Seeing Your Students: Partner Exercise - Feel the Breath

April 8, 2014    BY Shari Friedrichsen

Bringing the breath to tight and congested areas of the body softens and releases those areas. This requires some sensitivity to the breath. As a teacher, how can you learn to see and feel where a student is not breathing, and how can you help your students to become sensitive to their breath? This short, hands-on practice with a partner will train you to do both. You might want to start by practicing with a friend or fellow teacher.

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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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