Philosphy & Ethics

Discussions on aspects of yoga philosophy and ethics including how to weave these into teaching asana classes and how they apply to the business of yoga.

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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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

The Yoga Sutras in 2022

The Yoga Sutras in 2022

The Yoga Sutras in 2022 with Jivana HeymanLearn how Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras fit into today’s world and explore the many paradoxes of being a modern yoga practitioner.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Learn how...

Embrace Yoga’s Roots

Embrace Yoga’s Roots

Embrace Yoga's Roots with Susanna BarkatakiLearn positive and proactive ways to honor yoga as a cultural practice . Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Learn positive and proactive ways to honor yoga as a cultural...

Teaching Yoga with Intention

Teaching Yoga with Intention

Teaching Yoga with Intention with Judith Hanson LasaterFind out what happens when you teach from your own inner wisdom and experience. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Find out what happens when you teach from your...

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...

Teaching Underserved Communities

Teaching Underserved Communities

Teaching Underserved Communities with Brandon Dawson-JarvisLearn how to  connect with populations who might not have access to yoga and challenge common yoga misconceptions.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Learn how...

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