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Why the world needs yoga teachers right now

If you're a yoga teacher, you are one of the most important people on the planet right now. You know why? Because you have the skills to lead a revolution in kindness, compassion and the vital life-skills that we all need right now.   Who better to...

A quick and dirty guide to teaching yoga online

Lots of yoga teachers are, quite justifiably, worried about making an income and serving their students during the COVID-19 lockdown.    One of the best ways to keep students safe and the bills paid is to teach online. But if you’re a technophobe,...

What yoga teachers can do about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

This is a scary time for everybody, including yoga teachers. Many of us rely on group yoga classes for our income. What happens if (when) the studios you work for close? What happens if (when) your students just stop coming as they self-isolate?   ...

In a world of yoga 'experts', who do you trust?

Who do you trust?   Let’s face it, the yoga industry is full of ‘experts’.    If we’ve learned anything from the scandals that have plagued almost every yoga tradition in recent years, it’s that ‘experts’ are not always trustworthy.    Then there’s...

How yoga teachers use Ayurveda to get real results

Are you confident giving your students Ayurvedic advice?   Ayurveda is a powerful way to help your students get real results. And they'll LOVE you for it. Adding more Ayurveda skills to your teaching tool-kit helps you to:   Confidently teach...

Feel like a fraud when you teach yoga? You're not alone

'I'm not an authentic yoga teacher'   Have you ever worried that your students will find out you aren’t the real deal and desert you? Have you wondered if they'd still come to your classes if they knew what you were really like behind the mask? If...

What could be more important in yoga therapy than yoga?

   When it comes to helping people heal with yoga, there are tonnes of effective techniques. You'll study them all in a yoga therapy training - asana, pranayama, mudra, meditation, Ayurveda and more. But what is the MOST important technique? Turns...

7 WAYS TO teach ACCESSIBLE yoga for ALL BODIES.

  I received an email recently from a woman called Michelle asking if yoga could help her with insomnia. When I called her to explain how yoga can help manage sleep disorders, she replied “That's great! I've got a couple of kilos to lose and then...

How Yoga boosts your immune system and beats inflammation

Want to stay healthy this Winter? Get on your yoga mat! New research published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine shows that yoga can boost your immune system, helping you fight off the winter bugs. What’s more, yoga has also been shown to...

Can yoga change the world?

Can yoga change the world? Or is it just a fitness fad that sells a lot of brightly patterned tights? Some days I wonder. But then I watch something wonderful happening in a yoga room and know the answer is great big, unambiguous YES. Yoga can...