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The Mentor Sessions
The Mentor Sessions
Francesca Cervero

With amazing guests or solo, I explore the craft of teaching yoga, as its own practice. I’m seeking answers to the questions... more

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Episodes

130: Coming Home To Ourselves with Miles Borrero

I believe the invitation of life is to become ourselves, live fully and freely, and then, if you are a... more

14 May 2024 · 49 minutes
129: Do THIS To Make Your Teaching Even Better with Jivana Heyman

In case you don’t know, Jivana is the founder and director of Accessible Yoga, an organization dedicated to increasing access... more

30 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
128: Neurology Is The Missing Link In Movement Education with Missy Bunch

The brain and the nervous system play a HUGE role in how we integrate sensory information, experience pain and create... more

19 Mar 2024 · 57 minutes
127: Q+A Private Lesson: Body Stuff, Business Stuff And Dharma Teaching #4

Today I will answer a bunch of questions that you all have sent in about teaching private lessons! In this... more

28 Feb 2024 · 37 minutes
126: Loving Kindness + Active Backbends (Practice with Francesca!)

Well, this is an unusual episode!! Since I released a podcast episode last year about my group class planning process... more

30 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
BONUS: Inclusive Yoga Illustrations with Harmony Willow Hansen

I’m sure you’ve noticed that many stock images and illustrations of yoga practitioners show a very narrow representation of bodies... more

22 Dec 2023 · 19 minutes
125: How To Create And Lead Your Own Teacher Training with Cyndi Lee

Teaching teachers how to teach yoga is a massive responsibility. (How many times am I going to write the word... more

18 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
124: Yoga and Dominant Culture with Anjali Rao

In today's episode, we have a very special guest, Anjali Rao (she/her). Anjali is a yoga teacher, writer, and podcast... more

28 Nov 2023 · 52 minutes
123: The Yoga Sutras with Vikram Jeet Singh

I have wanted to have a teacher on the podcast to talk to us about The Yoga Sutras for years,... more

31 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
122: A Week In My Life (Updated for 2023!)

Back in February of 2018 I shared an intimate view of a full week in my teaching and work life.... more

29 Sep 2023 · 57 minutes
121: How To Teach When You're Not Feeling Inspired

Today I’m here to share a vulnerable update of my life lately, and some tools I’m using to teach great... more

29 Aug 2023 · 33 minutes
120: Poses We're Not Teaching Anymore (A Sangha Convo!)

Are there poses you used to love and teach, but have recently stopped teaching for some reason?? It turns out... more

27 Jul 2023 · 19 minutes
119: All About My Morning Routine (And Suggestions For Yours!)

I feel a little shy sharing this intimate view of my morning practice, but when I asked y’all if this... more

27 Jun 2023 · 30 minutes
118: My Group Class Planning Process

In January I started sharing my group class planning process in short videos on Instagram and y’all had questions! The more... more

16 May 2023 · 37 minutes
117: Yoga for Seniors with Chintamani Kansas

Many yoga teachers in our community either already specialize in teaching seniors, or would like to. Yoga can be a... more

25 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
116: Integrating Buddha Dharma and Asana with Meredith Witte- Live Mentoring Session

Many of the yoga teachers I’ve worked with feel more comfortable and confident teaching asana than they do teaching the... more

28 Mar 2023 · 54 minutes
115: The Case For Teaching Leveled Classes

The thinking behind this episode has been a long time in the making. I haven't talked about this much publicly,... more

14 Feb 2023 · 29 minutes
114: Pelvic Health in Yoga Classes with Shannon Crow

Our students' movement patterns directly impact their pelvic health, and their pelvic floor impacts their movement patterns! With those two... more

24 Jan 2023 · 51 minutes
113: How To Respond To Students Who Want "Correct" Alignment with Ariele Foster

Ariele Foster is a doctor of physical therapy and the founder of Yoga Anatomy Academy, a no-nonsense, evidence-based resource for... more

13 Dec 2022 · 49 minutes
112: How To Find New Private Clients with Mary Reddinger

Mary Reddinger is joining us on the show today to share how she built her full-time private yoga practice just... more

15 Nov 2022 · 58 minutes
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The thinking behind this episode has been a long time in the making. I haven't talked about this much publicly, but If... more