Teaching Pranayama – Avoid this Common Mistake!

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During a recent training, I asked one of the students, an experienced yoga teacher and yoga therapist in training to lead a centering exercise. Her voice was soothing, her choice of techniques right on, her instructions were accurate and her sequence was superb.  But she made one mistake that invariably could have her students getting it all wrong … [Read more...]

Yoga Therapist Training Competencies and My Daughter’s High School

Yoga Therapist Training Practicum Observation

Last night I attended Back to School Night at my daughter’s high school. I was pleasantly surprised to find that several of her teachers are quite progressive in their teaching methodology and grading systems. To paraphrase her physics teacher: At the end of the day who do you want packing your parachute? It’s the student who can show that they … [Read more...]