AREAS Of CONCENTRATION

Artful Sequencing


Empower Your Students To Explore. Refine sequencing skills to allow for fluid natural progression of poses and authentic movement to offer a fuller yoga class experience. Learn how to develop your own fun sequences. Discover advanced anatomical sequencing to keep your students safe. Utilize the process of layering in your classes for progressive development of postures.




Sharpen Your Vision


Truly seeing your student is one of the artful attributes of an intuitive teacher. Learn to look at and see the subtle body. What is subtle body feedback? How can we notice this and what does it mean? What is the appropriate approach to this information? Over time and with practice this subtle body communication will become a natural addition to your teaching skills.




Your Teaching Voice


Your voice provides the framework for your yoga class. Find greater clarity in your voice, your tone and pacing to create a specific perspective for your classes. Unleash your authentic Self. Learn techniques and develop your authentic voice to bring about a smooth, uplifting and supportive experience for each student. Using your voice as a tool, set the mood, tone, and pace for your class.




The Art of Cueing


Cueing techniques enable students to move through your class all the while maintaining focus on their own practice. Become more articulate, clear, and fluid with options to help students move safely; learn how to cue to a mixed level class; and develop concise alignment points. Fine tuned detailed and articulate cueing to set your students up for success. Develop sensitivity to safely assist in a beneficial manner to bring make a positive impact on your students.




Class Plans and Themes


Let Your Teaching Come Alive. Add structure and meaning to your classes. Learn effective methods to create inspiring class plans with meaningful themes. Develop sources of inspiration for your classes. Create meaningful material for privates, series, and workshops. Refine your skills on how to set the stage for an amazing yoga class and close it with ease and grace.




The Seat of the Teacher


Taking the Teacher's Seat Allows Students to Feel At Ease. Learn and develop compassionate effective approaches to define your safe-zone, and project your boundaries. How and when to say, "no thank you." Embodying the yamas and niyamas. Build a framework which allows you to learn, stay flexible, and change course when necessary, with room to grow and adapt to changes. Develop new ways to stay inspired and excited to teach regularly for a long time.




Pranayama and Bandha Techniques


Breath and Connection are the Cornerstones of Yoga. Gain a comprehensive knowledge of breath and bandhas and how to utilize various techniques for the greatest benefit of the student.

  • Instruction on the bandhas, refinement of teaching techniques.
  • Learn in what context they would be used, and embrace the use of the bandhas into your own personal practice as well as into your yoga classroom.
  • Instruction and use of breath and pranayama techniques.
  • Learn how to use pranayama for specific needs.




Yoga Styles


Iyengar, Vinyasa, Restorative, Gentle, Yoga Nidra Meditation, Yin Yoga, Chair, AcroYoga are each solid highly regarded styles of yoga. Explore and delve deep into one particular style -- or a variety of yoga styles to truly broaden your knowledge and view on how to use various styles and teachings. Enhance your own personal practice and become adept at weaving them into your yoga classes.





FAQ

1.

How do I set up a Yoga Class Review  and Follow-Up Session?

Each session is totally personalized for you. We create a plan together to determine specific areas of focus and topics of interest.

You will receive strategies and tools customized to your specific needs. Each mentoring session will thoughtfully challenge you and yield results for you personally and as a yoga teacher at your own pace and with specialized guidance from Lorrie or Brian (you choose your mentor).

Flexibility to take the Mentorship Program with up to two others.

Sign up with up to two of your yoga teacher colleagues and take these sessions together as a small group and split the cost. Sessions are designed with your group's needs in mind with dynamic content to inspire and move you all forward.

 

Why you should sign up

With richly concentrated content in each session, you will have the tools needed to confidently work on specific areas to Expand and Amplify as an amazing yoga teacher — with our support and advice along the way!

2.

How do I set up a Yoga Class Review  and Follow-Up Session?

Take these steps to broaden your scope as a yoga teacher:

  1. Look through the different Areas of Concentration. If you don't see a topic you're looking for, ask! If it's not our forte, we'll direct you to a qualified teacher.

  2. Contact me to discuss what your needs or your big picture.

  3. We will set up our first one-hour Mentor Session.

 

The initial Mentor Session is 1-hour minimum.

This includes a clear agenda to ensure a productive meeting.

Topics for your session is set by both mentor and you, prior to your session.

3.

How do I set up a Yoga Class Review  and Follow-Up Session?

Let's coordinate with your class schedule and I will attend your class as your Mentor. This is a real game-changer! Feelings of vulnerability can run high so we will work as a team and together get you to the next BIG chapter of teaching: "I Found My Teaching Groove!"

 

Yoga Class Review Includes:

  • Mentor attends your yoga class

  • Post-Yoga Class Review with mentor

  • Customized homework assignment

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You've completed the Yoga Class Review and are ready to expand even more. This 45-minute Follow-up Session will recap your previous review, discuss your homework experience, highlight noted areas of strengths, and provide you with additional one-on-one assistance.

 

Single Follow-Up Session Includes:

  • Discuss assignment findings

  • Review new skills & progress

  • Specific follow-up guidance

3.

How do I set up a Yoga Class Review  and Follow-Up Session?

All rates are one-hour sessions unless otherwise noted and based in the Temecula area.

Multiple Session rates are based on prepayment.

For travel outside the Temecula and surrounding area, an additional fee may apply.

A 24-hour notice is required for cancellations without forfeiting the session fee.

All sessions to be used within one year of purchase.

Schedule a session or ask about any of our offerings.