We are at an intersection between old and new pedagogical approaches in yoga educational spaces. As teachers, we have some fascinating choices to make with regards to how we lead classes and trainings, and how we guide people into their bodies. It may be less about what we teach and […]
Category Archives: Podcasts
I’m happy to share this podcast I recently did with Francesca Cervero and Giulia Pline all about incorporating resistance bands into a yoga practice! Giulia and I nerd out in the best possible way all about why we think resistance bands are incredible tools for yoga students and teachers. If you’re […]
I had a great conversation with Dina Crosta on her podcast, Nurture Your Nature. We had a lovely meandering (and educational) conversation that winds around my journey from yoga student, to teacher, to interdisciplinary movement educator and to new mom. Some of the topics covered were: A big picture look […]
It was my total pleasure to talk with my friend and colleague Caitlin Casella on her podcast Practice Human. We go deep into a variety of subjects including: Why people themselves are often the better judge of what they need (not the ‘teacher’) + how what we need changes — […]
Do you go on auto-pilot with over-used yoga teaching cues? I got super nerdy with Mado Hesselink on her Yoga Teacher Resource Podcast all about 4 categories of cues. A few have extensively researched in studies surrounding motor learning. The takeaway? It’s great to be fluent in all 4 ways […]
Michelle and I discuss how I got started as a yoga teacher, how I realized yogasana was hurting me (because my flexibility was outpacing my strength), how and why I changed my teaching and branching out into different movement modalities like self-massage, weight-lifting, kettle bells and incorporating interdisciplinary movement and resistance […]
Julian and I talk about: why yoga teachers must continually adapt and change; the importance of cross-training your yoga practice by doing more than asana; and the importance a teacher’s ability to be self-critical and willfully step into the discomfort of asking why we teach what we teach.