“The carefully curated richness of the Art of Teaching has nourished my whole Being and awakened in me a life-time of curiosity, learning and possibility. The course content has supported me to fine-tune what kind of Yoga teacher I want to be and has been an investment in the rest of my life. I have

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“This training is deeply affecting me, supporting me, nourishing me and opening up a question about where and how I might teach as I am not teaching much at the moment. I have been more able to really listen to my body and spirit. It has brought focus to the dynamic interaction between inner and

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“I loved my previous training but didn’t feel equipped to be a teacher. So thankfully I found your course. I am very appreciative and somewhat relieved to find it seems to fit hand-in-hand with the training I have had. I am also very much enjoying the way you share your insights.” ~ Shelly Matheson, New Zealand

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An extract from The Art of Teaching manual, Module Four: The Thinking TeacherIn yoga systems and methodologies that have become standardized for ease of recapitulation, practices such as yoga asanas are defined in a highly specified manner.  In such methods we are usually given an ideal visual form or position which the student strives to replicate.  The

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Whenever we work with another person there are stages to that engagement.  These stages can be summarized as approach, contact, engage and depart. In this blog I’d like to illuminate the often overlooked dimension of our approach into the student’s space and how we can begin to make a more refined connection through touch.  We

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“One of the most valuable outcomes from the course has been the affirmation of inquiry-based yoga practice and teaching.” ~ KeiShana Coursey, New Zealand // live participant These last few months have been a whirlwind with the completion of filming the live Art of Teaching sessions here in Christchurch, New Zealand, beginning the first international online training

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In a shared-inquiry pedagogic model for teaching yoga, the focus is on the student’s process as an emerging and evolving entity. In such an approach, the form of an asana becomes a soft suggestion or possibility that can never be defined by a singular representation or demonstration. While we may inherit useful practices from those

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Alive, engaged, dynamic. And transforming Next online course begins Sept 15, 2021* (NZT) “The Art of Teaching is the most superb, refined, and distilled learning I have ever had the good fortune to attend.” – Victoria Pomeroy, Owner/Teacher- Flow Hot Yoga, Christchurch “The Art of Teaching has been truly transformative on every level, both personally and professionally. It somehow

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Combining Authenticity, Joy and Peace The next course begins September 15, 2021* (NZT) Over the years, many yoga teachers have told me they felt their practice and teaching had become “mechanical”, or even that they felt pressured to teach in a way that goes against their integrity. As a teacher who has been teaching for almost 40 years,

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I’m excited to finally announce the release of my MasterClass. This has been my secret baby for all of 2020 . . . with a few fits and starts and delays due to Covid lockdowns here in New Zealand. After months of careful preparation and development of curriculum with the amazing team at MasterClass, this

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