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Making Money as a Yoga Teacher

Are you ready to get clever and creative about the different ways, formats and audiences you can present with yoga? To kick-start your brainstorm, here are our top 11 ideas for making money as a yoga teacher.

Setting up your workspace

We spend so much time at the office so it's essential that our work-station supports our comfort, heatlh and wellbeing and productivity. Here are some tips for optimizing your work-space set-up.

How yoga can help you sleep better

A good night’s sleep is worth it’s weight in gold...Check out our tips (including a pre-bed yoga sequence) to seduce your body and soul into sweet sleep -  and even sweeter dreams.

10 Minute Yoga Sequence

10 minutes isn’t long, but don’t be tempted to rush through this sweet sequence. Instead, approach every pose with care, mindfulness and breath. That way, those 10 minutes will feel more like a long, indulgent session on the mat.

11 tips to keep safe on the yoga mat

Here’s what you need to know to keep yourself safe, healthy and happy on the yoga mat...

‘What the world needs now, is love, sweet...'

Do you dream of a more loving world? Discover how yoga can help develop self-acceptance and self-love and inspire a wave of love to heal the world.
Listen to and practice "A loving Kindness Meditation"

Align your yoga with the environment

Can you care for the environment through yoga? What eco-friendly yoga props can you buy? Discover how an understanding of yogic philosophy can help align your practice with the environment.

Wrist Therapy for Yogis

Do your wrists hurt in your yoga practice? Discover how to safely stretch and strengthen the wrists to prevent pain and injury when practicing yoga.

Downward Facing Dog

Downward-Facing Dog: 6 Awesome adjustments your students will love.

Make New Year’s goals that will flourish

Around New Year, perhaps like me, you make a bunch of resolutions. Things to stop or start doing in an effort to make the incoming year the best ever…The key to creating goals that flourish rather than fade is using a sankalpa.  

17 mini ‘yoga projects’ to try this summer

Summer holidays. Aahhhh...A holiday (whether away or at home) is a great opportunity to spread your yoga wings, shake things up and learn something new about your yoga.

8 key qualities of a great yoga teacher

Asking ‘What makes a great yoga teacher’ is bit like asking what’s the best flavour of ice cream - you’ll get a different answer depending on who you ask!

Take a seat - go deeper in your poses

From a supported head-stand or juicy backbends through to simple, seated sequences, a Yoga chair can help you unlock more depth, understanding and appreciation in several key yoga poses.

9 benefits of yoga for older adults

It’s a no-brainer, friends - we are all getting older! Yoga is a wonderful choice for maintaining a healthy body and mind as we age.

Yoga for Kids

Yoga, an ancient art blending awareness of body, mind and breath is not just for grown-ups. It’s a fun and healthy activity for kids, too. 

What a bolster brings to your practice

Perhaps the most famous and best loved member of the yoga prop family, the humble bolster is the perfect accompaniment to a yoga practice. 

Challenges in setting up a Yoga Studio

Six key challenges that go with opening and maintaining a successful yoga studio.

The thoughtful yogi’s gift guide

A yoga-based gift is a wonderfully thoughtful choice. When you think about it, what you are really giving is an opportunity for good health; physical, mental and spiritual. 

Give with a yogic heart this Christmas

The most precious gift you can give anyone this Christmas is your time. The memories you make with your loved ones are sure to outlast material possessions. 

14 creative uses for your yoga blanket

Let’s explore how a blanket or two can help you feel lifted, grounded and fully supported throughout your yoga practice.

Yoga to Soothe Overwhelm

Feeling overwhelmed is certainly no picnic, but there is a way out.  Here are some yoga-inspired tips that have helped me tame my overwhelm over the years. I hope they help you too. 

The little prop that offers a lot

Which humble yoga prop offers more lift than a home-renovators favourite TV show and helps you reach further and get stronger? Yes, it’s the block!

How to use yoga sandbags

Sandbags are powerful yoga props. In restorative and yin yoga, these beefy fellows love to help you feel supremely supported and grounded.

Yoga Classes Anyone?

How do you take your yoga? Perhaps you have a weekly arrangement with your bestie to meet at your local studio for the ‘Vinyasa Flow’ class (then catch up over coffee!).

Yoga Nidra Explained

Relaxation, anyone? Yes please! How about a simple relaxation method that’s effective, accessible to all, and has the power to recharge body and soul on a deep level?

5 ways to a greener yoga practice

It’s a given that we experience fantastic benefits to our health and well-being from practicing yoga, but can we also make our yoga practice beneficial for the environment? 

'DIY' Yoga Retreat at Home

Yep, those yoga retreat ads in the glossy mags look amazing. Don’t despair! With planning, you can design a nourishing, budget-friendly retreat at ‘Chez YOU’!

A beginner’s guide to yoga styles

OK, you’ve got your mat, a fancy new pair of stretchies and now what? It’s time to put your money where your ‘asana’ is and try a yoga class! But how do you choose which one...

Four ways to use a yoga strap

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a complete newbie, there are times when we can all use a little help to reach further and go deeper in certain yoga poses ...

3 Poses to Ease a Cranky Back

Got a cranky back? You’re not alone - recent statistics show about 3.7 million Australians (16% of the population) have back problems, and that around 70–90% of us ...