Posts Categorized: Yoga

New Format: Summer Intensive Yoga Teacher Training Now Online Summer 2020

For several years, we’ve been offering three formats of our 200-hour yoga teacher training at Carolina Yoga Company: our eight-month one-weekend-a-month format, a three-week summer intensive format, and a nine-week weekday daytime format. Because we expect social distancing and limits on gatherings to stay in place, this summer we will offer our three-week intensive online… Read more »

Giveaway: Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses

If you’ve been teaching online or if you’re considering getting started, you might have looked at the hundreds of professionally produced videos already available and asked yourself, “Who would want to watch ME over this?” The answer: the people who will connect with you for who you are: you, uniquely you.

I Miss Mondays the Most

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Of all the routines that have shifted, my Mondays have changed the most during the shutdown. Used to be I’d meet my running friends for the same strides workout, spend time doing desk work, go to the studio, take Alexandra’s Pilates class, then teach Yoga for Athletic Balance. The best part was coming home after… Read more »

The Last Yoga Class I Taught

Two weeks ago yesterday, I taught my last yoga class. My business partner and I had just resolved to suspend all studio operations at the end of the day. I was subbing yin yoga for a colleague who began social distancing before the rest of us caught on. I stood at the door to hold it… Read more »

Online Classes and Courses Galore

I hope you’re staying centered and calm (enough) this week! Yoga can help a lot. For many years, I’ve been amassing an extensive library of online classes for students of any amount of experience and continuing education courses for yoga teachers, so if you find yourself in need of some at-home de-stressing or something to do while your kids take their own online courses, here are some suggestions—and a few special deals.

Wednesdays in February: Savasana Deluxe

Each Wednesday in February, from 6 to 7 p.m., I’m leading Yoga Nidra, a form of guided relaxation, at Carrboro Yoga. If you like savasana, the relaxation period at the end of yoga class, you’ll love this practice! All you need to do is show up and lie down.

Watch: Restorative Reset at Yoga Vibes

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Let’s be real—we all need more rest. This hourlong restorative yoga practice with me on @YogaVibes delivers just that with three deeply relaxing poses. You’ll begin in a supine position, utilizing a chair to elevate your legs and release tension in the psoas and lower back. This practice is the antidote for frazzled nerves, a tweaked back, or insomnia.