teaching yoga

Fiona Sutherland: I wanted to get it ‘done’

Fiona Sutherland: I wanted to get it ‘done’

Fiona is one of Australia’s leading specialists in Mindful Eating and the NonDiet Approach & supports eating in an individually tailored way that supports every person’s unique needs, in alignment with the HAES (Health At Every Size) (R) paradigm.  I have a long working relationship with her business partner from Body Positive Australia, Sarah Harry, and to say I love what these ladies are about is an UNDERSTATEMENT.

But here's the weird thing: Fiona didn't know I'd been working with Sarah when she applied to this training! The world works in strange ways sometimes.

Dr. Sarah Jane Perri: I never would have been able to financially justify it

Dr. Sarah Jane Perri: I never would have been able to financially justify it

In this next 'meet the graduate' interview, I talk to Dr. Sarah Jane Perri, chiropractor extraordinaire (I see her for treatments actually) and yoga teacher. Sarah undertook teacher training with us during her last year of chiropractic study which was truly impressive, as if a difficult degree at uni wasn't enough! Here she shares what she found tough but also what she found rewarding about our course.

5 Reasons Anatomy is Essential for Yoga Teachers

5 Reasons Anatomy is Essential for Yoga Teachers

Like I mentioned last week, it's SO GREAT when I run across people - like Lucy - who believe as I do that yoga is for everybody. It's also great when they can put their belief into practice by modifying the practice for people's needs. It's a skill that comes from knowing how human bodies work, I believe.

The Secret Lives of Yoga Teachers

The Secret Lives of Yoga Teachers

A post from the archives: Secret Lives Of Yoga Teachers. We do admin, lots and lots of admin. At a computer, like everyone else. Unfortunately, our lives DON'T just consist of practicing yoga and drinking chai. It's quite irritating when people make that assumption actually. For one, TEACHING yoga and practicing it should not be the same thing.