Posts Tagged: Carrboro Yoga Company

The Toughest Part of Yoga Teacher Training

We’re in our eleventh round of 200-hour yoga teacher training at Carolina Yoga Company. (Join us for the twelfth! Or go deeper with our 500-hour advanced studios yoga teacher training!) As usual, we have a lovely crew of earnest students who anticipate a journey of self-discovery and growth that will be difficult at times. But… Read more »

Scheduled: No Fooling: You Can Handstand

Do you think the idea of getting into handstand is a joke? Join Sage on April Fools’ Day to learn fun preparations for the pose based in yoga and Pilates. At the end of the hour, we will take a lighthearted approach to trying handstand at the wall. You need not want to get upside… Read more »

Scheduled: Classroom Management and Safety

CPR training as part of our Classroom Management and Safety teachers' intensive. A post shared by Sage Rountree (@sagerountree) on Mar 1, 2014 at 11:20am PST Movement teachers: come learn how to handle everything from heart attacks to fart attacks in our fun, educational weekend on Classroom Management and Safety. It’s part of the Carolina Yoga… Read more »

Watch: Teaching Yoga to Athletes Intensive 2016

The videos I’ve been posting one by one from my summer Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive are now available as a package. You can choose it in standalone format, or subscribe to YogaVibes and access not only this series, but also dozens more classes with me. Teaching Yoga to Athletes Intensive 2016 Filmed live during Sage… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletes Teachers’ Lounge: Reverse Vinyasa

Day 5 of my 2016 Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive included a short practice featuring an alternative to the standard plank–chaturanga–up dog–down dog vinyasa. Repetitive movements lead to imbalances, both in sports training and in asana practice. Shaking up our habitual patterns helps us build new movement pathways and avoid injury. Training can lead to sport-specific imbalances—and so… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletes Teachers’ Lounge: Balance Play

Day 4 of my 2016 Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive included a practice with some fun balance play. Balance is critical to athletic performance and athletic longevity—and so is a sense of humor. You’ll see what a good time we are having here! Balance is crucial for injury prevention in athletes and everyone. In this practice, recorded… Read more »

Introducing Core Strength for Real People

I’m really bursting with excitement about this one: introducing my new video series, Core Strength for Real People! This will be an ongoing series with new content appearing regularly. To get you started, there are four doable routines and three mini-practices waiting for you. Each is ready to meet you where you are—all you need is… Read more »

Newly Certified: Stacy Sparlin

Meet Stacy Sparlin! Stacy is a gym teacher, a whitewater kayaker, and now, a certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teacher. We had the pleasure of her company in Carrboro all summer, as she completed the intensive version of our 500-hour Carolina Yoga Advanced Studies Teacher Training (next offered summer 2017). (Some of the content is… Read more »