Native Yoga Toddcast

Welcome to Native Yoga Toddcast. I LOVE podcasting!

I believe that conversation is a wonderful way to share and exchange ideas. My goal with this medium is to speak with other yoga teachers, massage therapists, breathwork specialists and friends who inspire me with the hopes that it will do the same for you.

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Episode 168 - Cory Sterling - Busting Myths in the Yoga Business World


In this enlightening episode, Todd converses with Cory Sterling, an accomplished lawyer who has carved a unique niche in the legal world by catering to those in the wellness and yoga industry. From his law firm in Mexico, Cory shares valuable insights on the intersection of law and yoga, shedding light on common misconceptions and the necessity of understanding legal ramifications for practitioners and studio owners alike.

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Key Takeaways:

  • A waiver of liability is crucial for any yoga teacher to protect themselves legally in their relationships with students.
  • Professionalism and legal knowledge are imperative in the wellness industry, just as in any other business.
  • The distinction between independent contractors and employees is complex and essential to understand for studio owners and yoga teachers alike.
  • Legal issues such as trademark registration, client service agreements, and social media disclaimers are key considerations for yoga professionals operating both in-person and online.
  • Cory's approach to law in the wellness industry encourages other lawyers to embrace remote work while providing legal services with heart and professionalism.

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