Episode 236: Why sequencing is your most important skill as a modern yoga teacher

Ninety minutes is a really long time to stand in front of a group and talk, no matter how much you know about the topic!

That’s why having a clear plan is key for yoga teachers. (Because, as Jason points out, if you don’t have some sort of plan you’ll either go off on random tangents or run out of things to say.)

Today, Jason shares how he plans his yoga class sequences so his students are engaged and learning something meaningful every time. Plus, he addresses one of the most common objections yoga teachers give for not planning (creativity) and why he believes having a structure actually gives teachers more room to be creative, not less.

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Previous podcasts about the art of teaching yoga with Jason:

Episode 119: Jason’s Thoughts on Creative Sequencing
Episode 185: How to Sequence Online Yoga Classes
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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