There are many new developments that caused me to write this third edition of the book. The #MeToo movement has led to exposure of sexual abuse within our yoga community. To face this problem, all yoga studios and wellness businesses must adopt codes of conduct, organize ethics committees and set up procedures to allow a student who may have been abused to report the matter to the studio in confidence. The book shows you how to put this in place.

There are new privacy regulations at the state and international level. This imposes important burdens and liabilities on all yoga and wellness businesses. The book discusses the GDPR adopted by the European Union and California privacy regulation which, in effect, has become national privacy regulation.

I have added a new chapter on social media and updated the discussion on independent contractors. The book also has chapters on best practices for teaching students with pre-existing conditions, key yoga agreements, protection from liability, legal entities, trademarks and leases. It contains model forms of releases for studios and teachers.

I hope that this book will help your yoga business become strong and successful so that you may expand the practice of yoga and its priceless benefits to all.

The book is 140 pages long and the  price $14.99.





Light on Law for Yoga Studios is for yoga studios, entrepreneurs and other wellness businesses.

This book discusses the essential legal issues you need to know to run your business such as: independent contractors and employees, protecting yourself against liability, starting and running your business, legal entities, key legal agreements, selling products, branding, content, websites and social media, ethics and taxes. The book contains 37 essential legal forms written specifically for yoga and other wellness businesses.

The book is a beautiful, full color 340 page PDF which is readable on all computers, iPads and iPhones. You can copy the legal agreements, paste them into Word and revise them for your specific situation. The price is $29.95.




Light on Law for Yoga Teachers is just for yoga and wellness teachers. It will empower you to meet your legal obligations and to protect yourself from legal trouble.

Here are just a sample of the many questions that I discuss in the book:

How do I start my yoga business? How do I protect myself from liability for injury? How do I set up a yoga practice in my home? How can I safely hold yoga classes in the park and on retreats? Does my insurance policy protect everything that I do? Can I negotiate my teaching agreements with the studios and what should I really care about? Am I an independent contractor or an employee? What are my tax obligations? How can I trademark my brand? What do I need to know for my website?

The book is a beautiful, full color 200 page PDF which is readable on all computers, iPads and iPhones.

The book includes 23 legal agreements written just for yoga teachers. You can copy the legal agreements, paste them into Word and revise them for your specific situation. The price is $24.95.



The Second Edition of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Like pearls on a thread, the Yoga Sutras embrace the entire science of yoga: its philosophy, practices, and moral code. Each Sutra is presented in a beautiful layout that contains the Sanskrit text, an English translation, imagery that illuminates the Sutra and a commentary. The book is 400 pages long and is ideal for teacher training programs.

The Second Edition has new images and expanded content. It is printed on premium paper and has a red placeholder ribbon.

Here is where you can get a free PDF version of the First Edition of the book:

You can purchase copies of the Second Edition on Amazon by clicking on the link below.


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