Ever been in class when the teacher stops the class for some reason? Ever taught a class and stopped the sequence for a moment? Why? Here are some thoughts on the topic. Remember, don't ever be afraid to BE the teacher but don't be a pain in the you-know-what. ... See MoreSee Less
Teaching Moment: When does it make sense to stop your class?Excerpt:
Sometimes when teaching it makes sense to stop the class. This is one of those things that as teachers, we should use with caution; you don't want be stopping class all the time because it breaks the flow. Part of the challenge of teaching is to fit in the key instruction while keeping the class moving. But there are indeed some times that it might make sense. Consider:
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Anatomy Stories: A Good Inner Sense is Your Best DefenseExcerpt:
I had a private client visit me once and it was our first meeting. He was a tech entrepreneur and was very stressed. He was coming to yoga because he knew it would be a good stress release. He also spent an extraordinary amount of time on the phone and on the computer (although these days, don't we all). In our first meeting, I had him start in Anatomical Position: