As yoga teachers we strive to create an environment that makes our students feel welcome, safe, and inspired. And no matter what kind of yoga classes you teach, at some point a pregnant woman AND/OR […]
Mama Tree offers a comprehensive training in the art and science of teaching yoga for mamas at all stages of pregnancy, birth and beyond. We had a chance to ask the founder, Jane Austin, some questions […]
Here are some tips to help you teach supportive classes and hold space for mamas whether you plan to become a prenatal yoga teacher, already teach prenatal (or postnatal/mom & baby yoga), or just want […]
When something has ended—a relationship, a dream, a life—take a note from nature and let the detritus and sadness of the situation decompose, then feed it to your “tree of life.” I call this “turning […]
Becoming a Great Yoga Teacher: Nature or Nurture? By Jill Abelson, Yoga Tree Teacher Trainer “Intuition is not a gift but a skill.” – Carolyn Myss There’s an inevitable week during every teacher training, usually […]
Mastering the Art of Classroom Communication, Part 2: 5 Tips for Better Verbal Instructions Language matters. What we say–and how we say it–makes a significant impact on the quality of our students’ experience. After all, […]
To fulfill my observation requirements for the Yoga Tree 200 Hour Teacher Training, Jane Austin let me observe her prenatal class in exchange for volunteering in her postnatal class. The two classes couldn't be more different.