Benefits of a Yoga Teacher Training | What If I Don’t Want to Teach?

Starting February 2nd, 2018, I will be leading a Teacher Training at Firelight Yoga in Portland, OR. Applications are coming in, along with a lot of (understandable) questions. Beyond the investment of both time and money, a very common question I get is; Would I benefit from a teacher training if I don’t want to[…]

Warriors Path

“The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is; because everything you gain in life will rot and fall away, and all that will be left of you is what was in your heart.” -Jim Carrey My practice has been deepening. It happens so subtly sometimes, it’s hard to even notice.[…]

Television & Yoga?

Over the past few months in moments of downtime, I’ve enjoyed sitting back and watching a few TV shows that are without a doubt popular right now. What’s striking (or maybe not) is the content and the ideas that are being discussed. So this is a non-yogic blog, or is it? You be the judge.[…]

How to Create a Consistent Practice

When I first started practicing yoga, going to class was my saving grace. I would work all day, and it wasn’t until after work that I’d hit my mat. You could say we had a great relationship. Enough so, that I decided to ask her to go steady and jump in to a 200-hour teacher[…]

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Teachers: How to Build a Class to a Playlist

There are many ways to sequence a class. Whether you are steering your students towards a peak posture, or simply looking to create a well-rounded full body practice, music can impact the way the class is received by your students. Now, the world of music is vast, and this is a beautiful thing as it allows[…]