Teaching Tip: Balancing the Student's Wants and Needs


In teaching private sessions, how do you balance what the student wants with what you think they need? Anamargret explains that it takes time for a student to trust your knowledge as a teacher, which happens when the student starts to feel good after doing what you suggest. She describes how, as that trust is built, the balance shifts from doing mostly what the student wants to doing a lot more of what you think they need. The big thing, she says, is being present and open to the student.

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AnaMargret Sanchez
AnaMargret Sanchez has studied extensively with Rod Stryker and is a certified Para Yoga teacher. She... Read more