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Tips for helping someone who becomes sick in class.
Because you shouldn't have to suffer through class.
The trending and traditional restorative pose brings you the most release—physically, mentally, and emotionally—when you let yourself truly relax. These uncommon cues can help.
A yoga teacher shares the subtle physical and emotional cues revealed in her students' feet.
Whether you've just graduated yoga teacher training or have been leading classes for years, you still need to practice in order to evolve. Here's how.
You don’t necessarily get rid of fear. But you can learn how to overcome it. Instagram's @upsidedownmama explains.
This language misstep can have a tremendous effect on your students' practice.
A full-time yoga teacher trainer explains why the thing that everyone seems to worry about actually isn't a concern at all.
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 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.
Because there's more to life than hip openers.
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.
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.
The answer is simple.
Sometimes doing what you most love can leave you exhausted. Here's how to lead others through their practice without debilitating yourself.
Ever find that a standard alternative to a pose still doesn't feel right in your body? These accessible options will change that.
There's more to sequencing the final resting pose than putting it at the end of class. Here's how to ensure your students are set up to find their calm.
Whether you're an experienced teacher or have yet to teach a class, here's what you can do to set yourself—and your students—up for the best experience possible.
For the founder of Accessible Yoga, “anyone can do yoga” isn’t a slogan—it’s a lifelong mission.
The prop you never even knew you needed can transform how you (and your students) find alignment.
Some teachers are naturally eloquent; others have to cultivate their voice with practice—and these tips.
These tips and tricks will make your resume stand out. Plus, a sample template you can use to get started.
The trade off in cost is definitely worth your peace of mind.
To demo or not to demo? These tips will help you discern which online teaching approach works best for you and your students.
The learning doesn't end with YTT. These tips help you get past your newness and nervousness.
Whether you're taking a bilingual class or teaching it—there's so much to gain from stretching your brain along with your muscles.
When you're teaching multiple classes each week, writing sequences, creating curriculum, and managing your careers, your home yoga practice might slip through the cracks. Here's why you shouldn't let it.
Two yoga luminaries discuss whether you can teach yoga without discussing the roots of the practice.
Six teachers share how they've found success and connection when teaching in the virtual world.
Develop your song-selection savvy to create a yoga music playlist to pair perfectly with your favorite sequence.
Thought leaders in the yoga industry discuss the benefits and drawbacks of streaming yoga classes. Plus, find helpful tips for giving a great one.
A growing coalition of nearly 2,000 CorePower Yoga instructors have signed a petition demanding better pay and benefits as well as putting an end to the company’s alleged history of racial discrimination.
The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Yoga Online: 10 Digital Platforms You Should Consider Right Now, Plus Pro Audio, Lighting, and Camera Tips
Keep calm, troubleshoot tech, and teach on: Here's what yoga teachers are leaning on for their classes, trainings, online courses, and community conversations, so you can build something that lasts beyond the pandemic.
As COVID-19 Reveals the Cracks in the Yoga Industry, Could a Universal Teachers’ Union Help Reshape Our Community?
Unionize Yoga—the first-ever yoga teachers’ union—reaches a severance agreement with major studio chain YogaWorks.
The decision to close the four remaining New York locations effective April 19 highlights the uncertainty facing yoga teachers, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
These yoga teachers are using their platforms to give back to the community in necessary and inspiring ways.
Transformation Yoga Project leads trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness classes in Philadelphia addiction treatment centers and prisons.
There are new standards for registered yoga schools and teachers. Here’s what’s changing.
Teachers, researchers, scholars, and activists weigh in on modern yoga and how we might practice with more integrity and respect.
On our path to healing, we can seek to practice without as much appropriation. Here’s how.
Yoga and Buddhism teacher Jacoby Ballard shares thoughts on travel and how the compassion and generosity that a yoga practice fosters can help create peace, regardless of where you roll out your mat. You don’t have to go far to feel connected to the world.
Do what you love and you never work a day in your life? More like do you what you love and you will work every day! Here’s how not to burn out.
After one yogi took her 200-hour yoga teacher training, she decided to volunteer at a senior citizen home instead of finding a paid job teaching yoga. Here’s how it’s changed her practice—and her outlook on life.
This master teacher and founder of YogaWorks has seen a real evolution in the art of teaching over the years. Read on for her thoughts on the art of leadership.
One yoga teacher weighs in on why you should bring up the challenges we’re all facing out in the world—think wildfires, news of sexual misconduct, political unrest, the list goes on—in your yoga classes.
Beat bad lighting and create professional-looking footage with these simple tips for gear and filming.
Find the right mic and get the best sound as you invest in taking your classes to digital platforms.