autonomy in Your Classes

How to Promote Body Autonomy in Your Classes

Want to promote body autonomy in your classes but aren’t sure what that looks like? Featuring Dr. Libby Hinsley, this episode covers ways that yoga teachers may be unintentionally hindering body autonomy for their students and strategies for making your classes a self-empowering space for your students.

Bypassing Social Media [On-Air Coaching Call]

Bypassing Social Media [On-Air Coaching Call]

Social media can be a great tool but it can also be a detriment to mental health. In this on-air coaching call, Kathy, a kid’s yoga teacher trainer shares her strategy for bypassing social media to reach her customers more directly.

Bridge the Gap from Social Media to Email [On-Air Coaching Call]

Bridge the Gap from Social Media to Email [On-Air Coaching Call]

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.

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