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Yoga Hands on Assists for Yoga Teachers & Trainees

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Improve your confidence in using Yoga hands on assists to safely guide your students. Saturday 2nd September 2017 ~  1.30-4.30pm It can take a long time after qualifying to feel comfortable incorporating assisting into your teaching. This workshop will focus on some key postures we encounter in a typical yoga class: Downward dog, Child’s pose, […]

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Which Yoga Level to Choose

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Are you wondering which yoga class to sign up to? Some of my classes are listed as a mixed level class that’s from yoga level 1-3 and the sequences are devised to offer variations of poses to suit all, from beginner’s to advanced. Joining a class that is dedicated to a specific yoga level, allows […]

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3 Tips on How to Plan a Yoga Class

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The thing about being a yoga teacher and planning a yoga class is that it’s similar to learning to drive, you can only try it out by actually getting up there and doing it. Standing in front of a class of real, breathing people! In my early days, just imagining teaching brought me out in […]

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How to be a Happy and Successful Yoga Teacher

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Are you are a happy yoga teacher for the majority of the time?  If so, congratulations!  I consider feeling happy with where and how you teach to be a true sign of  being a successful yoga teacher . Non yoga teachers tend to think a yoga teacher’s working life is stress free and we blissfully, […]

Why are my Yoga Students Yawning?! Yoga Teaching Tips

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Am I boring my students? This was a great question from a yoga teacher because we all worry about how our students are receiving our offerings. If you tend to jump to the assumption that any yawning, or stern looks are students not enjoying your classes, I give you a couple of tips on how […]

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Finding your voice as a yoga teacher

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Over these ten years of being a full time yoga teacher, there have been many lessons to learn that were not taught in my trainings. At first, as a super green and nervous yoga teacher all I thought about were class plans, how can I rock the class?! I was so keen for the sequences […]

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Yoga Workshops? Why Bother?

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Yoga  workshops?  Why bother? A common question that I get asked by yogis (old and new) is if they are experienced enough to attend one of my yoga workshops. The answer is, “Yes, absolutely!”  My workshops are designed for a range of levels, and I pride myself on having the teaching knowledge and experience to […]

Ayurveda Health Tips for a Healthy Autumn

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Ayurveda is closely linked to yoga but apart from my own guess work at what dosha I am, I’ve never investigated further. Until recently, after encouragement from Veronica Layunta- Maurel, Akasha Yoga Centre Director and an Ayurveda Health Coach, I had a consultation with ayurveda practitioner Sharon Jackson of Ayurveda Lifestyle. Currently into week 2 […]

Vinyasa playlist for yoga

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Below are some of my current favourites to add to my vinyasa class playlists. Not to run consecutively, but they each have a special quality to add to your yoga session. Music is a tricky thing, as we don’t all find the same songs uplifting. I find it strange, if in a class there is […]

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Life after a yoga training – My interview with YogaCampus

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I’m frequently asked advice on choosing a yoga training to become a qualified yoga teacher. I took my first training with The Life Centre, now called Yoga Campus based in London. They recently contacted me to be interviewed as an inspiring teacher trainee graduate. A real honour! I’ll be posting more blogs soon, on choosing a […]

How to love yourself~with mindfulness and yoga

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Anna Taylor is a wonderful yoga teacher, mindfulness and yoga therapist based in London. We have collaborated for several years, running weekend yoga retreats and I love her sessions! Anna’s blog on how to love yourself and self compassion, has many useful tips for us all to be our own valentine. Connection and love, is […]