From The Heart Live Graz 2019

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Graz 2019

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Teaching vulnerably from our personal experience and struggles might be the most challenging aspect of being a yoga teacher. As students we all have teachers that seem to be masterful at sharing parts of themselves for the sake of supporting our personal growth. This is the goal of From the Heart – to support our students growth potential by inspiring them from our own authentic personal experience.   

Sharing Your Story 

The purpose of sharing our story is to inspire our students into conscious Action.

Inspiration: The energy inside us that pulls us into action and helps us to move through our fears from a place of courage.

Conscious Action: Action that comes from a place of intention rather than previously formed “samskaras” or “patterns of the mind”. Action that unravels our patterns – when we act differently than the way we would normally react.  

What Holds Us Back: Patterns of behavior, insecurities, and unknown outcomes are typically the reason we don’t step up and share our story with others. Fear of being judged, not having it together, or that our story is insignificant to others might be some of the reasons we don’t share our story. “What will they think of me if they know this about my past or what I am going through right now?” You are not alone in this, almost every leader goes through this, and if they aren’t it means they haven’t built up the courage yet to do so. To really inspire people we need to share ourselves for the purpose of connection and inspiration.

How to Turn Our Story into Inspiration: The only thing we need to do with our story that we share is find the teaching with in it. If its a story of the past, ask yourself what you learned from it. If its a current story, what are you learning from it now, and what practices are you doing that have been serving your over all well being. Or you can state what you are going to do from the awareness of what is not serving you now. Simply extract the message so your students can have a focus for their practice.

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