Yoga Teaching Tips


Explore yoga teaching methods, strategies, and cues, from finding your voice as a yoga teacher to helping your students get the most out of each asana. Improve your instruction and class planning by learning how to tailor classes to different age and fitness levels. Find out how to build confidence, trust, and a lasting connection with your students. Awaken the great teacher in you.

Recent Posts for Teaching Tips

January 2, 2018
crow pose

Back to Basics: Take Flight With Crow Pose

Crow pose is the first arm balance that yogis learn—it takes more trust than strength to execute this particular pose. However, once you’ve gotten the hand of Crow pose, all other arm balances become simple.
December 12, 2017
yoga and dizziness

Top 7 Ways You Can Prevent Dizziness During Yoga

Gain some insight into dizziness during yoga and prevent it from happening in your next yoga class with the following tips.
November 7, 2017

What I Wish I Knew Before Teaching My First Yoga Class

Being a yoga teacher is one of the most rewarding professions I have ever had. Check out the 10 things I wish I'd known before I started teaching yoga.
October 25, 2017
danielle cuccio

A Day in the Life of a Yoga Instructor and Business Owner

Step into the life of Cuccio Somatology owner and yoga instructor, Danielle Cuccio. Learn how she balances the hustle and bustle of her daily life.
September 26, 2017
Chaturanga dandasana

Back to Basics: How to Ease Into Chaturanga Dandasana

Chaturanga Dandasana is an advanced pose that strengthens and tones your upper body, core, and legs. Learn how you can ease into this pose with these tips!
September 14, 2017
prenatal yoga

8 Tips for Teaching Prenatal Yoga for Every Trimester

Pregnancy is a pivotal time in a woman's life, so by teaching prenatal yoga you can help women find comfort and happy during every trimester.
August 25, 2017
muscle contractions in yoga

Gain a Deeper Understanding of Muscle Contractions in Yoga

While flowing through poses you work your muscles in a variety of ways. While exercising the muscles, force is exerted on the muscle fibers. This happens when […]
August 25, 2017
fear of teaching yoga

How to Overcome the Fear of Teaching Yoga

I can still remember the awful fear that loomed over me when I began teaching my first yoga class. While I was nervous enough simply practice-teaching to my […]