Posts Categorized: Teaching

Extra Incentive: Taryn Burns Assists at Kripalu

Meet Taryn Burns! Taryn participated in my Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health last January, and I’m happy to have her back as my assistant this coming January. Taryn is a natural teacher (an RYT 500, impressive for someone so young) with a winning smile and an engaging… Read more »

Weekday 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

One of my favorite offerings at Carolina Yoga is our daytime hybrid yoga teacher training, which meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., January through March, in odd-numbered years. We call this the “hybrid,” as it’s a cross of our three-week intensive format (offered in even-numbered summers) and the eight-month, one-weekend-a-month format… Read more »

Read: Yoga for Athletes Is Not Athletic Yoga

Yoga on the track

I wrote a post for the Kripalu blog outlining my approach to yoga for athletes. It’s summed up in the title: it’s not athletic yoga! Instead, it’s yoga to complement what we do in training. To put it succinctly, yoga for athletes is not necessarily athletic yoga. It certainly can be: At various points in… Read more »

Coming Spring 2019: Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses

Last week, Alexandra and I turned in the manuscript for our second coauthored book, Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses:  A Practical Workbook for Integrating Themes, Ideas, and Inspiration into Your Class. (Preorder it on Amazon here!) We designed this book for yoga teachers of every style, background, and level of experience; it would also be of… Read more »

Newly Certified: Alison Whelan

Meet Alison Whelan, the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teacher. Alison lives in New York City, where she teaches yoga full time and runs a nonprofit called Breathe and Believe Yoga, focused on bringing yoga to those who would otherwise be unable to access the practice. A lifelong athlete, Alison played lacrosse in college before… Read more »

Watch: Yin Yoga for Happy Hips

My latest yoga video to stream at Yoga Vibes is Yin Yoga for Happy Hips. In yin yoga, we hold poses for a long time in order to target the connective tissues in the body. This short sequence works the hips in every direction. Watch the full video at Yoga Vibes. You’ll also find over… Read more »

Content Role Model: Jenni Tarma

Last month, I launched the Content Workshop, a workbook course for movement teachers. (Read all about it here, and use the code SRWORKSHOP to save $10 on it or on the package of the Content Workshop and the Movement Workshop through May 31.) As I developed the course, I ran it past my most trusted… Read more »

Content Role Model: Alison Heilig

Last month, I launched the Content Workshop, a workbook course for movement teachers. (Read all about it here, and use the code SRWORKSHOP to save $10 on it or on the package of the Content Workshop and the Movement Workshop through May 31.) As I developed the course, I ran it past my most trusted… Read more »