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When Things Get Worse

When Things Get Worse

What happens when things get worse instead of better? I'm talking with a Strala friend who stopped practicing yoga for a while. And coming back to it now, things aren't feeling so good. We've all been here in different ways. Maybe it's with yoga, the piano, or a sport. I'm…
How to Turn Feedback into Progress

How to Turn Feedback into Progress

We're having a conversation in the Online Leadership Training group about getting started with your own classes. There's so much amazing feedback you're all getting, just showing people there's an easier way to do so much more, across all of life. But, it's important to remember that feedback might not always sound…
How to Teach Hard Things

How to Teach Hard Things

What's the best way to teach hard things in yoga? Whether it's right-side-up or up-side-down, on foot or hand, is it all alignment, anatomy, crunches and pushups? Is there a better way? It's a good question. And since what we do in yoga is the same as what we do…
Is This Right for Me?

Is This Right for Me?

Is this place right for me? Is this person right for me? A friend asked this morning if it was right for her to go on a yoga retreat for a few months. It's a style I did a long while back, with a leader I don't know so much…
The Values We Share

The Values We Share

Community is everything. Tara and I are about to begin our course in Amsterdam, and we're thinking of everyone coming together to share this experience. We're lucky to have people from so wide a range of backgrounds and experience - beginners and long-time practicers, teachers of all styles, people looking…