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Teaching Yoga to Athletes: Online vs. In Person

In January, I’ll repeat my intensive on teaching yoga to athletes at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the Berkshires. We had a wonderful time last year and I’m already looking forward to this iteration of the intensive. I had a great question about the difference between the course there and my online… Read more »

Teacher Training with Sage

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The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga

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Bio, CV, and Philosophy

Sage Rountree is an internationally recognized authority in yoga for athletes, an endurance sports coach specializing in athletic recovery, and the co-owner of several wellness businesses. Sage is the author of eight books, including The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga, Racing Wisely, Everyday Yoga, and, most recently, Lifelong Yoga and Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses, both cowritten with Alexandra DeSiato. Sage’s classes,… Read more »


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Active Yogi: Stress and Rest

Greetings from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Rest, where I am leading an intensive on teaching yoga to athletes. Yesterday, we talked about progressive overload—the proper application of stress and rest. And fittingly, that’s the topic for the latest blog post at Active Yogi at Yoga Journal. Please check it out.

Yoga Shelter Grosse Pointe Recap

What a wonderful group of yogis practice at Yoga Shelter Grosse Pointe! I had an absolutely wonderful time with all of them. As I promised them, here’s a recap of what we did. I hope these practice notes will help jog your memory. When there are online depictions, I’ve included a link. Underlined sequences appear… Read more »

But I’m Not a Teacher

I was delighted to have a few students at my intensive in San Francisco on teaching yoga to athletes who were not themselves yoga teachers. They bravely, and correctly, presumed that there’d be content germane to their personal training work and their own practices. And I just had an e-mail from a non-teacher student who’s… Read more »

Teaching Yoga to Athletes

Jessica, a marathoner, triathlete, and yoga teacher, wrote me from San Diego, asking about how to get started in the field of teaching yoga to athletes. I was heartened to hear that she actively trains and competes. It’s certainly not a prerequisite for teaching a great class for athletes, but it definitely helps to be… Read more »

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