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5 Steps to (Re)claim your personal practice

Episode 70: 5 Steps to (Re)claim your personal practice with Mado Hesselink Mado explores why yoga teachers struggle to maintain a consistent personal practice and shares science-backed tips for effectively establishing or re-establishing a home yoga practice.  Psst....

5 lessons I learned from filming a video series

Episode 69: 5 lessons I learned from filming a video series with Mado Hesselink Mado steps outside of her comfort zone to film a video series and then goes behind the scenes to share the lessons she learned through the process. Psst. Want to get an email each time a...

Recent MailChimp Changes with Peter Akkies

Episode 66: Recent MailChimp Changes with Peter Akkies Email marketing expert Peter Akkies joins Mado to talk about how Mailchimp’s recent changes to their platform impacts yoga teachers. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?   Episode...

Yoga Energetics with Kelly Golden

Episode 65: Yoga Energetics  with Kelly Golden Kelly Golden, founder of virabhava yoga, shares how yoga teachers can go beyond the physical in their teaching.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?   Episode Highlights Listen in on a...

How Technology is Changing Yoga with Alex Haley

Episode 63: How Technology is Changing Yoga with Alex HaleyMeditation teacher and assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, Alex Haley, joins Mado to discuss the intersection of mindfulness and technology. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode...

Why do we study the yoga sutras?

Episode 62: Why do we study the yoga sutras? with Mado HesselinkLearn about the Patanjali Yoga Shastra (more commonly known as yoga sutra) and some of the common misconceptions that yoga teachers have about this text. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode...

Science of yoga with Ann Swanson

Episode 61: Science of yoga with Ann Swanson Yoga therapist Ann Swanson shares insights on the intersection of science and yoga.  Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?   Episode Highlights This week’s episode is a conversation with Science of...

Yoga Alliance CEO on their new standards

Episode 60: Yoga Alliance CEO on their new standards with Shannon RocheYoga Alliance CEO Shannon Roche answers questions about recent changes to the standards for Registered Yoga Schools. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode...

Movement Positivity with Jules Mitchell

Episode 57: Movement Positivity with Jules Mitchell Jules Mitchell, author of Yoga Biomechanics, Stretching Redefined, joins Mado for a conversation about teaching yoga and how her personal yoga journey lead her to where she is today. Psst. Want to get an email each...

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?  ...

Self care for yoga teachers

Episode 55: Self care for yoga teachers with Mado HesselinkSelf care through the lens of yoga and how teachers can use this perspective in their classes and marketing. Psst. Want to get an email each time a new episode is released?  Episode Highlights Self care is a...

Lessons from one year of podcasting

Episode 53: Lessons from one year of podcasting with Mado Hesselink Insights and surprises about yoga teachers and the yoga industry, glimpses behind the scenes of podcast production, and a vulnerable moment of self-revelation. Psst. Want to get an email each time a...