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The Yoga Teacher Resource Podcast

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Latest Episodes and Show Notes

How I learned to love marketing

How I learned to love marketing

Episode 26: How I learned to love marketing with Mado Hesselink Learn how to market your offerings in a way that is both honest and effective - and avoid the most common marketing pitfalls along the way. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?...

Cue Your Classes Like Pro

Cue Your Classes Like Pro

Episode 19: Cue Your Classes Like a Pro with Laurel Beversdorf Upgrade your ability to use language in your yoga classes in this mini training on cues with Laurel Beversdorf. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? Highlights Why language is so...

Eliminate Self Destructive Behavior

Eliminate Self Destructive Behavior

Episode 18: Eliminate Self Destructive Behavior with Mado Hesselink Mado shares her personal practice for using mindful awareness to stop engaging in behaviors that are self-sabotaging or self-destructive. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is...

How and Why to Create Your First Yoga Video

How and Why to Create Your First Yoga Video

Episode 17: How and Why to Create Your First Yoga Video with Jess Rose Learn everything you need to know to make your first yoga video. Jess Rose shares the inside scoop of what it takes to make a high quality yoga video your first try. Psst. Want to get an email each...

Slow Yoga Revolution with Kristine Kaoverii Weber

Slow Yoga Revolution with Kristine Kaoverii Weber

Episode 13: Slow Yoga Revolution with Kristine Kaoverii Weber Kristine shares the benefits of slowing down your yoga practice and how the latest research in neurobiology overlaps with a traditional definition of yoga to explain why slow yoga is so powerful. Psst. Want...

Safe and Healthy Wrists in Yoga

Safe and Healthy Wrists in Yoga

Episode 12: Healthy Wrists in Yoga with Mado Hesselink In this episode, Mado shares some basic principles of how to take care of your wrists in a yoga class setting. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?Highlights Two major factors in how...

Injury prevention and yoga evolution with Trina Altman

Injury prevention and yoga evolution with Trina Altman

Episode 11: Injury prevention and yoga evolution with Trina Altman Trina shares her thoughts about preventing injury in yoga classes and how she sees yoga evolving in an uplifting trend towards integrity and personalization. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new...

Overcome overwhelm and get focused

Overcome overwhelm and get focused

Episode 10: Overcome overwhelm and get focused If you’re like me and tend to get overwhelmed with possibilities and “what ifs”, you’ll love this episode all about how to determine the best places to focus your time and energy and how to keep yourself consistently...

Yoga for addiction and recovery

Yoga for addiction and recovery

Episode 9: Yoga for addiction and recovery with Margaret Kirshner Margaret shares important things yoga teachers should know about addiction and recovery, what we can do to support our students who are struggling with these issues, and simple techniques for helping...

[Reality Check] Teaching yoga full time vs part time

[Reality Check] Teaching yoga full time vs part time

Episode 8: [Reality Check] Teaching yoga full time vs part time. In today's episode, I will talk about what it takes to teach yoga full time and the hidden benefits of choosing to teach yoga part time. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is...

Breathing Basics For Yoga Teachers

Breathing Basics For Yoga Teachers

Episode 7: Breathing Basics for Yoga Teachers with Dr Crystal Frazee Dr Crystal Frazee, physical therapist and yoga teacher, shares the essentials of what every yoga teacher should know about the physiology of breathing. This includes why we breath, how we breath, and...

Do Yoga Teachers Really Need a Website?

Do Yoga Teachers Really Need a Website?

Episode 5: Do Yoga Teachers Really Need a Website? Today’s episode tackles the question of whether or not it is essential for a yoga teacher to have a website. Mado draws on her time as a freelance web designer and web project manager to break down the reasons you...

Getting hired at a yoga studio with Jennifer O’Sullivan

Getting hired at a yoga studio with Jennifer O’Sullivan

Episode 4: Getting Hired at a Yoga Studio with Jennifer O'Sullivan Jennifer O’Sullivan spent 5 years as the hiring manager for an urban yoga studio in the DC metropolitan area. In this episode she shares insider tips and tricks for getting noticed and getting hired....

Keeping Your Classes Fresh

Keeping Your Classes Fresh

Keeping Your Classes Fresh One of the big things Mado hears from teachers is a struggle to keep their classes and teaching fresh. In this episode, she discusses proven strategies to stay fresh and inspired - and what to do if they don’t work. Psst. Want to get an...

Inspirations and Intentions: Miche Interviews Mado

Inspirations and Intentions: Miche Interviews Mado

Inspirations and Intentions: Miche Interviews Mado In this episode, Mado is interviewed by life coach Michelle Ashley. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? Highlights How Mado first started practicing yoga and her surprising first yoga...

Yoga Business & Marketing

Branding basics for yoga teachers

Branding basics for yoga teachers

Episode 56: Branding basics for yoga teachers with Miranda Peterson Mado and Miranda, a branding expert who is also a yoga teacher, discuss how to be more effective and strategic with your branding. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?...

What’s the deal with non-compete contracts?

What’s the deal with non-compete contracts?

Episode 52: What's the deal with non-compete contracts? with Mado HesselinkNon-compete contracts are a reality at many yoga studio's and gyms. This episode covers the basics of what you need to know before you sign one.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new...

Foundations of a yoga business

Foundations of a yoga business

Episode 43: Foundations of a yoga business with Mado HesselinkLearn the often neglected first steps to creating a sustainable and profitable yoga business.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released? As most yoga teachers do not have business...