Teaching Methodology – Foundational Skill Sets Intro & Overview

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the foundational skills of effective yoga teaching.


Become familiar with the scope and range of foundational skill sets for effective yoga teaching.


Categorize the various art of teaching skills into 1) Mindfulness & Boundaries, 2) Personal Practice & Knowledge of Teachings, 3 Skillful Teaching, and 4) Promoting Student Safety. Describe priorities regarding presence and mindful awareness while teaching. Provide specific objectives related to improving knowledge of teachings. Give examples of skillful teaching and factors that contribute to promoting student safety. Provide practical tips for effective teaching and describe three levels of teaching.

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