5 Ways to Lead Your First International Yoga Retreat Like a Boss

As yoga teachers, we’ve all imagined leading our first international yoga retreat. A class surrounded by tropical plants and animals, in a peaceful open-air studio with ocean sounds inspiring our students’ every flow. This may sound like a fantasy, but … Read More

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Why The Teacher Should Become The Student: Best Yoga Retreat In Costa Rica

As a yoga teacher, do you find yourself in the position of always being the teacher and never the student? Do you sometimes get burned out on always holding space for other people, and feeling like you’re neglecting yourself? It’s … Read More

Yogi Entrepreneur Goals: How to Build Great Classes, Workshops and a Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

If you’re a recent graduate of a yoga teacher training program like the ones we offer here at The Goddess Garden, you may feel like you don’t know where to start. You have the skills, but now you’ve got to … Read More

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10 Surefire Ways to Build Your Business as a Yoga Teacher

So, you’ve fulfilled your dream of becoming a yoga teacher! Congratulations! Perhaps you’ve found a studio where you can teach a few classes per week, or perhaps you’ve gone all out and landed multiple places to spread yoga love and … Read More

Yoga Life Hacks: How to Plan a Better Yoga Vacation

In our constantly busy world, your time is valuable, and this is even more true of your vacation time. If you’re like most Americans, you probably only get one or two weeks off every year, so why not make the … Read More

Come to Cahuita, Costa Rica for a Truly Unique Yoga Teacher Training Experience

Are you ready to become a yoga teacher, but you want to be sure your training experience will truly knock your socks off? Becoming a yoga teacher is an experience that should change your life, so it’s important to choose … Read More

5 Surprising Mental and Emotional Benefits of A Yoga Vacation In Costa Rica

There are obvious reasons to take a yoga vacation in Costa Rica. It’s yoga, spa time, relaxation and adventure all in one amazing package in the happiest country in the world. Nothing about that sounds terrible! But, did you know … Read More

Pandiculation – the benefits of stretching like a cat

The act of yawing and stretching – or pandiculation – is not just a luxurious pastime but as important to our health and wellbeing as good nutrition and regular exercise. Have you ever had the glorious opportunity to wake-up and … Read More

The Importance of the Psoas Muscle

Some years ago, at the end of an intense Vinyasa yoga class I’d taught, something remarkable happened. I prepared my students for relaxation, moving them into reclined hip release poses. As the energy slowed down and they began letting go … Read More

Lean into your practice

Many people I spoke to for this story had a yoga practice before their divorce but generally only considered it part of a physical health regimen. Alice Schlegel—mother, researcher, yoga teacher, and director of student activities at a community college … Read More