Do we have faith in Yoga? If we invest time in daily Yoga practice, we have faith in it. Some of us may have moderate, to deep faith, in the universal concepts of Yoga.
What should a Yoga teacher do when confronted with a pure pessimist? Should a Yoga instructor take on this "worst case scenario?" Teaching Yoga to negative people is a rarity, but it happens. A pessimist can contaminate an entire room of optimists - if the negative energy is strong enough. Needless to say, a pessimist should spend some time with inspirational audio books and practice Yoga.
Yoga instructors come from all walks of life, with a variety of life experiences and the desire to help others. The three following examples are not the most likely, and their names have been changed for their privacy.