Episode 235: Your Students Are Not Your Brand Ambassadors

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

Jason Crandell and Andrea Ferretti portrait

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. ⁠

RECOMMENDED AND RELATED LINKS:

Art of Yoga Sequencing Wait List 

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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