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Master Your Relationships to Be a Professional

One definition of yoga is “relationship.” In this online intensive designed for teachers at any level of experience and in any style of yoga or movement teaching, we will examine the relationships that teachers have with:

  • themselves: self-talk, self-perception
  • their students: boundaries and responsibilities
  • other teachers: collegiality
  • studios: how to get hired, how to be a team player
  • money: basics of taxes, pricing, and money management
  • the law: what to know

You will finish the course with a concrete plan for being completely clear and professional in all your relationships, to the benefit of yourself, your students, and the yoga community at large.

“I finished feeling significantly more confident and inspired about where my career could be one year or five years from now, and more compassionate toward myself about the process of starting out as a new yoga teacher.”

Elizabeth Bechard

Professionalism student

What You’ll Learn

Yoga studio owners Lies Sapp and Sage Rountree share their knowledge on accounting, scheduling, and the studio/teacher relationship. You’ll gain attorney Lies’s perspective on:

  • legal issues yoga teachers face
  • liability
  • ethics

Hear Sage’s take on:

  • marketing
  • building a loyal student base
  • developing a career—full or part-time—as a yoga teacher

The course will help you focus on your professional strengths and weaknesses, and we’ll help you set goals for building a successful relationship with your teaching as you move forward.

Learn about:

  • Pricing models and dealing with money
  • Marketing yourself with integrity
  • Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries for your teaching and with your students
  • Building collegial relationships with teachers and studios
  • Growing your private and in-class client base

How You’ll Learn It

When you sign up for the course, you’ll receive instant, lifetime access to more than twelve hours of video:

  • ten lectures and discussions
  • four sweet yoga practices to help you feel centered, relaxed, and ready to bring in more of what you want for your career
  • prompts to help you set goals and intentions for your teaching and plot clear steps to be as professional as possible

Earn CEUs

If you track Yoga Alliance CEUs, you can claim 10 for completing this course.

Work at your own pace and at a time that’s convenient for you, and use your lifetime access to review the materials at your leisure.

All of my courses have a free sample unit. Please enjoy!