bus stop method inclusive yoga cueing and teaching strategies

Bus Stop Method: Inclusive, Accessible Yoga Teaching Strategies

This week we talk about the 'bus stop' cueing method, an inclusive, accessible yoga teaching strategy. The Bus Stop method is a teaching strategy that is commonly used in the accessible yoga community, but I think it's useful for all yoga classes. It’s particularly useful in those all-levels drop-..read more
finding ease in meditation 5 tips for beginning a meditation practice

Finding Ease in Meditation: 5 Tips for Beginning a Meditation Practice

One of the most common responses I get when I speak about meditation and relaxation practices is ‘I tried meditation, it was too hard!’ I get it, meditation is a challenge. It requires learning, patience, and regular practice. But often that’s not the challenge that keeps people from medit..read more
What is Union? Union and Yoking in yoga philosophy

What is Union?

Exploring Union and Yoking in Yoga Philosophy

Watch the video or read the discussion notes and ideas for exploring union and yoking in your personal practice or in your yoga teaching. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K-XPXt_Bu4[/embedyt]   Welcome Everyone! In this discussion we explore a core concept in yoga philoso..read more
yoga injuries rates risks and reduction strategies

Yoga Injuries

Rates, Risks, and Reduction Strategies for Yoga Teachers

In this week's Group Coaching discussion we talk about yoga injuries. If you prefer to read, or want to check out some particular notes or resources, scroll down to the discussion notes.  Or, watch the video below: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJ1PqDGqa8w[/embedyt] ..read more
how to share accessible inclusive yoga philosophy and ethics

Creating Inclusive, Accessible Yoga Spaces: Sharing Yoga Philosophy & Ethics

In this discussion we are talking about how to share yoga philosophy, ethics, mythology, or spirituality in an inclusive, accessible, and respectful way. This is part of a continuing conversation around making our yoga teaching inclusive and accessible for all. A few areas we’ll touc..read more
finding balance in an unbalanced world yoga and wellness culture

Finding Balance in an Unbalanced World

Exploring the meaning of 'balance' in yoga and wellness culture

What does 'balance' mean? Yoga and wellness culture speak a lot about balance, but what does that mean? What does that look like in our culture, in our day-to-day lives, in our relationships and communities, and how does this influence our growth and explor..read more
celebrating 18 years of yoga teacher training with Yoga Trinity and Heather Agnew

Celebrating 18 Years of Yoga Teacher Training!

Today marks a special milestone as we celebrate the anniversary of our very first yoga teacher training graduating class with lead trainer Heather Agnew of Yoga Trinity. 18 years ago, a group of brave and dedicated yogis joined us on a great adventure and began their own journey in teaching yoga. From that moment on..read more
how to ask for feedback in yoga class

How to Ask for Feedback in Yoga Classes

7 Strategies to overcome your fear, ask for feedback in yoga classes, and create more inclusive, student-centered yoga classes

I got a great question the other day from a teacher who was experimenting with adding some new elements into her yoga classes. She was concerned about how this was landing with her students and..read more
yoga is more than asana

Yoga Is More Than Asana

If you’ve practiced yoga for a while, sure, you know that yoga is much more than the asanas or movements we do on the mat. “Yoga is not about touching your toes or standing on your head, but what you learn along the way” etc. etc.  But I have to admit that knowing this intellectually doesn’t stop me from sometimes feeling like I’v..read more
Yoga Income: A Comprehensive Guide for Yoga Teachers

Yoga Income Guide for Yoga Teachers

A Comprehensive Guide Exploring Income, Employment Types, and Fees for Service for Yoga Teachers

by Heather Agnew, senior trainer, ERYT-500 In this discussion we will explore income opportunities for yoga teachers and look at the different employment types and fee structures you can ..read more

Making Yoga More Inclusive

5 Strategies for Yoga Teachers to Make Yoga A Welcoming, Inclusive Space for All

1. Create a Welcoming Environment:

Foster a sense of inclusivity and belonging by creating a welcoming and non-judgmental space. Emphasize acceptance, respect, and support for all individuals, regardless of their background, identity, or sk..read more

Understanding Common Contraindications in Yoga

Contraindications, Health Considerations, and Guidelines for Teaching Yoga

with senior trainer Heather Agnew, ERYT-500 Welcome to our latest discussion where we explore common contraindications in yoga. Join us as we explore the nuances of contraindications in yoga, foc..read more