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For aspiring yoga teachers who want to develop their craft with integrity and authenticity. We’ve created this podcast to help supplement Yoga Teachers who graduated from a YTT and don’t feel confident going out into the real world to teach. Topics include real-talk about yoga in the real world: • Sequencing, teaching methodology, and the business of yoga; • Anatomy, biomechanics, and safe practice; • Philosophy, ethical and legal considerations; • And much more... Co-hosted by: Michael Henri, RYT 400, MPty, BHK Paul Teodo, E-RYT 500 Byron de Marsé, E-RYT 500

For aspiring yoga teachers who want to develop their craft with integrity and authenticity. We’ve created this podcast to help supplement Yoga Teachers who graduated from a YTT and don’t feel confident going out into the real world to teach. Topics include real-talk about yoga in the real world: • Sequencing, teaching methodology, and the business of yoga; • Anatomy, biomechanics, and safe practice; • Philosophy, ethical and legal considerations; • And much more... Co-hosted by: Michael Henri, RYT 400, MPty, BHK Paul Teodo, E-RYT 500 Byron de Marsé, E-RYT 500

Location:

Indonesia

Description:

For aspiring yoga teachers who want to develop their craft with integrity and authenticity. We’ve created this podcast to help supplement Yoga Teachers who graduated from a YTT and don’t feel confident going out into the real world to teach. Topics include real-talk about yoga in the real world: • Sequencing, teaching methodology, and the business of yoga; • Anatomy, biomechanics, and safe practice; • Philosophy, ethical and legal considerations; • And much more... Co-hosted by: Michael Henri, RYT 400, MPty, BHK Paul Teodo, E-RYT 500 Byron de Marsé, E-RYT 500

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #84: Announcement of Pause

5/19/2022
Important announcement from Michael Henri and the GPY Team. Going Pro Yoga Platform: https://goingproyoga.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goingproyoga/ From Paul, Byron and Michael Namaste --- About Going Pro Yoga: Going Pro Yoga is the first platform dedicated to supporting teachers in furthering their education and helping you transfer what you learn to the ‘real world’ of yoga immediately so that your confidence and your classes continue to grow! **Create a Free Account...

Duration:00:02:35

Episode #83: Anatomy of Breathing

5/6/2022
Do you want to incorporate the breath more into your yoga teaching? Or do you just want to better understand how breathing works, and how it benefits us? In this episode, Michael covers all the aspects of breathing relating to yoga. He discusses how we breathe, the basic science and understanding of the body parts involved in breathing, and how we can use different techniques to affect our breathing patterns. He also details the benefits and reasons for using different types of...

Duration:00:43:10

Episode #82: Vegan and Yoga

4/28/2022
Do you need to be Vegan to be a true Yogi? And why do yoga teacher trainings often implement a strictly vegan or vegetarian diet? In this episode, we discuss veganism and how it ties into the yogic principle of Ahimsa (non-violence). We hear both Byron and Michael’s own personal views and backgrounds. And the ethical or moral aspect and understanding of Ahimsa and how that relates to a vegan or non-vegan diet. Plus they discuss the evolutionary and ancestral aspect of if humans are...

Duration:00:22:14

Episode #81: ‘Good’ Karma vs ‘Bad’ Karma

4/21/2022
Have you ever wondered if you have good or bad karma? Or maybe you want to know how yoga and karma are related to one another? Well in today’s episode we are discussing all things karmic. We delve into a philosophical approach to dissect what karma really is. And Byron even channels his inner Sadhguru to share his full karmic wisdom and knowledge. We also discuss the links and relations between yoga and karma to bring it full circle. Check the full episode to start generating good...

Duration:00:23:37

Episode #80: Trauma Informed Yoga with Anthea Taeuber

4/14/2022
Have you ever had to deal with a student suffering from trauma or PTSD in your yoga class? Or do you want to overcome your own trauma safely through your own yoga practices? In this episode Anthea shares her experiences, knowledge, and guidance on teaching yoga in a trauma-informed way. She explains how and why these tips and cues can help students managing with different types of traumas. Plus delivers some incredibly practical teaching advice. She provides usable tips on teaching, and...

Duration:00:57:53

Episode #79: How to Make Yourself More Employable

4/7/2022
Are you wanting to become a full-time professional, and successful yoga teacher? We have two highly experienced and successful studio teachers in Paul and Byron. Who have both taught in the top studios in both LA and Bali. They are sharing their advice, insights, and tips for how to become highly employable as a yoga teacher! In this very valuable episode, they discuss student success stories, self-promotion, and how they grew their experience and reputation. If you really want to be a...

Duration:00:26:54

Episode #78 : How to Lead a Successful Yoga Retreat

4/1/2022
Have you ever wanted to run your own yoga retreats? Or maybe you’ve been on a retreat and had an amazing experience, and are curious to know what goes into making that happen? In this episode, Paul and Byron discuss some of the best tips and tricks on how to successfully lead a yoga retreat. They share some wonderful wisdom for new yoga teachers wanting to run retreats. Tips on demographics, how to attract students, price points, and much more. Check out the full episode and start...

Duration:00:27:06

Episode #77: How to Teach Yoga with Paul Teodo and Byron de Marsee

3/24/2022
How can you decide what yoga teacher training is the right one for you? With so many trainings and teachers these days, it’s very hard to tell the difference between a great training, and a bad training. With the return of Paul Teodo to the podcast, we discuss the very valuable topic of teacher trainings and mentors. We talk about the value of experience versus certifications. Why there are many low-quality yoga trainings existing nowadays. The student mindset and dedication to...

Duration:00:33:35

Episode #76: Affirmations and Creating Habits with Jaeden Schafer

3/17/2022
Do you want to transform your life, correct bad habits, and overcome your negative beliefs? What if we told you that it is as simple and easy as listening to some positive affirmations for a few minutes each day… That is exactly what we are discussing in this podcast episode with Jaeden Schafer! Jaeden is the creator of the Selfpause app, which provides positive affirmations and meditations. It even lets you create your own personalized affirmations. We discuss with him the power and...

Duration:00:44:28

Episode #75: The Power of Words, Language, and Communication

3/10/2022
Do you find yourself making negative self-talk or using negative language? Then you should listen to this episode and learn about how the language you use can have a direct impact on your emotions and mindset. We also discuss how language has a huge influence when teaching yoga. Every aspect of it, from tone to volume, and to the actual choice of words themselves. Just by changing your language, you can change the energy and tone of your yoga class. For your own personal growth benefit...

Duration:00:26:16

Episode #74: How to Create Inspiration and Motivation

3/3/2022
Do you struggle with motivation and inspiration? Well, we have an awesome bio-hack that can help you shift your feelings and mindset. It’s all about shifting your physiology! In this episode, we discuss how your physiology has an impact on your feelings and thoughts. And by changing your physiology (getting up and moving) you can interrupt and change your feelings towards what you want them to be. If you sometimes struggle to get on your mat or motivate yourself to go to that yoga...

Duration:00:23:45

Episode #73: Law of Attraction Explained

2/24/2022
Do you want to attract and manifest money, joy, love or anything you want into your life? What if we told you it was all possible just by one simple law… The law of attraction! In this episode, we discuss the fundamental ideas and principles of the law of attraction. We talk about how gratitude plays a key role in allowing us to gradually attract what we want. And how emotions, both negative and positive will affect what you attract. If you want to start attracting something into your...

Duration:00:26:32

Episode #72: Masturbation, Pornography and Bramacharya with Eric Lougheed

2/17/2022
Have you ever wondered about the impact porn and masturbation is having on your sex life? Or maybe you’re curious about the yoga principles of storing up your sexual energy, and awakening your kundalini? In this episode, we are diving deep into the sensitive and taboo subject of sexual dysfunction with the expertise of Eric Lougheed. Eric is a coach that helps men resolve their erectile dysfunction naturally and is the founder of Morning Wood. In this episode with Eric, we discuss how...

Duration:00:55:22

Episode #71: Healthy Balance of Masculinity and Femininity

2/10/2022
Do you struggle to maintain a healthy balance of Masculinity and Femininity? Regardless of your gender, there are moments in life where we tend to lean more towards one versus the other. Typically in a working environment, Masculinity becomes dominant. In this episode, we discuss all aspects of what Masculinity and Femininity is and the best practices for creating balance in your life. If you’re keen to find more balance in your life, then listen to the full episode and learn...

Duration:00:29:47

Episode #70: Pursuing Discipline

1/27/2022
Do you struggle to maintain discipline in your yoga practice? Today we are discussing all the aspects of discipline and how it relates to your yoga practice and yoga teaching. We discuss the difference between discipline and integrity. How discipline has both positive and negative connotations. And we talk about the flip side of discipline; compulsiveness, impulsiveness, and going with the flow. We take some time to dissect the mindset of being disciplined all the time, or allowing for...

Duration:00:20:57

Episode #69: Mastering Flow State

1/20/2022
In today’s episode, we are exploring flow state, what it is, and how to access it… We start by explaining what flow state is. What it feels like, and what helps Michael to achieve flow state. We also discuss how flow state is a bit subjective, it can be different for everyone, and that it’s not just linked to creativity. We of course discuss flow state in yoga, and yoga teaching, and how the breath helps us to find focus. Best of all, Byron shows us a demonstration of flow state with...

Duration:00:17:17

Episode #68: Trauma Informed with Russel (Rusty) Price

1/13/2022
In this episode, we get some incredibly valuable advice and insights from Rusty Price on trauma in its many forms. We discuss the different ways that trauma occurs, shows up, and can impact your life. And importantly we talk about how that comes into the yoga classrooms, and how it can affect you as a yoga teacher. Rusty shares his experiences, his background, and his professional expertise as a hypnotherapist, natural therapist, neuro-linguistic programmer, and more! He spills the beans...

Duration:00:52:09

Episode #67: Deconstructing the Ego (Part 3)

1/6/2022
In the final part 3 episode about legos and egos, we dive deeper into the how and why we develop an ego in the first place. Starting from childhood, and how our interactions, upbringing and society actually impact our egos development. Michael shares a poignant story about him as a curious child, and how a singular interaction can/could have had an impact on his ego’s development. We then get further into how your ego stops you from listening. And how it shows up around how we view and...

Duration:00:15:19

Episode #66: Deconstructing the Ego (Part 2)

12/30/2021
In this second episode on the ego, we dive into some of the more personal stories, experiences, and encounters we have had with our own egos. Byron shares about his first meaningful interaction around his ego. Which was in an acting class at a younger age. We also dial it back to a more basic level of ego-based thoughts, like comparing ourselves to other yoga teachers. Which Byron makes a bold claim about! Yoga teachers are of course not immune to dealing with their own egos, and you...

Duration:00:18:34

Episode #65: Deconstructing the Ego (Part 1)

12/23/2021
This is the first of 3 episodes where we break down the tricky topic of the ego! The ego is something that comes up in yoga teacher trainings and around the subject of yoga often. Because yoga is considered one of many paths to ego death. In this episode we break down the origins of the word ego. Whether it really is a bad or good thing, and the yogic approach to the ego. We also share some pointers and tips on calling out and recognising your own ego. Plus a fun way to name your ego...

Duration:00:17:42