A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher: Sarit Z Rogers

  I met Sarit at an Eat, Breathe Thrive yoga workshop in Los Angeles. I was immediately drawn to her. She looked so cool, calm and comfortable in her own skin. Throughout the workshop, I continued to be charmed by her honesty, authenticity and welcoming nature that made anyone around her comfortable in her presence.… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher: Sarit Z Rogers

Compassion by Example: My Personal Story of Healing

Admittedly, my yoga journey began as an accident or possibly divine intervention. A writer that I admired was co-teaching at a yoga and writing retreat in Mexico and I planned to attend in hopes of practicing wordplay with like minds. It just so happened that my divorce became final two days before the retreat began.… Continue reading Compassion by Example: My Personal Story of Healing

Teaching Compassion for Yoga Teachers: Stage One

Jack Kornfield

The heart is like a garden: it can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. ~ Jack Kornfield   One of the first questions I ask of my YTT (Yoga Teacher Training) students is: “Why is ahimsa, compassion, the most encompassing of all the yamas?” Students answer with beautiful replies like this one from Jennifer Fogle:… Continue reading Teaching Compassion for Yoga Teachers: Stage One

Your #1 Key To Successfuly Teaching Yoga: Authenticity

As a veteran yoga teacher, (I’m in my 21st year teaching professionally) as well as a teacher trainer, and mentor to new teachers, I am fascinated with the journey we are on —and with what it is that makes some of us thrive while others struggle. But in line with my title, perhaps it is helpful… Continue reading Your #1 Key To Successfuly Teaching Yoga: Authenticity

A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher: Debbi Murphy

Debbi Murphy

This month in our “A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher” series we are featuring a yoga teacher near and dear to my heart. From the very first moment that I walked into her class, I  felt like I had come home. I was completely enveloped  by her warmth, her vivaciousness, her precision… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher: Debbi Murphy

A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher: Melissa Aguirre

Welcome back to our new series, “A Day In the Life of a Yoga Teacher”! Part two in this series finds us on the other side of the country in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. We had the opportunity to interview a certified yoga therapist who primarily teaches soldiers, veterans and military dependents. What is her… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher: Melissa Aguirre

A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher – Want to be profiled?

UPDATE: Please visit this link and complete as many questions as possible to be featured! Dear Readers, We are currently looking for other yoga teachers to profile in our new blog series, “A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher”. The first entries in the series will be written blog posts and in the… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher – Want to be profiled?