Happy New Year

Thank You For 2021 Thank you for all of your support in 2021. Whether you made it to one of my yoga classes, listened to the Part-Time Athletes Podcast or engaged with me on social media, I am glad we could connect.  Advice for New Year Resolutions Many of us will create new goals forContinue reading “Happy New Year”

Tips for New Yoga Teachers Lesson 4: How to Prepare for a Class When You Are Nervous and New to Teaching Yoga | Yoga Teacher’s Aide

outdoor classes and online classes. My smallest class had one student and my largest class so far had 65 students. I still get a little nervous before each class, but once I get started, the nerves fade away. Here are some tips to help you feel less nervous before you teach a class.

Tips for New Yoga Teachers Lesson 3: Let’s Talk About YouTube

Here’s the advice that I see in almost every article claiming to help get more Youtube video views. In my opinion, most of this advice is obvious and something I had already done, prior to reading the article and it didn’t make a difference on my channel but are still strategies you should be implementing.

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.