In order to thrive in the yoga industry (or any field), it’s essential to know your strengths. It’s from this understanding of your unique interests that your natural talents can shine. You can get energized by your work--not drained from it.
About Kym CocoHi there! I'm Kym Coco, an ocean-loving yogi who is passionate about writing, travel, and great food (among a long list of other things). I feel absolutely alive on my mat, and I created Swagtail as a way to channel that prana into powerful, practical tools that can be used by other fabulous teachers in the yoga community!
If you want to manage or own a thriving yoga studio, it’s essential to build a strong team of teachers--and keep them motivated to perform at a high level over time. Yet, these leadership skills are not frequently taught in the
At the end of every yoga class, you lead your students into a peaceful savasana. Yet many times nearby road noise or the loud chatter of other students just outside the studio walls can be very distracting. This can be a
Have you had days where your body can’t relax or your mind won’t stop racing? Or have you had a time where you felt entirely overwhelmed by the people or information swarming around you? In moments like these, yin yoga can
The yoga industry is growing at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, there are many common pitfalls made by yoga professionals that prevent their success. This post reveals the 5 biggest mistakes to avoid--and better yet, shows you how to shift your mindset,
Starting a formal meditation practice can seem daunting at first. You might be uncertain about where or how to start. Yet, if you already practice yoga, you’re doing a moving meditation. And, in this interview with Tina Clay, a talented yogi
As a yoga professional, it is deeply satisfying to observe your students evolve and embrace more of their potential. Yet it can be challenging to hold the space for their growth while you maintain high levels of energy and run a
As a yoga professional, it can be a fine line to be generous with your students while still making a profit for your business. That’s why we’re covering 5 ways to celebrate client birthdays in this week’s blog post. Whether you
Santa Cruz, California is a vacation destination for many reasons. It has a thriving yoga community, rich surf culture, and adventures galore for both beach and mountain lovers alike. With so many options at your fingertips, it can be hard to
As a yoga professional, you’re constantly looking for more ways to understand--and serve--the needs of your clients. When you have knowledge about the body, you can discern imbalances in your students with clarity. You can modify postures to keep them safe.