Podcast Episodes

060: Accessible Yoga with Sarah Helt

There has been a growing movement focused on making yoga accessible to all that has caught Shannon’s attention. On today’s episode Shannon has invited Sarah Helt, an Ambassador from the Accessible Yoga organization, to share her insight on this topic. Sarah speaks...

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058: Confidence and Self-Promotion with Julie Zuzak

On today’s episode Shannon and Julie discuss how to gain confidence to self-promote, (a much-asked question in The Connected Yoga Teacher Facebook Group), taking on challenges one-step-at-a-time, letting comparisons go, and much more.

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057: Feng Shui Your Yoga Space with Marina V Umali

Marina is a New York State certified interior designer and Feng Shui practitioner. She studied architecture at Parsons School of Design and Interior Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She also practices yoga and has had the opportunity to visit many yoga studios.

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056: Yoga and Menopause with Leslie Kazadi

There can be a lot of shyness around discussing the profound physical, emotional and mental changes that menopause can bring. Leslie opens up about her own experience with menopause in a very honest way and how it led her to take it on as a special area of interest in relation to her yoga teachings.

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055: Share Your Course with Thinkific with Siddharth Bharath

On today’s episode, Shannon speaks with Siddharth Bharath of Thinkific. Shannon picks Siddharth’s brain asking him what technology is needed to create a course, how much financial investment is involved, how students and teachers can interact, marketing your course and more.

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053: Yoga Mentors and Lineage with Chase Bossart

On today’s episode, Shannon invites Chase Bossart who with great warmth and humour shares with us some of his experiences with his mentor T.K.V. Desikachar. Chase talks about yoga mentors, lineage and so much more.

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049: Grow Your Yoga Student Base [Part 1] with Shannon Crow

In part 1 of this 2-part series, Shannon will take you through the steps that helped her grow her student base. Beginning with asking what is your ideal yoga class size to being patient and consistent as you build your students’ trust, Shannon shares 6 areas to consider with six actionable steps.

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048: Eating Disorder Education for Yoga Teachers with Tabitha Farrar

Tabitha Farrar is an eating disorder recovery coach who speaks and writes about effective and realistic recovery approaches for adults with restrictive eating disorders. Tabitha recovered from 10 years of severe anorexia and is passionate about helping adult sufferers find a sustainable recovery that works for them.

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046: Redefining Stretching with Jules Mitchell

Jules Mitchell wants to help inform you to make your own choices as a yoga teacher, not to overwhelm you. She is working on an upcoming book tentatively titled Yoga Biomechanics: Redefining Stretching which moves far beyond what is generally understood about stretching.

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5 Koshas: Anandamaya Kosha

Welcome to our final week in our koshas mini-series. I have created a printable booklet that summarizes all of the key points. To get the booklet — enter your name and email below and it will be sent to you. Feel free to use the booklet in your classes, workshops,...

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5 Koshas: Vijnanamaya Kosha

The fourth layer in the Kosha model is the Vijnanamaya Kosha. Vijnana translated means ability to discriminate, intellect or knowing.

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5 Koshas: Manomaya Kosha

The third layer in the Kosha model is the Manomaya Kosha. Our thoughts, emotions, memories, decisions and intellect are directed by the manomaya kosha.

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5 Koshas: Pranamaya Kosha

The second layer in the Kosha model is the Pranamaya Kosha.
It governs the energetic (or subtle) body, the breath and the movement of the physical body.

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5 Koshas: Annamaya Kosha

Week 1 of 5 Koshas mini-series with Shannon Crow of The Connected Yoga Teacher. The first layer in the Kosha model is the Annamaya Kosha.

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