Tag Archives: teaching

giveaway! teaching yoga by donna farhiIn the wake of public scandals and cases of questionable ethics from high-profile teachers, many people in the yoga community have been digging into the deeper and more challenging questions behind the teacher-student relationship. By all appearances, people have been floundering around trying to figure out what this means.… Read more

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giveaway! teaching yoga by donna farhi

In the wake of public scandals and cases of questionable ethics from high-profile teachers, many people in the yoga community have been digging into the deeper and more challenging questions behind the teacher-student relationship. By all appearances, people have been floundering around trying to figure out what this means.… Read more

yoga teachers’ labour rights: a call to action

yoga teachers’ labour rights: a call to action

Are yoga teachers being exploited by the yoga studios in which they teach? This anonymous guest post explores the possibility and questions the economics of the studio system. I practically never post anonymous writing on the blog, but when an IAYB reader got in touch with this subject and asked for anonymity to keep their teaching gigs, I agreed to the request.Read more

teaching people, not poses: evolve your practice with jay fields’ online courseJay Fields charmed the yoga underground with her poignant and down-to-earth book, Teaching People, Not Poses: 12 Principles for Teaching Yoga with Integrity. Now the California-based yoga teacher is bringing the book’s simple lessons to life with an interactive online course for “yoga teachers who want to feed souls, not egos.”

The 12-week course starts September 15 and there is a free info session call on September 5.… Read more

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teaching people, not poses: evolve your practice with jay fields’ online course

Jay Fields charmed the yoga underground with her poignant and down-to-earth book, Teaching People, Not Poses: 12 Principles for Teaching Yoga with Integrity. Now the California-based yoga teacher is bringing the book’s simple lessons to life with an interactive online course for “yoga teachers who want to feed souls, not egos.”

The 12-week course starts September 15 and there is a free info session call on September 5.… Read more

NYT yoga backlash: responses from the blogosphere

The yoga community is still experiencing the fall-out from last week’s NYT Magazine article, “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body.” The article has gone far and wide, with varied responses from yoga practitioners and yoga haters. Here’s a breakdown of some of the more interesting responses, both positive and negative (YogaDork has also provided some responses from the community – and gets bonus points for the brilliant blog post title that summarizes my general feelings about the NYT’s yoga coverage: “Is The New York Times Wrecking Yoga?”).… Read more