Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Teaching Yoga, Summer 2009. Day 6

OM

We gathered from 12:30 to 5:00 today.

Opening
Heart Opener with Bolster Horizontal and Legs Bound
Watering the Heart
(The suggestion to start to find words to describe what you are feeling).
Savasana
Sit

Discussion
Discussion of Lineage the vastness of the ocean from which we are pulling
The Difficulty of Describing Yoga
Doing our Best to show up as our True Authentic Selves and speak honestly
The Spiritual Path is Hard
And a Few Other Things

Practice
Everyone taught their own Designed Sun Salutation.
This was a blast.
So fun to start to hear everyone's voices.

Then we looked at Various Standing Asanas, inquiring about how it feels to be in them and strategies of Teaching them. There was some practice teaching them.

High Lunge
Warrior 1
Half Moon Pose (@ Wall with Partners)

We talked about and looked at transitions and moving in and out of postures.

Assigned Homework:
Write out Instructions for Most and Least Favorite Standing Asana
Do 3 of the Transitions

Rest.
Break.

Breath Partner Work 1 Round.

SoHUM
Close.

1 comment:

Kai said...

Maybe you've got a reason for keeping the sun salutes in right there: "this was super fun". the fairly widely known blueprint of the sun salutes may facilitate that first teaching step...