How to Teach As the World Falls Apart

with Mado Hesselink

When the world as you know it is falling apart, how do you show up for your students

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Episode Highlights

How do you teach yoga during a crisis? Whether the crisis is personal or political, local or universal, what is the best way to show up for your students? This episode contains advice for yoga teachers on how to teach classes and serve your students during times of turmoil. 

Episode Highlights:

  • 7 tips for teaching during a crisis.
  • How crisis can bring greater purpose and clarity 
  • What to do if you feel overwhelmed, confused, or uninspired 
  • The crucial importance of self care for yoga teachers during a crisis 
  • How our brain responds to stress and trauma 
  • The relationship between discomfort and growth
  • How to mitigate our personal blindspots 

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How to set up your own peer mastermind workshop 

“5 Minute Relationship Repair” by Susan Campbell, PhD. and John Grey, PhD.

Layla Saad’s book “Me and White Supremacy” 

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Articles: 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice

Books: Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad, White Fragility by Robin DeAngelo,  How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Movies: 13th 

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