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. Cyber Monday has come and gone and in another week or so, school will be out. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

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. Looking at the residuals, here are the top ten underpaid teacher states and what my little model says their starting salaries should be based on ability to pay: The predicted salary from the model is the same as the NC Governor's goal

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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

The Ready Teacher. {Poem}

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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

5 Spiritual Lessons Yoga Teachers Still Need to Learn.

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“Celebrity Yoga Teachers are a Disease.”

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5 Business Tips for Yoga Teachers.

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The Hypocrisies of a Western Yoga Teacher.

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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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Attention All Yoga Teacher Haters.

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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

So you Want to be a Yoga Teacher?

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Travel is the Best Spiritual Teacher.

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My Only Advice to New Yoga Teachers.

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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

6 Lessons from our Teachers in Disguise.

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Tired of Being a Broke-Ass Yoga Teacher.

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Yoga Teachers: Stop trying to be “Authentic.”

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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.

The 10 Unwritten Commandments of Yoga Teachers.

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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

7 Ways to tell if a Spiritual Teacher is Trustworthy.

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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

The Real Value of Yoga Teacher Training. 

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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

A Yoga Teacher’s Manifesto.

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The Worst Best Yoga Teacher Ever. {Funny Video}

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Arts Funny Yoga funny video video Worst Best Yoga Teacher worst yoga teacher ever yoga funny yoga transplanting yoga videoYou know that local yoga celebrity that all the other students worship? Their classes are always packed, their playlists are always baller, and their sequences always kick asana.

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

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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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How to Find the Perfect Yoga Teacher.

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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. Their technique was, for the most part, good (I’ve also come across bad ones unfortunately.

My Body is my Teacher.

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Health & Wellness bodies healing love yourself maria fendrick reality teacher thoughts It’s inspiring to see how the body changes in response to what or how one thinks.

Garlic as my Friend, Teacher & Inspiration.

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Food Green Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality crops eco-conscious farming friend garlic health benefits inspiration nurturing shadow side teacherThese intrepid plants began their lives in the late fall, during the dark and cold of November and December, growing roots long after most plants.

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I Heart Senior Yoga Teachers & Students.

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5 Tips for the Highly Sensitive Yoga Teacher.

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Aspiring Perfectly Imperfect Yoga Teachers.

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“Yoga Teachers are Psychos.”

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga Yoga Practice blissed out crazy yoga eye contact funny yoga hensler real yoga sutra yoga teachers are psychos Sutra 1.33 of the Yoga Sutras states that "By cultivating attitudes of friendliness toward the happy, delight in the virtuous, and disregard toward the wicked, the mind-stuff retains its undisturbed calmness.".

The Teacher I Never Met.

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I’d Google teacher trainings like a junky. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom Dharma guru purnima yoga teacher training

The World does not Need More Yoga Teachers.

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Yoga studios are popping up like Starbucks, and so are their teacher trainings—churning out new teachers in. Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom awareness health wellness spirituality yoga practice yoga practitioners yoga teachers

A Yoga Teacher Training Certificate is Just the First Step.

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While a teacher training certificate can help you develop skills, teach you information and boost confidence to get out there and teach, there are other important steps to keep in mind if you want to be a great teacher. Yoga changing the world compassion confidence learning students yoga teacher yoga teacher training

What Yoga Teacher Training Really Felt Like.

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With students and teachers […]. Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Yoga journey teacher trainingMy chest hits ground. My thighs cry out. I leak upside down tears in headstand. I arrive to the Guatemalan shores of Lago Atitlan at the hour when volcanoes swallow up the sun. I come carrying a backpack, a yoga mat and the delusion that this training is about yoga postures.

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

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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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Yoga Teachers, Get Off your Mat!

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Why Every Yoga Teacher is my Favorite.

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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.

Don’t Become A Yoga Teacher. (Unless…) ~ Kim Roberts

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The problem I see with aiming for a teacher training certificate is that it can instill a false sense of security. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga practice teacher training teaching yoga teacher

How & Why: The Right Questions to Ask a Yoga Teacher.

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NC House seeks 5% teacher raises, no tenure change

Environmental Economics

Asheville Citizen-Times  (because the N&O wants me to pay for it): North Carolina teachers would get average 5 percent raises without giving up their job protections or having teaching assistant cuts, according to the preliminary Republican House government spending plan released Tuesday. The Senate also required veteran teachers to agree to end their tenured status to receive the higher salaries.

Don’t Marry your Yoga Teacher.

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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 Respectful Student/Teacher Relationship & What Makes a Guru.

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Our children are our best teachers

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Years ago I was friends’ with a special ed teacher. As a psychiatric mental health practitioner, one of the best pieces of advice I can give to parents raising their children is: “If you work on yourself and not on your child this will benefit both of you!”

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When you Can’t Trust your Spiritual Teacher.

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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? This is where it gets important, sordid and dicey.

Yoga Teacher Training—& so it Begins.

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Health & Wellness Yoga intention self-transformation yoga teacher trainingBut this isn't a spa trip. It's not a vacation. In fact, I'm going to need a.