Yoga Talk Podcast 23: Yoga Etiquette

with Yoga International

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What if you show up too late? Can you leave early? Should you correct another student's alignment? What if you fart in class? WHAT WOULD EMILY POST SAY? On this week's episode, Kat and Michael discuss what constitutes a yoga faux pas, and how to avoid making them. 

Talking points include: 

When to Show Up and What to Do When You Get There

Leaving Early

Cell Phones, Tablets, and Other Electronic Devices

Interacting with Fellow Students

What to Wear (Or Not)

  • Can you go shirtless?

The Smelly Elephant (Smelephant?) in the Room


  • Spray down and wipe communal mats
  • Tissues for eye pillows

Etiquette for Teachers

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” ― Emily Post.

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