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This post is a very thoughtful insight of what we don’t often realise when we are a yoga student… My follow up response post is below below. Enjoy! K xx

Views from the Podium

Going from being a yoga student to a yoga teacher is no easy transition. As a student, you think you know what it is to take the podium. You think the person up there has decided to go to training, to memorize The Dialogue, and enjoys a good sweat. That, for a teacher, bellowing at someone to push that left should forward in Half Moon is their life’s dream. And although this is in some ways very true, there are quite a few things I didn’t understand until I took that first step up to the podium, looked out at my students, and started class.

Here are just a few of the things you may not realize about your yoga teacher:

They are not perfect. Your instructor is a person just like everyone else with their own insecurities, flaws, and faults. They are a student of the yoga in the…

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