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Personal Practice and Study + Embracing Personal Wounds and Suffering


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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we explore the reasons why personal practice is vital for teachers.

Objective

Clearly understand why personal practice is vital for teachers and how to overcome obstacles to practice.

Description

Relate personal practice to self-care. Explain why personal practice is vital for teachers. Provide two perspectives on the phrase “A teacher can lead a student only as far as she has gone herself.” Explain the value in yoga teachers investigating their “wounds.” Explain what prompts improvement and “breakthroughs” both personally and professionally. List common reasons for a home practice to fail and ways to overcome such obstacles.

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