Teaching Skills

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Are Cues Gender Specific?

Are Cues Gender Specific?

Are cues gender specific? A podcast listener called in to ask if she should cue men differently around the hips and hamstrings. In addition to answering the specific question, Mado’s answer touches on how yoga teachers can best navigate the rapidly changing landscape of sex and gender.

Hip Labral Tears & Yoga Practice

Hip Labral Tears & Yoga Practice

What are some ways to help a student with a hip labral tear? In this episode, Dr. Libby Hinsley explains how a hip labral tears can affect a yoga asana practice and how to support students who have them while staying in your scope of practice.

Osteoporosis & Spinal Flexion

Osteoporosis & Spinal Flexion

Should we modify spinal flexion for osteoporosis? Osteoporosis affects approximately 20% of women over the age of 50 and increases the risk of bone fractures. In this episode, Dr. Libby Hinsley and I continue our 3 part mini-series highlighting common medical conditions.

Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease

Today’s episode is the first of a mini series about some of the most common conditions that will show up in a yoga classroom. Dr. Libby Hinsley demystifies the misleading diagnosis of “degenerative disc disease” – and shares the tools you will need as a yoga teacher to confidently help any student who tells you they have it.

Workshops, retreats, and impostor syndrome

Workshops, retreats, and impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome doesn’t have to hold you back. Nearly all of us experience paralyzing self-doubt at some point in our lives. In this week’s on air coaching call, we’ll explore ways to change our perspective and turn self-doubt into self-expansion.

Micro Studios and Minimum Viable Offers

Micro Studios and Minimum Viable Offers

Are your ideas for teaching realistic? Idealistic visions will eventually run into real world circumstances. In this On-Air Coaching Call, we evaluate Nev’s original vision of a micro studio and brainstorm ways to begin with a minimum viable offer.

How to Teach Better Workshops

How to Teach Better Workshops

Facilitation skills are essential for a memorable workshop. No matter how well you know your topic, your workshop will flop if you don’t understand how to keep your students engaged. Learn the different ways workshop presenters often go wrong and how to avoid these pitfalls to teach better workshops.

How to Boost Workshop Attendance

How to Boost Workshop Attendance

Curious about how to boost attendance at your workshop? In this episode I offer simple strategies to help you create workshops without the worry of needing to cancel due to low attendance.

How to Create Interactive Workshops

How to Create Interactive Workshops

The best workshops are interactive. They engage the student on multiple levels and with multiple senses. Learn strategies and considerations for leading interactive workshops in this episode.

YouTube for Yoga Teachers

YouTube for Yoga Teachers

Learn how one yoga teacher built her business online during the pandemic with YouTube as her outreach strategy. Berenice Miles shares how she learned to stand out in the noise of the online yoga world, why consistency matters, and why it’s not too late to get started with YouTube.

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