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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga – Part 1

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga – Part 1

How To Make More Money Teaching Yoga - Part 1 with Mado Hesselink Are you a fledgling yoga teacher? Learn what to focus on when you’re just starting out if you’re hoping to earn more with your teaching. Plus why fear, doubt and imposter syndrome aren’t necessarily a...

BONUS EPISODE – FLIGHT SCHOOL walk through

BONUS EPISODE – FLIGHT SCHOOL walk through

BONUS EPISODE - FLIGHT SCHOOL walk through with Mado HesselinkNeed a roadmap for your yoga business? Learn why I created FLIGHT SCHOOL and what you’ll learn in the program in this module by module walk through of the course.  JOIN FLIGHT SCHOOL  Episode Highlights...

When, Why and How to Hire your First VA

When, Why and How to Hire your First VA

When, Why and How to Hire your First VA with Mado HesselinkHire a virtual assistant to spend more time doing things you love. Learn how to know when you’re ready to hire a VA, why hiring help can improve the quality of your work and life, and how to find your first or...

How to Start, Nurture and Grow your Email List

How to Start, Nurture and Grow your Email List

How to Start, Nurture and Grow your Email List with Mado HesselinkEmail is the most important way to communicate with your students. Learn how to use your list in a way that cultivates long term loyal clients, plus hear my top tips you can use right away to improve...

3 mistakes to avoid as a new business owner

3 mistakes to avoid as a new business owner

3 mistakes to avoid as a new business owner with Mado HesselinkThere are some mistakes you don’t have to make. Mado outlines 3 avoidable, high risk mistakes that could keep you from realizing the full potential of your business. Psst. Want to get an email each time a...

What if you take a break from teaching? ((on air coaching call))

What if you take a break from teaching? ((on air coaching call))

What if you take a break from teaching? ((on air coaching call)) with Cari MoskowTaking a break from teaching can be scary. In this on-air coaching call Mado helps Cari Moskow create a plan for supporting her students while she’s on maternity leave and streamline her...

How To Set Goals You Can Actually Accomplish

How To Set Goals You Can Actually Accomplish

How To Set Goals You Can Actually Accomplish with Mado HesselinkSet yourself up for success and mark achievable goals with a clear, actionable plan. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Learn 5 common mistakes that might...

Comfortable with Discomfort

Comfortable with Discomfort

Comfortable with Discomfort with Erika BelangerHow to trust yourself even when it’s hard. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights How to trust yourself even when it’s hard. Erika Belanger and Mado talk about navigating...

Consistency, Community and the Customer Journey

Consistency, Community and the Customer Journey

Consistency, Community and the Customer Journey - On Air Coaching Call with Mado HesselinkFind a business model that doesn’t lead to burnout. Candela asks Mado how to turn strangers into paying clients and build community with consistency in this on air coaching call....

Legal Agreements and Music Licensing

Legal Agreements and Music Licensing

Legal Agreements and Music Licensing with Ashley DunastaBasic knowledge of the law can support your yoga business. Ashley Dunasta, lawyer & yoga teacher, breaks down important legal principles as the foundation for a safe and vibrant yoga and business practice....

5 tips to improve productivity

5 tips to improve productivity

5 tips to improve productivity with Renee ClairConsider a yogic approach to productivity and learn how to organize your life to spend more time doing what you love. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Time management as...

How to Structure Your Offerings

How to Structure Your Offerings

How To Structure Your Offerings with Mado HesselinkWeigh the pros and cons of the most common types of services from both the perspective of teacher and student.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Weigh the pros and...

How to Run a Great Yoga Teacher Training

How to Run a Great Yoga Teacher Training

How to Run a Great Yoga Teacher Training with Arundhati BaitmangalkarLearn what separates a high quality teacher training from a standard teacher training and how to raise the bar of YTT standards throughout the world. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new...

Are you ready for a Virtual Assistant?

Are you ready for a Virtual Assistant?

You became a yoga teacher in order to spread the benefits of yoga, but these days yoga teachers need to do a LOT more than just teach. ​As a fellow yoga teacher, I know all too well how time-consuming it can be to create content, market and sell yoga offerings, handle...

5 Steps to Run a Yoga Challenge

5 Steps to Run a Yoga Challenge

5 Steps to Run a Yoga Challenge with Amanda McKinney A step by step manual of the most essential things you need to know and do to run a successful yoga challenge.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? Episode Highlights   Learn to run...

Make friends with tech

Make friends with tech

Make Friends with Tech with Avi GordonExamine your relationship with tech and how it aligns with your vision for the future. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Examine your relationship with tech and how it aligns with...

Four types of successful yoga workshops

Four types of successful yoga workshops

Four types of successful yoga workshops     with Mado Hesselink There are four basic types of yoga workshops that have a proven track record for consistently attracting students anywhere in the world. In this episode, Mado explains each type in detail...

The difference between classes and workshops

The difference between classes and workshops

The difference between classes and workshops with Mado Hesselink Learn the essential differences between yoga classes and yoga workshops and how understanding them can help improve your teaching and help your students see the value of both types of offerings. Psst....

How to price your offerings

How to price your offerings

How to price your offerings with Mado HesselinkIf you struggle with pricing or are unsure about how to set prices for your teaching, this episode is a mini-training to help you set a minimum hourly rate. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?...

Student Retention: Why some students ghost

Student Retention: Why some students ghost

Student Retention: Why some students ghost with Mado HesselinkMado shares reasons new students might not be coming back to your classes and solutions to help you attract the people who truly want what you are offering.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new...

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