“At the end of the day, it's not about what you have or even what you've accomplished. It's about what you've done with those accomplishments. Its about who you've lifted up, who you've made better. It's about what you've given back" - Denzel Washington
So you've done a Teacher Training. 200 Hours. Congratulations!
Now what do you do?
OBSERVE. ASSIST. PRACTICE. INTENSIFY.
Teachers need coaching just like students need to be taught. After 30 years of teaching, both students and teachers, there have been many phone calls, many questions, many moments shared.
How do you define yourself as a teacher? How do you prevent burn-out? Teach smoothly on days when you feel less than 100%? How do you create new classes? Make them meaningful? Integrate philosophiy into a physically demanding class? How long do you hold positions?
A mentorship program will help you grow, deepen your knowlege of your yoga practice and keep you inspired.
1. How to teach pranayama, both as it’s own practice and woven into an asana practice
2. How to safely and confidently give hands-on adjustments
3. Developing your voice and language as a teacher
4. Creating your goals as a teacher and finding your niche.
5. How to sequence and develop a class
KATONAH YOGA® MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TOPICS COVERED
1. The (Lao Tzu) Magic Square
2. Nevine Michaan's (Founder of Katonah Yoga) glyphs and maps - various
3. Developing your own metaphors to support your understanding of the Katonah Material
4. Mapping yourself into the Glyphs and Maps to further your understanding.
5. How to sequence and develop a class to include what you have been able to gleen from your Katonah studies.
6. Developing a home practice based on a Body Reading.
Daily mindfulness practice - daily journal entry 5-10 min
Complete all homework assignments
Partake in 80% of Zoom Calls.
Take mentors classes.
After discussing your needs, we can map out a mentorship. Exact costs may vary, but here's a look at what you can expect: