Episode 139: Teaching Beginners in an All Levels Yoga Class

This is where the subhead goes where we talk about how you need to do your research and two other things 

Jason Crandell teaching a class of beginning yoga students

My husband, Jason Crandell, is back this week, and he’s sharing practical tips for teaching beginning students when they come to a mixed-level class.

Here are a few things you’ll learn:

  • How to keep a new student safe without making them feel singled out (and when to just let things go!)
  • Strategies for helping beginners (and everyone else, too!) through the Chaturanga-Up Dog-Down Dog transition and alternatives
  • Tips for helping students step from Down Dog to a Lunge in Sun Salutations
  • Teaching the details of Down Dog
    • Troubleshooting for tight students
    • How to find the appropriate distance between the feet and hands
  • How to help students find the right distance between their feet in standing poses

RECOMMENDED AND RELATED LINKS

Episode 138: The Art of Teaching Asana to Beginners

Episode 136: Yoga Philosophy for Beginners

Episode 135: Jason’s Tips for Teaching Beginners (And Beginning Again)

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