November’s Free Yoga Podcast

This month's free yoga podcast offers a 20 minute Hands-Free Vinyasa Flow is great for those with shoulder, elbow or wrist pain, or for any reason needing to take a break from bearing weight in the arms. This is also a great flow for the beach, the forest, or the park.  Utilizing strengthening movements like Powerful Pose, Runner's Lunge, and Warrior with chest/shoulder openin..read more

Sequencing for Balance

Last month we talked about sequencing your practice with routine and variety, and this month I thought it would be great to continue the conversation about the foundations of sequencing.  Whether you are sequencing your own home yoga practice, or designing a class for your yoga participants, one of the foundations of sequencing is balance.  What do I mean by balance?  Well, ..read more

Congratulations to grad Eli on her Active Communities Award

Congratulations to Yoga Trinity grad Eli Haski on winning the ACT nomination for the Fitness Australia Active Communities Award!  I first met Eli through my husband Chris and he told me about this amazing woman who was teaching fitness and movement class for those living with mental illness.  Eli undertook Trinity Yoga Teacher Training to add yoga to her programs, and has mad..read more

Lessons From the Mat – Sequencing

I had a question from a new grad recently about sequencing, and she was feeling a bit pressured to be sequencing a new class every day and wanted to get some guidance.  I have written a bit about this here, and will continue over the coming months to discuss a few of the foundations that I work with in my own sequencing.  But, to get more ideas, I reached out to a few Trinity..read more

Fav Yoga Blogs, Podcasts, and Newsletters

Hello Friends, I regularly get questions about what books to be reading, what blogs to pay attention to, and how to keep up with the evolving exploration of yoga in the modern world.  While I am always taking courses, reading new books, and of course exploring on the mat, one of my favorite ways to stay curious about the practice, and to keep informed and inspired is to hav..read more

ACE Continuing Education Credits

The Core Yoga Online Education program is now approved by ACE (American Council on Exercise) for 3.0 CEC Continuing Education Credits! Core Yoga is a comprehensive online course to study, practice, and learn to teach a dynamic Yoga/Pilates fusion.  Suitable for group fitness, personal trainers, and mind-body movement instructors from all backgrounds who wish to implement Y..read more

Sequencing for Routine and Variety

I had a great question this week from a recent yoga teacher training graduate about sequencing for her new classes, and it got me to thinking about how we sequence our own home practice each day, week, month, and year.  What informs our decisions about what to practice, when to practice, and how often we should do the same practice or how often we should change it up?  Whethe..read more

On Work and Rest – Olympic Observations

I’ve been watching a lot of the Olympics the past few days and, like you perhaps, have been thinking about how much hard work, how many years of training, practice, competition, and mental preparation each athlete endures in order to perform at the highest levels of their sport.  But, what we might not realize is that just as much as their success is due to work, it is also..read more

10 Years – A Few Things I Have Learned

In a continuing discussion, I have a few more ideas to share about what I have learned after 20 years of teaching, and a decade of facilitating yoga teacher training programs. I hope you find this helpful! A few things I have learned: Know Your Core Values.  In March I talked a bit about core values and how, to me, a big part of developing a healthy and ..read more

Thai Yoga Massage Training Update – Sunshine Coast

This year I'll be sharing Thai Yoga Massage Levels 2-4 in the Sunshine Coast so this is a great opportunity to take your massage practice to the next level, open doors to customizing your massage for maximum benefit, and learning heaps more techniques to bring to your massage practice and attaining the Essential and Intermediate Certification levels. These will be the only L..read more

10 Years of Teacher Training – My Own Journey

The past few months I have been celebrating my 10 year anniversary of facilitating yoga teacher training programs.  Last month I took some time to share some reflections on the changes I have seen in yoga in the past ten years, and this month I thought I would share a few ideas about my own journey this past decade. When I first started teacher training, I didn’t know wha..read more