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27 Apr
Posted by Nikola Ellis

4 ways to bring ‘touch’ to your online yoga classes

Are you missing the human contact when you teach yoga online? You’re not the only one. The sense of connection that comes from practicing yoga together is my favourite part of teaching. Your students are yearning for it. What’s more, the need for authentic connection is stopping many people from doing yoga online - or leading them to drop out after trying it for a while.

 

So how can you create a deep sense of connection with your students while teaching online? Can you ever reproduce the ‘touch’ of a compassionate adjustment via webcam?

 

Yes.

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20 Apr
Posted by Nikola Ellis

Yoga teachers and COVID-19 consipracies

Peace-loving, vegan yogis and gun-toting, alt-right crusaders don't have much in common at first glance. But here's the weird thing. They're all sharing the same COVID-19 conspiracy theories. Whether it's 5G mind control, Bill Gates and vaccinations or suspicions about official coronavirus mortality figures, the flower children and the hard right are united in their love of YouTube videos telling them to 'wake up' and smell the global conspiracy.

 

Why?

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06 Apr
Posted by Nikola Ellis

5 Things Yoga Teachers Should Do During COVID-19

How're you doing? I mean it. Gently check in with yourself and see how you're feeling. In this COVID-19 world, many of us are overwhelmed and stuck in survival mode. I get it. It’s happening to me too. But staying in survival mode will stop us from serving our students and building stronger communities. As we deal with the new challenges we are all facing, here are 5 things yoga teachers can do right now to support themselves, their students and each other.

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