Yoga Teaching Tips: Know Your Students Better

Teacher guides student in yoga class


Yoga classes, yoga retreats and yoga teacher trainings are attended by a plethora of different character types all with individual traits. Each of us have our own stories and body biographies so when we gather at a month long training, a retreat or a class it can be helpful to understand the interplay between our different stories and personality types.

Below are the common traits that you, as a yoga teacher, are likely to encounter in your students. Knowing these will give you a deeper appreciation of your students and allow you to navigate potential pitfalls of group dynamics in a way that promotes harmony and balance in the classroom for your pupils.. 

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Yoga, Meditation & Self-Empowerment Retreat in Ubud

Shades of Yoga recently ran the first in a series of Yoga, Meditation and Personal Empowerment Retreats at Taksu Spa, situated in the heart of Ubud, Bali’s global centre for spiritual tourism.

The retreats are orientated towards giving the participants the tools to transform their lives through daily yoga sessions, active meditations, and lectures designed to help individuals overcome personal blocks that might be hindering them from reaching their full potential.


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