Yoga Lesson Planning Clinic For Yoga Teachers
101 Yoga Lesson Planning Ideas
Below I’ve compiled 101 ideas for giving structure and clarity to a yoga lesson plan.
I hope you enjoy them. I recommend using these ideas to kick start your own creative juices.
The ideas include…
- Sequence around A THEME
- Sequence around a PEAK POSE
- Sequence around a GROUP of POSTURES
- Sequence around a MUSCLE
- Sequence around a KEY POINT
- Sequence around A BODY AREA
- Sequence around A QUOTE
OK, let’s go..Read More
Because a whole bunch of new yoga teachers have stumbled across by blog over the past few years, I have compiled a list of some of the top 10 yoga lesson planning tips and templates from 2012.
They include free yoga lesson plan templates, free yoga class handouts (which you can use as templates) and free yoga lesson planning tips.
I hope you find them useful.
Here they are…
- Free Sun Salutations A Yoga Lesson Plan Template | Template
- Free Yoga Lesson Plan Template (Warrior Theme) | Template
- 10 Secret Tactics To Give Your Yoga Lesson Plans The X Factor | Tip
- Free Yoga Lesson Plan Template (Floor Sequence) | Template
- Apply The law Of ‘Less Is More’ When Teaching Yoga | Tip
- Yoga Lesson Planning Tip (Have you got a PEAK pose?) | Tip
- Free Trimester One Yoga Lesson Plan Template | Template
- Free Eustress Yoga Class Handout Template | Template
- Free Yoga Class Handout (Chakra Dowsing) | Template
- Holy Grail Of Yoga Lesson Planning | Tip
Yoga Lesson Planning Tip Of The Day
How To Teach Yoga With A Poet’s Heart
The great poets understand the easiest and most enjoyable path to comprehension is through imagery (use of metaphor and simile).
For example saying “Imagine your hear is a soaring eagle”, paints a more interesting picture than “Lift your chest up.”
The human mind loves metaphors and similes because they are so powerful. They are able to instantly change our bio-chemistry.Read More
Free Yoga Lesson Plan
Being creative each week with your yoga lesson plan is the toughest part of being a yoga teacher. Today I created a yoga lesson plan with the theme of ‘Surrender To Slowness’ and I’d like to share my class handouts with you (they’re in MS word)Read More
Many new yoga teachers feel a compelling urge to cram their yoga lesson plan with too much stuff. I recommend giving your lesson plans a chill pill. You’ve heard the saying: “Less is more.”
Well, the less is more philosophy is true of your yoga lesson plans.
Sometimes less is more.Read More
Yoga Lesson Planning Tip
Sequence around a PEAK POSE
Peak Pose Pickin’
Pick a pose you’d like your students to learn more about. So, instead of your students practicing a pose for the traditional 1 to 5 minutes, they get to spend 10 to 20 minutes mastering it.
For example your peak pose could be…Read More