Category: Yoga

  • Satisfaction Equals Perception Minus Expectations

    Satisfaction Equals Perception Minus Expectations

    One of our teachers at Carolina Yoga Company also teaches business classes at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. There, she told me, she tells her students that customer satisfaction follows this formula: Satisfaction = Perception − Expectations. Satisfaction is a result of what the consumer perceived they received minus what they expected…

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  • Nouveau: YOGA AU-DELÀ DES POSTURES

    Nouveau: YOGA AU-DELÀ DES POSTURES

    Aujourd’hui, YOGA AU-DELÀ DES POSTURES (TEACHING YOGA BEYOND THE POSES) est disponible en français ! Nous remercions Clémentine Erpicum pour la traduction. Alexandra et moi avons écrit ce livre pour que vous puissiez intégrer les élements de la philosophie de yoga à vos cours et à votre propre répétition et benéficiez d’une expérience plus profonde.…

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  • Last Days for Early Bird Rates: Designing and Teaching Gentle Yoga Sequences and Classes

    Last Days for Early Bird Rates: Designing and Teaching Gentle Yoga Sequences and Classes

    The $50 early bird savings for my upcoming continuing education program for movement teachers, Designing and Teaching Gentle Yoga Sequences and Classes, is good through August 23, so now is the time to sign up. In addition, the workshop includes a preassignment that you’ll want to spend a few hours on, so this is the…

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  • Watch: Six Moves of the Spine, Supine, One Leg

    Watch: Six Moves of the Spine, Supine, One Leg

    One of my favorite sequences can work as a warmup, as an end-of-practice sequence, and as yoga to do in bed. Here’s a run-through; when you are practicing this on your own, take your time with each move, so that the whole sequence takes 15 minutes or more. Want to learn more gentle sequences? Join…

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  • Registration Open: Kripalu in September and October

    Registration Open: Kripalu in September and October

    For over a decade, teaching at the magical Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts, has been the highlight of my work travel schedule. The last time I was there was in late January 2020; I clearly remember the ongoing news coverage of the outbreak in Wuhan, China. After two and a half…

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  • Imposter Syndrome Is Normal

    Imposter Syndrome Is Normal

    Our yoga teacher trainees at Carolina Yoga Company and in my continuing education courses often ask me, “When did you stop feeling like a fraud?” The question makes me smile, because it presumes that I’ve ever stopped. Some days, I still feel like I’m not experienced enough, or perky enough, or whatever enough to lead…

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  • New Video: Split Squat Flow

    New Video: Split Squat Flow

    Surrendering shrimp, aggressive chicken: there’s a new flow up in my Sequence Library! This standing sequence uses a split squat, lateral lunge, and eagle pose to challenge your legs and balance while you move your spine through side bending, twisting, and, as you see here, flexion and extension. This clip gives you a taste of…

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  • Listen: Run with Fitpage Podcast

    Listen: Run with Fitpage Podcast

    I had a wonderful conversation with Vikas Singh of the Fitpage website and podcast in India about yoga for runners, breathing techniques, and lots more. This featured an especially wonderful listener question! Listen on your favorite platform: Fitpage site: bit.ly/3NetXJd Apple Podcast: apple.co/3GP9c4s Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3PUWfKo Amazon Music: amzn.to/38K8ngE Google Podcast: bit.ly/3xauyWF

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  • Scheduled: Continuing Education at Carrboro Yoga

    Scheduled: Continuing Education at Carrboro Yoga

    I’ve just scheduled six workshops as part of Carolina Yoga Company’s 500-hour yoga teacher training. These are all open to any movement teacher, as well! They will meet at our Carrboro Yoga Co. location in Carrboro/Chapel Hill, NC. Each has some work for you to do before and after our in-person meetings, which are designed…

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  • Watch: Three Yoga Snacks at Yoga Vibes

    Watch: Three Yoga Snacks at Yoga Vibes

    Need a movement break? Try one or all three of my latest yoga routines at Yoga Vibes: Modified Sun Salutation Hands-Free Flow (8 minutes) Side Bending Tree Two Ways (5 minutes) Floor Hips and Hamstrings (11 minutes) Got even more time? Start with the Reclining Shoulders, Spine, and Hips Release and after side bending tree,…

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  • Support Your Local Studios

    Support Your Local Studios

    January is typically the biggest month for­­ gyms and fitness studios, as New Year’s resolutioners vow to make this their year to get in shape. But this January, instead of preparing to welcome a slew of new students, gym and studio owners are facing another year of the pandemic. Wellness and fitness businesses offer an…

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  • Live In-Person and Virtual Teaching Yoga to Athletes

    Live In-Person and Virtual Teaching Yoga to Athletes

    If, like me, you love the dynamic of a live classroom, join me for Teaching Yoga to Athletes at Lift Body + Yoga in Atlanta Friday–Sunday, October 15–17.

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