Tips for New Yoga Teachers Lesson 2: Pitching Your Partnership or Collaboration

If you know who you want to do a collaboration or partnership with, here are some suggestions for formatting your pitch letter.

Tips for New Yoga Teachers Lesson 1: Free Yoga Doesn’t Equal Students

I’m going to be real with you for a minute. It has not been easy starting my online yoga business over the last year. Here is one takeaway from my first year of teaching online yoga.

Yoga Teacher’s Aide: Yoga for Werewolves Halloween Yoga Class Sequence

October is here and so are Fall-themed yoga classes! For new yoga teachers or yoga teachers new to “themed” classes, this is an example of a fun Halloween-themed yoga class. I chose a yoga for werewolves theme, but you could do this with any halloween monster.

That Time I Got Lost Running in London

I think I arrived on a Tuesday morning and the group run I planned to attend was that very Tuesday evening. In hindsight, trying to go on a group run in a city I wasn’t familiar with on my day of arrival was dumb. I was super jetlagged and tired,and had no sense of direction, but I’m too stubborn for my own good sometimes. I was in London and didn’t want to waste a second of my time there. Plus, the hostel smelled weird and wasn’t exactly the most comfortable place to rest.

How Runners Can Benefit from Yoga

I’ve heard other running coaches say yoga isn’t “running specific” because it doesn’t mimic running and thus might not be worth an athlete’s time for cross training. However, just like any strength training or mobility training program, a yoga practice can be created to enhance specific areas of an athlete’s fitness.

Ideas for Updating Your Running Playlist

One way to keep your run interesting is through a curated playlist design to help you want to keep moving those feet and pumping those arms. I usually keep more than one playlist so I don’t get bored listening to the same songs over and over again. Here are a few ideas on how to use your running playlists as motivation tools and to keep them interesting.

5 Midday Yoga Moves to Get Energized

It usually happens around 2 or 3 o’clock. My eyelids get heavy. My head leans back as if reaching for the back of my chair. My bed is calling my name. I want to take a nap.

Why I Haven’t Run a Second Marathon Yet

I don’t enter races very often, but over the years I have run in many 5ks, a 10k or two, a 15k, and several half-marathons, and one full marathon.
What made my first and so-far only marathon possible was a confidence that I could run 26.2 miles, despite never having run even close to that distance before. It took me two years to complete my goal, but I just knew that I could do it.

Running for Beginners: How to Get Started

How to start running. Running seems like a very simple activity. You lace up a pair of sneakers and head out the door. In reality, it’s a little bit more complicated and most recreational runners always have a few things they wish their beginner self would have known before getting starting. Here are a few tips from my experience coming back to running as an adult.

Outdoor Yoga – Tips for Taking Your Practice Outside

If practicing yoga is important to you, but one or more things at home have been making it hard to get your practice in, maybe it’s time to change up your routine with an outdoor practice.