Qualities of a Good Student

We can all agree yoga is popular. Its popularity isn’t new, in fact yoga has stood the test of time with over 5,000 years behind its back. However, modern day life that includes such things as yoga celebrities, self marketing via social media and the relative onslaught of ‘yoga teachers’ graduating from yoga school; the[…]

Teachers: What You Say Matters

Lately I’ve been taking a lot of classes around town, getting to know different teachers and experiencing different studios. Something that I’ve come to realize is that what you say as a teacher really matters. There are cues that have been handed down among the ages like “let your sit bones smile” (ok not really[…]

What Brings You to Your Mat?

Yoga asks us to dig deep… into our bodies, muscles, joints, organs. Into our minds, our psychology, our emotions. Into our desires and beliefs. Yoga calls us to a higher self, a witness, and asks us to shine acceptance into everything we find. At first, we’re not accustomed to looking at ourselves so deeply. We[…]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…(to teach yoga).

  You just finished your first 200hour teacher training and the world is bright. Your practice is stronger than ever, you have new ideas and you’re ready to get out into the world to teach. But what exactly should you be prepared for when you’re walking into your first (of probably many) demo auditions? The[…]