Top 100 business cards for yoga teachers to shine. Be inspired!

Business cards are one of the top yoga business must-haves. It’s so simple, yet such a difficult choice to make at times! We picked lots of designs that we love. Browse these awesome business cards for yoga teachers. Notice how colors, fonts, and symbols work together to compose these beautiful little works of art. If you…

13 really funny yoga class reviews

We love yoga. We love talking about yoga. We love watching yoga videos. But you probably never thought that reading these yoga class reviews would be so entertaining. Here are 13 great yoga class reviews you might not have noticed are published on the wild wild web. This guys’ yoga dreams of a pretzel domino…

How to grow yoga in low-income communities – it can be done

A lot of yoga industry marketing campaigns have aimed at young slim women, a no-brainer old tactic for fitness sales. However, this notion alienates a huge portion of the market, including low-income people. Yoga is democratic. You can practice anywhere, you don’t need trendy clothes and you do not need to be super skinny. Well,…

6 alternative locations to teaching in yoga studios

As seen in another post, San Diego yoga studios are mostly located in downtown and beach areas. However, there are many opportunities to spread the yoga practice beyond the walls. Just because there is not a yoga studio located in your nearby area, it doesn’t mean you can’t expand your regular practice and local following….

Yoga industry statistics & increasing opportunities

The yoga industry is growing year after year and it has proven not to be a fashion-trend to sell yoga pants and mats (although we love our leggings). There are more than 36 million yogis in the US right now. Spending on yoga classes, clothing, equipment, and accessories rose to over $16 billion. On top…

5 websites for free yoga photos

Finding a beautiful picture for your profile and classes can be challenging. If you have the chance to have some pictures taken, that is awesome. But if you are lacking the time to have new pictures, browse these websites. Find pretty and FREE yoga photos you can use to promote your practice on your marketing…

6 yoga pants and yoga brands to keep an eye on

Yes, we know the yoga brands we all love. But when you get tired of Lululemon, Prana, Lorna Jane and Fabletics, go browse these other brands for some additional sass and inspiration. Girlfriend Collective Good price for the basic stuff with beautiful everyday colors. They are also extremely transparent about how everything is made, including…

Practicing Yoga from a male perspective

I have been practicing Yoga on and off for the past seven years and to this day, I remember the first time I went to class. On a Friday, a dear friend of mine told me with a bossy tone “you’re coming to hot yoga with me today!” I was surprised as I thought Yoga…

Beyond the yoga studio walls – inviting new people to yoga

Last week, I was mentioning to someone that I always manage to bring my friends into their first yoga class. Mostly, people, I see on a regular basis, mostly co-workers. People I care and want to share this great experience with. But then, it got me thinking – WHY do these friends come with me?…

An open letter to yoga teachers

Starting is hard. Being in the first class, alone, is the hardest thing I have done. I remember my first class, a Sunday Bikram class on Hancock St, San Diego, and it was probably the summer of 2006. My neighbor took me, but when you step on the mat, you are alone. It’s you and…

Simple yoga studios to inspire you

Yoga Flow, San Francisco – USA Good Vibes, Melbourne – Australia Trilogy Sanctuary, San Diego   Light Space Yoga, Melbourne – Australia Sky ting yoga, NYC – USA Humming Puppy, Sydney – Australia My Yoga, São Paulo – Brazil Tassajara Zen Center, Big Sur – USA

What is Ahimsa?

Ahimsa means the practice of non-violence towards others and ourselves. It comes from Sanskrit which is the classical language of India, still used as a religious and ceremonial language mostly. Ahimsa is an important principle of Jainism, Hinduism, and Buddhism, who all share a strong belief that we are all interconnected as living beings and…

All yoga mats you can find out there

When the subject is yoga mats, the opinions are very diverse. Some yogis swear by their beautiful mats, some yogis love their different textures and functionalities and some people literally could not care less and buy the cheapest one out there. What matters the most is how you feel on the mat and what it…