EPISODE 251

Cueing, Demonstration, and Finding your Voice as a Teacher [On Air Coaching Call]

with Johanna Solomon

Johanna is a new yoga teacher who struggles to lead her yoga class without physically practicing along with her students. Mado helps her unpack why she wants to develop this skill and provides simple strategies to build her ability to cue without practicing along with the class. Along the way, they explore internal vs external motivation and learning to trust your inner voice.

Episode Highlights

Johanna is a new yoga teacher who struggles to lead her yoga class without physically practicing along with her students. Mado helps her unpack why she wants to develop this skill and provides simple strategies to build her ability to cue without practicing along with the class. Along the way, they explore internal vs external motivation and learning to trust your inner voice.

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

02:17 Johanna’s journey to becoming a yoga teacher

06:25 Why Johanna struggles to teach without practicing along

07:42 The conflict between internal and external motivation

12:22 How people pleasing harms and holds us back as yoga teachers

22:11 The paradox of being a beginner teacher

22:51 Why it’s important to embrace slow and steady growth

23:36 The danger of comparing yourself to people who are further along the path

25:56 What your students really want from you as a teacher

27:56 Helping your students vs pleasing them

28:19 The benefits of cueing without demonstrating

36:28 Comparison between yoga and fitness classes

38:10 Meeting your students where they are

39:11 Baby steps to develop your ability to cue without practicing

41:00 How & why to let your students peek behind the curtain

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