Yoga Teacher Training Forum

Welcome to The Yoga Teacher Training Forum Archive - A Collection of Various Yoga Topics

The Forum is Now Closed and Will Remain as an Information Archive.

For New Updates and Conversations, We Now Have a Public Facebook Group Located Here

A A A
Avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

The forums are currently locked and only available for read only access
sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
college credit yoga class
This topic is locked
Avatar
diedwardo7

Forum Posts: 77
Member Since:
April 27, 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
September 17, 2005 - 8:47 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Dr. DiEdwardo - Sorry about the delay in responding, I have been traveling. The questions you pose are interesting and a bit hard to answer without further info., but I can try. From my experience I would prefer to actually have some form of asana practice with each session, but also include some form of meditation practice as well. Hence, I don't know if I'd be comfortable with one class solely devoted to asana practice and the others devoted to meditation. However, I teach at a health club where there is a strong emphasis on fitness, so I may be a bit biased here. With respect to advanced poses this depends a lot on the physical fitness level of your students. Nevertheless, for your group certainly poses such as head balance (sirsasana), shoulder balance (sarvangasana), and half-moon (ardha chandrasana) would likely be advanced and the students would need to work up to being able to carry out these poses. Likewise, some back bends such as the wheel (urdva dhanurasana) would also be quite advanced. For these advanced poses there are modifications of the poses that can be used to work up to the final postures. I think for any questions involving poses and their modifications for beginning students, Judith Lasater's text "30 Essential Poses for Beginning Students and Their Teachers" is really useful. I'm not sure about continuing education classes in the Philadelphia area. However, you can consult Yoga Journal, perhaps online, to find courses and instructors regionally.

Namaste

-Don

This topic is locked
Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 340

Currently Online:
12 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: None
Upcoming: yogavini, Healthy Life Cycle Canada

Top Posters:

Priyah: 156

laparadis: 146

Yoga Paul: 138

ashmin: 98

Parell: 82

Gator: 77

diedwardo7: 77

Traci: 73

Yogi: 70

Don Briskin: 69

Newest Members:

raj

ErikaGreen

Ejennings

mukeshpalival77

peterpaul23

Sanskar Yogashala

brownkevin2299

johnpocus

bookyogatherapy

albertwilson859

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 24

Topics: 2844

Posts: 4338

 

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 48

Members: 1974

Moderators: 1

Admins: 3

Administrators: Meredith, Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, Paul

Moderators: techsupport