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TT14: Use Ayurveda To Align With The Seasons

Download the free 4 page PDF for this episode at http://www.quietmind.yoga/14plan

What does it mean to be in alignment? One aspect is aligning with the changing of the seasons. Ayurveda is a sister science of yoga all about understanding the elements and how they effect us. From the foods we eat, to our thoughts, behaviors and yoga practices. In today's episode I share how I use Ayurveda to...

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TT16: Create a Plan For Your Next Year of Teaching

yoga teacher training Dec 27, 2019

Download the free one page plan worksheet for your year of teaching at http://www.quietmind.yoga/16plan

Do you have a plan for your teaching? Do you prefer to not have a plan? I share my experience with both perspectives and a major mistake I made early on in my teaching. I'll share the factors that I consider when planning classes and how you can apply them to your classes. Everything from...

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TT15: Vedic Astrology For Yoga Teachers

This is part of a series on bringing closure to the year and planning your classes for the year ahead. Starting with Episode 12, up to Episode 16.

What is Vedic Astrology? How is it different than western sun sign astrology? How is it related to yoga, and why is it considered a "sister science" of yoga?

Even if you're completely new to Vedic Astrology I'll help you get started with today's...

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TT11: I Only Have One Thing to Teach: Stirha Sukha Asana

On today's episode I share the core of what I teach: Stirha Sukha Asana - and how working with polarity applies to yoga and everything we do - from breathing - to your heartbeat - to the cycles of nature. 
 
This is integrated into my upcoming retreat: Mindful New Year - Jan 17-19 in Austin, TX or online. Learn more at http://www.mindfulnewyear.com
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TT10: How to Avoid Burnout with Lisa Feder

Today I get to interview Lisa Feder. Lisa is an experienced yoga teacher, MBA and author of "A Year of Mindful Wellness." We talked about how to avoid burnout - and an experienced that Lisa had recently of realizing her cup was empty and how she navigated that. We talk about the need for intentions and directing our attention to be focused. We discuss how the simple gratitude practice Lisa...
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TT9: BBC: "Yoga Teachers Risking Serious Hip Problems"

 

There is a new article from the BBC called “Yoga teachers risking serious hip problems” https://www.bbc.com/news/health-50181155 In today’s episode I read through the article and share the one piece missing from the article - specifically how to apply this article to your practice and prevent serious hip problems. If you enjoy this podcast leave an honest review and...

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TT5: Which phase are you in?

Since I began teaching in 2011 I have noticed there is a pattern to how I have learned over the years. Once I noticed this pattern I asked other experienced teachers if they noticed it too. They did! I began applying it to how I learned going forward and it has helepd my practice stay interesting, engaging and evolving every year since.

PHASE 1: Study the Fundamentals: You've likely heard "you...

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