Posts Tagged ‘yoga teacher’

Plan B, or When Life Surprises You

Plan B, or When Life Surprises You A Yoga Theme based on Theme Weaver, The Other Eight Limb Path You:                 (Put your “why” here) Theme for:      Plan B. HOVs:              Resilience, Open to Change Anecdote: When life surprises you. Plan B is the Universe’s plan. The morning after a very surprising election. Contemplation…

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Halloween Theme: Zombies and Vampires

Zombies and Vampires for Halloween “The Other Eight Limb Path” ™ of Theme Weaver You:                       (What is your Yoga Teaching Mantra?) I help everyone find clarity in life. Theme:                Zombies and Vampires is a take on the play between individual and community needs. HOVs:                   Self-care vs. being community-oriented. Others: self-knowledge, Svidyaya, compassion. Anecdote: Zombies…

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I like Corepower, and I cannot lie.

The biggest mistake we can make is to rue the days of small beginnings. If you had told me 20 years ago that someday I would practice yoga, and I would like it, I would have said you were high. When I first started practicing, I was exhausted, overweight and overworked. As a software executive…

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Taylor Swift: Yoga Studios Are a lot Like Apple

The $30 billion yoga industry might stand to take a lesson from Apple and Taylor Swift and pay their teachers even if they offer a discounted introductory package. While Taylor Swift, with a net worth larger than many small countries, can easily boycott Apple and other distributors that offer free or deeply discounted tunes, not…

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Be careful for what you want. 

Dear Yogi Muse, I have been teaching yoga for six years and I want to know how to get to the next level. My classes are fairly full, and I have consistent, regular students. Where do I go from here? Should I branch out to other studios, or become a travel-teacher? What is next, oh…

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When Good Themes Go Bad

  In general, I believe that any attempt to theme a yoga class and bring in some tidbit of inspiration is going to work out better than if a teacher made no attempt whatsoever. This is the “no effort is ever wasted” theory. But even though an effort will be a growth opportunity, it is not…

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Colorado Proves that Yogis Can Unite

  The word “yoga” may mean the union of two things, but up until now yogis have famously not agreed on anything except this: we want the state to get out of our business. We don’t agree on the alignment of the back leg, or if we should tuck the pelvis. However, this is changing in…

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How to be a great yoga assistant.

You probably won’t see me teaching at the yoga festivals this summer. It’s not because I’m not fabulous. Right? It’s because I prefer assisting rather than teaching at the big events. Assisting is a chance to change someone’s life. And that’s what yoga used to be about. I have had a taste of headlining big events.…

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