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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