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Yoga Teacher Resource Podcast

Information, support, and inspiration for yoga teachers. Topics include the business of yoga, teaching skills, philosophy, ethical and legal considerations, and more.

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BIPOC Representation, Christianity, and Embracing Cultural Differences with Dawn Rivers
Want to make your yoga classes and studios more inclusive? We often talk about how to adapt for students with physical limitations or injuries, but what about people with different cultural backgrounds and beliefs? Dawn Rivers is the first BIPOC woman to own a yoga studio in Ohio, and she’s also a Christian. In today’s episode, she shares experiences from her personal yoga journey as well as insights around embracing cultural differences as a yoga professional.   Episode Highlights:   Why yoga studios can sometimes feel exclusionary to BIPOC students, and tips for making your classes more inclusive. How Dawn’s former life as a librarian influences her yoga teaching.  How Dawn balances the spirituality of yoga with her religious faith. How tropes and stereotypes show up in yoga classes and why they feel harmful to students. How active listening and conversation contribute to safer spaces.   Episode Links & Resources:   Dawn Rivers's website Daybreak Yoga   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast on the Yoga Teacher Resource website or on SpeakPipe
48:32 09/29/2022
Are Cues Gender Specific?
Does gender matter when it comes to cueing? A podcast listener called in to ask if she should cue men differently around the hips and hamstrings. In addition to answering the specific question, Mado’s answer touches on how yoga teachers can best navigate the rapidly changing landscape of sex and gender.   Episode Highlights:   Different definitions of the word man - and how they might impact a yoga practice. The value of recognizing & questioning assumptions  Population trends vs individual variation How to adjust classes to be inclusive of different body types How to handle discussions about sensitive body parts How hormones may affect a yoga practice How socialization may affect a yoga practice What to focus on when it comes to inclusive cues   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast on the Yoga Teacher Resource website or on SpeakPipe
17:34 09/22/2022
Hip Labral Tears & Yoga Practice with Dr. Libby Hinsley [common conditions mini-series]
What are some ways to help a student with a hip labral tear? In this episode, Dr. Libby Hinsley explains how a labral tear can affect yoga asana practice and how to support students who have them while staying in your scope of practice.   Episode Highlights: What are labral tears and what are the symptoms? How labral tears are diagnosed - and why a true diagnosis can be problematic Treatment options for hip labral tears Connections between asana practice, hypermobility syndromes, and hip labral tear prevalence. How yoga asana can exacerbate the risk of hip labral tears. How yoga asana can support the healing of hip labral tears. Tips for teaching standing balance postures in a way that will benefit all your students, including those with labral tears.   Episode Links & Resources:   Visit Anatomy Bites   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast
25:43 09/15/2022
Osteoporosis & Spinal Flexion with Dr. Libby Hinsley [common conditions mini-series]
Should we modify spinal flexion for osteoporosis? Osteoporosis affects approximately 20% of women over the age of 50 and increases the risk of bone fractures. In this episode, Dr. Libby Hinsley and I continue our 3 part mini-series highlighting common medical conditions.    Episode Highlights: What is osteoporosis, how to treat it, and how to prevent it. Why many people don’t get diagnosed with osteoporosis until after they fracture a bone. The three most common locations for osteoporosis, and how this might affect a yoga practice. Whether or not to modify yoga practices for higher risk students who do not have an osteoporosis diagnosis.  How osteoporosis is different from other common medical conditions that are likely to show up in your yoga classes.   Episode Links & Resources:   Visit Anatomy Bites   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast
25:42 09/08/2022
Degenerative Disc Disease with Dr. Libby Hinsley [common conditions mini-series]
Students often share scary sounding diagnoses with their yoga teachers and expect us to know what they are - and how to modify for them. Today’s episode is the first of a mini series about some of the most common conditions that will show up in a yoga classroom. Dr. Libby Hinsley demystifies the misleading diagnosis of “degenerative disc disease” - and shares the tools you will need as a yoga teacher to confidently help any student who tells you they have it.   Episode Highlights: How your back is like a Jelly Doughnut! What IS “degenerative disc” and what impact should it have on your practice? The relationship between bulging, slipped, and herniated discs (hint - one of these isn’t a real thing). The prevalence of spinal abnormalities - and how worried we should be if they show up on imaging. The relationship between degenerative disc disease and backbends. Nerve compression symptoms and how to modify for them.   Episode Links & Resources:   Visit Anatomy Bites   Other Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast
28:25 09/01/2022
Workshops, Retreats, and Impostor Syndrome with Davida
Impostor syndrome doesn’t have to hold you back. Nearly all of us experience paralyzing self-doubt at some point in our lives. In this week’s on air coaching call, we’ll explore ways to change our perspective and turn self-doubt into self-expansion.    Episode Highlights: Why impostor syndrome is not your enemy. How your practice can help you heal and transform self-doubt. What your “Internal Family System” has to do with impostor syndrome, and taking action in moments of doubt. How your shadow parts are trying to help you. When it’s time to talk to a therapist about going “down the rabbit hole”.   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast   Yoga Teacher Resource courses Psychology Today
33:18 08/25/2022
Micro Studios and Minimum Viable Offers with Nev
Are your ideas for teaching realistic? There is a lot to improve upon in the ways that yoga is currently offered. However, idealistic visions will eventually run into real world circumstances. In this on air coaching call, we explore Nev’s vision for teaching and brainstorm ways to reconcile the essence of it with what is sustainable given her circumstances.   Episode Highlights: Ideas for teaching yoga in a format that is deeper and more authentic than the usual drop in class format. The pros and cons of having a physical space to teach out of and considerations for renting vs buying. Qualities of sustainable micro-studios. How to reconcile your vision for teaching with the circumstances of your life. How to determine the financial viability of your yoga business idea. How to begin bringing your vision to life using a minimum viable offer.   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast
25:56 08/18/2022
How to Teach Better Workshops
Facilitation skills are essential for a memorable workshop. No matter how well you know your topic, your workshop will flop if you don’t understand how to keep your students engaged. Learn the different ways workshop presenters often go wrong and how to avoid these pitfalls to teach better workshops.   Episode Highlights: Four strategies to capture your students’ attention and engage them in the learning process Common presentation mistakes and how to turn them into strengths How to plan your workshops so that you cover what you promised and leave enough time for closure at then end. How to make your workshop memorable so your students feel excited for your next event.   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast   Podcast Episode 198 - Yoga Objections and How to Address Them Join Workshops that WOW
14:07 08/11/2022
How to Boost Workshop Attendance
Curious about how to boost attendance at your workshop? In this episode I offer simple strategies to help you create workshops without the worry of needing to cancel due to low attendance.   Episode Highlights:    The two most important factors for healthy workshop attendance How to find out what topics your students will find appealing How to choose the right title for your workshop Four essential qualities for your workshop promotion How to make your workshops an easy ‘yes!’ Considerations for working with a studio vs producing your own workshops When and how often to promote your workshop A powerful way to boost the effectiveness of your promotion Minimum numbers and when to cancel   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast   Join Workshops that WOW
20:54 08/04/2022
How to Create Interactive Workshops
The best workshops are interactive. They engage the student on multiple levels and with multiple senses. In this episode, I’ll share some tips and strategies for leading interactive workshops.   Episode Highlights:    The balance between moving vs lecturing in a workshop When visual aids and other assets are useful and when they are not Different types of workshops assets and how to decide which to use (if any) How grouping your students in different sized groups helps to create interaction Why we learn from other students in a group setting - and how to facilitate that as a teacher   Links & Resources:   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast
15:00 07/28/2022
How & Why to Interview Your Students
Ever wonder what programs to offer next or the best way to talk about your work? Market research is a powerful strategy that helps you tap into the minds and hearts of the people you are trying to help. This helps you create the right programs, at the right time, with the right messaging. The best way for yoga teachers to implement this strategy is to interview your current students.   Episode Highlights:    Why talking about your work is challenging Why it’s important to find out your students wants and needs from their own perspectives Different methods of market research including pros and cons of each Key questions to help you learn what’s actually relevant to your teaching What to do with the answers after you get them   Links & Resources   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on iTunes Ask a question for the podcast
20:52 07/21/2022
Authentic teaching when times get tough
When your personal life falls apart, how much should you share with your students? There’s a fine line between being authentic and oversharing. In this week’s episode, we discuss specific guidelines and benchmarks to help you navigate staying real when times get tough.   Episode Highlights:    Why your teaching might actually improve during difficult times A simple test to help you decide whether or not to share your challenges with your students How to know if it’s time to take a break from teaching The difference between authenticity and oversharing Links & Resources   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes Ask a question for the podcast   Related Episodes   How to balance being real vs. being positive How to Teach as the World Falls Apart
12:10 07/14/2022
Banish Burnout (when you’ve been teaching 10+ years)
Burnout is real and it can show up for a multitude of reasons. Have a listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn why it might happen to a long time yoga teacher and how to turn things around when it happens.   Episode Highlights:  Reasons you might be feeling sparkless and how to find your spark 3 Strategies to help reinvigorate your passion for teaching The hidden messages behind feeling blah about your teaching How your students can help you remember the why behind your offerings   Links & Resources   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes Ask a question for the podcast
11:24 07/07/2022
Days when you want to throw in the towel
Have you had days where you feel like you want to throw in the towel and quit teaching yoga? You are not alone! Teaching yoga can be a stressful high demand career and burnout is a real possibility. Listen for strategies on what to do when you feel like giving up.   Episode Highlights:  Reasons you feel defeated and think about giving up. 4 tools to use on those days you feel you can’t teach anymore How your personal practice can help. How testimonials can help. How to reconnect to your vision and purpose to re-ignite your passion for teaching   Links & Resources   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes Ask a question for the podcast   Leave me a message on Speak Pipe
09:14 06/30/2022
Hiring Help for Work/Life Balance
How can we balance growing a business with life’s other responsibilities? Mado shares a bit about her story in creating the Yoga Teacher Resource and shares tips and strategies for hiring help to grow your business sustainably.   Episode Highlights:  Balancing motherhood or a full time job and entrepreneurship How to find time to work on your business when you have other responsibilities How and when to hire help One avoidable mistake you can avoid when starting your business Strategies having more control over your time   Links & Resources   Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes Ask a question for the podcast  
16:32 06/23/2022
Rethinking Gender with May Nicholson
Questioning your assumptions and conditionings around gender is not only important to those who are gender non conforming but it’s also a gift to yourself. Enjoy this discussion on rethinking gender with May Nicholson. Episode Highlights:  Language and behaviors that require conversations What brave space is and how to create it The use of affirming language  The harm caused by a strict gender binary - and the benefits of questioning it, no matter how you identify How our culture will understand sex and gender in the future   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Follow Maygen on Instagram @maygennicholson Sign up for Maygen’s newsletter   Embrace Yoga's Roots by Susanna Barkataki Follow Susanna on Instagram @susannabarkataki   Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon Follow Alok on Instagram @alokvmenon   A Queer Dharma by Jacoby Ballard Jacoby’s website Follow Jacoby on Instagram @jacobyballard   Trans Yoga Project www.transyogaproject.com Follow Trans Yoga Project on Instagram @transyogaproject    Transgender Training Institute Follow Transgender Training Institute on Instagram @trans_training_institute   Tristan Katz Follow Tristan on Instagram @tristankatzcreative   Allé K Follow Allé on Instagram @transyogateacher   Terra Anderson Follow Terra on Instagram @embodyemerge   Check Your Privilege: Live Into the Work by Myisha Hill
42:16 06/16/2022
Is Yoga Bad for Bendy People? with Libby Hinsley
Ever been told that hypermobile people shouldn’t practice yoga? Yoga is not bad for bendy people, but there are different considerations for people with hypermobile joints. Dr. Libby Hinsley, author of Yoga for Bendy People joins us to debunk some myths and talk about the ways that yoga is amazing for bendy people.   Episode Highlights:  Hypermobility basics - what does it actually mean to be bendy? Unique needs for bendy people in Asana practice Alternatives to passive stretching that work better for bendy people What yoga practice injuries are telling us Libby’s new book, Yoga for Bendy People   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Follow Libby on Instagram @libbyhinsleypt Libby Hinsley’s website Yoga for Bendy People - The Course
42:59 06/09/2022
Yoga Objections and How to Address Them
Learn to correct common misunderstandings about yoga. As teachers we have an important role to play in improving the public perception of yoga. In this episode, you will learn the most common misconceptions that prevent people from trying yoga, why yoga is misunderstood in the wider culture, and what you can do about it as a yoga teacher.   Episode Highlights:  4 misunderstandings that make (some) people resistant to yoga Tips for sharing what yoga is really about How incorrect public perceptions of yoga spread and solidify Why hearing an objection about yoga is an opportunity and a gift Mini scripts to help you speak clearly about yoga   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Thinking Fast & Slow - By Daniel Kahneman
18:23 06/02/2022
YouTube for Yoga Teachers with Berenice Miles
Learn how one yoga teacher built her business online during the pandemic with YouTube as her outreach strategy. Berenice Miles shares how she learned to stand out in the noise of the online yoga world, why consistency matters, and why it’s not too late to get started with YouTube.   Episode Highlights:  How to connect with your students without people pleasing Mistakes to avoid when putting your content online Easy ways to improve video quality Channels for marketing your YouTube content The single most important strategy for making great yoga videos.   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Berenice’s YouTube Channel Berenice’s Website Berenice’s Facebook Page Berenice’s Facebook Group
29:27 05/26/2022
All About Accountability
Learn effective practices for creating consistency and sustainable motivation through accountability. This mini training will support you to take inspired but imperfect action toward your goals.  Episode Highlights:  How to tell you if you need accountability  The neurobiology and benefits of accountability  Support structures for discipline, willpower and self control 2 main types accountability and 3 sub-types Best practices for peer accountability groups Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes
43:55 05/19/2022
Teaching Yoga is a High Stress Career
Teaching yoga is an incredibly rewarding way to make a living. It’s also far more demanding and stressful than people imagine. If you often feel overwhelmed or stressed as a yoga teacher, you are not alone. In this episode, I’ll talk about the evolution of teaching yoga and why it has become a lot more stressful in the past decade. I’ll also share some thoughts about how to build a sustainable relationship with teaching that honors your values and the roots of yoga.   Episode Highlights:  How our roles and expectations as yoga teachers have changed drastically over past decade (in both positive and detrimental ways.) How social media specifically has changed what yoga teachers expect of themselves. The rise of impostor syndrome and how to change your relationship to it. The many skill sets needed to thrive as a yoga teacher The evolution of teacher training and my vision for what might come next   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Focus & Flow
26:43 05/12/2022
Meditation and ADHD
Attention and focus play a vital role in yoga teaching and practice - but they are increasingly scarce resources in today’s world. Whether or not you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, your ability to pay attention and focus falls somewhere on a spectrum. If you get distracted easily or need help prioritizing, meditation and simple changes in your environment can help. Episode Highlights:  Dharana, dhyana and managing sensory input The difference between attention and focus ADHD as a spectrum plus why I think the condition is over-represented among yoga teachers. Misconceptions about meditation that might prevent you from receiving the benefits of practice. Different types of meditation and how they train different types of focus.   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Focus & Flow
20:20 05/05/2022
How to Know What to do When
Skillfully prioritize your tasks to reduce overwhelm and build momentum towards your vision and goals. In this episode, you’ll learn a framework for deciding what to do in what order plus how to implement what you learn over the short and long term.   Episode Highlights:  The difference between a task and a goal Which tasks to eliminate and why Vision, goals and values How to think of your yoga teaching as a business Procrastination and ADHD How to take control of your schedule, set boundaries and be more efficient  Tips to build awareness and make more deliberate decisions   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Focus & Flow
27:11 04/28/2022
Optimize Your Time as a Yoga Teacher
Is your schedule unmanageable? Learn how to optimize your time to support your goals, growth, and wellbeing. Episode Highlights:  How to take advantage of your brain power when it’s fresh The number one thing to prioritize as a yoga teacher Why you need day(s) off with no teaching The key to accomplishing what’s most important How to organize your time for creativity and focus   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   When, Why & How to Hire a VA Focus & Flow
23:23 04/21/2022
Back Pain and the Koshas with Lillah Schwartz
How do the koshas relate to teaching yoga to people with back pain? Lillah Schwartz shares wisdom from her 40 plus years of teaching and advises an integrated, multi-layered approach.   Episode Highlights:  Different paths to discovering imbalances in your body The koshas as entry points to attention and integration The damaging forces of modern culture and how to remedy them Why flexibility is not the primary goal of yoga The importance of pause and patience 4 steps to identify sensation in your practice and what it’s telling you   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Lillah’s website Free resources from Lillah
48:46 04/14/2022
5 lessons from my social media break
Do you have a mixed relationship with social media? Hear Mado’s experience with taking a social media break and consider if you’d like to take a break of your own. Episode Highlights:  Where to start if you want to take a break from social What you’ll learn from your off screen time How to prepare for a social media break How to be present in your business without having to be live Conscious ways to replace social media My top 5 takeaways from choosing to abstain from social media for 30 days   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Link to sign up for social media hiatus cheatsheet Focus & Flow The Artist’s Way
29:51 04/07/2022
Lit From Within with Sarah Powers
Building your identity as a teacher takes time. In this episode Sarah Powers, creator of insight yoga, shares about her journey as a teacher, including the early days of yin yoga. Listen for inspiration to build a relationship with your practice so you can feel genuine confidence in your inner teacher. Episode Highlights:  Sarah’s journey into teaching, including the early days of yin yoga when very few people were interested in such a quiet practice. Patterns and rhythms for a practice How Advaita vedanta, buddhism, and daoism have influenced Sarah’s teaching Common misunderstandings about Yin yoga Practices to bridge the physical and spiritual  Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Sarah’s website (books, retreats and more)
57:42 03/31/2022
Should I take a 300 hour YTT ((On Air Coaching Call))
Thinking about a 300 hour teacher training? Listen in on this conversation about the purpose of a 300 hour YTT, who it’s for and what to consider when choosing a training.  Episode Highlights:  How long to wait after taking a 200 hour training to take a 300 The difference between a 200 hour and 300 hour training How to choose a 300 hour training What to expect from a 300 hour YTT Pros and cons of live vs on demand learning   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes
32:21 03/24/2022
Skill in Action with Michelle Cassandra Johnson
Healing comes when we turn toward our discomfort instead of away from it. Michelle Cassandra Johnson, author and social justice activist discusses the intersection of social justice and yoga and the importance of accepting emotional pain.  Episode Highlights:  Barriers to dismantling racism and how to break them The hazard of bypassing and how to recognize it in yourself Ways that we can investigate the different layers of who we are How to accept imperfection Tools for approaching discomfort with openness Why your yoga practice is about checking IN not checking OUT Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Michelle’s podcast Michelle’s Website Win a copy of Skill in Action
54:10 03/17/2022
How & Why to Eliminate Fear Based Language in Yoga Class with Libby Hinsley
Have you heard of “nocebic” language? Learn the way our brains react to expectation, why it’s important to notice fear based language and how to transform your words to empower your students.   Episode Highlights:  How to help your students feel confident and inspired to be in charge of their bodies. The importance of looking for what’s right instead of what’s wrong Scope of practice and boundaries in the yoga class setting Psychological and physiological power of messaging in yoga What you can do to nip fear based language in the bud How learning anatomy helps yoga teachers evaluate their cues and language   Links & Resources Follow YTR on Instagram @yoga.teacher.resource  Join the Yoga Teacher Resource email list Join the Yoga Teacher Resource Facebook Group Learn more about the Impact Club Leave a review on Itunes   Anatomy Bites Libby’s Website
38:55 03/10/2022