Course Curriculum

102: Principles of Teaching

  • 1
    WELCOME AND COURSE ORIENTATION
    • START HERE
    • HOW TO TAKE THIS COURSE
    • SYLLABUS
    • ABOUT YOUR FACULTY
    • COURSE MATERIALS
    • Q&A
  • 2
    LESSON ONE: PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING
    • INTRODUCTION
    • OPTIMAL ALIGNMENT
    • PATH OF LEAST RESISTANCE
    • SKELETAL VARIATION
    • BEST PRACTICES
    • STABILITY AND MOBILITY
    • POSITION
    • ACTION
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 3
    LESSON TWO: FOUNDATION - FEET
    • INTRODUCTION
    • FOUNDATION: OVERVIEW
    • FOUNDATION: FEET - "HIPS DISTANCE"
    • FOUNDATION: FEET - TADASANA RECAP
    • FOUNDATION: FEET - "PARALLEL"
    • FOUNDATION: FEET - ACTIONS
    • ACTIVITY: FEET
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 4
    LESSON THREE: FOUNDATION - HANDS
    • FOUNDATION: HANDS
    • FOUNDATION: HANDS - "OUTER SHOULDER DISTANCE APART"
    • FOUNDATION: HANDS - "PARALLEL"
    • FOUNDATION: HANDS - ACTION
    • ACTIVITY: HANDS IN THE SUN SALUTATIONS
    • WRITING ACTIVITY: SCRIPT
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 5
    CONCLUSION
    • FINAL ASSESSMENT
    • ACADEMIC HONOR
    • CONCLUSION & OUTSIDE PRACTICE

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Describe key teaching principles in your own words and link these concepts to your practice and teaching.

  • Articulate how the pose foundation contributes to overall alignment.

  • Cueing

    Teach with the appropriate foundation cueing for the feet and the hands.

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Meet Your Instructor

  • Rachel Scott

    Senior Instructor

    Rachel Scott

    Rachel is a teacher trainer, mentor, and author based in Vancouver, BC. Meticulous and funny, she loves sharing her love and knowledge of yoga with others. Also an instructional designer, she helps develop yoga curriculum for yoga schools globally. Her favorite place to be is the yoga teacher training room.

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