Teaching beginners is not an easy endeavor. With a subject as vast as yoga, it can be difficult to know where to start. This course removes the guesswork by providing you with a complete blueprint for teaching new students in a compelling and consistent way. Featuring a systematic methodology that culminates with the ultimate four-week beginners' program, you'll have everything you need to skillfully teach newcomers from the ground up.
This course will streamline the art of teaching and learning yoga, covering best practices for working with new students, the most important concepts and themes to teach, how to work with beginners in a mixed-level setting, and the essential elements of a cohesive core curriculum. You'll learn which poses, techniques, and philosophical ideas to introduce first, keeping your beginners safe and motivated while setting the foundation of their practice for years to come. Best of all, you'll practice four sequential one-hour classes that you can take into your local community to build your student base.
The Art of Teaching Beginners is an essential resource that will elevate and inspire your teaching for years to come. With a clear plan and curriculum to work from, you'll never have to wonder what to teach your new students and when. Beginner students deserve the best. This is your opportunity to help them thrive from the start.
This course is designed for teachers who want to bring greater skill, organization, consistency, and depth to their foundational-level yoga classes. Those teaching in mixed-level settings with a lot of newcomers—such as gyms, corporate classes, and community centers—will find the course particularly beneficial, as will any teachers who'd like to launch a four-week beginners' series in their communities.
This comprehensive teacher training includes demonstrations, lectures, and practice, culminating with four 60-minute beginners' classes for you to learn and teach in your community. You'll also receive an extensive, in-depth Resource Guide that expertly summarizes the videos of the program so that you have an easy reference any time. Reflection questions after each chapter will help you identify with the experience of your new students and continue to grow as a teacher.
Comprehensive video lectures translate complex topics into user-friendly language.
Watch and learn with dynamic visual demonstrations.
Bring the teachings onto your mat through asana and meditation practices.
Learn from master teachers in the comfort of your home.