Posts Tagged: Yoga Teacher Training

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 »

Sage Advice: Balance Professionalism and Personality in Yoga Classes

Your teaching persona should be authentic to your day-to-day self, but that doesn’t mean you would share with your students in the same way as you would with your friends. I explored how to find the right balance in an article for Yoga Journal, “Balance Professionalism and Personality In Yoga Classes.” Yoga fosters connection, including a… Read more »

Scheduled: Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste

Yoga and movement teachers: when did you last take plenty of time to play on your mat, create new sequences, collate them, and plan classes? Much of this work happens in small increments. Dedicate yourself to a full work week of creativity in Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste, and you’ll develop an invaluable playbook to keep your… 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 »

Scheduled: Workshops at 1440 Multiversity

I’m excited to be among the very first presenters at 1440 Multiversity, a new center opening in the redwood forest outside Santa Cruz this May. Join me for: Yoga for Athletes: Balance, Strength, Flexibility, and Focus, Friday–Sunday, June 16–18 Are you ready to take your game to the next level? Yoga’s emphasis on form, focus,… Read more »

Sale: Save $10 on the Workshop Workshop

Up your teaching game in 2017 with the Workshop Workshop, an online course to help you develop, plan, and teach successful yoga and movement workshops. This workshop quickly pays for itself! And it’s $10 off through the end of February. Are you eager to share your favorite topics with your students in workshop format, but… 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 »