A crucial step to becoming the yoga teacher you aspire to
is having a helpful road map to get there.
Our mentorship is uniquely tailored to support your educational development and personal interests.
Witness Your Teaching Come Alive.
DYNAMIC and CREATIVE.
SUPPORTIVE and INSPIRING.
SHARPEN SKILLS and BUILD CONFIDENCE.
DEFINE AND REFINE
Address key elements to stay inspired, maintain openness to learning, engage more fully with your own practice and your students'. Enrich and up-level your teaching skills.
Many paths, one destination. As you go through the mentorship option of your choice: having your mentor attend your yoga class and receiving valuable feedback, or working one-on-one on topic/s of interest, you will receive strategies and tools customized to your needs with support along the way.
FILL IN THE GAPS
Yoga teacher training is life-changing, providing you with overwhelming amounts of information. Amidst self-transformation and learning how to teach yoga, guidance is crucial to navigate the reality.
Get a refresher, learn more basics, refine and expand your teaching skills, deepen your understanding of a specific topic. Partner with a trusted mentor to become the teacher you're meant to be. Options are personalized to guide you through your challenges and delve into the topics that interest and inspire you.
DIVE DEEP & SOAR HIGH
In this specialized program each session is tailored to fit your needs and interests. This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in in-depth subjects that resonate with you. Deconstruct poses, learn clear cueing techniques, subtle body reading that address your students' needs. You will be rewarded with authentic confidence and deeper compassion as you strengthen your skills and understanding.
Ready to work together? Here's where we can help: Areas of Concentration.
Combined, over two decades of teaching and 4+ decades as yoga students, Lorrie Shepard and Brian Yuen have worked with yoga teachers and teacher trainings as both instructors and mentors starting in 2011. We recognize the significance of support, advice and inspiration. Having someone to ask complicated questions is a tremendous boost which avoids the dreadful feeling being stuck. This program meets you where you are, offers check-ins with someone who understands where you're at, and provides useful feedback. It's designed to provide solid guidance on next steps, useful advice on critical teaching skills, and compassionate support.
We look forward to assisting you in crafting a practice and career that illuminates the joy of yoga.
Immerse yourself in mentorship sessions that feed your spirit and grow your skills.
How to Get Started
Follow these 4 simple steps to expand your abilities as a yoga teacher, gain insight in areas that interest you, and connect more deeply with yourself and your students.
1. Start by taking a look at the Areas of Concentration. Notice what you're naturally drawn to or curious about, what you'd like to learn more about.
2. Scroll down to Learn More for questions you have (or info you may not be aware of).
3. Check out the Mentorship Packages and choose the one that works for you.
4. Contact us and we'll discuss the best approach to suit your needs.
Areas of Concentration
Cueing & Dialogue
Strengthen student's focus and attention on their practice.
Empower your students to explore and authentically experience.
Class Plans & Themes
Your teaching and classes become vibrant and powerful.
Pranayama & Bandhas Techniques
Breath and connections, the cornerstones of yoga.
Sharpen Your Vision
Linking intelligence and the attribute of an intuitive teacher.
Your Teaching Voice
Fortify the unique framework for your yoga offerings.
The Seat of the Teacher
Create a safe container for your students to feel at ease.
Iyengar, vinyasa, restorative, chair, yoga nidra meditation, acro yoga: highly regarded styles of yoga.
How do I set up a Yoga Class Review?
We'll coordinate with your class or workshop, or audition some ideas you have and Brian or Lorrie will attend as your mentor (you choose your mentor).
How do I schedule a Mentor Session?
What are the terms of service?
All rates are one-hour sessions unless otherwise noted and based in the Temecula area.
Does this count for Yoga Alliance Continuing Education?
Yes! Mentoring hours and hours accumulated throughout mentorship including homework and study time can be counted as CEU hours for Yoga Alliance.
How is this mentorship program unique?
How do I set up a Follow-up session?
Thank you again for our last session together. Since then, I've made some big goals.... Thank you so much for your encouragement and inspiration. I'm so excited.
— Mentee student, yoga teacher
I loved learning from you.
All my questions were addressed and I felt you respected where I was coming from. I would 100% recommend your mentoring program.
— Mentee, yoga teacher
Thank you so much for bringing your wonderful energy and expertise to the studio.