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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Self Practice – The Key to Being a Great Yoga Teacher

As part of the Shades of Yoga 200 hr Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training certification, our students are required to complete two ‘self practice’ assignments per week. At Shades of Yoga we believe that it is essential that …

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