Celebrating 16 Years of Aussie Adventures

In just a few days, I will be celebrating 16 years in this beautiful country! We arrived on February 3 into the warmth and sunshine and hospitality of Sydney after quite a difficult year in Canada.  I was partly running away and partly running towards, and I'll forever be grateful to Australia for taking me in and warming me up and healing my hurts.  But, arriving in Austr..read more

You Don’t Have to Know Everything

Dear Yoga Teachers, You don't have to know everything.  Don't be afraid to say, 'I don't know'.  Teaching is a collaborative process.  You will continue to learn with every student you encounter.  That is the great adventure of teaching. When I was a new teacher, I felt such pressure to know everything about....everything! - Students would ask me about why their kne..read more

Should I Be Worried About Yoga Injuries?

Should I Be Worried About Yoga Injuries?

For the past few years there are have been some important conversations happening both in the yoga-teacher community, and in the wider yoga community about yoga injuries.  Whether they be related to alignment, adjustments, impatience, repetition, individual differences, or acute injuries like falls, yoga injuries do appear to ..read more

Code of Ethics For Yoga Teachers

I'd like to talk about changes to the Yoga Trinity Code of Ethics for Yoga Teachers

I’ve been sharing yoga training programs for over a decade now, and there is never a moment where I feel like they are a finished product.  Programs are a constant work in progress, forever being refined and updated.  While I work hard to be sure that students are aware of these up..read more

20% Off Mind Body Meditation

20% Off Mind Body Meditation Online Education

Save 20% this month on Mind Body Meditation Online Education study.  This 12 CPD continuing education program is open to yoga teachers, fitness professionals, and coaches of all types who wish to share meditation, visualization, self-regulation, and relaxation skills with their clients, students, or participants. Use c..read more

Sweet and Salty Granola

Sweet and Salty Granola Someone gave me a jar of this a while back and I devoured it in a day!  It took a while, but I finally got around to making it myself recently and it's already a staple in my pantry.    A grain-free sweet and salty granola that is easy to vary for your tastes/needs.  Enjoy a bowl for brekki, or pack for a protein-rich snack at work, on a hike etc...read more

Let’s Talk About Accessibility

Thanks for all your good wishes prior to my recent surgery.  My leg is healing very well, and my lungs are…well getting there I suppose.  The big news is that I’ll be starting back to weight bearing in a few days!  After more than 4 months on crutches, my big job is maintaining reasonable expectations as I return to activity (I'm just so darned excited!).  ‘Easy does ..read more

Creating Community

Creating Community In Yoga Classes

Take a moment to think about why you go to a yoga class. Why practice with a teacher, in a room full of people, when you could stay home and pop in a DVD or scroll through YouTube for a practice? Well, for me there are so many reasons, including personalized instructions, feedback, hands-on support for your practice, spontaneous expl..read more

Simple Sanskrit Audio Guide

Simple Sanskrit Audio Guide - Free Download

Sanskrit Audio Guide + PDF Glossary for Yoga Teachers If you are struggling to know the difference between your Utkata and Uttana, your Adho and Urdvha, and your Dharana and Dhyana, this quick Sanskrit Glossary and Audio Pronunciation Guide can help you learn, practice, and feel confident in using Sanskrit in your yoga cl..read more

Sun Salutations Online Fitness Australia Approved

Sun Salutations Online Fitness Australia Approved!

To Celebrate, this course is on sale until Feb 28 - save 20% 

Our new Online Education program for yoga, fitness, Pilates, and mind-body movement professionals is now approved for 3 CECs with Fitness Australia! Study, practice, and learn to teach Sun Salutations Online.  This 8-hour continuing e..read more

Doubt Your Doubts

An Invitation to Doubt Your Doubts About Being a Yoga Teacher

With two yoga teacher training programs coming up in the next few months, this week I’ve been fielding a few emails from teacher trainees who are dealing with some self-doubt. This is not uncommon, in fact the pre-course jitters are so common (to us all!) that I’ve written about this before: ..read more