The Art of Teaching Impactful Group Classes Online Course


Course Description

As the yoga industry continues to rapidly grow, so does the need for quality and meaningful yoga classes. The Art of Teaching Impactful Group Classes offers a guide for how to “cut through the noise” by taking your offerings as a yoga teacher to the next level. This course provides practical tools and a framework for teaching that encourages critical thinking and creativity within your own personal style as a teacher.

Your teacher for this course, Elena Cheung, has extensive experience in developing yoga classes and content for big brands in the connected-fitness space and has a vested interest in understanding the art of teaching so classes land with students, no matter their experience level with yoga.

This course is well-suited for newer teachers, or anyone looking for a fresh perspective on teaching.

Course Details

  • Key principles for leading an impactful practice to mixed-level group classes.
  • How to refine your cueing so that your class lands with as many students as possible in a class setting, taking into account concepts like learning styles, stages of learning, types of cues, and other cueing considerations.
  • How to effectively manage the space in a mixed-levels yoga class from beginning to end to create an experience that feels inspiring, empowering, and effective.
  • Pen & paper to supplement a downloadable handout, if desired.
  • Yoga props: a yoga mat and any props you prefer for your practice.
  • Course length: just over 2 hours of lecture and a 1 hour practice.
  • An informative course handout is available to download.
  • A course certificate after the successful completion of the online quiz.
  • This course is eligible for 3 hours of continuing education hours with Yoga Medicine and/or Yoga Alliance.
  • This course is available on-demand and does not expire, so you can always return to review and revisit the material to deepen your understanding over time.
  • Feel confident and comfortable in teaching group yoga classes with all ability levels in mind from start to finish.
  • Sharpen your teaching skills and streamline your cueing to create the most effective yoga classes possible.
  • Tools in your tool belt to keep your teaching feeling inspiring and fresh for both you and your students.

Elena Cheung

About The Teacher

Elena Cheung is a Seattle-based Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist and yoga teacher whose mission is to empower individuals in their movement practice. Elena's work in the movement sphere includes online & on-demand yoga/fitness content development, production, filming, and management. She's had the honor to work closely with brands like YogaWorks, REI, Just Move, & Amazon Halo to create and develop yoga and movement-related classes that allow yoga to reach those who might otherwise have never stepped foot in a studio. Her aim is to create a diverse and inclusive community through authentic connection, engagement, and collaboration where yoga meets the modern, digital world. As a yoga teacher, Elena delights in helping people find joy in their own movement by supporting self-inquiry and autonomy.


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