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Sanskrit 101- For New Yoga Instructors

Sanskrit 101- For New Yoga Instructors

What is Sanskrit? Sanskrit translates to refined speech and it is the ancient language of India.  Although it is no longer used in conversation it is used in teaching yoga because yoga was developed in Sanskrit. Why is it important for a yoga instructor to know?...
Work and Play in the Yoga Industry

Work and Play in the Yoga Industry

I am thinking of becoming a yoga teacher and I want to learn about the Yoga Industry.   Where can a yoga teacher work?  How much money does a yoga teacher make?  What can I expect to get paid and where? Once I have my 200-RYT certificate where do I...
Top 7 Benefits of Owning Your Own Yoga & Fitness Franchise

Top 7 Benefits of Owning Your Own Yoga & Fitness Franchise

There are many different reasons why someone considers owning their own business.  Owning your own business has so many perks and benefits from flexibility to independence to being in charge of your own destiny. These benefits are amazing in and of themselves…...
What Is Yoga?

What Is Yoga?

At the beginning of every teacher-training program I have my students write an essay on this very question. I ask them to do this before they read any of the manuals or textbooks for the course.  As I’m sure you can imagine, I get many different answers. A quick...
Terms of Yoga

Terms of Yoga

Sometimes going to a Yoga class can be like entering a foreign country where everyone speaks a different language! Nama-who? Don’t worry and please don’t be intimidated. I’m here to clarify some of those crazy words!These words we use in yoga class are in Sanskrit....