Posts Tagged: Yoga Teacher Training

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 »

Sign Up Now: Core Strength for Real People, May 19–20

We have a great crew already committed to the Core Strength for Real People workshop at Carrboro Yoga, Saturday and Sunday, May 19–20. If you’ve been on the fence, sign up now before we hit our maximum! And if you can’t make it in person, you can follow along with fun, doable core videos anytime… Read more »

Schedule Preview: Carolina Yoga Company’s Yoga Teacher Trainings

You know what’s fun? Yoga teacher training. Whether or not you ever intend to teach, undergoing a training helps you crystallize and deepen your relationship with yoga and with yourself. You’ll grow in all kinds of unexpected ways, and you’ll enjoy going through the program with a cohort of like-minded colleagues. 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training… Read more »

New Infrastructure for 2018: Sage Yoga Teacher Training

Over at Sage Yoga Teacher Training, I have several online courses: Online Yoga for Athletes Teacher Training and Certification Classroom Management and Safety Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste Professionalism for Movement Teachers The Workshop Workshop On Wednesday, I updated the infrastructure of the site to make it far more easy to access more… Read more »

The Toughest Part of Yoga Teacher Training

We’re in our eleventh round of 200-hour yoga teacher training at Carolina Yoga Company. (Join us for the twelfth! Or go deeper with our 500-hour advanced studios yoga teacher training!) As usual, we have a lovely crew of earnest students who anticipate a journey of self-discovery and growth that will be difficult at times. But… Read more »

Sage Advice: Balance Professionalism and Personality in Yoga Classes

Your teaching persona should be authentic to your day-to-day self, but that doesn’t mean you would share with your students in the same way as you would with your friends. I explored how to find the right balance in an article for Yoga Journal, “Balance Professionalism and Personality In Yoga Classes.” Yoga fosters connection, including a… Read more »

Scheduled: Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste

Yoga and movement teachers: when did you last take plenty of time to play on your mat, create new sequences, collate them, and plan classes? Much of this work happens in small increments. Dedicate yourself to a full work week of creativity in Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste, and you’ll develop an invaluable playbook to keep your… Read more »