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Teaching Through Tough Times

By Sara Avant Stover

Learn how to use your personal challenges to find your authentic voice, fortify your teachings, and inspire your students.

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Secrets of Sanskrit

By learning the ins and outs of the Sanskrit language, you can transmit the teachings of yoga on a deeper level.

Flexibility of Mind

Teaching students--not poses--can be a spiritual practice that requires the teacher to understand truth in all of its complexity.

Forgive Your Flaws

Trying to live up to unrealistic expectations won't serve you or your students. Here's how to balance being a role model and a normal person with imperfections.

Teaching Dharma

Discovering our dharma--life purpose--is one of the most important steps we can take along our spiritual path. As teachers, it is our responsibility to help each of our students uncover her individual dharma. Here's how to start.

Teaching Yoga without Chanting

Learn how to create a beneficial class without mantras, kirtan, or Oms.

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