Why you should be using video messages in your yoga business (and how).

This is a picture of me doing something that has been making a big difference to my yoga teaching and to my students. Video messaging. It’s free, it's super easy and it’s achieved three amazing things in my yoga business:   1.           My students...

The 9-step formula to find new yoga students

Are you looking for a simple way to build your student numbers? This blog walks you through a proven 9-step process for finding - and keeping - new yoga students. 

Have your say - the state of online yoga in Australia

Love it or hate it, online yoga is here to stay.    Have you embraced teaching online and flourished? Did you give it a go but didn't get the results you hoped for? Perhaps you didn't dip your toes in the digital waters at all.   We want to shine...

Things will never be the same again. And that’s exactly the way it’s supposed to be.

We have been on a wild and terrifyingly rapid journey this year. From personal relationships through to the very fabric of our societies, everything has been squeezed, distorted, pushed and pulled until we find ourselves in a landscape that is...

How to teach Nadi shodana (and why)

Pranayama, or yogic breathing, is an important part of yoga. But yoga teachers often focus on the physical postures and don't include breathing techniques. Why? Not all yoga teacher trainings spend enough time on pranayama to give student teachers a...

Ayurveda for Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

I loved learning about Ayurveda when I did my very first yoga teacher training. In fact, it was one of the highlights of the course. But, after that first training, I didn't feel like I had enough knowledge to incorporate Ayurveda into my classes or...

Free 'yoga for mental balance' template for yoga teachers

Are your students feeling stressed and anxious? It's been a difficult year for many of us and your students really need the yoga gifts you have to offer.   October is Mental Health Month and as a yoga teacher, you know how yoga can reduce the...

3 great news stories for yoga teachers who lost work because of Covid

Are you one of the many thousands of yoga teachers who have had their classes destroyed or dramatically reduced since March 2020? Covid-19 has certainly been tough on yoga teachers. But three pieces of news this week got me excited about the future...

Feeling Isolated? Yoga teaching can be a lonely business....

Even before Covid-19, quarantine and online classes, many yoga teachers were pretty much out their on their own. No supervisor, no colleagues to chat to in the lunch room. Just you, taking yoga to the world. While that might be OK for a while, in...

How COVID-19 restrictions help you to help the most vulnerable yoga students

At first (and second) glance, COVID-19 looks like a disaster for yoga teachers and students. With studios closing, social distancing rules making yoga-as-usual impossible and a million new barriers to sharing yoga, it’s been challenging. And the...