This language misstep can have a tremendous effect on your students' practice.
After the worst of your pain is behind you, these moves will help you return to your practice with confidence.
Remember: Your faith is stronger than your fear.
Spoiler Alert: It's not what you think.
We are being drawn to explore what it means to be whole before asking another to do our work for us.
You have the power to make impactful changes in your life and your community.
A full-time yoga teacher trainer explains why the thing that everyone seems to worry about actually isn't a concern at all.
Don’t get up! With these variations, you can experience yoga in a more supported manner—perfect for those days when you are lacking energy but still want to practice.
Some lessons come only with experience. But there are other universal truths that can be useful to know sooner rather than later. (Also, humor helps.) Jack Workman explains.
The planetary influences ask you to respond to chances, changes, and challenges leading with your most authentic self.
Sometimes less is more, even in yoga.
Even when you're doing what you love, there are days when you're simply too exhausted to bring your best to the mat. Here's what you can do.
Feeling restless? The first new Moon of the astrological year might be responsible. Here's how to harness that energy to align with your highest life.
During this Aries season, the invitation is to remain true to both yourself and your awareness.
Let these yoga poses remind you what it's like to hold yourself with both strength and ease.
The new Moon in Aries brings the self-awareness and momentum needed to take yourself further than you'd ever imagined.
Sitting still can be challenging, even for experienced yoga teachers. Practicing this short stretching sequence beforehand can bring some ease to it.
The beginning of Aries season and the spring equinox encourage us to summon our courage and forge a new way forward.
Step one: Get out of your own way.
An exploration of the intention behind an anatomically incorrect instruction.
lluminate your playful side with a practice to remind you of your strength and grace.
On those days when dragging yourself out of bed feels pretty momentous, yoga—slow, steady, and supported—can help.
With the full Moon in Virgo and the beginning of the astrological year in Aries, life's about to get good.
The narrative of a powerful class lies not just in the postures, but also in the progression. Here's how to honor those in-between moments.
You cannot make everyone happy, nor should you try.
Just because it's a backbend doesn't mean all the work should be in your spine.
The end of the astrological year opens the gates to a new way of life.
Enlisting advice, support, and friendship from other yoga teachers can make all the difference—in both your teaching and your attitude.
The case for keeping it simple.
This new Moon is your invitation to focus on your creativity, dreams, and inner wisdom.
We may not be able to solve all the world’s problems, but we can look inward to connect with ourselves.
This month brings ample opportunity to explore your highest self and your greatest desires, but self-awareness is essential.
The new Moon in Pisces affords you insights, intuition, and understanding of where you hold yourself back. Let life flow.
With no retrogrades or shadow periods for the next couple of months, you’re free to manifest all your intentions.
And you'll still have 1,430 minutes left in the day.
As we swim into the intuitive waters of Pisces, we experience clarity, unveilings, big reveals, and awakenings.
Align your body, mind, and emotions to harness the abundance of love coming your way.
Because there's more to life than hip openers.
In tandem with the sun in Aquarius, this full moon helps you find your self-expression and make the necessary breakthroughs to step into the highest version of you.
When you feel like doing nothing, but know you should be doing something, maybe you need to tune in rather than work out.
Let stillness be your medicine.
The days ahead bring the necessary illumination and inspiration to actually act on your desires.
Step away from the computer.
Welcome the opportunity to fall into alignment with your values, and experience love and connection in all their guises.
It’s time to synthesize all we’ve learned.
As the retrograde cycles come to an end, we're taking the lessons learned with us as we move forward.
Sometimes you just need to let the pose hold you.
The relief you feel after moving through these five postures will astound you.
Now is the time to recharge your batteries for all that lies ahead.
Feeling a little emotional lately? You're not alone. Here are simple things you can do to ease those full moon vibes
Hands shoulder-distance apart? Check. Lengthen through your back? Done. Here are other prompts to help you heighten your—and your students'—experience in this foundational pose.
You know what happens to a paper clip when you bend it back and forth too many times? Stop doing the same thing to your body.
Having a tricky time with Bow Pose? Take what you know from Bridge and Camel and change your relationship to gravity. Here's how.
From nonstop talking to arriving late or even adjusting other students—yoga teachers have seen all sorts of class disruptions. Here’s how to handle them.
“Going deeper” into your pose has nothing to do with how it looks.
Only when you get quiet can you listen to your deepest truth and desires. Here's how to get in touch with yourself and your intentions for the year ahead.
The answer is simple.
Spoiler: Compassion and truth will play a big role.
This month, the planets and stars ask you to consider the gift of structure, mastery, and patience in your life.
Sometimes doing what you most love can leave you exhausted. Here's how to lead others through their practice without debilitating yourself.
As you approach the new year, consider thinking as much about the ways you want to feel as the things you want to do.