Entries by allison

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The BEST Yoga Playlist

A good playlist can set the energy for your entire yoga class. It can set the pace and energy for your yoga class. An upbeat playlist will make people want to move and flow. Playing soothing nature songs will allow people to relax more. Below is one of my all-time favorite playlists!! It’s a bit […]

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Music In Your Yoga Classes?

Do You Play Music in Your Yoga Classes? 👍👎 Does music help you get into your flow, or does it turn up the volume of your busy monkey mind? Teachers are split when it comes to offering music during classes. Some teachers always teach with music while others are adamantly opposed to using music. And of […]

Vegan Power Salad

Have you recovered from the carbohydrate and sugar overdose also known as Thanksgiving? I don’t know about ya’ll, but I’m happy to pass the mashed potatoes and pies and return to my normal eating routine that includes lots of veggies and lean protein.  Okay, I could probably use a piece of pie every now and […]

4 Things That Could Happen When You Start Practicing Yoga

We all know that regular yoga practice can help improve one’s flexibility and bring about stress relief.  Given how stressful life is these days, it’s not surprising to know that more and more people are practicing yoga to help alleviate stress. But the benefit of yoga goes beyond stress reduction and flexibility. Practicing yoga 5 times a […]

Camp Utopia Teacher Burn Out

Befriending The Shadow: Long Term Strategies for Teacher Burn Out By: Helen Stutchbury Director of Camp Utopia Yoga School Some days I find myself pausing for a moment somewhere in the middle of the first few breaths of class, wondering which way to go, and stuck, simply because I can’t think of a single pose […]