Category Archives: Internet

Yoga on the web, social media, and all things internet related

Does a Yoga Teacher Need a Website?

Yoga Websites

The short answer: yes.

The long answer: YogaTrail is an awesome platform for yoga providers to communicate with students, promote their events, take bookings and appointments, and generally connect with the yoga community… but a yoga instructor should still have their own website.

Among all the different ways to be online, your very own website gives you the most control, maximum visibility, and lots of options to do many different things. Most importantly, a website provides credibility and establishes that you are a real pro — not only in the minds of potential clients, but also when it comes to making an impression with a studio or other kind of job opportunity. Continue reading

The YogaTrail App!


It is with a lot of pride that we’re announcing the release of the YogaTrail App for your mobile phone. It’s powered by the entire YogaTrail database  —  so all you yoga providers on YogaTrail, you’re in there, too!

Now, it’s no exaggeration to say that the YogaTrail App is by far the best, most comprehensive and useful yoga finder app out there. It’s free and available for both iOS and Android. Continue reading

Reviewing Yoga Reviews

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Remember how you started yoga? Perhaps some friends told you a little (or a lot!) about how amazing yoga made them feel. And then you probably asked your friend a few questions: what’s the teacher like? Do they explain things a lot, or do I just try and follow what they’re doing? What if they ask me to touch my toes and I can’t? Will I have to chant stuff?

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Reviews and Ratings for Yoga: Can They Make Any Sense?

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The idea of “star ratings” for hotels first surfaced in 1958 when the Mobil Travel Guide launched its star rating system for weary travellers to find a nice room to spend the night. These days, it’s gone way beyond hotels and on the Internet. Everywhere you look, it’s “Web 2.0”, and you can find user reviews and ratings for every conceivable product and service. All the stuff sold on Amazon has ratings and reviews, and there are countless review sites for books, movies, music, restaurants and coffee shops, etc. You can even find sites to rate your doctor or university professor. Continue reading

Calling All Students of Yoga

Yoga Teachers on YogaTrail

Amanda Fiorino, Yoga Teacher in Louisville – click on picture to check out her profile!

Ladies and Gentlemen, we’ve got a big announcement (drumroll please): YogaTrail is Live! That’s right people, the moment you (or maybe mostly we) have been waiting for has arrived. Type www.yogatrail.com into your browser, and you’ll actually get into the site, without an invite code, and we do hope you’ll come and have a look. Continue reading