Teaching Pranayama – Avoid this Common Mistake!

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During a recent training, I asked one of the students, an experienced yoga teacher and yoga therapist in training to lead a centering exercise. Her voice was soothing, her choice of techniques right on, her instructions were accurate and her sequence was superb.  But she made one mistake that invariably could have her students getting it all wrong … [Read more...]

Instagram 30 Day Challenge!

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Do you want to grow a tribe of engaged followers on Instagram? Instagram is one of the fastest growing Social Media platforms out there and many yoga brands are making a big splash on it.    But like all Social Media platforms you can waste hours on it with no results for your yoga business if you don’t know how to use it to get the results you … [Read more...]

Why I Walked Away from the Vanity Fair Social Club Oscar’s Viewing Party

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For the last 21 years Vanity Fair has been hosting an Oscar viewing party. Each year this lavish event grows and now over 1200 people, Hollywood elite, come to see and be seen. However, the coveted dinner viewing party continues to be held at only 150 invitations. Being invited to the exclusive dinner is considered the best invitation in town short … [Read more...]

Money, Business, Energy and the Cycles of Time

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I only have to think of the catchy tune and phrase, describing a cycle of time, “The dawning of the Age of Aquarius…” from the pop hit song from the 60’s by the band, 5th Dimension, of the same name, and then it gets stuck in my head! Another cycle of time recently created a lot of fear and rumors as 2012 approached because it was the end of the … [Read more...]

Manifesto for the Reluctant Yoga Professional

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I took yoga teacher training because I was in pain. I had back pain and pain radiating down my legs and arms from pinched nerves. It was getting worse and I was beginning to feel down and depressed because of it. I felt I was trapped in a downward moving spiral. Then one day I received a flyer in the mail – yes that was in the days before email. … [Read more...]