To Adjust or Not that is the Question

Adjustments to yoga students

This is probably one very personal issue. I am a very touchy person, I touch my friends and family and sometimes even strangers, I hug and a kiss a lot. I love the connection that the physical touch brings. So obviously I am an ‘adjuster’. It is tricky when you start teaching because you do … Read moreTo Adjust or Not that is the Question

Yoga students with health problems

How to deal with health problems in your yoga class. I am going to start talking about physical health in the yoga studio. Most students will have some health problems happening, even if it is just tightness, discomfort, lack of flexibility or more complicated issues… It is very hard for us, as teachers, to provide any kind … Read moreYoga students with health problems

Different meditations during shavasana

meditation on the earth

I like providing my students with a variety of techniques to still their minds When I did my teacher training we were taught to go through the parts of the body  during meditation, starting with the feet all the way to the top of the head, allowing the students to focus on that specific part … Read moreDifferent meditations during shavasana

Remembering peoples names and faces to make them feel important and unique

yogi woman

Remember your students names I always thought this was undoable… All my life I have believed that I cannot remember faces and/or names, let alone put them together. People like feeling important and unique, and they are! So dedicate some time to this important issue. Starting your own business, or even if you are teaching … Read moreRemembering peoples names and faces to make them feel important and unique

Creating ambiance for your Yoga classes

Aromatherapy for your yoga class

30 minutes before my yoga class I create the ambiance of the room Ambiance is basic, it sets the mood. Here’s what I do, and my students love it. First and don’t forget, is making sure that the room has a good temperature, use heating, cooling or the natural air from outside so that you … Read moreCreating ambiance for your Yoga classes

My experience with the gyms as a Yoga Teacher

teaching yoga at gyms

Gyms, a great way to start your yoga teaching Well, the gyms I believe are a great way to start. For once, you get paid and don’t risk your own money, and on the other hand the crowd is pretty easy. People at gyms usually don’t know a lot about yoga; they just want some kind … Read moreMy experience with the gyms as a Yoga Teacher

Private Yoga classes

Private Yoga Classes Private classes are awesome! I love them; you really get to know your student, his/her body and the best approach for their own self. It is scary to have the first one, or the second, or the third, you have no idea of the knowledge or the expectations of the person in … Read morePrivate Yoga classes

Choosing music for your Yoga classes

Music for your yoga class

Choosing Music for your yoga class Music is very personal, however this is how I do it and I think it works for me and my students. I have built a library of playlists through the years. The way that I find it is through the internet, this is a good place to find yoga music. Or you … Read moreChoosing music for your Yoga classes