For Yoga Teachers: Must Know Backbend Tips (Video)

Although I created this video for yoga students at my yoga studio, Asha Yoga in Sacramento CA., I think the content will be great for yoga teachers. Watch the video FIRST. THEN… Think about your typical cues for teaching backbends. Think about the patterns in your own body and the patterns you see in other bodies. “Push the hips forward” shouldn’t be a cue and it should be a habit to break. Tucking the tailbone to the point of flattening out the low...

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Why You get Bored with Your Practice and What to Do About It

This podcast is in response to the following question I received from a student. She wrote: “Cori, I’m struggling with being bored with yoga. What happened to that initial excitement? What happened to me wanting to do yoga everyday? I am becoming less interested and I don’t like that.” This is a great question and one I know a lot of us can relate to. And, if we’re yoga teachers, one that can lead to feelings of guilt.         Love, Cori P.S. Please...

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The Truth About Why You Get Nervous Teaching and What to Do About It

Hello Yoga Teachers As you know, yoga has a massive reputation for being transformative, healing, empowering, for taking away all our troubles and aches and pains and filling us with inner peace.  As a teacher of such a powerful practice,   these are some serious expectations to live up to. If that makes you a little (or a lot) nervous, you’re not alone. If you’d like to feel calm and grounded when you teach, the secret is knowing the truth about why...

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