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For yoga teachers working with dosha in class

By on August 28, 2015

Having an understanding of constitutional (prakruti) tendencies can greatly improve your ability to connect with your students.

If we don’t understand Ayurvedic constitution, often we just project our experience of yoga onto our students. For example, if you’re strongly driven and have pitta tendencies and you notice one of your students continually seem distracted and can’t link instructions within their own body, you might feel disconnected from them. Simply using your drive to connect intuitively with them will start to shift their practice. You might simply offer them to lower their gaze towards the earth and feel their feet on the floor.

In the clip below I give a few examples of working with a typical Vata, Pitta, and Kapha type in a yoga class.

If you want to learn more, my Ayurvedic Living Course is primarily geared to yoga practitioners and yoga teachers…

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About Cate Stillman

Cate Stillman is a Ayurveda and Yoga Teacher, an Entrepreneur and the founder of YogaHealer Cate founded YogaHealer in 2001 to help Yoga lovers learn Ayurveda to enhance their life. She offers super-practical teachings for yoga people to kick our personal and planetary wellness up a notch.

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