I used to work in customer service, and I feel like being a yoga teacher can also flitter into the customer service realm. As teachers, we are creating an experience for our students. Obviously, we can’t make everyone happy all the time, but here are some tips for providing a great yoga experience:Read More
I never want my students to think that I am any better than them, and I especially don’t want them to think that I have my shit together. My true super power as a yoga teacher is my ability to connect with my students.Read More
As a yoga teacher, one of the most important skills you should master is the ability to teach who is in front of you.Read More
I’m planning on going back to work in the corporate world again. 2018 was a real kick in the balls and I took away a lot of lessons and took some time to reconsider how I am making my way through the world.
Over the years I have really tried to get better about class planning and managing my time, here are some of my tips:Read More
How well you are received/successful you are as a yoga teacher isn’t necessarily a reflection on how good you are as a yoga teacher. Teaching yoga comes with a lot of opinions from students, studio owners/managers, and other teachers.Read More
I don’t know about you, but routine is very important to me. I find that the more routine I have the more productive I am and the less routine I have, the more frazzled I become. In the past year as a full-time yoga teacher, I have been trying to find a routine that works best for me.Read More
Taking additional training can be costly and time consuming, but it is also very beneficial to your teaching practice.
There are many ways you can time additional training depending on what you want to get out of the training, how much time you have, and how much you are willing to spend.Read More
So, you’ve finished your 200-hour teaching training and you’ve gathered up the nerves to step onto your mat as a teacher. Where do you find students?
As I became more comfortable teaching I spent less time on my sequences and even more time planning my music. These days I have found some great shortcuts for staying organized and still leading some great classes.
Here are some tips for preparing for multiple classes:Read More
Last week I did something that I have never done before. I missed a class.
Thankfully I have built a very reliable reputation over the past 5 years that my students were not mad at me and after talking with them they knew how awful I felt about it.
So what can you do if you royally screwed up like I did?Read More
This week has been very odd for me in terms of confirming my classes which has reminded me of the importance of flexibility, determination and standing your ground as an entrepreneur.
Being your own boss means picking your battles and learning to let go while finding the balance of standing your ground.
Are you a yoga teacher struggling to fill your schedule with yoga classes? Are you wanting to go full time as a yoga teacher and not sure if it’s possible?
Today, I am going to share with you 3 tips of how to get more yoga classes!Read More
This week we are talking about what makes a successful yoga teacher. Do you want to be successful at teaching yoga? Watch this video to learn 5 ways to ensure that you are a successful yoga teacher!Read More
Hello! Welcome to your newest video, How to Stand Out as a Yoga Teacher. This week I am sharing with you three tips to always stand out as a yoga teacher.
Vancouver is full of amazing yoga teachers all vying for the same jobs, so how do you stand out? Watch this week’s video and learn how to stand out as a yoga teacher.Read More
You've finished your 200-hour yoga teacher training program and your brain is now full of so much information, where do you even start to teach?Read More
Have you ever had to say no to a subbing opportunity because you weren't prepared to teach?
Watch the video to find out three simple tricks for always being prepared to teach a yoga class.Read More
As yoga teachers, we give a lot of ourselves emotionally and mentally. We also become sounding boards for our students. How do we avoid yoga teacher burnout and how do we deal with burnout when it happens?Read More
In today's video, I will talk about the 3 most disruptive behaviours I have seen in class and how yoga teachers can deal with those misbehaviours in an effective and kind way.Read More
Building trust is a pillar of all professions and yoga is not immune to that. Building trust amongst your students is key for yoga teachers to build a solid career and for building the yoga community.
How do you build trust?
You’ve completed your Yoga Teacher Training and you’re wondering what your next step is. Over the next 5 weeks, I will share with you my 5 Pillars of being a great yoga teacher.
This week I will be sharing with you the personality qualities of a great yoga teacher and why they are important.Read More