What “f*** yoga” means. (0:01:57) What’s wrong with yoga teachers. (0:09:26) Why Fabi did teacher training. (0:17:30) What you learn in a 200 hour teacher training. (0:22:35) Why music classes are hard to teach. (0:26:43) When Fabi decided to teach yoga. (0:28:24) Teacher training for non-teachers. (0:31:15) Random talking videos. (0:36:06) Toxic positivity (0:39:34) Positive

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I've been leaving tons of comments on Instagram lately. It's so much work. (By “tons”, I mean 90, every day. THAT'S A LOT. Yeah, I know.) “Michael, what on Earth would possess you to leave 90 comments on Instagram every day?” Answer: The fact that it's hard. (By the way, I haven't yet gotten up to 90.

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We all tell stories. Stories about ourselves, and stories about each other. Those stories are not true or false. They're just stories. “WHAT??? Of course they can be true or false!” Sure, but that's not why you tell them. The only reason you tell a story is that it serves you to tell it. It's OK

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When I started this mailing list, it was for people who wanted to get better at playing the piano 🎹. (It wasn't even a cult back then.) Since then, it has changed into something different. Something broader than that. Lots of people have left, probably because they were expecting me to continue writing about piano forever 🙄. But the

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