Welcome to our workshop archive--our free resource for members to access tools and tips from leaders in the yoga community. Choose one of the categories below to get started:
Judy Weaver and David Emerson talk about the yoga teacher’s responsibility for understanding the effects of trauma on the body.
Prashant and Manju Joshi moderate a discussion on how to integrate meditation and pranayama in class as a spiritual compass and source of inner peace.
Join DJ Taz and Sadie Nardini, E-RYT 500 and recording artist, to learn how to build a professional music playlist to amplify the student experience!
This workshop will look at key Sanskrit terms that will provide clarity on the principles behind asana, pranayama and other practices we find in modern yoga.
What should you do if a pregnant woman joins your class and you are not a RPYT? Should you send her away? Are there any special liability considerations?
Join Deepti Sastry, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP, to learn the basics of Vedic chanting. Deepti shares tips to begin a chanting practice and ways to introduce it to your students.
Bring yoga to life and transform your yoga class with the simple tool of Bhavana . Learn how Bhavana helps us move away from the performance of postures as a series of tasks to the embodiment of asana.
Discover eight ways to enhance class attendance, increase student retention and make your yoga class an event students won’t want to miss!
Learn how to brainstorm rich and topical themes and intentions, creating classes that provide a profound experience for your students.
Explore your expression and depth in asana to establish joint balance on and off the mat.
Join seasoned yoga teachers and yoga travel business owners as they discuss the logistics of offering retreats and yoga teacher training abroad.
Join Cara Bradley to learn how to speak simply and directly and to say less and empower more.
Tired of attracting students one class at a time? Learn how to shift from offering classes to courses, and why this is a powerful tool to build a following of regular students.
Learn five tools to create unique and engaging sequences that will make you feel inspired, creative and confident to come up with a surplus of sequences for your classes.
Yoga teachers will become empowered to encourage diversity within their classes and create strategies for offering yoga to underrepresented populations left out of mainstream yoga culture.
Join Liza Bertini and Sarah Bond of One Hundred Skies to learn ways to fill your retreat and make it profitable!
Lynann Politte, owner of YoniSpeaks.com, shares success stories, practical tips and guidance to help you take your yoga career to the next level.
Darren Main, E-RYT 500, explores the unique – and often misunderstood – relationship between yoga teacher and student on an emotional and psychological level.
Cyndi Lee provies tips to make your yoga class a supportive environment for those that are overwhelmed by the stresses of life, community, and the world.
In this workshop, Darren Main will answer your questions about ethics in the yoga-teaching world.
This workshop will cover tools to help teachers move past their blocks, so that they feel comfortable and confident sharing yoga philosophy with students.
Learn about yoga nidra and how to utilize it to create experience in the world. Dr. Halpern will also discuss classical knowledge, stories and the writings of legendary teachers from the 1800's about yoga nidra.
Start teaching yoga professionally and gain the clarity and skills needed to succeed.
Learn how themes add value to your classes and support the lives of your students on and off the mat with Noelle Cormier.
Francesca Cervero, E-RYT 200, discusses strategies for running profitable private yoga classes, including managing your energy and dealing with difficult clients.
Offering one-on-one instruction can be personally and financially rewarding. Francesca Cervero shares strategies for running a profitable private yoga practice.
Jennifer Hoffman, E-RYT 500, explains how online yoga classes can transform the way teachers reach their students and presents tips to start offering your classes on the Internet.
Julia Kadarusman of Wanderlust Festival offers tips on how you can make your next yoga event – be it big or small – a well-attended success.
Sherry Zak Morris provides tips and her expertise on how to open yourself and your studio up to the senior yoga market.
Rolf Gates offers lessons on how schools can offer workshops that maximize their benefits for yoga teachers.
Brush up on the basics of Ayurveda to gain valuable insight to enhance your yoga practice and teaching.
Francesca Cervero sits down to answer additional audiences questions following her workshop that taught strategies for running profitable private yoga classes.
Kellie Adkins, E-RYT 500, covers how to write and design compelling content, attracting best-fit clients and studio partners and streamlining schedules.
Learn how to “pitch” a yoga class to appropriate nonprofits. Discover how to price and promote classes, set your teaching fee and create engaging class descriptions.
Learn how to successfully sequence and modify for all levels! Expand your knowledge in writing safe, effective yoga sequences.
Learn how to break free from yoga studios, grow your business and become a yoga leader in this Online Workshop from Racheal Cook, small business consultant.
Join us for this informative session to learn about important issues regarding proper worker classification. In this workshop, you will learn what you can do to comply with state and federal laws and protect yourself and your business.
Does purchasing a song or album mean you're allowed to play it in your yoga studio's classes? Learn the answer to this question and many others from three representatives from Performing Rights Organizations (PROs).
Are you considering converting to the employee-employer business model? In this session, legal expert Gary Kissiah will discuss the steps to reclassifying independent contractors as employees.
Attorney Gary Kissiah teaches how to properly classify yourself and teachers at your studio.
Gary Kissiah explains how state and federal worker classification laws directly affect your business, what your legal obligations are and how the IRS responds to misclassification.
Gary Kissiah offers tips to help studio owners protect themselves from liabilities and comply with the many laws that apply to their business activities.
Gary Kissiah offers tips to help yoga teachers protect themselves from liabilities and comply with the many laws that apply to their business activities.
This Online Workshop discusses sources of legal liability within our yoga businesses.
Former studio owner Darren Main and legal expert Gary Kissiah discuss leasing, partnership arrangements, registrations and permits.
Gary Kissiah reviews the top ten legal issues affecting our yoga community today.
Discover the legal issues related to operating online, including copyrights, trademarks, product liability, privacy policies, blogging, product endorsement and social media law.
We will cover the many issues involving the characterization of yoga teachers and other yoga studio workers as either independent contractors or employees.
Build a purposeful, profitable yoga business and leave a legacy. In this workshop, you’ll learn strategies to focus your time, effort and commitment based on your core passion.
Learn how feng shui is a powerful tool for increasing your client base and sustaining your studio by identifying the imbalances in your life and the life of the studio.
Explore the studio owner’s leadership role and what it means for your retention rate. Learn to structure your class schedule and packages to support client commitment.
In this workshop, sixth-degree black belt and Zen Yoga studio owner Jason Campbell covers what drives the business of yoga studios, how to save money creatively and how to avoid mistakes.
Jason Campbell offers suggestions for making decisions as a yoga studio owner. He’ll also share stories about turning around one studio and helping another succeed.
Zen Yoga studio owner Jason Campbell discusses how yoga teachers can attract new clients and reviews some case studies about teachers growing their businesses.
Former Yoga Alliance board member Andrew Tanner offers lessons about opening a successful studio based on his experience in Mississippi.
Katie Myer explains user experience and provides tips on how you can optimize students' interaction with your yoga business.
Brandon Hartsell provides a systematic approach for tapping into and making use of an invaluable resource—customer feedback.
Tom Gardner speaks about Conscious Capitalism and outlines how yoga studios and schools can flourish to the benefit of their stakeholders.
Moderator Carissa Ciuca and panelists Rob Walker, Lynn Bushnell and Mary Catherine Starr share experiences about managing yoga teachers.
Phil Swain focuses on steps to drive your personal enthusiasm for your yoga business into the culture of your organization.
In this workshop, Courtney and Amber discuss how to find your voice, gain confidence, and improve your public speaking.
Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher shows you how yoga philosophy and your practice can help your writing flow. She also shares practical strategies to develop, market, and publish your own yoga books.
How do you market your classes, workshops, and events if you have no money? Lucas shares his zero-budget strategies to promote your services with little to no marketing dollars
Discover why building your yoga business is part of your yoga and why your success is related to energetic frequency.
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to setup your very first automated email campaign to welcome new students into your world and create raving fans for life.
Discover the best ways to utilize your RYT profile on Yoga Alliance’s Directory to maximize visibility, attract new clients and share your unique story with the world.
Sherry Zak Morris provides insights on how connecting with your community can be a valuable investment in your yoga business.
Join Phil and Kate for a discussion on search engine optimization (SEO) tactics.
Whether you are fundraising for a cause or looking to supplement your income as a yoga teacher, learn what makes a successful pop-up yoga event.
Learn how to make connections that last, forge powerful relationships and build loyalty the old fashioned way, in person.
Our four presenters discuss building a business plan and minimizing risk, turning vision into action and creating a model-specific growth and marketing strategy.
Learn the best ways to use your school Directory profile to maximize visibility, market yourself and share your unique teacher training offerings with the world.
Kellie Adkins, E-RYT 500, shares best practices for creating compelling teaching videos with a low budget and minimal technical savvy.
Jacob Griscom, president of Everyday Ayurveda, offers tips for yoga professionals on marketing practices that will benefit your customers and potential customers.
Get ready to offer engaging workshops to your community! Learn seven tips for creating workshops.
Lynann Politte shows you how to connect with producers, decide which events to pursue, and how to use these bookings to expand your yoga business.
Learn the basics of blogging to gain an even bigger following as a yoga teacher or supplement your income.
Turn your passion into profit by discovering the skills necessary to successfully market your classes, events and trainings though social media with purpose and intention.
Join Joan Dwyer to re-align with your vision for the grand work you are called to do and focus on the business side of being a yoga teacher.
This workshop offers an easy and manageable publishing plan that will take only 90 minutes of your time each week.
Felicia Tomasko, E-RYT 500, recommends embracing silence to aid in the brainstorming process as a way to free your mind as a writer.
This workshop will address how yoga can act as a movement for change and evolution, and how the practice of yoga can give us the tools to stand for justice for all beings.
The ultimate transition brings death itself, but who teaches us how to die? There is strength in the graceful micro movements that transition us from asana to asana, but even greater is the presence of breath and surrender to life changes.
If you just finished teacher training, you may wonder: “Am I really ready to teach?” Don’t get stuck in paralysis of analysis.
Learn about Yoga Alliance history, how our standards were formed and how we have become the largest nonprofit association representing the yoga community.
Learn to examine yogic leadership and how it can help you serve the community and succeed personally, professionally and spiritually.
Suzanne Sterling offers advice about how to work with others and find your individual voice and role within the greater yoga community.
Nathanael Chawkin provides specific tips and techniques you can use to enhance your focus in your work as a yoga teacher or studio owner.
Suzanne explains how individuals within the yoga community can find their voices and share power with others.
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