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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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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

097: Focusing In On Your Niche [Consultation Call] with Susan Hopkinson

12/31/2018
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 097: Focusing In On Your Niche [Consultation Call] with Susan Hopkinson Description: Do you have trouble finding your niche and communicating your unique offering as a yoga teacher to your audience? The niche work that you do in your business is an ongoing process, and it can be difficult to clarify that in your messaging. On this consultation call, Shannon guides Susan Hopkinson through some of her struggles in this area. Susan Hopkinson is a...

Duration:01:04:25

096: How to Create a Yoga Practice Habit with Matt Kowald

12/24/2018
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 096: How to Create a Yoga Practice Habit with Matt Kowald Description: How can you form a yoga practice habit? Do you want to do more in your yoga practice but find it hard to form a routine around it? Perhaps you’ve formed an unwanted habit you’d like to remove. Matt Kowald, co-author and co-founder of Yogis Journal, joins Shannon to discuss what it takes to create and maintain a yoga practice habit. Matt is a varsity wrestler originally from...

Duration:00:57:16

095: Making a CEO Business Plan with Shannon Crow

12/17/2018
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast 095: Making a CEO Business Plan with Shannon Crow Description: Do you feel like the CEO of your yoga business now? If you don’t, you’re not alone. It is easy to get caught up in doing the “Worker Bee” activities and lose focus of the “Queen Bee” activities you should be doing to keep your business going and growing. On this episode, Shannon shares some things she has been doing in her own business over the past few weeks in terms of planning....

Duration:00:41:00

094: Instagram Content Strategy and Stories with Tyler McCall

12/10/2018
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast Ep 94: Instagram Content Strategy and Stories with Tyler McCall Description: Are you on Instagram? How are you using Instagram as a yoga teacher to market and grow your yoga business with intention? Tyler McCall, social media marketer, strategist, and coach for creatives joins Shannon on this episode to tell you how you can be using Instagram to generate profit, not just popularity, in your business. Tyler has 10 years of experience working as a...

Duration:00:52:56

093: How to Build a Home Studio with Jo Stewart & Rane Bowen

12/3/2018
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The Connected Yoga Teacher Podcast Ep 093: How to Build a Home Studio with Jo Stewart and Rane Bowen Description: Have you thought of building a home-based studio? What does it really take to get a home yoga studio up and running? What are the challenges you might face, and the biggest pros? Jo Stewart and Rane Bowen are yoga teachers who not only had a home studio, but also built a new one, and on this episode, they reveal the nitty, gritty details of what it takes. Jo has been...

Duration:01:07:32