“Celebrity Yoga Teachers are a Disease.”

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Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga asana authentic celebrity yoga teachers ego guru mc yogi self practice social media teacher training vinyasa yoga practiceWhen MC Yogi appeared, he was dressed in ripped jeans, a plain T-shirt, trendy glasses, and a flat-rimmed hat, smiling and ready to get to work. Before we began, he had a strong and surprising.

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10 Green Gift Ideas for Teacher

The Green Samaritan

What to do for those wonderful teachers who spend such critical time with our children. Green Gifts Green Living eco-friendly teacher gifts green holiday teacher gifts Green Teacher Gifts holiday teacher giftsBlack Friday has passed.

Home Yoga Practice: what counts if you are a Yoga Teacher?

Elephant Journal

This fixed idea of what it means to practice yoga daily means that people who need to practice daily teachers are confronted with feelings of guilt, inadequacy, or failure, because the nature of their lives means it is impossible to meet this demand.

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The Hypocrisies of a Western Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

I am a yoga teacher, and like many in the yoga circle, fell victim to a reinforced belief that a “good” yoga teacher was sober, meditative, vegan, calm, a feminist, an environmental activist, potentially trippy, and bendy. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Yoga alcohol authenticity Eastern society ego hippy meditative paradox partying stereotypes student teaching tradition truth Western society what is a yoga teacher?

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What sets false Gurus & True Teachers Apart.

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If you ask almost anyone what they think guru means they will most likely tell you it's teacher, or something similar. Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today abuse of power fall from grace guru learn yoga in India sanskrit meanings stay at an ashram the guru complex true teacher What sets true Teachers and false Gurus Apart. yoga teacher scandal

Travel is the Best Spiritual Teacher.

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Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today best teachers finding yourself. how to life path soul searching spiritual spirituality teacher travelingIf you are feeling stuck in your life, want change, or desire clarity, travel could be your ticket to discovering the keys to unlock your inner wisdom. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Travel Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Attention All Yoga Teacher Haters.

Elephant Journal

Do you ever find yourself leaving a yoga class feeling that your practice could have been better if only your teacher did or said something different? Yoga bad yoga class practice teaching yoga teacher

3 Essential Traits of a Truly Transformative Teacher.

Elephant Journal

I recently learned that a teacher and mentor of mine had died. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Yoga divine wisdom essential traits goals meditation our best selves pay it forward right livelihood teaching transformative yoga teacherIt was a great loss to me and to everyone who never got to experience her wisdom. However, at the same time, her passing was a.

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The Ready Teacher. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Teacher, your feet landed on my mat so ready to diffuse my resistance and infuse your spirit so willing to define form and refine pose. Literary Journal Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today poem video yoga teacher

How to Find the Perfect Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

Before I met my teacher, I practiced at various classes by various instructors. Health & Wellness Yoga asana right yoga teacher student teacher relationship sutra yoga practiceThey taught the same asanas, gave out accurate cues and corrected my alignment.

When you Can’t Trust your Spiritual Teacher.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) guru spiritual incest spiritual teacher student teacher relationship teacherWhy did I stay so long, having seen the signs so early on?

Yoga Teachers: Stop trying to be “Authentic.”

Elephant Journal

There are big-name teachers out there with massive followings and it’s hard not to want to emulate the charisma that got them there in the first place. Yoga attitude authentic balance connecting famous yoga teachers students teaching true-self yoga voiceThe problem with that is, there’s a.

Off-topic post: starting teacher salaries

Environmental Economics

Using data on median household income and starting teacher salaries at the state level (with no weighting for population size or anything else), I find that the income elasticity of starting salaries is 0.14.

A Yoga Teacher’s 5 Realizations—for anyone who’s Starting Something New. 

Elephant Journal

We're constantly swirled with the ups and downs that come with being a new teacher and it can be a time of both intense questioning and sporadic self-assurance. But, as with most moments of conflicting emotions, Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga change confidence feedback mentor self love student teacher trying something new yoga teacher training

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Why Every Yoga Teacher is my Favorite.

Elephant Journal

I’ve come to realize that every yoga teacher is my favorite. Funny Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today teaching yoga yoga teachersAll of them.

7 Ways to tell if a Spiritual Teacher is Trustworthy.

Elephant Journal

Flattered by his attentions yet deeply confused, it took me several months to end what was, in retrospect, a violation of the teacher/seeker boundary. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga false gurus mature spirituality sexual advances from a teacher spiritual materialism spiritual teacher Teachings violation of boundaries

So you Want to be a Yoga Teacher?

Elephant Journal

Right Livelihood Yoga authentic voice right livelihood yoga industry yoga teacher yoga teacher trainingKnow this—if you're driven to teach yoga, then it's meant to be.

My Only Advice to New Yoga Teachers.

Elephant Journal

Finding your own voice is important, yes, but it's not nearly as vital as asking yourself the question: Enlightened Society Right Livelihood Yoga advice to yoga teachers community connection new yoga teacher Rachel Brathen yoga girl

The 10 Unwritten Commandments of Yoga Teachers.

Elephant Journal

Here in North America, it is not a very complicated journey to become a yoga teacher it can be done in four to six weeks. Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga Z ADMIN Work Featured Today Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today 10 commandments of being a yoga teacher right livelihood yoga teacher yoga teacher training yoga teaching certification

The Importance of Finding the Right Spiritual Teacher.

Elephant Journal

After more than 30 years on the path, I’ve found immense value in having a spiritual teacher. My teacher wasn’t the first gui. Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today finding a spiritual teacher guru Hinduism meditation mindfulness spiritual teacher teacher the importance of a spiritual teacher

To the Students threatened with Deportation by their Teacher.

Elephant Journal

The teacher said that if you were born here and your parents were illegal, they would have to go and leave you behind. The teacher said. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Bret Harte Middle School Deportation Hispanic students teacher

Young Yoga Teachers: We are Missing Something Important.

Elephant Journal

Writer's Contest 2** Health & Wellness Yoga instafame svadhyaya yoga on Instagram yoga practice yoga teacher training young yoga teacherWhile I’m still the youngest at my studio, I’m starting to notice the age gap slowly closing.

Tired of Being a Broke-Ass Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

The Surprising way this Yoga Teacher deals with Anger.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Funny Health & Wellness Right Livelihood anger be there for yourself being calm blowing up chilled out frustration miscommunication sticky situations the angry woman yoga teacherAt the start of the less than professional behavior, I trusted the timing of the multiverse and felt compassion for the VA—who seemed to be having a tough time—and I just cracked on with other tasks.

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Whoops! I Fall Too: Confessions of a Yoga Teacher.

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Adult/NFS Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga awareness balance Confessions of a Yoga Teacher happiness I Fall Too life mindfulness Rebecca Lammersen spirituality Warrior three Whoops yoga teacherWhenever I’m at ease, I also find my footing.

A Yoga Teacher’s Worst Nightmare: No One Showed Up.

Elephant Journal

Though I'm a "teacher," perhaps the greatest lesson that evening came from my students, who showed me that my persona of being the "perfect yoga teacher" could finally. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga facing your fear inner critic Metta meditation on the mat perfectionism self-worth teachers and students

A Thank You to Yoga Teachers.

Elephant Journal

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7 Signs your Dreamy Yoga Teacher is a Horndog.

Elephant Journal

Chances are, your dreamy yoga teacher is a horndog, mostly because what makes him so dreamy also makes it easy for him to attract women. Adult Funny Yoga funny yoga yoga crush yoga teacherBut that does not mean giving up.

The Real Value of Yoga Teacher Training. 

Elephant Journal

If you are considering spending your money doing teacher training, think carefully. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga career students teacher training training program

Stalked by my Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

My story is from the other side of the coin, it was a female teacher abusing me. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga awareness bullying compassion fear female stalker healing life mindfulness self love spirituality stalkers stop abuse stop bullying travel; relationships; self-discovery yoga abuse

5 Tips for the Highly Sensitive Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

Right Livelihood Yoga Earth Ways Yoga empath highly sensitive person nature sensitive yoga teacher yoga teacher trainingAfter I took my first training, I was terrified of stepping in front of a class—I wanted nothing to do with teaching.

Yoga Teachers, Shut the F*ck Up!

Elephant Journal

Funny Health & Wellness Yoga holding space Silence yoga teachersThe Art of Holding Silence & Space in the Classroom.

Attention Yoga Teachers: What to Say Before Touching a Student.

Elephant Journal

Being a yoga teacher does not allow you to do whatever the hell you want. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today asana awareness compassion meditation mental health mindfulness permission respect yoga practice yoga teachersBeing in a yoga studio does not eliminate the concept of boundaries. Being in a yoga studio is not a safe space or a sanctuary for everyone.

Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Yoga Teacher Training.

Elephant Journal

Yoga Teacher Training has literally changed my entire life. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga attitude change Everything I Need to Know happiness healing Health & Wellness I Learned in Yoga Teacher Training life teacher trainings

Don’t Marry your Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

Dating multiple yoga teachers is a good thing. Funny Health & Wellness Yoga embracing change learning yoga yoga practice yoga student yoga teachersIt makes for a better.

The Best Relationship Advice from My Greatest Spiritual Teachers.

Elephant Journal

Arts Blog Inspiring (Wow) Love growth healing heartbreak hurt learning let go love move on pain relationship spiritual teachersOur most important and most intimate relationships will force us to grow and seek new ways of engaging with one another when it’s not working.

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The One Thing I Wish Yoga Teachers would Stop Saying.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today autoimmune disease law of attraction visualization yoga for beginners yoga teachersI am far from an advanced yogi. I'm a woman in her 40s with an autoimmune disease that causes muscle weakness and joint pain.

How to Shake Up our Yoga Practice (for Teachers & Students Alike).

Elephant Journal

Number Three: Some teachers swear (really, they do). Yes, teachers are human. Yoga choosing a yoga class learning practice studios yoga teachersThey are real. They may say “left” when they meant “right,” or forget the.

Aspiring Perfectly Imperfect Yoga Teachers.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga Practice Handicaps physical teacherTo offer thorough teaching, we must understand the physical, emotional and spiritual limbs of the practice. Otherwise, we are offering our students an empty physical workout every time they approach the mat in our classes.

Yoga Teachers, Get Off your Mat!

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today asana demonstrating Silence teaching yoga yoga off the mat yoga practice yoga teachersI felt that demonstrating cheapened my experience of asana and ultimately cheapened my students' experience of class.