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5 Ways to teach yoga from the heart

  I recently ran into Joanne, an old friend and an experienced yoga teacher. She wasn’t feeling very yogic.  “Why can’t yoga teachers just teach from what they know?” she said, exasperated. “If one more teacher quotes Rumi at me, I’ll scream!”   ...

Adore Yoga founder, Nikola Ellis, named as Vice President of Yoga Australia, Australasia's Peak Body for Yoga.

Are you a member of Yoga Australia? I've been a proud member for more than a decade and I've been blown away this year by how much Yoga Australia and its members have achieved. I've marvelled at the way staff, volunteers and members have pulled...

The imperfect yoga teacher

It's no secret that I stalk yoga groups on social media. I LOVE hearing about people's yoga journeys. I read this post over the weekend:    "How do you know when you're ready to do teacher training? I practice yoga almost every day since one...

Curious to know how Aussie yoga teachers are succeeding online? Our survey results are in!

It's the biggest yoga teaching survey of its kind, uncovering the successes and pitfalls for Australian yoga teachers taking their classes online in 2020. The results are in! We’ve got some AMAZING insights that will inspire every Aussie yoga...

Black lives matter - Yoga and justice

  I know you’ve been thinking about your response to the deaths of 432 Aboriginal Australians in custody, the death of George Floyd in the US and the issues of racial justice that have been spotlighted by these tragic events. I’ve been...

Teaching income decimated? Here's how survive the next 3 months as a yoga teacher

You’re teaching a fraction of the students you were reaching few weeks ago. Your income has been decimated. You’ve tried taking your classes online but it’s not paying the bills. What can you do to fix things? Plenty.   There are two things you...

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...

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...

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?...