Episode 235: Your students are not your brand ambassadors

What do you hope to teach your students when you teach yoga? Is it to make shapes with their bodies? How about your teacher trainees — is it to memorize and repeat your sequences and study only with you? This week, Jason shares the foundational values that inform his educational style, namely helping students become clear, critical, and independent thinkers that value context and understand different perspectives.

Teaching this way means that you welcome questions, you allow a diversity of opinions, you encourage students to — gasp! — have more than one teacher or modality, and yet you still hold a container for so that your teaching is clear and accessible. ⁠

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Previous podcasts about the art of teaching yoga with Jason:
On Leadership in Yoga
How to Stay in Your Lane as a Yoga Teacher
Having a Strong Point of View Without Minimizing Others

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Episode 237: 4 Sequencing Challenges (And How to Fix Them)

When it comes to sequencing, there are a few things that trip yoga teachers up time and time again. Jason’s back on the podcast today to talk about several of the mistakes he’s made himself through the years and how he’s shifted his approach to sequencing to overcome...

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  1. This is an amazing episode, everyone should listen to and consider. Thank you so much!

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