What Yoga Teachers Want You to Know

What Yoga Teachers Want You to Know

Going into a public yoga class can be intimidating. Luckily, great yoga teachers can make you feel welcomed even if you might not know know all the poses or philosophy in yoga. Even experienced yoga practioners might wonder what yoga teachers are thinking as they walk around the room. So here’s some insight on what yoga teachers REALLY want you to know!   We’re not concerned if you can’t touch your toes We don’t mind if you can’t touch your toes, or if your hips are tight, or you can’t balance very well. What matters to us is that you practice with an open mind, a soft heart, and you’re not taking things too seriously. So what if you can’t touch your toes? What matters is that you try. Which brings us to the next point… We want you to feel accepted It doesn’t matter if you’ve been coming to yoga for 10 years or this is your first class. We want you to feel welcomed and accepted. We want to give you options, and to not feel bad for taking one option over the other. One of the greatest advancements in a yoga practice is to shift your focus from what other people might think. It’s ok to check out other styles or teachers We understand it’s nice to check out different styles or to be inspired by another teacher. Both curiosities bring other elements to your practice and help you grow in different ways. We also accept that sometimes you “need” that certain style or teacher that particular day, and we’re totally cool with that. You’re welcome...
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