With Yoga Alliance temporarily allowing online yoga teacher training, you have a new option to get a Certificate from home. Many people are intrigued, but also a little confused, by all the different ways to become a kids yoga teacher. I felt sad hearing from one teacher who invested her time and money into online training, only to discover that she is not allowed to combine training from different schools to get her Yoga Alliance Certificate. She’s not alone. SoRead more →
If you’ve read my bio, you saw that I once lived in an Ashram for six years. The Guru Ram Das Ashram in Toronto to be exact. It had 16-18 seekers living in one very large house/yoga centre, with more seekers visiting for classes and events every day. The Ashram was an environment where social and emotional learning opportunities were everywhere, some very beautiful and some not easy. Living with that many people in a spiritual setting, you aspire toRead more →
Our 30 Minute Kids Yoga Lesson Plan Last weekend was the 6th year I’ve rented a booth at the Toronto Yoga Show. This is one of the few trade shows I participate in each year. It’s a good one for our business because it is busy and it is geared to Yoga. We promote our Kids Yoga Teacher Training, the 12 Day Immersion and sell a few kids yoga products that are easy to use and explain. Plus we getRead more →
We had wonderful participation in the free webinar video training over the weekend. I want to thank everyone for your great questions and feedback. We met, we talked, we learned a lot about becoming a kids yoga teacher. I appreciate all the questions sent in to make the webinar so informative and interesting. Here are just a few questions that were answered: What does it take to become a kids yoga teacher? What is different about the 95 Hour TrainingRead more →
Life is known for its surprises and December was no exception. That month I treated myself to the Kundalini Yoga Winter Solstice Sadhana in Florida for lots of yoga, meditation, and healthy eating before the cookie trays and gravy boats of Christmas. Florida started with lots of sunshine and good yoga then turned into a tornado zone. Mid way through the week I abandoned my flooded tent for a cozy warm hotel room, hot bath, movies on TV, and take-outRead more →
When I introduce the Frog Yoga Alphabet resources to participants in the Yoga Literacy Certificate Kids Yoga Teacher Training, I emphasize that this can do so much more than help kids learn the alphabet. Why? Because letters make words, words make sentences, and sentences make stories. The foundation is letter learning but the yoga alphabet can take kids through all the stages of literacy. That’s why the Yoga Literacy Certificate is a cornerstone of the Kids Yoga Teacher Training. ToRead more →
Everyone knows unplanned time away due to medical emergencies or family responsibilities is difficult, but for the self-employed, it shines a light on the harsh realities of running your own business.
In this update you’ll understand some of the things you need to think about as a self-employed person, especially for yoga teachers, and avoid the mistakes I made this summer when I spent much of the month of August in hospitals:Read more →