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Looking Back & Gazing Forward: Year in Review Questions for Yoga Teachers

My business year ends on December 31st and so I often take some…

My Home Practice: An Ever Unfolding Relationship

I signed up for my first yoga teacher-training program because…

Filling Your Cup: Seasonal Rhythms for Yoga Teachers

If I have learned one thing in my forty years of living it is…

Teaching Yoga: Some Thoughts On The Topic of Skilfulness

The other day I went to a yoga class taught by a colleague of…

Looking Back and Moving Forward: My Year In Review 2015

I am a huge fan of journaling, intention setting, and seasonal…

Self Care for Yoga Teachers: 6 Practices to Help You Stay Nourished & Inspired

Teaching is a giving profession. And for those of you who teach…
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Is Yoga a Business? A Heartfelt Rant From a Professional Yoga Teacher

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Lately I have seen many people in the yoga community posting disparaging comments on social media about yoga teachers being too self promotional, or treating yoga like a business, often also implying that they should be giving their services away for free (or at the very least cheap), or not promoting themselves at all, as “aren’t they supposed to be spiritual anyway”? ....

Blood Moon: Menses Wisdom for Yoginis

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This post is for every woman but I wrote it with my women friends who practice and teach yoga in mind. It represents some of my observations and practices in supporting my own menstrual health and honouring the sacred wisdom of my cycles....

To Plan, Or Not to Plan: Preparing to Teach

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My primary creative focus this last week has been to prepare my classes for Wanderlust, which will begin in just a few days. This process of setting intentions, pulling together threads of inspiration, and creating a structure which can hold it all is a fascinating process to me and one that I often get asked about so I thought I would share some of my thoughts here....

The Tyranny of Style, The Freedom of Inquiry

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There is one question that has always challenged me as a teacher of yoga, and that question is “what style do you teach?” It is an innocent enough question for people to ask, I get that, but I have always found it a challenge to answer and it always seems like a test I am bound to fail....