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Karma Yoga: Should You Teach Yoga for Free?

Karma Yoga: Should You Teach Yoga for Free?

Yoga teachers are often asked to teach for free in the name of Karma Yoga. However, when this term is divorced from the framework of yoga philosophy, it can be exploited and misused. In this episode, Mado explores the practice of Karma Yoga and some of the less obvious implications behind the decision of whether or not to teach for free.

How to Promote Body Autonomy in Your Classes

How to Promote Body Autonomy in Your Classes

Want to promote body autonomy in your classes but aren’t sure what that looks like? Featuring Dr. Libby Hinsley, this episode covers ways that yoga teachers may be unintentionally hindering body autonomy for their students and strategies for making your classes a self-empowering space for your students.

Bridge the Gap from Social Media to Email [On-Air Coaching Call]

Bridge the Gap from Social Media to Email [On-Air Coaching Call]

Learn to bridge the gap between your social media following and your email subscribers with Mado in this on-air coaching call. Christy is a yoga teacher who teaches inclusive yoga for bigger bodies. She’s found an audience for her message on Instagram but isn’t sure how to translate that following into email subscribers and course sales.

How to Thrive as a Retreat Leader

How to Thrive as a Retreat Leader

Wish you knew how to lead yoga retreats that are stress free and well paid? Mado & Lily draw from their upcoming online course Retreat Roadmap to share 3 key insights that will make the difference between your retreat feeling like an invigorating hike instead of a wild roller coaster ride. This episode’s full of tips to bolster any retreat leader’s ability to create a profitable retreat business that thrives over the long term.

Is alignment important for asana?

Is alignment important for asana?

Let’s talk about alignment. Some teachers center their entire teaching technique around alignment, while others argue that it does more harm than good and that students should be encouraged to explore asanas in a more open-ended way. In this episode, Mado shares how her own relationship to the concept of alignment has evolved over the past 20 years and her thoughts about how alignment can be both useful and potentially harmful.

Yoga Nidra Lullaby

Yoga Nidra Lullaby

Yoga Nidra is an aspect of yoga that is accessible to a wide variety of people – including children. Rina Deshpande, author of Yoga Nidra Lullaby shares the practice of yoga nidra from a cultural, practical and neuroscientific perspective.

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