There are a lot of things about teaching yoga that can be stressful. Stuff we didn’t think about too much during our teacher training. Then we were more concerned with learning how to verbalize Downward Facing Dog or how to demonstrate yogic breathing. Once we leave the cocoon of teacher training, the big world of yoga is not so delicate with inexperienced teachers. Especially when the number of students in your yoga class determine your pay or your value to the gym, yoga studio, or business where you are teaching.
It is anxiety-producing to have our self-worth as yoga teachers... Read more