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How Do We Unite as a Yoga Community if We Voted Differently?

By Amy Ippoliti Conversational threads on political social media posts among yogis, like anywhere else, have not necessarily been pleasant these days. You would think yogis would generally be united around their politics but surprisingly just like everywhere else there…

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Be the Good: 90 Monkeys Supports the American Civil Liberties Union

Dear friends of 90 Monkeys, 90 Monkeys was created to help yoga teachers all over the world enhance their teaching skills and pass those on to their students. Yoga means union and as such, that encompasses values such as inclusiveness,…

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Yoga for Athletes

Have you ever been asked to teach a “Yoga for Athletes” yoga class? Maybe you were asked because you’re community knows you’re an avid runner in addition to having a yoga practice. Surely, they assume, you must know exactly how…

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Yoga and Modern Ethics: Beyond the Yamas and Niyamas

Almost every yoga teacher training has a section on ethics, specifically the yamas and niyamas as outlined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Ethics are particularly important in the teacher-student relationship in yoga because students may be vulnerable when they come to…

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3 Ways to Improve Your Hands On Adjustments in Yoga

As a massage therapist, I consider myself to be pretty well versed in the art of therapeutic touch. I have worked with hundreds of clients and have been fortunate to witness a lot of beautiful healing work unfold under my…

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Teach Yoga with More Confidence and Ease Now

If you teach yoga, having yoga teacher liability insurance is critical to peace of mind and also teaching with confidence. In the world of yoga, or any physical activity for that matter, not all accidents or injuries can be prevented….

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5 Tips For Yoga Teachers: How to Help Direct Students Toward Their Inner Landscape

  As yoga teachers, we know that our yoga practice is an intimate experience where we take time out to drop into our bodies and explore our vast inner landscape. This is a space deep within us that we all…

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Finding Your Niche (or not) as a Yoga Teacher

The yoga industry continues to boom, not only as more people discover the benefits of yoga, but also as more new teachers continue to get certified and spread the magic. Overall, this is a fantastic development, but it does present…

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Six Ways to Enhance Your Online Yoga Experience

With the advent of online yoga, the modern day yogi needn’t look further than his or her living room to practice with world class teachers. Online yoga has changed the face of today’s asana practice by making it accessible, convenient,…

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What’s So Great About a 500 Hour Yoga Teaching Certificate Anyway?

My first yoga teacher is an E-RYT 200. She has been teaching for over a decade and is celebrated within her home community and in the international communities in which she teaches. She has trained hundreds of students and teachers….

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2016 – The Year of the Monkey: Inspiring Possibility and Energy for Yoga Teachers

We are excited about 2016 for a whole bunch of reasons. A brand-new, innovative Advanced Teacher Training Curriculum, a new addition to our 90 Monkeys family (see the photo), and our third annual 200 Hour Teacher Training, which promises to…

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Holiday Gestures: Keep Your Yoga Students Coming Back for More

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to foster a greater sense of love and connection between yourself and your students. It can be a very meaningful season to many in your yoga community. Gifts are exchanged, people get…

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Monkey Bites: Run Yoga Retreats and Yoga Workshops Like a Pro

Are you looking to plan your first workshop or retreat but don’t know where to start? Are you a seasoned teacher looking to make your events sparkle? Whatever your level, we think you’ll find these tips below will give you…

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You Won’t Believe What These All-Star Yoga Teachers Had to Say About Their Body Image

Yoga teachers aren’t supposed to get insecure about their bodies, right? In this transparent and dynamic discussion, three leading voices in the yoga community discuss their own personal experience with food and body image challenges and the pressures yoga teachers…

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Yoga Teachers: This Summer, Get Ready for Fall!

  In the yoga world of the Northern Hemisphere, one could say that we have two high seasons, or “Januarys”. There’s January, and then there’s September. September is almost like the beginning of a whole new year with summer coming…

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