Anatomy and Posture Lab for Yoga Teacher Training

One of my favorite references to use in the Anatomy section of yoga teacher training is Paul Grilley’s DVD, Anatomy for Yoga. The DVD was released in 2004 and is a classic, well-presented series of lectures and demonstrations showing not only the concept...

Using a Posture Lab Template for Yoga Teacher Training

POSTURE LABS! One of the main activities in my trainings are Posture Labs. Each time we meet, we review postures. For trainees to get the most out of the lab, the review needs to be organized and repeatable. By this, I mean that for each posture, we review...

Book Review: Guiding Yoga’s Light

Guiding Yoga's Light: Lessons for Yoga Teachers By Nancy Gerstein (Review by Karen Rider)   Guiding Yoga’s Light is a wonderful teacher’s resource consisting of 74 lesson plans created around key themes of yoga philosophy and practice, including yamas and...

Starting your Studio’s Yoga Teacher Training: Step 7, Yoga Alliance registration

Registering your school through Yoga Alliance (YA) is not required. There are many trainers out there who run fabulous schools without registering through YA. However, to register as an RYT 200 through YA, students do need to complete their training through an RYS...

Starting your Studio’s Yoga Teacher Training: Step 6, Reference materials

Whew! You are one busy trainer! You've decided to open a training, planned for space and timing, working your marketing, scheduling teachers...amazing! Now...what, specifically are we doing at training? Details, details, details... 🙂 Everyone runs training a little...

Starting your Studio’s Yoga Teacher Training: Step 5, Marketing!

You are well on your way! Next up? Letting the world know about your training.   With marketing, the more time you give yourself, the better. And, over time, you'll see the awareness in your program grow. All good things. I recommend to my customers that announcing...