Category Archives: Core Session

My last (core) class

Today was my last core class of my yoga teacher training program – and (quite appropriately) the topic was the Yoga Sutras, Part 2. I had taken the Yoga Sutras Part 1 waaaaaaaayyyyyy back in January.  My training cohort was … Continue reading

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The Business of Yoga

This evening I had my last yoga teacher training core session.  (Technically, I still have one make-up session to complete because of a class that was canceled due to a snow storm back in February… but effectively, tonight’s class was … Continue reading

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Coming to a close

We have approached the second-to-last class. Well, that’s not completely accurate.  Today was the second-to-last core class.  But in my journey on this teacher training path, I still have one make-up core class to finish (the one that was canceled … Continue reading

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Finding the teacher within

This afternoon I completed my second (of two) teaching labs.  For the first hour of class today we got into small groups, taught a very brief 5-minute sequence to our peers, and received any feedback our ‘students’ wanted to share … Continue reading

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I like being a student

Today my yoga cohort group had our first (of two) teaching labs.  These labs are the sessions where we put theory into practice, and actually begin teaching a full-on asana sequence to other people – and then receive feedback about … Continue reading

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Student Teaching 101

Two weeks ago my group’s academic session was titled “Sequencing 1” – and in those two hours I received some good basic instruction on how to structure a 60-90 minute yoga class. Today I attended the academic session titled “Sequencing … Continue reading

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Shifting from learner to leader

Today’s core yoga session was about “sequencing” – specifically, how to put yoga asanas (poses) in a logical order to create an entire yoga class. We have examined and discussed all of the asanas we are going to learn in … Continue reading

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