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...
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Yep, I get it. You LOVE yoga. It’s changed your body, your mind, and quite possibly your life. Lately, you’ve been toying with the idea of becoming a yoga instructor. It seems like such an ideal way for you to focus on your passion for healthy living while making a...
It's the day of your big workshop. You've got your outline and visuals in hand and have memorized your opening speech. You walk in the room, ready to wow them and... find two people sitting there. Being the passionate yogi that you are, you give those two people the...
You know how there are some days when the idea of coming up with a new yoga class plan feels impossible? The subtle sense of panic at the idea of showing up to class with nothing to say? If you keep your class plans from the past, you might find yourself frantically...
A yoga class plan might be as simple as an outline of a few poses or a complex multi-page document detailing every possible aspect of the class. The follow is a list of components that a yoga teacher might include in their plan. sequence theme feeling music playlist...
The psoas major is a deep and mysterious muscle that tends to be overused and, when cranky, causes a lot of problems. All yoga instructors benefit from having a basic understanding of how this muscle works and how yoga can help it stay healthy and supple.
The more teachers who take on the study of these concepts, the more students will be exposed to them. The more students who study them, the more peace, truth, generosity, love, clarity, discipline, and service there will be in the world.
Pranayama is one of the basic practices of yoga, though it is often neglected in exercise based yoga classes as taught in gyms and fitness centers. Prana means energy, life force or breath. Yama is translated as restraint, or control. When we work with our breath, we gain access to our life force energy.
What is your message? If you don’t know, your class won’t be as powerful. With that in mind, here are three elements to a great yoga class to contemplate & plan out before you teach.
Because of their high stress jobs typically combined with a caring disposition, school teachers are a great target market for yoga teachers.
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