Listen To Your Body First, Your Teacher Second

Long-time yoga teachers tell me tales of how students have passed out in their classes, thrown up, sprained a ligament, even broken bones. As my Saudi friend, newly arrived in the U.S., gasped at me once when I showed her vinyasas involving arm balances, “This isn’t yoga, this is exercise!” In particular, the intensely heated, high cardio, deep stretch classes that progress quickly without significant warm-up do have a bit of a reputation for students Read more…

What is an LLC and why would you, a yoga teacher, want one?

Here’s my experience creating an LLC this month, and some tips about why yoga teachers may want to create one for themselves. LLC stands for Limited Liability Company. It is an easier structure to create and manage as a small business, as opposed to that of a corporation. An LLC can be created by one person or multiple people. Broadly speaking, the LLC offers a barrier of legal protection between your business dealings and assets Read more…

Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Hello! Welcome to my blog. Here you’ll find out about my experiences as a new yoga teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, but also so much more. To me, my yoga practice does not begin and end with my mat. I take my practice out into the world, and I hope to share it with you! Why did I choose to become a yoga teacher (now)? I began a 200-hour yoga teacher training program in January 2018 Read more…