Episode 121: Q&A – Ideas for Building Your Business (And Your Confidence) as a Yoga Teacher

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 sustainable, does it really makes sense to repeat the same sequence over and over again?” And what’s the best way to handle pressure from studio and gym owners to “freshen things up?”

We also answer a couple of other questions that come in often, in many different forms, essentially:

* What’s the best way to cope with pre-class nerves?

* How do I feel more confident about self-promotion?

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Episode 119: Q&A-Jason’s Thoughts on “Creative” Sequencing & Finding Your Breath in Backbends

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3 Comments

  1. What song is that in the middle of the episode? I like it 🙂

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  2. Litening to Jason’s response to the first question I am reminded of something I’ve been thinking about and talking about in my own classes. There are those who come to the mat to “do” yoga and there are those who come to the mat to learn yoga. Most come to do yoga. Fewer will change their paradigm to one of learning yoga. My responsibility remains the same, to teach. Most return. Some don’t, mostly I think because my classes aren’t super fast paced and they want a power yoga experience but everyone who comes will learn something whether they’re looking for that or not.

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  3. This is my favourite podcast of yours yet! SO relatable. Very helpful and relevant as a beginner yoga teacher, these are the things I needed to hear. Thank you 🙂

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