Prajna-Teacher Mentorship Program: Confidence, Hudson WI


  • Inspiring Actions, Yoga Studio & Wellness Center 1370 Hosford Street Hudson, WI, 54016 United States

Prajña is a knowledge that does not come from what we read or take in with our senses; it’s the possibility of another higher knowledge capable of confirming the teachings through direct experience. 

This monitorship program aims to support teachers synthesize the knowledge they attained in prior training by developing a greater commitment to svadyaya or self study. 

Our goal is to guide teachers to expand and cultivate their own self knowledge, to be better practitioners and teachers. After a 200 or 500 hour program, we tend to lose the sangha community we built during our training. When we loose our support at times we become less stimulated or uninspired or, we are just un sure how to digest all the information and bring into our lives. 

When we stop learning as an educator, we are missing something, when we create community and begin to intelligently discuss our role as a teacher, we not only fulfill our purpose. This program was developed to keep teachers learning, and when we learn and are inspired, our students, also learn are inspired and thrive. 

The mentorship program is committed to developing your skills as a student which in turn make you a better more qualified and refined teacher. We should remember that the goal of yoga and our responsibility as yoga teachers is to lead students to living a more healthy, joyful life, not only with how we conduct our classes but how we lead our own lives.

Mentorship hosted by
Inspiring Actions, Yoga Studio & Wellness Center
1370 Hosford Street. Hudson, WI 54016

Session Dates and Times:
Wednesdays 10:00am-1:00pm
Nov 9 & 16, Dec 7 & 14, Jan 11 & 18
Cost: $300 (can be paid in monthly installments of $100)

 


Program Overview

  • The classes will offer creative ways of assimilating previously learned information including, writing exercises, journaling, experiential practices and contemplation. 
  • This course will count towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education requirements.
  • Each student will receive an 1 hour one-to-one session with Chanti, to discuss personal practice. The student is responsible for scheduling your one-to-one session with Chanti within those 3 months. 

Understanding and defining your role as a teacher (3 hours) 

  • Your daily Home Practice 
  • Developing a personal practice that informs, inspires your teaching
  • Asking questions that come from your teaching experience
  • Creating and keeping healthy boundaries

Observing the students in your class (3 hours) 

  • Observation “Lab”
  • Assistance to the teacher, in class hands on learning
  • Adjustment, corrections and teaching modalities from observation first

Developing your voice (3 hours) 

  • Speaking for experience rather than queues
  • confidence
  • The use of creative insight for class theming & intentions Theming, class intentions and higher purpose
  • Inspiring yourself

Variations, props, modifications and kramas (3 hours) 

  • Safety in the classroom
  • how and when to use props

Posture “Lab” (3 hours) 

  • Proper pacing
  • Putting practice into skill

Sequencing in the classroom (3 hours) 

  • appropriate poses/ sequencing in the basic class (pranayama, med, asana)
  • appropriate poses/ sequencing in all levels (pranayama, med, asana)