How to prevent yoga accidents and injuries (Plus bonus information on insurance!)

Accidents happen. Plain and simple. And unfortunately yoga accidents and injuries are more common than you might think. In fact, there has been a huge amount of discussion over the years, largely sparked by this article in the New York Times a few years back, concerning whether yoga can do more harm than good. But…

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Why a Yoga Business Card is Essential (Plus Bonus Tips on How to Network)

“Let me just give you my business card….” Really? I hear you say. You mean in addition to all the other things we have to think about as new teachers (lights & music in the studio, inhale and exhale counts, getting that first gig, what the next training looks like) we have to think about…

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How To Build Your Following as a New Yoga Teacher

Friends, yogis, fellow teachers. There is no doubt that it takes a lot of effort to build your following as a new yoga teacher. But what if instead of just working hard, you could work smart and get more students? Sounds like a great plan, right? Before I show you how to do just this,…

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Balifornia – A Yogi’s Guide to the Island of the Gods

BALI BALI BALI! [Bong!] Bali has become a kind of yoga ground zero in recent years. With the advent of lower cost airline routes, the explosion in the retreat industry and THAT movie, most modern hippies worth their [pink himalayan sea] salt have made the pilgrimage to this gem in Indonesia. Much has been made…

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How To Build Your Brand As a New Yoga Teacher

If you want to build your brand as a new yoga teacher, there’s no better than time now. Personal brand building has become super popular – and accessible – with the rise of digital and social media. And it has changed the way the world looks at yoga teachers and other fitness professionals beyond recognition.…

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Anxiety, Depression and Yoga

*Guest Post from Sabrina* Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health concerns in our society. They are often experienced as a complex set of emotional and functional challenges and while they are not the same, they often occur together. It is not uncommon for people with depression to experience anxiety and…

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SUP Yoga – The Who, The What, The How….!

// ABOUT THE AUTHOR – ROSIE MARKWICK // “I teach Vinyasa flow, Hatha and Yin yoga. My dynamic classes are Forrest inspired with a focus on alignment and core stability fused with creative flows. All classes are powerful, fun and deeply healing. I am passionate about yoga as a body work therapy. My intention is to…

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Make your passion your profession – what are you waiting for?

// D A Y  T W E N T Y  O N E  // Welcome to Day 21 of my 21 Day Writing Dare! That’s all folks! But Jules, I hear you say. You write all the time. You majored in English. Your mother is a retired journalist. Why the need for a challenge? I’ve started…

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Know your Numbers – Studionomics

// D A Y  N I N E T E E N  // Welcome to Day 19 of my 21 Day Writing Dare! (Almost there!) But Jules, I hear you say. You write all the time. You majored in English. Your mother is a retired journalist. Why the need for a challenge? Well, whether you…

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How to create a corporate yoga offering…

Desk dwellers and beyond… Last week I wrote an article about providing relief and rescue from some of the less than desirable effects of sitting down a lot. While half the article assumed that people are able to get to the yoga studio at some point, today I want to dig into how you take…

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