Getting started with The Yoga Nomads

Welcome to our little corner of the internet 🙂

We do two things here at

  • Help yoga teachers turn their passion into a sustainable business
  • Help yoga students combine their love for yoga & travel

#1 Helping yoga teachers turn their passion into a sustainable business (without selling their soul)

…Let’s face it, it’s not easy to earn a comfortable living by teaching yoga alone.

In fact, without a solid business training, it’s nearly impossible to overcome the “run around town teaching 20 classes/week” grind.

Don’t worry, we’re here to help 🙂

Our mission at is to help yoga teachers turn their passion into a sustainable business (without selling their soul).

Here are a few ways we’ve helped yoga teachers in the past:

  • Help yoga teachers build a website they’re proud of
  • Leverage technology to secure more students (or clients)
  • Built heart-centered marketing machines to continually fill workshops/retreats/trainings
  • Empower yoga teachers with the business skills to dramatically increase their income (without sacrificing their values)

Take action now. Download your free PDF: 25 Ways Yoga Teachers can Earn More Money.

#2 Help yoga students combine their love for yoga & travel

We’ve been traveling and teaching yoga for 3+ years and love helping others do the same! The most rewarding part of our work at The Yoga Nomads is receiving emails from our readers saying “we quit our soul sucking jobs and are now pursuing our dreams!” Keep them coming 🙂

Who are The Yoga Nomads?

sunrise at Mt Batur - Bali, Indonesia

Anne Rapp and Brandon Quittem. We are an American couple who escaped corporate America by combining our love for yoga, entrepreneurship, and travel.

Together, we have…

  • 13 years of experience in the corporate business world
  • 6+ years of full-time entrepreneurship
  • 11+ years practicing (and teaching) yoga

We feel so fortunate to combine our business skills with our love for yoga to help yoga teachers turn their passion into profitable (and sustainable) businesses! Ready to level up your business of yoga skills? Start by downloading this free guide: 25 Ways Yoga Teachers can Make More Money.

We believe travel is a catalyst for growth. Travel has expanded our world view, made us appreciate our privileged upbringing, increased our compassion for humans and animals, and given us the gift of increased self confidence.

We strongly believe in living a healthy lifestyle. For us, that means eating a healthy diet, lots of exercise, daily meditation, and frequent time spent in nature.

We believe that food is the most powerful way to learn about a new culture. Besides yoga, food is the our biggest determining factor of where we choose to travel. We love eating, cooking, and learning about food. We’ve been known to walk an hour out of our way to chow down on a specific bowl of noodles – here are our top 30 meals from Vietnam. My mouth is watering…

We believe that spending time in nature is extremely important to our well-being. We love any excuse to get outside… hiking, camping, boating, rock climbing, biking, surfing, fishing, slack-lining, snorkeling, volleyball, foraging for mushrooms… you name it.

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Building your yoga business

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We work 1×1 with yoga teachers to turn their passions into sustainable businesses (without selling their soul).

Here’s some awesome free stuff to get you started:

The best yoga gear

Yoga mats for traveling

In the last 2 years we’ve tested and written about countless yoga products. If a new yoga product comes out, chances are we’ve published an article about it.

A sampling of our best stuff:

Are you planning to travel?

Pre travel checklist - travel planning guide

After packing up to leave countless times, we’ve become quite efficient at pausing our life back home.

Important articles for pre-travel planning:

Yoga around the world


If you’re looking for a nice yoga vacation, you can’t get much better than Bali or Costa Rica. If you’re looking for more yoga vacations ideas, here are our Top 5 destinations for traveling yogis.

Our favorite yoga studios around the world:

Our favorite travel experiences


Our favorite moments on the road. They usually involve nature or food 😀

The best travel gear

Best Daypack for Travel in 2016

We’ve found traveling light suites us the best. We only bring carry on backpacks and travel yoga mats.

Brandon is a shameless travel gear nerd. He’s always researching the best stuff to make our lives on the road easier. Here are a few of our most popular articles.

Anne and Brandon

PS: we’re creating an online course to help yoga teachers build a website and learn the basics of business and marketing online. Essentially everything we’ve learned the last 3 years distilled down to one actionable program 🙂

If this sounds like something you might be interested in, leave your information here and we’ll alert you as soon as the course is available to the public.

6 thoughts on “Getting started with The Yoga Nomads”

  1. Hi Anne,

    Thank you so much for your (guest) teaching at Yess Yoga. I really loved coming to your class. I’m glad we got to know each other and have a little chat afterwards. Have a great time in South/Southeast Asia. Like I said, Nepal is one of my favorite places in the whole wide world and I would love to know what’s happening over there now! Will definitely follow your blog when I have a chance. And as I was driving home, I remember that the last time I was there was in 2008, not 2010 ( I couldn’t, I was in Taiwan!). Just wanted to clarify my timeline 🙂

    Have a great trip,

    • Hi Eliza! Thank you so much for your words and it was such a pleasure guiding you through a vinyasa practice at Yess. I’m so grateful we connected and cannot wait to see Nepal especially after what you said about it! Sorry for the delay in responding to you.
      Be well, Anne 🙂

  2. Can’t wait to read all your posts about yoga & travelling, as this is exactly what we’re doing now (+ some meditation now and there). Nice to meet you. Hope to meet in person one day. Happy travels. 🙂

    • Glad we can connect! Cool to see more people traveling and practicing yoga. We also practice meditation and reccently completed a 10day vipassana in Myanmar. Where will you be for the remainder of the year? We’ll be in Vietnam,Combodia, BKK, and Toyko in case that overlaps?


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