The Truth About Teacher Training

BY DONNA PHILLIPS, RYT 200 Well, we did it! We taught our final classes as students, wrapped up the final pieces of training, received our 200 hour RYT certificate, and got a key to the studio in this final training weekend. It was a whirlwind of activity, but on our...

Week Three: The Journey Continues…

BY DONNA PHILLIPS, TYS TT Trainee In all honesty, I came into the third yoga training weekend with some dread. I knew, before this weekend was over, I would be teaching in front of a real class. I had relived, a million times over the previous few weeks, the awkward,...

It Sucks To Suck (And How To Honor Your Mistakes)

BY DONNA PHILLIPS, TYS TT Trainee TYS Teacher Training – 2nd Weekend I intuitively knew this one was going to be tough. The “middles” of worthwhile endeavors always are. Introductions and discussions of dreams, goals and ideas are past, the framework is set in...

What I Expected And What I Didn’t: TYS Teacher Training

BY DONNA PHILLIPS, TYS TT Trainee I had no idea what to expect when I walked through the door for the first gathering of my teacher training journey. I felt like I was moving in, loaded down with books, mat, food bags, water bottles, meditation cushion, extra clothes,...

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