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The Yoga Teacher’s Holiday Gift Giving Guide – 2019

It’s that time of year and we couldn’t resist. We had so much fun compiling our gift guide with a few of our favorite things! We love supporting businesses that have a passion for sustainability, promote a healthy lifestyle, and…

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Develop These Three Traits to Excel as a Yoga Teacher

  There are three qualities of a great yoga teacher that I learned from my own teacher and mentor, Amy Ippoliti. Each time I hear her talk about these qualities, it resonates more deeply than the last. Touching on the…

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Five Ways To Consistently Get On Your Yoga Mat & Practice More

Yoga Practice

  As a teacher busy with planning classes, traveling to and from studios, teaching public classes and privates, balancing home life, and the addictive demands of the constant social media “feed”, it has become increasingly difficult to make time for…

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How Yoga Taught Me how to Handle a Business Crisis

  When I started teaching yoga, I felt confident that my experience in business would serve me well. I had good people skills. I could manage and motivate a group. I possessed strong time management skills and could dispense clear…

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How to Teach a Memorable Restorative Yoga Class

Amy Ippoliti Restorative Yoga

“You’re not giving the student the experience. You’re creating the container for the student to have the experience themselves.”– Judith Hanson Lasater There are a few factors, in my opinion, that shift a Restorative class from good to great. Some…

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Ten Customizable Yoga Blog Posts You Can Write Right Now!

You have a yoga email list. You’re ready to blog or send out an email. You know it’s important. You know your people want to hear from you. You know there are things you want to talk about. Problem is,…

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Find Your Writing Voice as a Yoga Teacher: How to Make Your Writing Sound Like YOU

Writing Yoga Teachers

Writing has become an integral part of being a yoga teacher – we’re not just in the classroom anymore, we’re online, on social media and in print. Whether it be your blog, an Instagram post, or an article for a…

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Writing Tips for Yoga Teachers Who Hate Writing

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By Lori Snyder It’s a fairly safe bet that no one ever woke up and thought, “Hey, I love to write! I think I’ll become a yoga teacher!” In fact, for the vast majority of teachers who start to build…

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One Yoga Teacher’s Journey from Self-Doubt to Empowerment

This past week I took down the last of the decor from my yoga teacher pity party. I spent my summer feeling anxious, angry, and negative and quite frankly it was exhausting. However, for whatever reason, changing always seems so…

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Is the 60 Minute Yoga Class Watering Down the Fullness of Yoga?

By Amy Ippoliti and Joey Gottlieb   Yoga is a constantly evolving field with many changes since the arrival of asana classes in the West. One of the most noticeable shifts in recent years has been the shortening of public…

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Big Things Often Have Small Beginnings

We loved this Instagram post from our most recent Innovative Teaching Methodology Module graduate, @rebekahboatrite, which put in to words what many of us were feeling after the weekend: Serious brain dump about to happen here so don’t say I…

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The Secret Confidence Booster for Self-Doubting Yoga Teachers

  At the start of every teacher training, I often ask yoga teachers what they hope to get out of studying together. Inevitably teachers share that they feel timid or doubt themselves and want to boost their confidence in the…

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How Do You Know When You’re Ready to Teach Yoga Workshops?

By Sarah Diedrick With most yoga classes being about 60 minutes in duration in many studios these days, workshops are a wonderful way to dive deeper into the practice. By contrast to group classes, workshops are typically anywhere from 2-4…

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How to Improve Retention in Your Yoga Class by Cultivating Community

By Sarah Diedrick It’s been said that community is the number one reason a yoga student comes to class, and the number one reason they return. Cultivating community in a yoga class can serve students and teachers in a profound…

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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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In The Fullness of Time…

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