Getting Unstuck: Tips for New Yoga Teachers

May 17, 2013    BY Shari Friedrichsen

Self-doubt is the biggest problem for beginning yoga teachers. There are big and small solutions to that problem. The big one, as Shari explains, is that you have to do your own practice—because teaching has to come from inside of you, it can’t just be parroting things you've learned. This interview segment brilliantly addresses the how and why of self-doubt and, more importantly, the ways to overcome it. In this wide-ranging discussion, Shari addresses avoiding boredom and repetition, “seeing” one’s students, how to reinvigorate one’s teaching, and the vitally important benefits of the practice of Agni Sara.

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Shari Friedrichsen
Teaching yoga for more than 38 years, Shari Friedrichsen, a key facilitator of the Himalayan Institute teacher certification program and a member of the 500-hour teacher training faculty at 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle, Washington, teaches classes, seminars and trainings worldwide. She has studied asana, meditation, and philosophy in the US and India with respected teachers Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Amma Sri Karunamayi, and BKS Iyengar.

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