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Slowing down doesnt sound sexy or ambiti ▶ Slowing down doesn't sound sexy or ambitious or entertaining. Here's
Slowing down doesn't sound sexy or ambitious or entertaining. Here's

Oh the irony. The sweet, sweet irony of going to yoga class to find balance or inner peace only to find ourselves rushing through Sun Salutations or consistently choosing the hardest variation o ...

Navigating the pressure to make vinyasa ▶ Navigating the pressure to make vinyasa classes harder, faster, stron
Navigating the pressure to make vinyasa classes harder, faster, stron

I think it's safe to say that if you teach vinyasa yoga in any modern setting you've felt pressured -- either overtly by your boss or subconsciously by an antsy student -- to make your classes harder ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Four Ways to Cha ▶ Yoga Teachers' Companion: Four Ways to Change Up & Reinvigorate Your
Yoga Teachers' Companion: Four Ways to Change Up & Reinvigorate Your

You deserve more than just another Chaturanga and Upward Dog--and, so do your students. Here's a tutorial on spicing up your Sun Salutations and adding creativity--while maintaining balance and effect ...

Your 5 Most Common Sequencing Questions ▶ Your 5 Most Common Sequencing Questions Answered
Your 5 Most Common Sequencing Questions Answered

Jason has recently been answering lots of questions about yoga sequencing lately -- on his recent webinar and Instagram lives -- so we today Jason is answering the five most common sequencing question ...

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Yoga Teachers Companion The Ultimate Gui ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Sequencing for Backbe
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Sequencing for Backbe

This is your Ultimate Guide to Sequencing for Backbends. It's a master class that teaches you the anatomical rationale behind intelligent, sustainable sequencing that will help your students do deeper ...

Yogaland Rewind 4 Sequencing Challenges ▶ Yogaland Rewind: 4 Sequencing Challenges (And How to Fix Them)
Yogaland Rewind: 4 Sequencing Challenges (And How to Fix Them)

When it comes to sequencing, there are a few things that trip us up time and time again. Jason’s back on the podcast today to talk about several of the mistakes he’s made himself through the years and ...

Yoga Teachers Companion How to Transitio ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: How to Transition Into Half Lotus and Full
Yoga Teacher's Companion: How to Transition Into Half Lotus and Full

The details of transitioning into Half Lotus and Full Lotus are rarely discussed. Transitioning incorrectly significantly increases the likelihood of injuring the knee in these poses. This yoga teache ...

The mental emotional and behavioral comp ▶ The mental, emotional, and behavioral components of the doshas with S
The mental, emotional, and behavioral components of the doshas with S

Today's guest, Sarah Kucera, is a yoga teacher, Ayurvedic practitioner, and chiropractor based in Kansas City, Missouri. In this chat, we talk about Sarah's new book, The Seven Ways of Ayurveda, which ...

Yoga Teachers Companion 22 The Best Prep ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion #22: The Best Preparations for Lotus--and, w
Yoga Teacher's Companion #22: The Best Preparations for Lotus--and, w

Learn to prepare yourself and your students for Lotus (Padmasana). There are countless postures that will help prepare your body for lotus, but these are my 7 favorite!Support this show supporter.acas ...

Chelsea Jackson Roberts The fullness of ▶ Chelsea Jackson Roberts, The fullness of my experiences make me who I
Chelsea Jackson Roberts, The fullness of my experiences make me who I

Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts joins me on the podcast today. You may know Chelsea from her current post as a Peloton yoga teacher, or from her numerous Yoga Journal covers, or as co-founder of Red Clay ...

A Love Letter for Mums with Naomi Annand ▶ A Love Letter for Mums with Naomi Annand
A Love Letter for Mums with Naomi Annand

The lovely and wise Naomi Annand joins me on this episode to talk about her new book, Yoga for Motherhood. This book is one of my absolute favorites -- filled with reassuring words that envelope you l ...

Yoga Teachers Companion The Best Prepara ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Preparations for Splits (Hanumanas
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Preparations for Splits (Hanumanas

These are my five favorite (slightly less conventional) preparations for splits (Hanumanasana). In addition to opening up your body, each of these postures helps teach a technical element of the split ...

Yoga Teachers Companion The 4 Best Optio ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The 4 Best Options for Setting up Forearm B
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The 4 Best Options for Setting up Forearm B

Meet your students where they are by learning the 4 best set-ups for Forearm Balance. You'll learn the pros and cons of each set-up and why these options work for different students.Support this show ...

Get over your malaise get back on your m ▶ Get over your malaise & get back on your mat with these practical ide
Get over your malaise & get back on your mat with these practical ide

If you've had a hard time getting back into regular studio (or home) practice since the pandemic hit in 2020, you're not alone! This episode is filled with practical ideas to help you get over your ma ...

Yoga Teachers Companion The Best Shoulde ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Shoulder Openers to Prepare for Ha
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Shoulder Openers to Prepare for Ha

This episode features the best shoulder openers to prepare you and your students' bodies for Handstand and Forearm Balance. We'll cover the best strengtheners and techniques for these postures soon in ...

Do twists detoxify Unpacking 7 common yo ▶ Do twists detoxify? Unpacking 7 common yoga myths
Do twists detoxify? Unpacking 7 common yoga myths

Do twists detoxify? Is it safer to jump back to Chaturanga than Plank? In all likelihood you've heard -- or even taught? -- one of the yoga myths you'll hear on this episode. This is a judgement-free ...

Yoga Teachers Companion The Best Strengt ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Strengtheners for Handstand and Fo
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Strengtheners for Handstand and Fo

This episode features the best shoulder strengtheners to prepare you and your students body for Handstand and Forearm Balance. Make sure to also check out episode 19 where we look at the best shoulder ...

How to overcome common meditation obstac ▶ How to overcome common meditation obstacles and create a practice you
How to overcome common meditation obstacles and create a practice you

This week I'm sharing a topic that's dear to my heart, which is creating a meditation practice that you love. We all face common (often self-imposed) meditation obstacles, from telling ourselves we ju ...

How Jason designed the curriculum for hi ▶ How Jason designed the curriculum for his 200-hour yoga teacher train
How Jason designed the curriculum for his 200-hour yoga teacher train

We've gotten a lot of questions asking about how Jason set up the curriculum for his 200 YTT, so that's what we cover in this episode. Last week was Part I -- we discussed how Jason intends to create ...

All About Jasons New 200 Hour Yoga Teach ▶ All About Jason's *New* 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training!
All About Jason's *New* 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training!

Want to know how Jason has set up his 200-hour online-only teacher training? Jason walks you through his process and how he honed in on how to make such a transformative foundational training work for ...

Harnessing the vagus nerve to turn on yo ▶ Harnessing the vagus nerve to turn on your off switch with Jill Mille
Harnessing the vagus nerve to turn on your off switch with Jill Mille

What is the vagus nerve? More importantly, why should we, as yogis, care? Jill Miller comes on the podcast this week to help us understand how we can tap into the vagus and stimulate the parasympathet ...

Passion Creativity as a Recipe for Happi ▶ Passion + Creativity as a Recipe for Happiness with Kathryn Budig
Passion + Creativity as a Recipe for Happiness with Kathryn Budig

I was so happy to catch up with my good friend, Kathryn Budig on the podcast this week. Kathryn is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher, author, and innovator whose most recent project is her on ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Best Tips for Te ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Best Tips for Teaching on Zoom
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Best Tips for Teaching on Zoom

Most yoga teachers have been teaching yoga on Zoom for a few years -- but the experience can still be awkward, under-utilized, and daunting. In this episode of Yoga Teacher's Companion, Jason provides ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Essential Cues f ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Essential Cues for Practicing and Teaching
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Essential Cues for Practicing and Teaching

The most common yoga cue for twists, twist from the bottom-up needs to be replaced. Why? Because the lower-back doesn't actually twist! Here are 6 better cues that will help you and your students fi ...

12 Minute Finding Spaciousness Meditatio ▶ 12-Minute Finding Spaciousness Meditation
12-Minute Finding Spaciousness Meditation

This meditation is one of my favorites: In just a few minutes, you can cultivate a sense of internal spaciousness and ease.Support this show supporter.acast.com/yogaland. See acast.com/privacy for pri ...

Return to Center Meditation ▶ Return to Center Meditation
Return to Center Meditation

This 10-minute meditation offers a physical focal point to help you come back to center.Support this show supporter.acast.com/yogaland. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. ...

13 Minutes of Lovingkindness ▶ 13-Minutes of Lovingkindness
13-Minutes of Lovingkindness

Continuing on with our theme of self-compassion and compassion this week, join me for a 13-minute Lovingkindness Meditation. Support this show supporter.acast.com/yogaland. See acast.com/privacy for p ...

8 Minute Self Compassion Meditation ▶ 8-Minute Self-Compassion Meditation
8-Minute Self-Compassion Meditation

Practice turning toward yourself with gentleness and self-compassion in this 8-minute meditation.Support this show supporter.acast.com/yogaland. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informati ...

Yogaland Rewind The Science of Self Comp ▶ Yogaland Rewind: The Science of Self-Compassion
Yogaland Rewind: The Science of Self-Compassion

This week's meditations are going to focus on self-compassion. With that in mind, I decided to re-run a previous episode where I explain the research and benefits on self-compassion. Much of the resea ...

10 Minute Meditation Simple Quiet Conten ▶ 10-Minute Meditation: Simple, Quiet Contentment in Nature
10-Minute Meditation: Simple, Quiet Contentment in Nature

Cultivate contentment and happiness by connecting internally to one of your favorite spots in nature. Take in the sights, smells, and feeling tone of nature to help invite a sense of simple, quiet joy ...

7 Minute Morning Meditation Grounded and ▶ 7-Minute Morning Meditation: Grounded and at Ease
7-Minute Morning Meditation: Grounded and at Ease

Set the tone for your day feeling grounded, light, and at ease with this guided meditation. (PS: I'll be sharing mini-meditations all through the month of May. They're intentionally short and sweet SO ...

Should you wait between a 200 hour and 3 ▶ Should you wait between a 200-hour and 300-hour training?
Should you wait between a 200-hour and 300-hour training?

Jason and Andrea explore all sides to the question of whether or not you should wait -- and get a few years of teaching under your belt -- between completing a 200-hour training and starting a 300-hou ...

Yoga Teachers Companion The Best Prepara ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Preparations for Bakasana
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Best Preparations for Bakasana

Practicing and teaching Bakasana (crow pose / crane pose) is much more accessible with effective techniques. This episode provides you with the four best preparatory postures for Bakasana. It also giv ...

Yogaland Rewind The Sutras Part III ▶ Yogaland Rewind: The Sutras, Part III
Yogaland Rewind: The Sutras, Part III

Today, we return to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra and Jason shares three models for applying the eight-limb path to life — The Step-by-Step Model, The Integrated Model, and The Single Limb Model. Show notes: ...

Yogaland Rewind The Sutras Part II ▶ Yogaland Rewind: The Sutras, Part II
Yogaland Rewind: The Sutras, Part II

Last week Jason shared the foundational concepts of purusha and prakriti. Go back and listen if you haven’t yet! This week, we continue to talk through foundational concepts that Patanjali p ...

Yogaland Rewind The Sutras Part I ▶ Yogaland Rewind: The Sutras, Part I
Yogaland Rewind: The Sutras, Part I

Today is the first in a series of episodes where Jason shares the underpinnings of Patanjali. Most yoga students have heard their teachers reference Patanjali and the text that he is known for, The Yo ...

The Intersection of Brain Body Psycholog ▶ The Intersection of Brain-Body Psychology & Yoga with Mona Delahooke
The Intersection of Brain-Body Psychology & Yoga with Mona Delahooke

I want to offer some context for today's episode. My guest is the phenomenal pediatric psychologist and author of the new book, Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Jo ...

Yoga Teachers Companion The Key to Bakas ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Key to Bakasana and Other Arm Balances
Yoga Teacher's Companion: The Key to Bakasana and Other Arm Balances

This episode of Yoga Teacher's Companion breaks down the single most important key to practicing and teaching Bakasana and other arm balances.Watch the companion video: jasonyoga.com/podcast/ytc-ep14/ ...

Yoga Includes Me with Sarah Henderson ▶ Yoga Includes Me with Sarah Henderson
Yoga Includes Me with Sarah Henderson

On today's episode, I speak to Sarah Henderson, a yoga teacher who specializes in teaching adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Sarah's parents were role models of advocacy after h ...

Cultivating a Mindful Media Practice wit ▶ Cultivating a Mindful Media Practice with Melissa McLaughlin
Cultivating a Mindful Media Practice with Melissa McLaughlin

To quote this week's guest, yoga teacher and social scientist Melissa McLaughlin, How we engage with our phones is changing our minds. In other words, we are on our phones being constantly bombarded ...

This is your Brain on Yoga with Dr Daya ▶ This is your Brain on Yoga with Dr. Daya Grant
This is your Brain on Yoga with Dr. Daya Grant

If you’ve ever wondered what’s really happening in your body and brain during asana and meditation, today’s conversation is going to fascinate you. Our guest is Dr. Daya Grant -- a neuroscientist ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Teaching Yoga St ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Teaching Yoga Students to Breathe Skillfull
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Teaching Yoga Students to Breathe Skillfull

Beginning yoga students often struggle to breath properly in class. As a yoga teacher, we want to provide our students with skillful, accessible techniques to support their journey. This discussion sh ...

A Story of Hope in Los Angeles with Kath ▶ A Story of Hope in Los Angeles with Katharine DeShaw
A Story of Hope in Los Angeles with Katharine DeShaw

When today’s guest, Katharine DeShaw, found out her beloved yoga studio, Center for Yoga in Los Angeles, was closing she took matters into her own hands.Katharine, who is a consultant in philanthropy ...

Cultivating Resilience with Yoga ▶ Cultivating Resilience with Yoga
Cultivating Resilience with Yoga

Today, Jason and I are talking about resilience--a concept that has become even more important as life continues to shift and change during the pandemic. We touch on:*What resilience is and why yoga i ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Best Modificatio ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Best Modifications and Alternatives to Chat
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Best Modifications and Alternatives to Chat

This episode supports yoga teachers by breaking down the 3 best modification and 3 best alternatives to Chaturanga. Show notes: jasonyoga.com/podcast/ytc-ep11Support this show supporter.acast.com/yoga ...

Finding Inspiration for Your Yoga Practi ▶ Finding Inspiration for Your Yoga Practice
Finding Inspiration for Your Yoga Practice

No matter how much you love yoga, eventually you’ll reach a point where you aren’t as inspired as you once were.Today’s episode is all about finding inspiration for your practice again. It’s relevant ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Teaching Chatura ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Teaching Chaturanga Safely
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Teaching Chaturanga Safely

Teaching Chaturanga safely and effectively is simple when you understand how to keep the shoulders stable. This episode discusses how to teach Chaturanga safely, unpacks the principles and actions tha ...

Key Tactics for Creating Content Consist ▶ Key Tactics for Creating Content Consistently
Key Tactics for Creating Content Consistently

Like it or not, if you're a yoga teacher today part of your job is marketing your yoga classes to the public. One of the best ways to do that is to consistently create great content.This week's episod ...

Yoga Teachers Companion How to incorpora ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: How to incorporate yoga philosophy into you
Yoga Teacher's Companion: How to incorporate yoga philosophy into you

In this episode of Yogaland's Yoga Teacher Companion, Jason discusses how to effectively incorporate yoga philosophy and wisdom in your classes. You'll learn how to avoid some of the common pitfalls o ...

Making Peace With Money with Chioma Njok ▶ Making Peace With Money with Chioma Njoku
Making Peace With Money with Chioma Njoku

I've waited years to bring someone on the podcast to talk money because I wanted to find someone who was knowledgeable about finances and also deeply connected to the practice of yoga. I found her in ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Effective Core S ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Effective Core Strengtheners (and When to P
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Effective Core Strengtheners (and When to P

Learn my favorite go-to core strengtheners--and, where you can put them in your practice and classes to create sustainable, integrated core-strength.We've got so many helpful resources for yoga teache ...

The Antidote to Imposter Syndrome for Yo ▶ The Antidote to Imposter Syndrome for Yoga Teachers
The Antidote to Imposter Syndrome for Yoga Teachers

Most of us have felt insecure from time to time. Occasionally that insecurity shows up as imposter syndrome, or feeling like a fraud or unworthy of the position you hold.On this episode we explore the ...

Yoga Teachers Companion 5 Best Practices ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: 5 Best Practices for Shoulder Mobility
Yoga Teacher's Companion: 5 Best Practices for Shoulder Mobility

Learn my 5 favorite postures and transitions for creating greater shoulder mobility. You'll also learn where I like to include these postures in my personal practice and sequences. Watch the video her ...

Helping Kids Self Regulate Through Yoga ▶ Helping Kids Self-Regulate Through Yoga with James Woods
Helping Kids Self-Regulate Through Yoga with James Woods

My guest on this episode of Yogaland is therapist and yoga teacher, James Woods. About 10 years ago, in his work a therapist in the juvenile justice system, foster care system, and mental health syste ...

Yoga Teachers Companion 5 Postures to In ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: 5 Postures to Increase Hip Mobility
Yoga Teacher's Companion: 5 Postures to Increase Hip Mobility

Learn my 5 favorite postures and transitions for creating greater hip-mobility. You'll also learn where I like to include these postures in my personal practice and sequences. Watch the video that goe ...

Cultural Appropriation Healing the World ▶ Cultural Appropriation & Healing the World With Kindness with Reema D
Cultural Appropriation & Healing the World With Kindness with Reema D

This week's guest -- Reema Datta -- is an Indian-American teacher, speaker, humanitarian, author and musician who has dedicated her life to offering yoga as a holistic practice leading to healing and ...

Welcoming beginners and being a beginner ▶ Welcoming beginners (and being a beginner) in the yoga room
Welcoming beginners (and being a beginner) in the yoga room

It's the new year, which usually means an influx of new students! How can you support them? And how can you navigate being the newbie? Jason offers his ideas for both on this week's episode. /// Don't ...

Yoga Teachers Companion Building Strengt ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: Building Strength in Your Flexibility
Yoga Teacher's Companion: Building Strength in Your Flexibility

We don't simply want greater flexibility. We want flexibility that we can control--and, we want to be strong in our flexibility. In this discussion, Jason breaks down the terms passive range of motio ...

Lets End The Flexibility vs Mobility Deb ▶ Let's End The Flexibility vs. Mobility Debate in Modern Yoga
Let's End The Flexibility vs. Mobility Debate in Modern Yoga

Understanding the relationship between flexibility in mobility--and, gaining clarity on these terms--is essential as a modern yoga teacher. All too often, flexibility and mobility are thought of us se ...

Yogaland Teachers Companion 5 Creative Y ▶ Yogaland Teacher's Companion: 5 Creative Yoga Poses to Prep for Backb
Yogaland Teacher's Companion: 5 Creative Yoga Poses to Prep for Backb

Mobilizing your hip-flexors and quadriceps is the most essential preparation for backbending. Learn Jason’s 5-favorite yoga poses to prep for backbends — and where you can easily include these posture ...

How should you tilt your pelvis in backb ▶ How should you tilt your pelvis in backbends?
How should you tilt your pelvis in backbends?

Should you tilt your pelvis toward your thighs or away from your thighs when you backbend in yoga? The answer depends on the body-type of the student. Learn how tilting your pelvis can change your bac ...

Yoga Teachers Companion 5 Ways to Create ▶ Yoga Teacher's Companion: 5 Ways to Create More Comfort and Space in
Yoga Teacher's Companion: 5 Ways to Create More Comfort and Space in

Learn 5 simple, commonly-overlooked ways to help your students create greater comfort, depth, and space in their Wheel Pose.Hint: you DON'T need to make your students keep their feet hip-width apart. ...

If I dont slow down I dont do something ▶ If I don't slow down, I don't do something new...
If I don't slow down, I don't do something new...

When life gets busy and demanding, it's easy to fall into the trap of feeling like you've got to work harder to get it all done. But what if you simply made the decision not to get it all done? Can ...

How to Keep Your Yoga Practice Consisten ▶ How to Keep Your Yoga Practice Consistent When Life Gets Busy
How to Keep Your Yoga Practice Consistent When Life Gets Busy

When the holiday mania hits, it's all too easy for your yoga practice to fall by the wayside. This week Jason and I challenge you to do the opposite -- prioritize your practice so that you've got the ...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year How ▶ The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? How to Use Mindfulness to Naviga
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? How to Use Mindfulness to Naviga

Tis the season! It's the official start of the holiday season in the United States this week. And while there is much to love about the holidays, there’s no denying that this time of year can als ...

How to Prevent Yoga Injuries ▶ How to Prevent Yoga Injuries
How to Prevent Yoga Injuries

In this episode, which we first published earlier this year, Jason and I tackle yoga injuries. There may not be a way to completely prevent all injuries, but we’re sharing some best practices that tea ...

How to Help Students with Back Pain ▶ How to Help Students with Back Pain
How to Help Students with Back Pain

According to the CDC, lower back pain causes more global disability than any other condition. In one study, 25% of U.S. adults reported back pain in the previous 3 months. Given these harrowing stats, ...

Yoga for Breast Cancer with Marcia Merci ▶ Yoga for Breast Cancer with Marcia Mercier
Yoga for Breast Cancer with Marcia Mercier

Today, my guest is Marcia Mercier, a fellow breast cancer survivor and yoga teacher in the U.K. More than two decades ago, Marcia found that the methodical approach of an Iyengar Yoga class was incred ...

Why we still practice yoga Part II ▶ Why we (still) practice yoga, Part II
Why we (still) practice yoga, Part II

This week, we continue our conversation about the big picture WHY -- that is, why we practice yoga. We muse over the magic of consistency, the power of agency, and how we all need community even if th ...

Why we still practice yoga ▶ Why we (still) practice yoga...
Why we (still) practice yoga...

It’s hard to believe that Jason and I have been practicing yoga for about 25 years—that’s a quarter of a century! You’d think that in that amount of time we would have gotten what we need from our pra ...

Will breaking with convention break your ▶ Will breaking with convention break your back?
Will breaking with convention break your back?

“There’s more than one right.” This is something that Jason says often during his trainings. It applies to many different types of yoga postures (and many life circumstances, too!). For today’s e ...

Nobody likes how they look on Zoom ▶ Nobody likes how they look on Zoom
Nobody likes how they look on Zoom

Jason has recorded hundreds (if not thousands!) of hours of asana and lecture videos in the last few years. And yet, it might surprise you to learn that he’s still a little self conscious about how he ...

4 Templates for Making Your Sequences Mo ▶ 4 Templates for Making Your Sequences More Consistent
4 Templates for Making Your Sequences More Consistent

On last week's episode Jason shared why consistency is key when it comes to class planning and sequencing. This week he shares how to actual implement a consistent class curriculum with four different ...

4 Yoga Sequencing Challenges And How to ▶ 4 Yoga Sequencing Challenges (And How to Fix Them)
4 Yoga Sequencing Challenges (And How to Fix Them)

When it comes to sequencing, there are a few things that trip yoga teachers up time and time again. Jason’s back on the podcast today to talk about several of the mistakes he’s made himself through th ...

Why sequencing is a modern yoga teachers ▶ Why sequencing is a modern yoga teacher's most important skill
Why sequencing is a modern yoga teacher's most important skill

Ninety minutes is a really long time to stand in front of a group and talk, no matter how much you know about the topic! That's why having a clear plan is key for yoga teachers. (Because, as Jason poi ...

Your students are not your brand ambassa ▶ Your students are not your brand ambassadors
Your students are not your brand ambassadors

What do you hope to teach your students when you teach yoga? Is it to make shapes with their bodies? How about your teacher trainees -- is it to memorize and repeat your sequences and study only with ...

The Sutras Part III Three Approaches to ▶ The Sutras, Part III - Three Approaches to the Eight Limbs of Yoga
The Sutras, Part III - Three Approaches to the Eight Limbs of Yoga

Today, we return to Patanjali's Yoga Sutra and Jason shares three models for applying the eight-limb path to life -- The Step-by-Step Model, The Integrated Model, and The Single Limb Model. Plus, stay ...

5 years of Yogaland and counting ▶ 5 years of Yogaland (and counting!)
5 years of Yogaland (and counting!)

Can you believe we've been podcasting about yoga for 5 years!? For this special anniversary episode of Yogaland, Jason and I reflect on lessons we’ve learned through the years and the things that have ...

The Neurobiology of Trauma Yoga with Sar ▶ The Neurobiology of Trauma + Yoga with Sarah Kadel
The Neurobiology of Trauma + Yoga with Sarah Kadel

I'm so happy to have Sarah Kadel on the podcast today. Sarah is an Austin-based yoga teacher who is serving as a mentor teacher in Jason’s online advanced teacher training this year. I wanted to share ...

Yoga Chai and a Dog ▶ Yoga, Chai and a Dog
Yoga, Chai and a Dog

Today Jason and I are talking with Archna Mohan and Deepak Mohan, the hosts of the wonderful yoga podcast, Yoga, Chai, and a Dog, We touch on some of the things we have in common: podcasting, yoga, an ...

The Sutras Part 2 Defining citta vrittis ▶ The Sutras, Part 2: Defining citta, vrittis, and the gunas
The Sutras, Part 2: Defining citta, vrittis, and the gunas

Last week Jason shared the foundational concepts of purusha and prakriti. Go back and listen if you haven't yet! This week, we continue to talk through foundational concepts that Patanjali presents in ...

The Sutras Part I Unpacking Purusha and ▶ The Sutras, Part I: Unpacking Purusha and Prakriti
The Sutras, Part I: Unpacking Purusha and Prakriti

Today is the first in a series of episodes where Jason shares the underpinnings of Patanjali. Most yoga students have heard their teachers reference Patanjali and the text that he is known for, The Yo ...

Jason shares his six cores of yoga ▶ Jason shares his six cores of yoga
Jason shares his six cores of yoga

Today, Jason shares his approach to the six cores in yoga -- the philosophical core, the traditional hatha yoga core, the respiratory core, the skeletal core, and the two muscular cores. Show not ...

The Art of Deep Rest with Tracee Stanley ▶ The Art of Deep Rest with Tracee Stanley
The Art of Deep Rest with Tracee Stanley

I think of today’s guest, Tracee Stanley, as the queen of Yoga Nidra.n this episode, Tracee shares about this the practice of deep rest and why it is so healing. She also offers some suggestions for h ...

Body Positivity as a Practice with Amber ▶ Body Positivity as a Practice with Amber Karnes
Body Positivity as a Practice with Amber Karnes

Amber Karnes -- the founder of Body Positive Yoga and the co-creator of the Accessible Yoga Training -- is my guest this week! Amber shares her story of how yoga has helped her change her relationship ...

The Upsides of Online Teaching with Erin ▶ The Upsides of Online Teaching with Erin Jorich
The Upsides of Online Teaching with Erin Jorich

Today’s guest is Erin Jorich, a yoga teacher from Minnesota who is also serving as a mentor teacher in Jason’s 300-hour teacher training this year. I really enjoyed learning more about her path from a ...

Grief Mr Rogers Holding Space with Adam ▶ Grief, Mr. Rogers, & Holding Space with Adam Hocke
Grief, Mr. Rogers, & Holding Space with Adam Hocke

This week, my guest is U.K. based teacher, Adam Hocke. Adam -- like Jack Workman in episode 221 -- is serving as a mentor in Jason's current online teacher training program. Adam is such a talented te ...

Tara Stiles on intuitive unconventional ▶ Tara Stiles on intuitive, unconventional yoga practice and teaching
Tara Stiles on intuitive, unconventional yoga practice and teaching

This week, I’m talking to Tara Stiles, co-founder (with her husband Michael Taylor) of Strala Yoga in NYC. We cover a lot in this interview -- from how she started sharing yoga on YouTube 12(!) years ...

Repurposing Yoga Content All Teachers Ne ▶ Repurposing Yoga Content - All Teachers Need This Shortcut
Repurposing Yoga Content - All Teachers Need This Shortcut

This week, Jason and I are talking about something I think every modern yoga teacher needs to embrace: The art of repurposing content! It can feel like a grind to create new content for every yog ...

Transformation Technology with Jack Work ▶ Transformation & Technology with Jack Workman
Transformation & Technology with Jack Workman

Happy New Year! I’m so excited to be back after a long holiday break!Today’s guest is Jack Workman. Jack took Jason’s advanced teacher training when he was just 15 years old, and now he’s a full-time ...

Bonus Episode Teaching Yoga Mom Life Pos ▶ Bonus Episode: Teaching Yoga + Mom Life = Possible!
Bonus Episode: Teaching Yoga + Mom Life = Possible!

Today, I have an inspiring story to share with you that I think many of you will relate to.Erin Landsee is a yoga teacher and mom of three who had finally found a work-life balance that worked for her ...

On Leadership in Yoga ▶ On Leadership in Yoga
On Leadership in Yoga

Today, Jason and I dive into the topic of leadership in the yoga community. People love their yoga teachers--so much! And while there’s a lot of good that comes from that, it can also set up an unbala ...

Tapping into our resilience ▶ Tapping into our resilience
Tapping into our resilience

As the world edges ever close to the one year mark of being in the midst of a pandemic, many of us are feeling weary. This week, Jason and I talk about resilience -- how it's been tested and how we ta ...

Bonus Episode How Farm Yoga Was Born ▶ Bonus Episode: How Farm Yoga Was Born
Bonus Episode: How Farm Yoga Was Born

After podcasting for four years, I want to feature YOUR voices--people who study with us. Today, I'm sharing a story from listener Elisabeth Brower, a yoga teacher from Oregon.I love how creative she ...

Getting Serious about Joy with Bradshaw ▶ Getting Serious about Joy with Bradshaw Wish
Getting Serious about Joy with Bradshaw Wish

We can all use a little more joy and creativity in our lives right now -- especially after months of teaching and taking online yoga classes. Chicago-based yoga teacher Bradshaw Wish is just the breat ...

Our 2020 Gratitude Lists ▶ Our 2020 Gratitude Lists
Our 2020 Gratitude Lists

We're getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving in Yogaland! This week, Jason and I are sharing the things we’re thankful for right now (yes, even in 2020!). We feel especially grateful for all of YOU!& ...

Unity in Yoga Embracing Yogas Roots ▶ Unity in Yoga & Embracing Yoga's Roots
Unity in Yoga & Embracing Yoga's Roots

Today's guest, Susanna Barkataki, is the author of a new book on yoga's history and culture called Embrace Yoga's Roots: Courageous Ways to Deepen Your Yoga Practice. This book is a call for all who s ...

Andrea Jain on her new book Peace Love Y ▶ Andrea Jain on her new book, Peace Love Yoga
Andrea Jain on her new book, Peace Love Yoga

Religious Studies professor Andrea Jain is back on the podcast -- this time to talk to Jason about her new book, Peace Love Yoga: The Politics of Global Spiritualization. Jain's book explores the co ...

Troubleshooting Knee Pain in 3 Families ▶ Troubleshooting Knee Pain in 3 Families of Poses
Troubleshooting Knee Pain in 3 Families of Poses

This episode scratches the surface of how to approach knee pain in yoga poses. Jason talks us through how he approaches knee pain in Pigeon Pose, Bridge Pose, and Virasana (or Vajrasana, which is sitt ...

Abby With the Rods ▶ Abby With the Rods
Abby With the Rods

On today's episode, Jason talks with Portland yoga teacher Abby Kraai about her experience of teaching and practicing yoga with scoliosis. This episode is packed with practical info about how to help ...

How to Stay in Your Lane as a Yoga Teach ▶ How to Stay in Your Lane as a Yoga Teacher
How to Stay in Your Lane as a Yoga Teacher

What do you do when a student comes to you hoping you can help them with an injury? Just what is appropriate or inappropriate? How can you help students heal while not overstepping into the realm of m ...

Yoga Teachers Should You Ask Students to ▶ Yoga Teachers: Should You Ask Students to Disclose Injuries?
Yoga Teachers: Should You Ask Students to Disclose Injuries?

It was once common practice for yoga teachers to start every class with a simple question: Is anyone working with any injuries or medical conditions? On this episode, Jason talks about the reasons t ...

4 Ways to Prevent Yoga Injuries ▶ 4 Ways to Prevent Yoga Injuries
4 Ways to Prevent Yoga Injuries

In this episode, Jason and I tackle yoga injuries, There may not be a way to completely prevent all injuries, but we're sharing some best practices that teachers and students can practice to minimize ...

Sequencing for Twists and Backbends with ▶ Sequencing for Twists and Backbends with Jason Crandell
Sequencing for Twists and Backbends with Jason Crandell

As yoga practitioners we all know that the body is amazingly complex -- and there is so much to learn when it comes to getting the body into those shapes we call yoga poses. But even though yoga postu ...

QA Jason Answers Your Questions about Ro ▶ Q&A - Jason Answers Your Questions about Rotation of the Hip and Shou
Q&A - Jason Answers Your Questions about Rotation of the Hip and Shou

It’s been a while since we devoted an episode to answering listener questions, so that’s exactly what we’re doing this week. In this episode, Jason tackles a few of the questions that have been s ...

Anti racism and Allyship in Yogaland wit ▶ Anti-racism and Allyship in Yogaland with Jennifer Hutton
Anti-racism and Allyship in Yogaland with Jennifer Hutton

I’ve received a lot of questions from white yogis recently about how we can be better allies to our BIPOC friends and studio owners in the community. My guest today, Dr. Jennifer Hutton, offers insigh ...

Put on Your CEO Pants with Andrea and Ja ▶ Put on Your CEO Pants with Andrea and Jason
Put on Your CEO Pants with Andrea and Jason

Helping yoga teachers make a decent living is something Jason and I are both passionate about. So in this episode, Jason and I have a candid conversation about what it takes to have a successful yoga ...

The Pelvis is Everything with Judith Han ▶ The Pelvis is Everything with Judith Hanson Lasater
The Pelvis is Everything with Judith Hanson Lasater

If you've practiced yoga for awhile, it's likely that you've heard a sweeping generalization about alignment in a pose. Often these generalizations get passed around until they become cemented as abso ...

Episode 205 Lets Talk Yoga with Arundhat ▶ Episode 205: Let's Talk Yoga with Arundhati Baitmangalkar
Episode 205: Let's Talk Yoga with Arundhati Baitmangalkar

My guest this week wears so many hats! She's a yoga and Bollywood dance teacher, studio owner (Aham Yoga in Redmond, WA), and a brand new yoga podcaster! (Her pod is called Let's Talk Yoga.)⁠⁠Arundhat ...

How YOU doin An update on teaching and p ▶ How YOU doin? An update on teaching and practicing during the pandemi
How YOU doin? An update on teaching and practicing during the pandemi

We’ve been giving a lot of tips for bringing your teaching online during the pandemic lately. This week, we talk through the challenges both teachers and students are going through. Then, we offer som ...

Your students need you How yoga teachers ▶ Your students need you. How yoga teachers can show up.
Your students need you. How yoga teachers can show up.

This week, Jason and I chat about a topic that's near and dear to my heart: Creating online content to help grow your teaching business. We don't yet know how COVID is going to impact the future of yo ...

Im a Black Yoga Teacher in Appalachia wi ▶ I'm a Black Yoga Teacher in Appalachia with Kristin Booker
I'm a Black Yoga Teacher in Appalachia with Kristin Booker

Today’s guest is writer, illustrator, and yoga teacher Kristen Booker. For the past decade, Kristen has built a successful career as a freelance writer in New York -- her work has appeared in Elle, Ma ...

Riding the Waves of Life with Jaimal Yog ▶ Riding the Waves of Life with Jaimal Yogis
Riding the Waves of Life with Jaimal Yogis

It's safe to say that we need all the help we can get right now to stay grounded. You might remember Jaimal from episode 61 where we talked about his memoir, All Our Waves Our Water. This time around ...

The Globalization of Yoga with Andrea Ja ▶ The Globalization of Yoga with Andrea Jain
The Globalization of Yoga with Andrea Jain

On today's episode, I speak to author and religious studies professor Andrea Jain about her book, Selling Yoga: From Counterculture to Pop Culture. Her book is one of the best I've read in terms of tr ...

Anti racism and Allyship in Yogaland wit ▶ Anti-racism‌ ‌and‌ ‌Allyship‌ ‌in‌ ‌Yogaland‌ ‌with‌ ‌Jennifer‌ ‌Hutt
Anti-racism‌ ‌and‌ ‌Allyship‌ ‌in‌ ‌Yogaland‌ ‌with‌ ‌Jennifer‌ ‌Hutt

My guest today is Jennifer Hutton, a pediatric physical therapist from Nashville. As a physical therapist, Jennifer is passionate about teaching others to use rock tape (more on that in the episode!). ...

Faith Hunter You cant be spiritual and n ▶ Faith Hunter, You can't be spiritual and not stand for something.
Faith Hunter, You can't be spiritual and not stand for something.

On this episode, I’m joined by Washington, DC yoga studio owner and world-traveling yoga teacher Faith Hunter. You may remember Faith from episode 37 where she shared her story of coping with the loss ...

The Goats of Anarchy Episode ▶ The Goats of Anarchy Episode
The Goats of Anarchy Episode

This week, you get to hear Jason and I interviewed by Bridget Riepl of New Jersey Yoga Collective. It was part of a fundraiser for Goats of Anarchy -- those goats needed a new barn and we were happy t ...

Yoga in the Time of Covid ▶ Yoga in the Time of Covid
Yoga in the Time of Covid

There's no doubt that Covid-19 has changed the current landscape of how we practice and teach yoga. On this special episode (recorded live via Zoom with Jason's recent online teacher trainees), Jason ...

Teaching Yoga Online Heres How to Protec ▶ Teaching Yoga Online? Here's How to Protect Yourself Legally
Teaching Yoga Online? Here's How to Protect Yourself Legally

If you’re a yoga teacher who teaches online, you might wonder if there are extra steps you should take to protect yourself.The short answer is, “Yes!” But it isn’t as difficult or confusing as you mig ...

Yoga for Seniors with Carol Krucoff ▶ Yoga for Seniors with Carol Krucoff
Yoga for Seniors with Carol Krucoff

Although they are largely ignored when mainstream media covers yoga, seniors age 65 and older are the fastest growing segment in the United States. Today's guest, Carol Krucoff, has been teaching seni ...

Yoga Sequences When Youre Short on Time ▶ Yoga Sequences When You're Short on Time
Yoga Sequences When You're Short on Time

Wondering what to practice when you're short on time? We've got you covered! Jason shares simple sequence ideas for days when you only have 10, 20, or 30-minutes.Show notes: jasonyoga.com/podcast/epis ...

Our Favorite Poses Right Now ▶ Our Favorite Poses Right Now
Our Favorite Poses Right Now

Jason and I share what we are practicing in our own home practice right now.Show notes: jasonyoga.com/podcast/episode192SHOUT-OUT TO OUR SPONSORSStoryworth makes it easy and fun for loved ones to tell ...

How to Make Your Yoga Practice a Habit ▶ How to Make Your Yoga Practice a Habit
How to Make Your Yoga Practice a Habit

Thanks for being here! We are a husband and wife team -- we've spent our lives and careers immersed in the principles of yoga and meditation so that we can live in the most embodied way. Jason travels ...

3 Ways to Create a Yoga Home Practice Se ▶ 3 Ways to Create a Yoga Home Practice Sequence
3 Ways to Create a Yoga Home Practice Sequence

Have you ever gotten on your mat to do a home yoga practice and your mind goes completely blank? Or perhaps you're tired of practicing the only set sequence that you have memorized. Jason shares three ...

5 Myths About Doing Yoga at Home ▶ 5 Myths About Doing Yoga at Home
5 Myths About Doing Yoga at Home

On this episode, Jason busts 5 commonly held myths we have about home practice. Don't let your beliefs about how things should be keep you from doing the practice that you love!Show notes: jasonyoga ...

Creating digital yoga content beyond dai ▶ Creating digital yoga content beyond daily livestreams
Creating digital yoga content beyond daily livestreams

On this episode, we talk through five potential options for offering yoga content beyond daily livestream classes.SHOUT-OUT TO OUR SPONSORSStoryworth makes it easy and fun for loved ones to tell their ...

Emotions expectations and growth mindset ▶ Emotions, expectations, and growth mindset
Emotions, expectations, and growth mindset

You might be feeling lonely or lost. You might be feeling like other teachers have got this online thing figured out. You might be putting pressure on yourself because, as a yoga teacher (or student), ...

Getting paid for teaching yoga online ▶ Getting paid for teaching yoga online
Getting paid for teaching yoga online

Should you charge for your online classes? If so, how much? Does providing free classes de-value yoga? We delve these questions about payment and more on this episode.SHOUT-OUT TO OUR SPONSORSStorywor ...

How to Sequence Your Online Yoga Class ▶ How to Sequence Your Online Yoga Class
How to Sequence Your Online Yoga Class

Should you practice with your students or try to gauge the room by peering at the little boxes on your screen? Which postures and themes are most important for your students right now? How quickly sho ...

How to Be an Exceptional Online Yoga Tea ▶ How to Be an Exceptional Online Yoga Teacher
How to Be an Exceptional Online Yoga Teacher

Learning to teach yoga online is vital right now. But if you're used to teaching yoga in person, it can feel really daunting! On this episode, we break down what you can do to feel more comfortable an ...

Bringing Yoga Trainings Online During CO ▶ Bringing Yoga Trainings Online During COVID-19
Bringing Yoga Trainings Online During COVID-19

As people across the country are home bound amid the COVID-19 outbreak, in-person yoga classes and teacher trainings have come to an abrupt halt. The entire yoga community has been scrambling as we tr ...

Yoga Training for First Responders with ▶ Yoga Training for First Responders with Olivia Mead
Yoga Training for First Responders with Olivia Mead

Soon after deciding to teach yoga to first responders, yoga teacher Olivia Mead decided to go through fire and police academy. She wanted to develop authentic yoga classes that would resonate with -- ...

On Becoming a Yoga Teacher ▶ On Becoming a Yoga Teacher
On Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Yoga teacher trainings have changed a lot over the years. When I did my 200-hour training years ago, I jumped in without knowing what to expect. I loved my training, but it was more of an immersion th ...

3 Backbend Cues for Tweaky Knees or Hips ▶ 3 Backbend Cues for Tweaky Knees or Hips
3 Backbend Cues for Tweaky Knees or Hips

Jason and I recorded this episode live at LoveStoryYoga in San Francisco at the Module 1 Advanced Studies training. Since the students are currently focusing on the hips and legs, we thought we'd take ...

Healing from an eating disorder with Nic ▶ Healing from an eating disorder with Nicole Bell
Healing from an eating disorder with Nicole Bell

Most of us struggle with body image on some level. Depending on a lot of factors yoga can be instrumental in helping us learn to love and accept our bodies--or trigger us. Today’s guest, Nicole Bell, ...

How to manage hypermobility in the yoga ▶ How to manage hypermobility in the yoga room with Jules Mitchell
How to manage hypermobility in the yoga room with Jules Mitchell

You may have noticed a pendulum swing when it comes to yoga poses that require extreme amounts of flexiblity. Just as we glorified the idea of throwing both legs behind our head in Yoganidrasana, many ...

A Young Yoga Teacher Tells His Story ▶ A Young Yoga Teacher Tells His Story
A Young Yoga Teacher Tells His Story

This week, I'm joined by Tabay Atkins and his mom Sahel Anvarinejad. Tabay contacted us awhile back to inquire if we’d be OK with a 14-year-old attending one of Jason’s advanced teacher training modul ...

Making Yoga More Accessible with Jivana ▶ Making Yoga More Accessible with Jivana Heyman
Making Yoga More Accessible with Jivana Heyman

Today's guest is Jivana Heyman. Jivana is the founder of Accessible Yoga, an organization that focuses on sharing the benefits of yoga with anyone who currently does not have access to these practice ...

Before You Teach Your Next Yoga Class Do ▶ Before You Teach Your Next Yoga Class, Do This..
Before You Teach Your Next Yoga Class, Do This..

Last week, Jason shared what to do when you feel like you've taught the worst yoga class of your life. This week, he’s sharing a few tips for getting in the right headspace before you teach so that yo ...

How to Survive Teaching the Worst Yoga C ▶ How to Survive Teaching the Worst Yoga Class Ever
How to Survive Teaching the Worst Yoga Class Ever

All yoga teachers have their off days. Even those who are as experienced as Jason. This week, Jason’s back on the podcast to share his insights on how to recover from those times when a yoga class you ...

The Amazing Benefits of Self Compassion ▶ The Amazing Benefits of Self Compassion
The Amazing Benefits of Self Compassion

Happy New Year! It’s so good to be back for another season of Yogaland.My wish for you in this new year (and new decade!) it’s to develop compassion for yourself. And in this episode Jason and I talk ...

What we learned in 2019 ▶ What we learned in 2019
What we learned in 2019

Can you believe this is the last Yogaland episode of 2019? This week, Jason and I reflect on the many ways we’ve changed and grown during the past year, we talk about our favorite episodes, the year’s ...

Is Yoga Enough ▶ Is Yoga Enough?
Is Yoga Enough?

This week, Jason and I are tackling another common question that modern yoga students ask: Is yoga enough to keep you healthy? Or do you need to do other forms of exercise to stay fit?The answer, of c ...

Seane Corns Revolution of the Soul ▶ Seane Corn's Revolution of the Soul
Seane Corn's Revolution of the Soul

International yoga teacher and activist Seane Corn joins us this week. Seane recently added another title she says she never thought she’d hold to her list of accomplishments: Published author. Her ne ...

Jasons Tips for Handling Challenging Stu ▶ Jason's Tips for Handling Challenging Students
Jason's Tips for Handling Challenging Students

Whether you're yoga teacher or a student, you've witnessed:⁠⁠** The Moaner -- The student who seems to be enjoying class a leetle too much.⁠** The Rebel -- The student who's just gotta do their own th ...

New Yoga Alliance Standards Explained ▶ New Yoga Alliance Standards Explained
New Yoga Alliance Standards Explained

For decades Yoga Alliance has been the main credentialing body for yoga teachers and schools. But the organization has been widely criticized for being nothing more than a list service that teachers f ...

Feel the Heat The Pros and Cons of Yoga ▶ Feel the Heat: The Pros and Cons of Yoga in a Heated Room
Feel the Heat: The Pros and Cons of Yoga in a Heated Room

One of the more polarizing topics in modern yoga is the merits (and potential dangers) of attending yoga in a heated room. (To be clear, we're not talking about Bikram or Bikram-derived sequences in t ...

Fall Self Care The Power of Essential Oi ▶ Fall Self Care: The Power of Essential Oils with Elena Brower
Fall Self Care: The Power of Essential Oils with Elena Brower

The scent of lavender wafting from every local yoga studio’s doors may be a relatively recent phenomenon, but essential oils have been used to bolster health and well being for thousands of years, say ...

Yoga as a Haven Through Breast Cancer wi ▶ Yoga as a Haven Through Breast Cancer with Susanna Harwood Rubin
Yoga as a Haven Through Breast Cancer with Susanna Harwood Rubin

It's October. Which means it's Breast Awareness Month. It's not an easy month for breast cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, or for those who have lost loved ones to the disease. So, for this epis ...

How to Nail Your Yoga Teaching Audition ▶ How to Nail Your Yoga Teaching Audition
How to Nail Your Yoga Teaching Audition

You want to leave your yoga audition with a big fist pumped saying, Nailed it, right? This week's episode can help -- Jason gets real about how to ride the waves of the modern yoga job audition, whe ...

Yoga Science and Healthcare with Lara Be ▶ Yoga, Science, and Healthcare with Lara Benusis
Yoga, Science, and Healthcare with Lara Benusis

This week, I’m talking to Lara Benusis, a longtime yoga teacher and yoga therapist who has taught yoga in a healthcare setting for years. (She was the first full-time yoga teacher at Memorial Slo ...

Jasons Guide to Teaching Private Yoga Se ▶ Jason's Guide to Teaching Private Yoga Sessions
Jason's Guide to Teaching Private Yoga Sessions

Being a yoga teacher takes skill, knowledge, dedication, and often, perseverance. But you can have all of those things in spades and never quite earn enough money teaching group classes to be financia ...

The Getting to Know You Episode ▶ The Getting to Know You Episode
The Getting to Know You Episode

I am so excited to share this new season of Yogaland with you! This week, we kick off the season with a live episode that Jason and I recorded at triyoga in London during Jason’s recent teacher traini ...

The Science of Stretching and Strength w ▶ The Science of Stretching (and Strength) with Jules Mitchell
The Science of Stretching (and Strength) with Jules Mitchell

For our season two finale episode, we’re talking to Las Vegas-based yoga teacher and author Jules Mitchell. We dive deep into the biomechanics of yoga in this episode and talk about Jules’ new book, w ...

Live QA Thoughts on Creating Authentic C ▶ Live Q&A: Thoughts on Creating Authentic Content and Curriculum
Live Q&A: Thoughts on Creating Authentic Content and Curriculum

If there’s one topic that eludes yoga teachers most, it’s not the correct angle of the front knee in Anjaneyasana. It’s how to teach yoga and make a livable wage. We recorded this week's episode ...

Closing the Wellness Gap with Nicole Car ▶ Closing the Wellness Gap with Nicole Cardoza
Closing the Wellness Gap with Nicole Cardoza

Today’s guest is Nicole Cardoza, founder of Yoga Foster. I couldn't be more excited about Nicole's mission to bring more movement into classrooms across the country. Her approach is innovative, too -- ...

A story of love loss and the path of mot ▶ A story of love, loss, and the path of motherhood with Anne Cushman
A story of love, loss, and the path of motherhood with Anne Cushman

I've talked a lot on the podcast about how motherhood has changed my yoga practice. I know first-hand how easy it can be to fall into the trap of mom guilt and feeling like you just can't keep up with ...

Using Yoga to Tap Into Your Intuition wi ▶ Using Yoga to Tap Into Your Intuition with Erica Rodefer Winters
Using Yoga to Tap Into Your Intuition with Erica Rodefer Winters

This week, we're talking to Erica Rodefer Winters, a yoga teacher in Charleston, SC who specializes in teaching prenatal yoga and postnatal yoga.When the magical, natural birth of her first daughter ...

Creating a Pranic Budget with Sarah Kuce ▶ Creating a Pranic Budget with Sarah Kucera
Creating a Pranic Budget with Sarah Kucera

This week I talk to Sarah Kucera, author of The Ayurvedic Self-Care Handbook: Holistic Healing Rituals for Every Day and Season, all about her book and what Ayurveda can teach us about taking care of ...

Bernie Clark on the Benefits of Yin Yoga ▶ Bernie Clark on the Benefits of Yin Yoga
Bernie Clark on the Benefits of Yin Yoga

The thoughtful and articulate Bernie Clark joins us on the show this week! Bernie is perhaps best known for his influential Yin yoga teachings as well as his books, The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, and ...

On Spirituality Representation and Being ▶ On Spirituality, Representation, and Being a New Teacher with Quamay
On Spirituality, Representation, and Being a New Teacher with Quamay

This week, I talk to Bay Area yoga teacher Quamay Sams. Quamay grew up in New York, where he was a dancer before he enrolled in a yoga teacher training program (without ever having set foot in a yoga ...

Cyndi Lee Building Resilience Through Me ▶ Cyndi Lee: Building Resilience Through Meditation and Sustainable Yog
Cyndi Lee: Building Resilience Through Meditation and Sustainable Yog

Today, we're talking to Cyndi Lee, who was the first Western female yoga teacher to combine Tibetan Buddhism and yoga. Cyndi and I worked together many times when I was an editor at Yoga Journal ...

Live Show Online Marketing Tips for Yoga ▶ Live Show! Online Marketing Tips for Yoga Teachers
Live Show! Online Marketing Tips for Yoga Teachers

Like it or not, if you want to be a full-time yoga teacher today, digital marketing is a part of the job.It doesn’t come easily to everyone, but through the years Jason and I have figured out what wor ...

New Research from Robyn Capobianco The M ▶ New Research from Robyn Capobianco: The Measurable Impact of Using Th
New Research from Robyn Capobianco: The Measurable Impact of Using Th

Robyn Capobianco, PhD, is back on the podcast this week to talk about the findings of two related studies she and her team conducted about the science of flexibility. The big takeaway from both studie ...

How to Change Your Teaching Style Withou ▶ How to Change Your Teaching Style Without Losing Your Students
How to Change Your Teaching Style Without Losing Your Students

This week’s episode is a continuation of last week’s discussion on how to cope with changes to your yoga practice and teaching style. Jason shares his practical tips on how to change up your teaching ...

Change is the Only Certaintyin Yoga ▶ Change is the Only Certainty...in Yoga
Change is the Only Certainty...in Yoga

We’re so happy to be back for Season 2!There's that old adage, Change is the only certainty in life. And it applies to your yoga practice and teaching, too. This week, Jason and I are talking about ...

Season 1 Finale Jasons Take on Yin Yoga ▶ Season 1 Finale! Jason's Take on Yin Yoga
Season 1 Finale! Jason's Take on Yin Yoga

Since Jason so often emphasizes the importance of building strength -- especially along the posterior chain (back side) of the body, I get asked all the time, What does Jason think about Yin yoga? F ...

Yoga for Kids and Their Grown Ups with K ▶ Yoga for Kids and Their Grown-Ups with Katherine Priore Ghannam
Yoga for Kids and Their Grown-Ups with Katherine Priore Ghannam

This week, I talk to Katherine Priore Ghannam all about yoga for kids and her innovative program Headstand, which offered yoga to low-income K-12 schools around San Francisco.We cover some of the less ...

Teaching Part Time is Still Teaching Lis ▶ Teaching Part-Time is Still Teaching - Listener Responses
Teaching Part-Time is Still Teaching - Listener Responses

The recent episode where Jason and I discuss teaching yoga part-time vs. making it a full-time career really struck a chord. I was surprised by the number of emails, direct messages, and comments that ...

Ouch How to Handle Your Sore Sacrum ▶ Ouch! How to Handle Your Sore Sacrum
Ouch! How to Handle Your Sore Sacrum

For almost three years, Jason has resisted addressing your questions about the sacroiliac joint (SI) -- mostly because it's such a complex topic for a podcast. But today! I wore him down. He addresses ...

Full Time or Part Time Things to Conside ▶ Full-Time or Part-Time? Things to Consider as You Forge Your Teaching
Full-Time or Part-Time? Things to Consider as You Forge Your Teaching

In this episode, Jason breaks down what he sees as some of the pros and cons of teaching full-time vs. teaching part-time. The bottom line is this: There's not one right choice, but no matter whicheve ...

Former Pro Snowboarder Katie Brauer on h ▶ Former Pro Snowboarder Katie Brauer on her Transformation to Yoga Tea
Former Pro Snowboarder Katie Brauer on her Transformation to Yoga Tea

Katie Brauer joins us this week for some straight talk. She shares about her background as a professional snowboarder turned yoga teacher, money mindset, and how she's using her insights to help other ...

QA with Jason about Teaching Beginners ▶ Q&A with Jason about Teaching Beginners
Q&A with Jason about Teaching Beginners

In this last episode of our Begin Again series, Jason answers several listener questions about teaching yoga to beginning yoga students.We cover lots of ground, including:*When (or if) to encourage a ...

Embrace Your Imperfect Best with Jason F ▶ Embrace Your Imperfect Best with Jason Freeman
Embrace Your Imperfect Best with Jason Freeman

This week's episode is a special interview with public speaker and yogi Jason Freeman. Jason has a speech impediment due to cerebral palsy, which he was born with. He talks about how being different i ...

Teaching Beginners in an All Levels Yoga ▶ Teaching Beginners in an All Levels Yoga Class
Teaching Beginners in an All Levels Yoga Class

My husband, Jason Crandell, is back this week, and he's sharing practical tips for teaching beginning students when they come to a mixed-level class.Here are a few things you'll learn:* How to keep a ...

The Art of Teaching Asana to Beginners ▶ The Art of Teaching Asana to Beginners
The Art of Teaching Asana to Beginners

We all start out as beginners. But that doesn't mean that teaching beginning yoga students is intuitive. In this episode in our Begin Again series, Jason tackles the specifics of teaching asana to beg ...

How Speed Gets Trapped in the Body with ▶ How Speed Gets Trapped in the Body with Tias Little
How Speed Gets Trapped in the Body with Tias Little

Yoga and meditation teacher Tias Little returns to the podcast this week. (Tias joined me on episode 102 to talk about perfectionism). On today's episode, we talk about how our culture of speed affect ...

Yoga Philosophy for Beginners ▶ Yoga Philosophy for Beginners
Yoga Philosophy for Beginners

In this second episode of our Begin Again series, we talk about what keeps us motivated to practice when yoga is feeling stagnant and Jason offers useful tips for teachers who are faced with the diffi ...

Jasons Tips for Teaching Beginners and B ▶ Jason's Tips for Teaching Beginners (and Beginning Again)
Jason's Tips for Teaching Beginners (and Beginning Again)

With a new year comes a flood of new students into yoga classes everywhere. Many of those students will be brand new to yoga, while others have re-committed to their yoga practice.In this first episod ...

Sarah Powers on Growth Mindset and Lifel ▶ Sarah Powers on Growth Mindset and Lifelong Learning
Sarah Powers on Growth Mindset and Lifelong Learning

For the last interview of 2018, I am so excited to share an interview with Insight Yoga founder Sarah Powers. Sarah has been a huge influence on my yoga practice, my meditation practice, and my life.& ...

Yoga for Lifes Transitions with Ty Power ▶ Yoga for Life's Transitions with Ty Powers
Yoga for Life's Transitions with Ty Powers

This week, I talk with Ty Powers. You might know Ty as the husband an influential yoga teacher for me (and many others!) -- Sarah Powers. He's also an incredibly insightful teacher in his own right, a ...

The Art of the Yoga Sutras ▶ The Art of the Yoga Sutras
The Art of the Yoga Sutras

This week's guest, Melissa Townsend is the author of two beautiful books about the Yoga Sutras. Townsend, a long-time yoga student, artist, Sanskrit enthusiast, and psychic, wasn't always enthusiastic ...

Yoga as a Form of Radical Self Care ▶ Yoga as a Form of Radical Self-Care
Yoga as a Form of Radical Self-Care

Historically, during times of political and cultural strife, people become more interested in self-care. That means that right now, self-care is an incredibly important and popular topic (to the tune ...

Timothy McCalls EastWest Journey Through ▶ Timothy McCall's East/West Journey Through Cancer
Timothy McCall's East/West Journey Through Cancer

One out of three people will face a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. While a regular yoga practice might not prevent cancer, it can certainly help ease the fear, anxiety, and emotional anguish that ...

Self Care Which herbs can help you adapt ▶ Self Care: Which herbs can help you adapt to stress?
Self Care: Which herbs can help you adapt to stress?

This week's episode focuses on adaptogenic herbs and nootropics, which are herbs and supplements that are thought to help us adapt to stress, improve cognitive function, and memory. They're everywhere ...

Live from Maui The Benefits of Retreat R ▶ Live from Maui! The Benefits of Retreat + Refining Ujjayi + Making Pr
Live from Maui! The Benefits of Retreat + Refining Ujjayi + Making Pr

This is the sixth year Jason led his week-long retreat on Maui, but the FIRST year we did a live Yogaland podcast! We did not humble brag about the beautiful setting, the food, the roosters, or the ca ...

Special Anniversary Episode On Yoga and ▶ Special Anniversary Episode: On Yoga and Marriage
Special Anniversary Episode: On Yoga and Marriage

Jason and I celebrated our 10th anniversary in early October -- that's a whole DECADE of wedded bliss, you guys!. In an unusual moment of sentimentality, we decided to share a bit more about our relat ...

Jasons Best Bakasana Tips ▶ Jason's Best Bakasana Tips
Jason's Best Bakasana Tips

Most people consider arm balances and inversions challenging poses, but we think they're worth the effort.This week, I talk to Jason about his approach to teaching these popular poses, and how he brea ...

When the Stars And Your Chakras Align wi ▶ When the Stars (And Your Chakras) Align with Susannah Freedman
When the Stars (And Your Chakras) Align with Susannah Freedman

It was such a pleasure to talk to yoga teacher and astrologer Susannah Freedman for this very special episode. Susannah has been teaching yoga and doing astrology readings since 2010 and has a Masters ...

Melanie Klein Reimagine Your Relationshi ▶ Melanie Klein: Reimagine Your Relationship With Your Body
Melanie Klein: Reimagine Your Relationship With Your Body

Today's guest is Melanie Klein, a professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, co-founder of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, and author of the new book, Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga ...

All About the Ketogenic Diet with Dr Wil ▶ All About the Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Will Cole
All About the Ketogenic Diet with Dr. Will Cole

I'm so excited to share this interview with Dr. Will Cole! Dr. Cole is a functional medicine doc whose new book, Ketotarian, offers a mostly plant-based approach to the ketogenic diet that's much heal ...

Applying the Yoga Sutra to Your Daily Li ▶ Applying the Yoga Sutra to Your Daily Life
Applying the Yoga Sutra to Your Daily Life

There are so many interpretations of the seminal yoga text, Patanjali's Yoga Sutra. This week, I talk to two women who've written one that is refreshingly different. Kelly DiNardo and Amy Pearce-Hayde ...

QA Ideas for Building Your Business And ▶ Q&A: Ideas for Building Your Business (And Your Confidence) as a Yoga
Q&A: Ideas for Building Your Business (And Your Confidence) as a Yoga

I got a great question from a listener recently in response to episode 119, so I decided to start this episode with Jason's response. The listener, Neil, asks, If we're creating a practice that's sus ...

Yoga and Addiction with Nikki Myers ▶ Yoga and Addiction with Nikki Myers
Yoga and Addiction with Nikki Myers

Today's guest, Nikki Myers, a yoga therapist and the founder of Y12SR (Yoga of 12-Step Recovery), shares how yoga has helped with her personal struggles with addiction and helped thousands of peo ...

QA Jasons Thoughts on Creative Sequencin ▶ Q&A: Jason's Thoughts on Creative Sequencing & Finding Your Breath in
Q&A: Jason's Thoughts on Creative Sequencing & Finding Your Breath in

Jason is back this week to answer a few questions that came up about our Summer Series. The questions came from students in Jason's advanced yoga teacher training class, but they are applicable to any ...

J Brown A testament to the practice is t ▶ J. Brown, “A testament to the practice is the person it produces”
J. Brown, “A testament to the practice is the person it produces”

J. Brown is a yoga teacher, former yoga center owner, blogger, and the host of the popular podcast J. Brown Yoga Talks. On this episode, I ask J. about his yoga origin story as well as the curren ...

Jasons Favorite Non Asana Yoga Books ▶ Jason's Favorite Non-Asana Yoga Books
Jason's Favorite Non-Asana Yoga Books

When I have Jason on the show, we talk a lot about postures and technique, so I thought it would be interesting to talk yoga philosophy on the podcast this week. I asked Jason to share his favorite yo ...

A Natural Approach to Autoimmune Disease ▶ A Natural Approach to Autoimmune Disease with Claire Missingham
A Natural Approach to Autoimmune Disease with Claire Missingham

Claire Missingham is back on the podcast this week, and we're talking about how she's been using yoga and other natural healing modalities to manage a recent diagnosis of an autoimmune disease.She tel ...

Overcoming Obstacles and Living to Your ▶ Overcoming Obstacles and Living to Your Fullest Potential with Rosie
Overcoming Obstacles and Living to Your Fullest Potential with Rosie

On this episode, I'm joined by yoga teacher and holistic health coach Rosie Acosta. Rosie shares her personal story of growing up in East L.A. in the 90s where chaos and violence surrounded her daily. ...

The Good Bad Ugly of the Ego with Sally ▶ The Good, Bad, & Ugly of the Ego with Sally Kempton
The Good, Bad, & Ugly of the Ego with Sally Kempton

I've been thinking a lot about ego lately. I've been talking to Jason's teacher trainees about social media strategy and putting yourself out there. And yet, I personally feel like social media brings ...

Summer Series Ep 7 Cross Training for th ▶ Summer Series Ep. 7: Cross Training for the Win with Debbie Steingess
Summer Series Ep. 7: Cross Training for the Win with Debbie Steingess

A lot of people come to yoga to help them balance some of the activities they do on a daily basis. After all, yoga is a great antidote to sitting in a chair, looking at a computer or iPhone screen, an ...

Summer Series Ep 6 Summer Self Care Usin ▶ Summer Series Ep 6: Summer Self Care Using Ayurveda with Niika Quistg
Summer Series Ep 6: Summer Self Care Using Ayurveda with Niika Quistg

This week on the podcast, we talk to our favorite Ayurvedic expert, Niika Quistgard, all about how to use principles from Ayurveda to bring our bodies back into balance in the heat of summer.She ...

Summer Series Ep 5 Is it possible to bal ▶ Summer Series Ep 5: Is it possible to balance effort and ease?
Summer Series Ep 5: Is it possible to balance effort and ease?

We've gotten several questions from listeners about how to find the right balance between working hard and surrendering during yoga postures. How to find that elusive balance of two seemingly conflict ...

Summer Series Ep 4 QA Avoiding Common Yo ▶ Summer Series Ep 4: Q&A - Avoiding Common Yoga Injuries
Summer Series Ep 4: Q&A - Avoiding Common Yoga Injuries

In this week's episode, Jason and I are live from Detroit Yoga Lab answering student questions about some of the most common yoga injuries, how to prevent and avoid them. Bonus banter: Find out why Ja ...

Bonus Episode Depression will talk You d ▶ Bonus Episode: Depression will talk. You don't have to listen. (And o
Bonus Episode: Depression will talk. You don't have to listen. (And o

I put together this episode after the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The loss of both of these talented, successfully, beloved people in one week was tragic. A few days after it happened ...

Summer Series Ep 3 Poses We Now Love ▶ Summer Series Ep 3: Poses We (Now) Love
Summer Series Ep 3: Poses We (Now) Love

Do you remember the first time you did your favorite pose? Was it true love the first time you took the shape? Or did it take a few tries (or maybe even years!?) to appreciate it?A few weeks ago, I sh ...

Summer Series Ep 2 Staying Sane and Enjo ▶ Summer Series Ep 2: Staying Sane (and Enjoying!) Social Media
Summer Series Ep 2: Staying Sane (and Enjoying!) Social Media

If you're like a lot of yoga students, you probably feel a bit conflicted when it comes to social You want to spend more time in the present moment, but you also love how social media makes you feel c ...

Summer Series Ep 1 Andrea and Jason Shar ▶ Summer Series Ep 1: Andrea and Jason Share Their Easy & Hard Poses
Summer Series Ep 1: Andrea and Jason Share Their Easy & Hard Poses

For this year's summer series, Jason and I are focusing on Building a Sustainable Yoga Practice. Over the past year we've talked about injuries, fear of injuries, predatory teachers and we thought - ...

Yoga Birth and Business with Rachel Yell ▶ Yoga, Birth, and Business with Rachel Yellin
Yoga, Birth, and Business with Rachel Yellin

Yoga offers us so much more than creating a healthy body and mind--it also helps us to get to know ourselves on a deep, intimate level. That deep knowing can help us make better decisions about every ...

Julia Lowrie Henderson Behind the Scenes ▶ Julia Lowrie Henderson -- Behind the Scenes of ESPN's Bikram Podcast
Julia Lowrie Henderson -- Behind the Scenes of ESPN's Bikram Podcast

On this episode, I speak to Julia Lowrie Henderson, the producer behind ESPN's new 30 for 30 podcast series Bikram.Bikram Choudhury arrived in the U.S. from Calcutta, India and opened a yoga studio ...

Epidemiologist Ai Kubo How Mindfulness a ▶ Epidemiologist Ai Kubo: How Mindfulness and Nutrition Affect Cancer P
Epidemiologist Ai Kubo: How Mindfulness and Nutrition Affect Cancer P

Ai Kubo received a PhD in cancer epidemiology from Columbia University, and has nearly 40 scientific publications in peer-reviewed medical journals. Years ago, Kubo was told flat out, by one of the mo ...

Have a Seat Jason and Andrea Talk Medita ▶ Have a Seat: Jason and Andrea Talk Meditation
Have a Seat: Jason and Andrea Talk Meditation

Why don't you have a seat and stay awhile? If you think meditating is boring, hard, pointless, or too time consuming, this episode is for you!This week, Jason and I discuss everything meditation. We u ...

Techniques for Reframing Perfectionism w ▶ Techniques for Reframing Perfectionism with Tias Little
Techniques for Reframing Perfectionism with Tias Little

There's a special place in my heart for Tias Little. I studied with him many years ago and the vivid imagery and metaphor he used had a profound impact on the way I think about the body. He's also got ...

Learning Growing Thriving After Injury w ▶ Learning, Growing, Thriving After Injury with Laura Burkhart
Learning, Growing, Thriving After Injury with Laura Burkhart

When your body hurts, it can feel like your soul hurts. And when you sustain an injury from yoga, it can be even more rattling. When an injury threatened Laura Burkhart's yoga practice—and her livelih ...

Easy Ways to Improve Verbal Communicatio ▶ Easy Ways to Improve Verbal Communication with Jason Crandell
Easy Ways to Improve Verbal Communication with Jason Crandell

When I first started taking yoga classes from Jason many years ago, I was struck by his voice. He has a voice that draws you in. It's soothing and encouraging. He speaks in a measured, comfortable pac ...

QA Jasons Tips for Nailing Forearm Balan ▶ Q&A: Jason's Tips for Nailing Forearm Balance
Q&A: Jason's Tips for Nailing Forearm Balance

Jason's back on the podcast answering some of our listeners most common questions. This week, we tackle questions related to Pincha Mayurasana (Forearm Balance).We dive into:* Headless Headstand - An ...

Are there absolutes in yoga with Robyn C ▶ Are there absolutes in yoga? with Robyn Capobianco
Are there absolutes in yoga? with Robyn Capobianco

On this week's episode, neurophysiologist Dr. Robyn Capobianco returns and we cover a ton of interesting ground. I walked away from the conversation asking myself, Are there absolutely, definitively g ...

QA Jason Addresses Feeling Like the Odd ▶ Q&A: Jason Addresses Feeling Like the Odd Man Out
Q&A: Jason Addresses Feeling Like the Odd Man Out

We decided to give male listeners some TLC this week by answering their questions. While we focus on yoga for men in this episode, it has tons of insights for women who want to relate to the men in th ...

QA Jasons Ideas for Overcoming Fear Othe ▶ Q&A: Jason's Ideas for Overcoming Fear & Other Handstand Obstacles
Q&A: Jason's Ideas for Overcoming Fear & Other Handstand Obstacles

This episode is in response to the overwhelming number of questions we've gotten about Handstand. We explore the logistical side -- what are the best prep poses for Handstand? And the emotional side, ...

The Psychodynamics of the Yoga Teacher S ▶ The Psychodynamics of the Yoga Teacher-Student Relationship With Cora
The Psychodynamics of the Yoga Teacher-Student Relationship With Cora

This week, Coral Brown offers her take on the psychodynamics of the teacher-student relationship in yoga. Coral is both a respected Prana Vinyasa yoga teacher and licensed mental health coun ...

Live Ep With Jason All About Yoga Adjust ▶ Live Ep With Jason! All About Yoga Adjustments
Live Ep With Jason! All About Yoga Adjustments

This is our first-ever live podcast recording! From Jason's training in San Francisco at Love Story Yoga, we dig deep into how yoga teachers can serve their students better through offering hands-on, ...

Ending Sexual Abuse in the Yoga Communit ▶ Ending Sexual Abuse in the Yoga Community: A Conversation with Mary T
Ending Sexual Abuse in the Yoga Community: A Conversation with Mary T

Sexual misconduct in the yoga community isn't new. But the evolving #metoo and #timesup movements have brought to light the magnitude of the problem for women from all walks of life -- including withi ...

Yoga for Healthy Aging with Baxter Bell ▶ Yoga for Healthy Aging with Baxter Bell
Yoga for Healthy Aging with Baxter Bell

Did you know that the fastest growing demographic of new yogis is the 55 and older set? Neither did I. I learned all sorts of fascinating facts, statistics, and new research from this week's guest, Ba ...

QA Jasons Thoughts on Warrior I Navasana ▶ Q&A: Jason's Thoughts on Warrior I, Navasana, and Advanced Yoga
Q&A: Jason's Thoughts on Warrior I, Navasana, and Advanced Yoga

Jason's back on the podcast this week answering some of the best questions we've gotten in about yoga postures. (Yogaland listeners are a smart, inquisitive bunch!)We dive into:* Why he rarely teaches ...

All About Your Fascia With Jill Miller P ▶ All About Your Fascia With Jill Miller (Part II)
All About Your Fascia With Jill Miller (Part II)

This week, we continue our conversation with Jill Miller to learn even more about the mysterious (and amazing!) connective tissue that literally holds our bodies together: fascia.We talk more about:Th ...

All About Your Fascia With Jill Miller P ▶ All About Your Fascia With Jill Miller (Part I)
All About Your Fascia With Jill Miller (Part I)

I've got a special two-part series this week Yoga Tune Up® founder Jill Miller about -- you guessed it -- fascia. There is more and more info. being shared about fascia. But I've found that it sometim ...

Looking at Yoga Poses Through the Lens o ▶ Looking at Yoga Poses Through the Lens of Yoga Neuromechanics With Ro
Looking at Yoga Poses Through the Lens of Yoga Neuromechanics With Ro

Yogis often talk about the nervous system in terms of how it responds to stress. But if you've ever wanted to learn more about the science of how the nervous system works, this episode is for you! (Sp ...

QA Jasons Sequencing Philosophy Thoughts ▶ Q&A: Jason's Sequencing Philosophy, Thoughts on Retaining Students &
Q&A: Jason's Sequencing Philosophy, Thoughts on Retaining Students &

We pick up where we left off last week with Jason answering more of your recent questions! This week, he answers:* How often should I change my sequences?* How do I sequence given the large influx of ...

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Q&A W/ Jason: Down Dog Strategies, Lower Rib Flare, & The Problem wit

Jason Crandell joins me this week to answer your questions. We cover a lot of ground in this short episode including:* Strategies for Down Dog -- How to make it easier to step forward, what to do when ...

Clarify Your Purpose and Edit Yourself t ▶ Clarify Your Purpose and Edit Yourself to Craft Effective Yoga Themes
Clarify Your Purpose and Edit Yourself to Craft Effective Yoga Themes

This week’s podcast with author and yoga teacher Michelle Marchildon focuses on her formula for theming your yoga classes. The formula comes from her book, Themeweaver: Connect the Power of Inspiratio ...

Why Clean Beauty is So Essential How to ▶ Why Clean Beauty is So Essential & How to Navigate with Abby Jean and
Why Clean Beauty is So Essential & How to Navigate with Abby Jean and

I love the idea of starting of the New Year with healthy, nourishing routines. Over the past few years, I’ve done that with my skincare routine and I find it to be a great form of self care. When you ...

Year End Highlights With Andrea Jason Pl ▶ Year End Highlights With Andrea & Jason, Plus What's in Store for 201
Year End Highlights With Andrea & Jason, Plus What's in Store for 201

Can you guess which podcast was the most popular of the year? I give you a glimpse into my analytics on this episode (spoiler alert: the #1 episode is not one of Jason's), plus we talk 2017 highlights ...

Holiday Series Restorative Yoga as Radic ▶ Holiday Series! Restorative Yoga as Radical Self Care with Judith Han
Holiday Series! Restorative Yoga as Radical Self Care with Judith Han

Judith Hanson Lasater and her daughter, Lizzie Lasater, have been on the podcast separately before. On episodes 64 & 65 I focused on their backgrounds and on the mother-daughter connection. This t ...

Holiday Series Nourish Your Vital Essenc ▶ Holiday Series! Nourish Your Vital Essence With Niika Quistgard
Holiday Series! Nourish Your Vital Essence With Niika Quistgard

Niika Quistgard, Ayurvedic practitioner extraordinaire -- is back! (She joined me on episode 17 for a great vata-calming episode. If you haven't heard it, go back and listen to it. It's a great founda ...

Bonus Episode How to Craft Your Own Shor ▶ Bonus Episode! How to Craft Your Own Short, Effective Home Yoga Seque
Bonus Episode! How to Craft Your Own Short, Effective Home Yoga Seque

You've probably heard people say that a short yoga practice is better than no yoga practice. Jason and I heartily agree -- but it can still be hard to carve out the time. I think the root problem is t ...

Holiday Series Faith Hunter on Coping Wi ▶ Holiday Series! Faith Hunter on Coping With Grief
Holiday Series! Faith Hunter on Coping With Grief

When you're grieving, the holidays--with its equal share of memories and new situations--can intensify all of your feelings. The holidays can even surprise you with feelings that you might have consid ...

Holiday Series Roger Cole Using Science ▶ Holiday Series! Roger Cole: Using Science to Supercharge Your Relaxat
Holiday Series! Roger Cole: Using Science to Supercharge Your Relaxat

How can you get the most from your restorative poses? That's a question that Roger Cole and I explore on this episode. Roger Cole is an internationally recognized, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher ...

Holiday Series Gina Caputos Lets Stay To ▶ Holiday Series! Gina Caputo's Let's Stay Together Challenge
Holiday Series! Gina Caputo's Let's Stay Together Challenge

Happy gratitude week folks! This week, Gina Caputo returns to talk about her Yoga Off the Mat/Let's Stay Together Challenge. I love the idea of infusing our holidays with meaning and with practice. Th ...

Jason Crandell on Yoga Injuries Yoga is ▶ Jason Crandell on Yoga Injuries: Yoga is Good For You. Most Extreme T
Jason Crandell on Yoga Injuries: Yoga is Good For You. Most Extreme T

Jason and Andrea sit down to review some of the themes discussed in episode 74 with Jill Miller and to delve more deeply into the topic of yoga injuries. How do we stop overpraising flexibility and g ...

Gretchen Rubin How the Four Tendencies S ▶ Gretchen Rubin: How the Four Tendencies Show Up in Yoga Class
Gretchen Rubin: How the Four Tendencies Show Up in Yoga Class

We've all been there -- in that yoga class where the person next to us is not doing any of the poses the teacher calls out, or in teacher training when someone asks question after question after quest ...

Jill Miller Talks Honestly About Hip Rep ▶ Jill Miller Talks Honestly About Hip Replacement Surgery & How Yoga I
Jill Miller Talks Honestly About Hip Replacement Surgery & How Yoga I

Jill Miller is the creator of Yoga Tuneup and The Roll Model Method -- a self care method that utilizes specific poses, sequences, and self massage tools to help you tune into your body's blind spots ...

How Talking About Adversity Inspires Pos ▶ How Talking About Adversity Inspires Positive Change
How Talking About Adversity Inspires Positive Change

According to psychologist and author, Kelly McGonigal, listening to someone else's story of resilience and overcoming adversity can have a positive effect. Listening to someone's restorative narrativ ...

Change Your Day With a Lovingkindness Me ▶ Change Your Day With a Lovingkindness Meditation
Change Your Day With a Lovingkindness Meditation

Last week, I talked about the science of self-compassion and how self-compassion practice has more favorable outcomes than boosting self-esteem. On this episode, I offer a way to put self-compassion i ...

Andrea Ferretti Increase Your Happiness ▶ Andrea Ferretti: Increase Your Happiness, Curiosity, & Connectedness
Andrea Ferretti: Increase Your Happiness, Curiosity, & Connectedness

High self-esteem used to be regarded as a vital component to happiness. But it's fallen out of favor in the past decade. Research -- much of it led by Dr. Kristin Neff -- has shown that self-compassio ...

Jason Crandell Advocate for Your Student ▶ Jason Crandell: Advocate for Your Students & Don't Make Sweeping Clai
Jason Crandell: Advocate for Your Students & Don't Make Sweeping Clai

One of my favorite quotes from Jason is,I believe that we should embrace anything and everything that helps us and our students be well. On this episode, we dive into the meaning behind that quote a ...

Jason Crandell You Have to Trust That Yo ▶ Jason Crandell: You Have to Trust That Yoga Works
Jason Crandell: You Have to Trust That Yoga Works

We all struggle from time to time with the question -- Am I doing enough? This week, Jason and I talk about this question and this fear in the yoga room. His clear message: Trust in the process of y ...

Jason Crandell Having a Strong Point of ▶ Jason Crandell: Having a Strong Point of View Without Minimizing Othe
Jason Crandell: Having a Strong Point of View Without Minimizing Othe

Jason is back and he's sharing just a few of the values he hopes to pass onto his teacher training graduates. We talk about -- how do you develop a strong, personal point of view without minimizing ot ...

MC Yogi Yoga Made Me Resilient and Stron ▶ MC Yogi: 'Yoga Made Me Resilient and Strong'
MC Yogi: 'Yoga Made Me Resilient and Strong'

MC Yogi is a well-known performing artist -- and perhaps one of the only rappers to write lyrics about Hanuman and Ganesha? -- and is married to artist Amanda Giacomini who I interviewed on episode 45 ...

Jessica Berger Gross The Courage to Choo ▶ Jessica Berger Gross: The Courage to Choose Happiness
Jessica Berger Gross: The Courage to Choose Happiness

Jessica Berger Gross is the author of the beautiful, moving, hopeful memoir, Estranged: Leaving Family & Finding Home. Jessica was raised in a seemingly typical middle class family in Long Island. But ...

Lizzie Lasater Taking the Longview of Yo ▶ Lizzie Lasater: Taking the Longview of Yoga Practice
Lizzie Lasater: Taking the Longview of Yoga Practice

Lizzie Lasater teaches the pleasure of deceleration through Restorative yoga workshops and digital trainings. Lizzie is the daughter of venerated yoga teacher Judith Hanson Lasater, so I was keen to p ...

Judith Hanson Lasater Trust Yourself Fir ▶ Judith Hanson Lasater: Trust Yourself First
Judith Hanson Lasater: Trust Yourself First

Judith Hanson Lasater Ph.D., physical therapist, has been teaching yoga since 1971. Judith has written nine books and is one of the founders of Yoga Journal Magazine. I had many opportunities to inter ...

Kino MacGregor Practice Until Your World ▶ Kino MacGregor: Practice Until Your World Changes
Kino MacGregor: Practice Until Your World Changes

Kino MacGregor is an Ashtanga yogi in the lineage of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and is the co-owner of the Miami Life Center in Miami Beach, Florida. Kino also has a new book out called Yogi Assignment, whe ...

QA W Jason Cues for Wheel Pose Help for ▶ Q&A W/ Jason: Cues for Wheel Pose, Help for Hurting Knees, & Upper Ba
Q&A W/ Jason: Cues for Wheel Pose, Help for Hurting Knees, & Upper Ba

On this special bonus episode, Jason and I answer your questions that came up during the summer series. Thanks, as always, for sending in your questions. It helps us plan episodes!We talk about why th ...

Jaimal Yogis On Consciousness Surfing an ▶ Jaimal Yogis: On Consciousness, Surfing, and Almost Monkhood
Jaimal Yogis: On Consciousness, Surfing, and Almost Monkhood

I first met Jaimal Yogis when he was a young, up-and-coming journalist, a long-time spiritual seeker, and a surfer. These days he can award-winning writer, three-time book author, and father of three ...

Desiree Rumbaugh Michelle Marchildon Whe ▶ Desiree Rumbaugh & Michelle Marchildon: When I Get Old, I Want to Be
Desiree Rumbaugh & Michelle Marchildon: When I Get Old, I Want to Be

I'm tired of the stale, depressing exercise and yoga advice for the older set. It too often characterizes people over 50 as weak, unfit, and fragile. There are now plenty of yogis who have been prac ...

Jason Nemer Listening Growing Falling Ge ▶ Jason Nemer: Listening, Growing, Falling, Getting Up Again
Jason Nemer: Listening, Growing, Falling, Getting Up Again

Jason Nemer is the co-founder of AcroYoga and has spent the past decade on the road spreading the practice around the world. Acro is a beautiful, vibrant, playful practice and it's an amazing practice ...

Summer Series A Strategic Approach to Ar ▶ Summer Series! A Strategic Approach to Arm Balances & Inversions
Summer Series! A Strategic Approach to Arm Balances & Inversions

A bonus episode for you this week! Jason and I talk about his new online course on yogaglo.com, The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Arm Balances & Inversions. There's a lot packed into this episode: Jason ...

Summer Series Aspects of the Core We Ten ▶ Summer Series! Aspects of the Core We Tend to Ignore
Summer Series! Aspects of the Core We Tend to Ignore

The core is an often-obsessed about part of the body, and yogis are no exception. In this episode, Jason breaks down the component parts that make up the core. He also offers three ideas for tapping i ...

Summer Series Twisting Strengthening Fol ▶ Summer Series! Twisting, Strengthening, & Folding Your Spine
Summer Series! Twisting, Strengthening, & Folding Your Spine

On the last two episodes, Jason offered some tips for working with your hips and shoulders. On this installment, we're moving to the central axis -- the spine. Jason shows off his superior maths skill ...

Summer Series Understanding Your Super A ▶ Summer Series! Understanding Your Super-Awesome (& Complex) Shoulders
Summer Series! Understanding Your Super-Awesome (& Complex) Shoulders

Did you know that your shoulder complex has four joints on each side? This dynamic engineering allows us to do all of the things we do with our arms and hands. But it can leave the shoulder joints vul ...

Summer Series Whats Missing from Your Hi ▶ Summer Series! What's Missing from Your Hip-Focused Practices
Summer Series! What's Missing from Your Hip-Focused Practices

We love, love, love to stretch our hips in yoga. Pigeon Pose -- oh yeah. Lizard -- yep. Thread the Needle -- mmmhmmm. But sometimes we focus on how good opening the outer hips feels to the exclusion o ...

Summer Series Creative Ways to Inspire Y ▶ Summer Series! Creative Ways to Inspire Your Practice This Summer
Summer Series! Creative Ways to Inspire Your Practice This Summer

Summer can actually make it harder to practice -- schedules change, kids are home, we spend more time doing outdoor sports -- so Jason and I thought we'd offer 10 ideas for staying inspired to do yoga ...

Gina Caputo on Strengthening Your Awaren ▶ Gina Caputo on Strengthening Your Awareness & Emotional Support Banan
Gina Caputo on Strengthening Your Awareness & Emotional Support Banan

Gina Caputo has so much to offer to Yogaland: In addition to practicing and teaching yoga for nearly two decades, she's been on the ground floor of opening and managing three different yoga schools -- ...

Susan Cain Embrace Your Quiet Side ▶ Susan Cain: Embrace Your Quiet Side
Susan Cain: Embrace Your Quiet Side

Susan Cain is the reason the word introvert came back into everyday conversation. Her book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking spent more than four years on The New Yo ...

Jason Crandell Any Amount of the Pose is ▶ Jason Crandell: Any Amount of the Pose is Still the Pose
Jason Crandell: Any Amount of the Pose is Still the Pose

On this episode Jason answers listener Kat's question, How do I make sure I'm not leaving anyone out as I teach my mixed level classes? The solutions include acknowledging that the reality for moder ...

A True Story of Overcoming Depression Pa ▶ A True Story of Overcoming Depression, Panic, & Shame
A True Story of Overcoming Depression, Panic, & Shame

On this little bonus episode, I offer my own story of the panic attacks and depression that plagued me in my twenties and the subsequent shame I felt about being a yogi and making the choice to take a ...

Richard Rosen Talks Yoga Camp Breath Wor ▶ Richard Rosen Talks Yoga Camp, Breath-Work, & Parkinson's Disease
Richard Rosen Talks Yoga Camp, Breath-Work, & Parkinson's Disease

Richard Rosen returns to the podcast and answers some common questions about hatha yoga, including who the original yogis were, the meaning of the word hatha, plus he opens up about Parkinson's Di ...

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion Yogi Sebast ▶ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion & Yogi Sebastian Brosche
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion & Yogi Sebastian Brosche

Two-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world-champion and yoga teacher Sebastian Brosche joins Jason on the podcast this week. AS a competitor in his twenties, Sebastian was in a cycle of chronic injury that wa ...

Jessamyn Stanleys Every Body Yoga ▶ Jessamyn Stanley's Every Body Yoga
Jessamyn Stanley's Every Body Yoga

Jessamyn Stanley is a world-traveling yoga teacher and self-proclaimed body positive advocate with a new book, Every Body Yoga. Several years ago she decided to document her yoga practice on a brand n ...

Amanda Giacominis 10000 Buddhas Project ▶ Amanda Giacomini's 10,000 Buddhas Project
Amanda Giacomini's 10,000 Buddhas Project

A hike in the Ajanta Caves in India several years ago sparked a massive creative project for artist and yoga teacher Amanda Giacomini: To put 10,000 Buddhas out into the world. Her work has appeared o ...

Tiffany Cruikshank Self Care Ideas for S ▶ Tiffany Cruikshank: Self Care Ideas for Spring's Transition
Tiffany Cruikshank: Self Care Ideas for Spring's Transition

Tiffany is a renowned yoga teacher and the founder of Yoga Medicine. She's also a doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and ran an acupuncture clinic at Nike headquarters for years. Tiffany offers he ...

QA W Jason Sacroiliac Pain Tailbone Cues ▶ Q&A W/ Jason: Sacroiliac Pain, Tailbone Cues, & Wonky Knees
Q&A W/ Jason: Sacroiliac Pain, Tailbone Cues, & Wonky Knees

Jason comes back to Yogaland to answer your questions, specifically:- Is the cue 'flatten your tailbone' correct or outdated?- Why do yoga teachers tell us to flex the foot in Pigeon Pose? How does it ...

Maty Ezraty on Leading with Communicatio ▶ Maty Ezraty on Leading with Communication and Love
Maty Ezraty on Leading with Communication and Love

Maty Ezraty is a genuine pioneer of yoga in the U.S. One of the original co-founders of YogaWorks, Maty is a true teacher's teacher. On this episode, Maty shares stories from her early days as well as ...

Deborah Burkman You Are Enough ▶ Deborah Burkman: You Are Enough
Deborah Burkman: You Are Enough

In this age of insta-celebrity and everyone chasing their 15 minutes of fame, it's refreshing to talk to a long-term, successful yoga teacher. Deborah Burkman is one of these people. She's been teachi ...

Alexandria Crow on Being a Transparent Y ▶ Alexandria Crow on Being a Transparent Yoga Teacher
Alexandria Crow on Being a Transparent Yoga Teacher

Alexandria Crow grew up in a fundamentalist Christian family and her grandfather was a traveling preacher. These days she travels the country teaching yoga -- and it recently dawned on her that there ...

Richard Rosen on Patanjali in Modern Yog ▶ Richard Rosen on Patanjali in Modern Yoga Practice
Richard Rosen on Patanjali in Modern Yoga Practice

Richard Rosen is a yoga scholar and teacher who has authored five yoga books that are well worth reading. I talked to him about his most recent, Yoga FAQ, Almost Everything You Need to Know about Yog ...

Nikki Estrada Exploring Nonharming Truth ▶ Nikki Estrada: Exploring Nonharming & Truth-Telling
Nikki Estrada: Exploring Nonharming & Truth-Telling

This week, I talk to Nikki Estrada about the first two ethical guidelines in the Yoga Sutra: ahimsa (nonharming) and satya (truth). Nikki has more than 20 years teaching experience and has been leadin ...

QA W Jason On Teaching Self Care and For ▶ Q&A W/ Jason: On Teaching, Self-Care, and Forgiveness
Q&A W/ Jason: On Teaching, Self-Care, and Forgiveness

Jason takes on questions that surround yoga teaching this week including:- To use Sanskrit while teaching or not?- How to care for yourself during an injury?- How do you help individuals find their un ...

QA W Jason YogaNot One Size Fits All ▶ Q&A W/ Jason: Yoga...Not One-Size-Fits-All
Q&A W/ Jason: Yoga...Not One-Size-Fits-All

The Q&As with Jason are back! On this episode we talk about hopping back to Plank Pose, what happens when your wrists won't cooperate in arm balances, and tips for Triangle Pose. The BIG TAKEAWAY is t ...

Kelsey Crowe PhD What to Say and Do When ▶ Kelsey Crowe PhD: What to Say and Do When Life is Scary, Awful, and U
Kelsey Crowe PhD: What to Say and Do When Life is Scary, Awful, and U

On this episode, I talk to Kelsey Crowe, the co-author of the book, There is No Good Card for This: What to Say and Do When Life is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love. The book is funny, it ...

Sally Kempton Whats a bad ass angry yogi ▶ Sally Kempton: What's a bad-ass, angry yogi to do?
Sally Kempton: What's a bad-ass, angry yogi to do?

I bet you can conjure it up pretty easily: The image of the calm, benevolent yoga teacher who NEVER GETS ANGRY. You might wish that you were that person. And perhaps such people exist. But the rest of ...

Bex Urban Best Yoga Retreat Ever ▶ Bex Urban: Best Yoga Retreat Ever
Bex Urban: Best Yoga Retreat Ever

Bex Urban joins me on this episode to share her many years of navigating the challenges of putting together a successful retreat. We talk risks, rewards, coping with busted septic tanks, and more. My ...

Stephanie Snyder How Chanting Playlists ▶ Stephanie Snyder: How Chanting & Playlists Create Connection
Stephanie Snyder: How Chanting & Playlists Create Connection

Among her other great qualities, I like to think of Stephanie Snyder as the queen of the playlist. On this ep, she offers her intention behind including music in class, her thoughts on the tradition o ...

Bo Forbes Self Care for Empaths A Neurop ▶ Bo Forbes: Self Care for Empaths (A Neuropsych Extravaganza)
Bo Forbes: Self Care for Empaths (A Neuropsych Extravaganza)

Bo Forbes spent years as a practicing psychologist and is now a yoga teacher with a keen interest in neuropsychology. On this episode we talk about how to cope with empathic distress as well as the di ...

Andrea Ferretti 3 Resolutions to Set You ▶ Andrea Ferretti: 3 Resolutions to Set Yourself on a Path Toward Happi
Andrea Ferretti: 3 Resolutions to Set Yourself on a Path Toward Happi

I live in a state of duality when it comes to New Year's resolutions. On the one hand, I loathe them. I loathe the intense focus on self-improvement and self-achievement that's emblazoned across magaz ...

Andrea Jason Do We Make Resolutions Its ▶ Andrea + Jason: Do We Make Resolutions? It's Complicated.
Andrea + Jason: Do We Make Resolutions? It's Complicated.

Hello Yogaland! On this episode, we reflect on 2016 and the ways that we've grown. We talk highlights and challenges and reveal our top secret (sort of) plans for 2017!Shownotes: yogalandpodcast.com/e ...

Andrea Ferretti Reframing the Way You Th ▶ Andrea Ferretti: Reframing the Way You Think About Stress
Andrea Ferretti: Reframing the Way You Think About Stress

On this episode, I reflect on one of the most important reads of the year for me -- Kelly McGonigal's book, The Upside of Stress. A psychologist and yoga teacher, Kelly's book is filled with compellin ...

QA with Jason Crandell Happy Hips Hammie ▶ Q&A with Jason Crandell: Happy Hips, Hammies, & Lower Back
Q&A with Jason Crandell: Happy Hips, Hammies, & Lower Back

Before jetting off on his most recent trip to Hong Kong, I sat with Jason to answer more listener-submitted questions. This time we just happened to get questions that all centered around the lower bo ...

Kate Holcombe Three Yoga Sutras for Toug ▶ Kate Holcombe: Three Yoga Sutras for Tough Times
Kate Holcombe: Three Yoga Sutras for Tough Times

This week I chat with Kate Holcombe of The Healing Yoga Foundation in San Francisco. Kate has an amazing story to tell -- and I asked her to tell it in the top half of the interview -- about how a lif ...

QA Andrea Jason Have Lots of Opinions ▶ Q&A: Andrea + Jason Have Lots of Opinions
Q&A: Andrea + Jason Have Lots of Opinions

On this episode, Jason answers questions submitted by listeners:* What are your views on what it means to be a yoga student today?* What's the difference between a yoga student and a yoga consumer?* H ...

Dana Trixie Flynn Yoga Jazz and a New Do ▶ Dana Trixie Flynn: Yoga, Jazz, and a New Donation-Based Yoga Studio i
Dana Trixie Flynn: Yoga, Jazz, and a New Donation-Based Yoga Studio i

This week's episode is like a shot of happy for your soul. I spoke to Dana Trixie Flynn, co-founder of Laughing Lotus about her new project: Dana is working on opening a donation-based yoga studio in ...

QA with Jason Crandell Fun with Shoulder ▶ Q&A with Jason Crandell: Fun with Shoulder Anatomy!
Q&A with Jason Crandell: Fun with Shoulder Anatomy!

On this episode Jason answers three of our listener questions and it just so happens that they all focus on some aspect of shoulder anatomy. We also talk about cats a lot. Here are the questions:* Why ...

Rachel Brathen Staying True to Your Valu ▶ Rachel Brathen: Staying True to Your Values in the Face of Success
Rachel Brathen: Staying True to Your Values in the Face of Success

You might know Rachel Brathen as Yoga Girl on Instagram -- she's one of the original yoga insta-stars and has 2 million followers. Two million! That's crazay! And yet, despite this quick rise to fam ...

Holly Whitaker Recovering from Addiction ▶ Holly Whitaker: Recovering from Addiction & Discovering Yourself
Holly Whitaker: Recovering from Addiction & Discovering Yourself

On this episode Holly Whitaker of the Home Podcast talk about how yoga and meditation can be helpful tools for recovery.Holly is a life coach and spiritual teacher, kundalini and vinyasa yoga and medi ...

Seane Corn Activism for Yogis ▶ Seane Corn : Activism for Yogis
Seane Corn : Activism for Yogis

Seane Corn is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher known for her impassioned activism and inspirational style of teaching. She utilizes her national platform to bring awareness to humanitarian i ...

Coral Brown Geeky Fun With Hindu Deities ▶ Coral Brown: Geeky Fun With Hindu Deities
Coral Brown: Geeky Fun With Hindu Deities

This week my guest is holistic therapist and senior Prana Vinyasa Flow teacher Coral Brown. Coral and I talked about one of her passions -- the Hindu deity stories. She's deeply knowledgeable about th ...

Jason Crandell How to Select a Teacher T ▶ Jason Crandell: How to Select a Teacher Training Program
Jason Crandell: How to Select a Teacher Training Program

We've gotten many questions recently about teacher training that we decided to do an episode that answers common questions. Doing a yoga teacher training is a huge investment -- both financially and i ...

Niika Quistgard Self Care Time Ayurvedic ▶ Niika Quistgard: Self Care Time! Ayurvedic Ideas for Staying Calm & G
Niika Quistgard: Self Care Time! Ayurvedic Ideas for Staying Calm & G

This week my guest is Ayurvedic practitioner Niika Quistgard. Niika is an internationally-recognized consultant, trainer and practitioner in Ayurveda and is the founder of AyurMama.com.For this episod ...

Katherine Priore Combatting Toxic Stress ▶ Katherine Priore: Combatting Toxic Stress in Low-Income Schools
Katherine Priore: Combatting Toxic Stress in Low-Income Schools

My guest this week is Katherine Priore Ghannam. Katherine is the founder of Headstand, a nonprofit organization that teaches yoga and mindfulness to kids attending low income schools. Headstand is a p ...

Rebecca Katz Nourish Yourself With Cance ▶ Rebecca Katz : Nourish Yourself With Cancer-Fighting Foods
Rebecca Katz : Nourish Yourself With Cancer-Fighting Foods

On this episode I interview chef and nutritionist Rebecca Katz. Weeding through information about food can be overwhelming and even disheartening. This episode distills Rebecca's four-pillar approach ...

Jason Crandell Create a Home Practice Yo ▶ Jason Crandell: Create a Home Practice You Love
Jason Crandell: Create a Home Practice You Love

This week Jason Crandell talks all about home practice. We get straight to the point and talk about:* Where to start if you don't know how to practice on your own* Why it's vital for yoga teachers to ...

Claire Missingham Finding Flow and Havin ▶ Claire Missingham: Finding Flow and Having Faith
Claire Missingham: Finding Flow and Having Faith

My guest on this episode is London-based teacher, Claire Missingham. Claire has over 16 years teaching experience and and runs a successful yoga teacher training program having trained over 125 teache ...

Chrissy Carter Seeing Yoga Poses with Fr ▶ Chrissy Carter: Seeing Yoga Poses with Fresh Eyes
Chrissy Carter: Seeing Yoga Poses with Fresh Eyes

Chrissy Carter is an alignment-based flow teacher who teaches in New York City. She's been teaching for YogaWorks for 10 years and has 25 teacher trainings under her belt! Yes, 25. You read that corre ...

Andrea Ferretti Four Ways Hitting a Plat ▶ Andrea Ferretti: Four Ways Hitting a Plateau Can Deepen Your Yoga Pra
Andrea Ferretti: Four Ways Hitting a Plateau Can Deepen Your Yoga Pra

Often when we hit a plateau in our life, we feel like we're failing -- we're not progressing or growing. On this episode, I'm share the reasons I think that hitting a plateau in yoga is positive and c ...

Stephanie Snyder Love Your Whole Story ▶ Stephanie Snyder: Love Your Whole Story
Stephanie Snyder: Love Your Whole Story

On the cusp of opening her own brand new studio, LoveStory, in San Francisco, Stephanie Snyder and I chat about the happiness that comes from serving your local community, how she incorporates yoga ph ...

Jason Crandell Pain Injury Knowing What ▶ Jason Crandell: Pain, Injury, & Knowing What You Don't Know
Jason Crandell: Pain, Injury, & Knowing What You Don't Know

If you have a body and you do yoga, chances are you will sustain an injury at some point. On this episode I ask Jason all about injuries. We talk about:* How to discern between stretching sensations a ...

Alexandria Crow Why Fancy Yoga Isnt Bett ▶ Alexandria Crow: Why Fancy Yoga Isn't Better Yoga
Alexandria Crow: Why Fancy Yoga Isn't Better Yoga

This week I talk to Alexandria Crow, one of the most physically adept yoga practitioners I've ever personally known and yet here's what she wants you to know: Yoga is not one-size-fits-all and doing f ...

Taylor Harkness Being True To You ▶ Taylor Harkness: Being True To You
Taylor Harkness: Being True To You

Warm and bendy with an infectious charm, Taylor Harkness is a young millenial with a wise and heartful approach to yoga. We discuss how yoga helped him find balance after the intensity and trauma of b ...

Kathryn Budig Body Positivity Hard Work ▶ Kathryn Budig: Body Positivity, Hard Work, & Aiming True
Kathryn Budig: Body Positivity, Hard Work, & Aiming True

Kathryn Budig is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher and author known for her accessibility, humor, and ability to empower her students through her message, “aim true.” She is a warrior for sel ...

Andrea Ferretti Self Acceptance in Yoga ▶ Andrea Ferretti: Self-Acceptance in Yoga
Andrea Ferretti: Self-Acceptance in Yoga

A five-minute episode that explains my intention behind the podcast -- and why it's vital that we focus on self-acceptance rather than self-achievement in yoga.Shownotes: yogalandpodcast.com/episode5/ ...

Sally Kempton Ideas Insights Self Inquir ▶ Sally Kempton: Ideas, Insights, & Self-Inquiry Practices for Fear
Sally Kempton: Ideas, Insights, & Self-Inquiry Practices for Fear

Sally Kempton spent twenty years as a teaching monk in the Saraswati lineage and yet she is keenly in touch with the problems that everyday people face. On this episode, Sally and I talk about using y ...

Jason Crandell Navigating Life as a Mode ▶ Jason Crandell: Navigating Life as a Modern Yoga Teacher
Jason Crandell: Navigating Life as a Modern Yoga Teacher

In this episode, Jason Crandell (aka my hubby) and I get down to brass tacks and talk about what it takes to make it as a yoga teacher. We also discuss the concept of yogalebrity, how to navigate so ...

Stacy Meyrowitz Yoga Saved My Life ▶ Stacy Meyrowitz: Yoga Saved My Life
Stacy Meyrowitz: Yoga Saved My Life

This week Stacy Meyrowitz shares her uplifting story of how yoga helped her piece her life back together after a brain hemorrhage. She credits yoga with everything from bringing her out of a deep depr ...

Amy Ippoliti Meditating with a Manta Ray ▶ Amy Ippoliti: Meditating with a Manta Ray, Empowering Yoga Teachers,
Amy Ippoliti: Meditating with a Manta Ray, Empowering Yoga Teachers,

An uplifting yoga story for Earth Day! I talked to well-known yoga teacher and environmental activist Amy Ippoliti about her project to raise awareness for marine life. She shares what it was like doi ...