The Harsh Truth of Running Your Own Yoga Business

yoga teacher Aruna in the hospital and thinking about how to plan for emergencies in her yoga business

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:

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Inclusive Yoga – 3 Ways to Create an Inclusive Lesson Plan

a yoga superhero doing yoga cobra pose to help boys like yoga using images they enjoy

At Young Yoga Masters, we’re heading into a weekend of Inclusive Yoga Kids Yoga Teacher training and we’re preparing interesting supplies like bubbles, stickers and foam noodles. Whenever I see these fun props gathered in front of me, I’m reminded of the many ways we can engage children by planning activities and creating lesson plans all kids will enjoy. In the upcoming course, we’re going to create Case Studies of hypothetical children that may come to your kids yoga classes

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6 Strategies to Protect Children From Troubling Times

Protect Children Through Troubling Times Children are like sponges, absorbing the energy around them. Once they’ve internalized their environment they begin to reflect it back outward. They may not know why they feel afraid or even that what they are feeling is fear. It’s up to us adults to protect kids by creating a healthy emotional environment for them. In times of emotional distress, how can we make ourselves and the children around us feel safe and grounded? The key

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Information Interviews: A Helpful Tool for Kids Yoga Teachers To Get New Classes

Want to teach kids yoga classes but not sure where to start? Every country, state, city and neighborhood is unique, so a great way to find out what will work where you live is through information interviews. What are Information Interviews? “Information interviews” or “informational interviews” are conversations in which an entrepreneur or aspiring employee contact an expert in the field they intend to enter to ask questions and gain valuable insight into their potential career path. While this type

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