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Helping yoga teachers to stay connected to information, entrepreneur advice and a community of supportive yoga teachers and professionals.

Helping yoga teachers to stay connected to information, entrepreneur advice and a community of supportive yoga teachers and professionals.
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Canada

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Helping yoga teachers to stay connected to information, entrepreneur advice and a community of supportive yoga teachers and professionals.

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English


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117: Pain Language with Shelly Prosko (Part 2)

5/20/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 116: Pain Language with Shelly Prosko (Part 2) Description: How important is communication and language when working with yoga students, especially those who are dealing with persistent (chronic) pain? The answer is - extremely. We don't want our yoga students to become fearful of movement, or trigger a pain response with our cues or tone.This episode is a continuation of the conversation from last week with Shelly Prosko on the topic of pain language...

Duration:00:48:12

116: Pain Language with Shelly Prosko (Part 1)

5/13/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 116: Pain Language with Shelly Prosko (Part 1) Description: When people turn to yoga in search of healing, they often carry with them a lot of pain. As yoga teachers, it can be challenging and frustrating to know which words to choose when communicating with our students and giving cues, particularly for those who are dealing with persistent (chronic) pain. In part one of this two-part interview, Shelly Prosko joins Shannon to talk about this topic in...

Duration:00:53:20

115: The Polyvagal Theory and Yoga with Dr. Ginger Garner

5/6/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 115: The Polyvagal Theory and Yoga with Dr. Ginger Garner Description: We all know that communication and language are important in a yoga class. But it’s not just about giving instructions and guidance about breathing or poses - it’s also how we communicate. The timber and volume of our voices, music or chanting in the class, even certain words, can have an effect on other people, but also ourselves, and it creates an internal response for both...

Duration:01:10:54

114: Compassion Fatigue with Diane Liska

4/29/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 114: Compassion Fatigue with Diane Liska Description: As yoga teachers, we come across people who come to yoga in search of healing, and we help to guide their experience and help them in their healing process. But this can take a toll on us, and lead to burnout and compassion fatigue over time. Diane Liska has some strategies for how best to develop resilience to compassion fatigue and evolve in our own professional practice as healers. Diane is...

Duration:01:02:37

113: Pinterest to Promote Your Yoga with Kate Ahl

4/22/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 113: Pinterest to Promote Your Yoga with Kate Ahl Description: How important is Pinterest to your yoga business? If you’re like some of our yoga teachers, a significant portion of your website traffic may be coming from Pinterest - but it’s not the same as other social media platforms like Instagram or Facebook. That’s why we have Kate Ahl of Simple Pin to share more about how you can use Pinterest to promote your yoga business. Kate Ahl is the...

Duration:00:46:10

112: Niche Down to Market Your Yoga with Amanda McKinney

4/15/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 112: Niche Down to Market Your Yoga with Amanda McKinney Description: Picking a niche is something that can be scary to a lot of us. Particularly as yoga teachers who believe that yoga is for everyone and that we can help everybody, we feel that picking a niche excludes people we want to help. But have you ever thought that specializing is the best way for you to bring yoga to more people? Amanda McKinney is a Marketing Coach for Yoga Teachers, and...

Duration:01:04:05

111: Teaching Children's Yoga with Shakta Khalsa

4/8/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 111: Teaching Children's Yoga with Shakta Khalsa Description: Have you ever shared yoga with children? If you have, you might have realized that teaching yoga to adults, and sharing yoga with a room full of children are completely different. Shakta Khalsa is a leading expert on children and yoga, and on this episode the “fairy godmother” of children’s yoga shares tips and strategies for teaching children’s yoga more effectively. Shakta is the...

Duration:01:01:34

110: Create a Yoga Proposal Package with Lisa Zaehringer

4/1/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 110: Create a Yoga Proposal Package with Lisa Zaehringer Description: If you’ve ever wanted to share or promote a unique yoga class or workshop, I’m sure you have wondered how best to convey your offering to the yoga studio owner, or even where to begin in reaching out to studios. Lisa Zaehringer, after having to go through this process every 2-3 years, shares more about what goes into the yoga proposal packages she sends to yoga studios, as well as...

Duration:00:44:48

109: Attracting Clients with Your Message with Eman Zabi

3/25/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 109: Attracting Clients with Your Message with Eman Zabi Description: Your business is about you, but does your branding and website copy reflect who you are as a yoga teacher, and showcase your unique personality and voice? Eman helps business owners “put the personality back in your business” and she has some tips for you to get started doing the same. Eman is the founder of The Scribesmith, and she puts her background in Political Science,...

Duration:00:52:48

108: Inclusive Language for Prenatal Yoga with Shannon Crow

3/18/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 108: Inclusive Language for Prenatal Yoga with Shannon Crow Description: How can we use inclusive language in a fertility, prenatal or postnatal yoga class so that our students feel heard, seen, accepted and welcome? This episode is a mini-training on how we as yoga teachers can make our classes more accessible and inviting through the words that we use. Inclusive language is not something a lot of us think about or consider when we are teaching...

Duration:00:43:02

107: Launch & Promote Your Yoga Offering with Abby Herman

3/11/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 107: Launch & Promote Your Yoga Offering with Abby Herman Description: Do you struggle with putting out content that connects you to your yoga students? Have you gotten overwhelmed about promoting your yoga offering - not knowing where to start, which platform to choose, or even what to say? Abby Herman is just the expert you need to hear from about all things content-related. Abby is the founder of Write Solutions and is a content strategist who...

Duration:00:55:17

106: Defining My Yoga Business Niche with Shannon Crow

3/4/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 106: Defining My Yoga Business Niche with Shannon Crow Description: What’s your yoga business niche? Do you share your yoga with everyone, or are you focusing in on your zone of genius? Even though she has been in the yoga industry for 13 years, Shannon still struggles with defining her yoga business niche. On this episode, she shares her own process that helped her figure out where to take her yoga business. As Shannon started planning her...

Duration:00:38:48

105: Insurance for Yoga Teachers with Beth McVeigh

2/25/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 105: Insurance for Yoga Teachers with Beth McVeigh Description: As a yoga teacher or yoga studio owner, do you have insurance that protects you if a lawsuit arises? How much coverage is enough? Beth McVeigh, a specialist in liability insurance for yoga instructors and yoga studio owners, joins Shannon in the last episode of the 5-part mini-series, Yoga Studio Business 101, to shed light on the topic of insurance. Beth McVeigh is the Manager of the...

Duration:00:59:27

104: Legal Answers for Your Yoga Business with Saerin Ally Cho

2/18/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 104: Legal Answers for Your Yoga Business with Saerin Ally Cho Description: Should your yoga business be an LLC? Do you need to trademark your business name? What kind of permits and licenses do you need to legally run your yoga business? Saerin Ally Cho, founder of Love Light Law joins Shannon in the fourth episode of the 5-part mini-series, Yoga Studio Business 101, to talk about all things legal. Saerin is a lawyer and yoga teacher, who...

Duration:00:47:35

103: Hiring and Nurturing Your Team with Shelli Warren

2/11/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 103: Hiring and Nurturing Your Team with Shelli Warren Description: Do you have a team supporting you in your business? Are you thinking about hiring, because some parts of your business seem just too overwhelming? Do you need help in hiring, building, and nurturing your team? Shelli Warren, Team and Leadership Coach, joins Shannon in the third episode of the 5-part mini-series, Yoga Studio Business 101, to share more about what it takes to build a...

Duration:01:12:34

102: Mission Statements & Core Values with Steve Hart

2/4/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 102 Yoga Studio: Mission Statements & Core Values with Steve Hart Description: What does your yoga business stand for? Who are you serving? And what do you hope to achieve? Steve Hart, founder of Riffs Studio, joins Shannon in the second of this 5-part mini-series, Yoga Studio Business 101, to share more, not just about mission statements and core values, but also pricing, memberships, marketing and the business of running a successful yoga...

Duration:00:53:09

101: What I Learned as a Yoga Studio Manager with Shannon Crow

1/28/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 101: What I Learned as a Yoga Studio Manager with Shannon Crow Description: What does it really take to run a successful yoga studio business? Join Shannon in the first of this 5-part mini-series, Yoga Studio Business 101, to find out more about the different aspects of building and running a yoga studio business. Shannon shares what she has learned as a yoga studio manager, and in the next four episodes, brings on four other experts to share more...

Duration:00:42:27

100: Cultivating a Community of Professional Peers with Linda Sparrowe

1/21/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 100: Cultivating a Community of Professional Peers with Linda Sparrowe Description: How can we, as yoga teachers, build and maintain a professional peer community? Whether it’s taking ownership of our yoga, overcoming isolation, or dealing with the competition we feel as yoga teachers - we have all faced these challenges. Linda Sparrow shares some of her insights about these difficult and uncomfortable topics. Linda Sparrowe is a writer, editor,...

Duration:01:10:58

099: Branding Your Yoga Website with Kali Edwards

1/14/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 099: Branding Your Yoga Website with Kali Edwards Description: Have you been wanting to design and launch a professional website for your yoga business but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you are struggling with clarifying and communicating your brand and message on your website. Kali Edwards, founder of June Mango LLC, is just the expert you need to hear from about how to establish and showcase your brand on your website. Kali has always had...

Duration:00:39:49

098: Many Layers of Fascia with Gil Hedley

1/7/2019
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 098: Many Layers of Fascia with Gil Hedley Description: How often have we said that we can’t do certain movements because of old age? What if that’s not a result of old age, but “fuzz” - a by-product of not enough movement in our bodies? Gil Hedley of The Fuzz Speech fame joins Shannon to bring the concepts of fascia, anatomy, movement and scar tissue to a whole new light. Gil is a Rolfer, an author, and a strong proponent of encouraging somanauts...

Duration:01:00:51