Category Archives: Yoga

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM

Space Oddity was a hit for the late singer David Bowie with its popular lyrics “ground control to Major Tom.” Take an opportunity to revisit the song and really listen and if you’ve never heard the song, definitely check it … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints for Yoga Teachers Who Want to Get Teaching Gigs

As a yoga teacher and a yoga studio owner, I have had the opportunity to interact with hundreds of yoga teachers. Some teachers are well established and others are inexperienced having just graduated from a yoga teacher training. Overall, I … Continue reading

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You’ve Planted a Seed. Now to Water it and Let it Grow.

This is actually something I’ve said to a young aspiring yoga teacher that my business partner and I are mentoring. Anything worth happening doesn’t come easy. Isn’t that the truth!?!?! People seek yoga teacher training for a plethora of reasons! … Continue reading

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Summertime Lull and Yoga Activities to Bring Clients Back

Summertime is often a lull for yoga classes. It can be frustrating when you are used to a full class and then all of a sudden your numbers drop sometimes drastically. Some people take it personally but they really shouldn’t. … Continue reading

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What Makes a Yoga Class “Trauma-Sensitive?”

This is great question to consider. Chances are there is a person contemplating a visit to your class or studio because he or she was recommended to try yoga by his or her therapist or doctor. What potential clients and even some … Continue reading

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Adventures in Creating and Bringing Up a New Yoga Studio: Eighteenth Element Yoga – Just Over 2 Months In

Back in January, I introduced my adventure towards creating a yoga studio. So I thought I’d give you a little update. So much has happened! And…people are wanting to hear about the studio (at least our friends do). JANUARY 2015 … Continue reading

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Spring Influences

I can’t believe it is already March! According to the calendar, March 20 is the first day of spring. (I know some of us live in the north and spring shows it’s face at different times. In Colorado, we call … Continue reading

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