Teaching Yoga: Ethics and the Teacher-Student Relationship

Teaching Yoga: Ethics and the Teacher-Student Relationship

by Donna Farhi

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Drawing on decades of experience, Donna Farhi offers the first book to set professional standards for yoga teachers
Considered the “teacher of teachers,” Donna Farhi has led international yoga retreats and trained yoga instructors around the world for over thirty years. In Teaching Yoga, she shares the knowledge she’s gained from her decades of experience, exploring with depth and compassion a variety of practical and philosophical topics such as:
• The student-teacher relationship and how to create healthy boundaries
• How to create physical and emotional safety for the student
• Reasonable class sizes and how much they should cost
• How to conduct the business of teaching while upholding the integrity of yoga as a philosophy, a science, and an art
Filled with personal anecdotes and illustrations, Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for current or aspiring yoga instructors with questions about creating a safe, empowering space for themselves and their students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930485174
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Edition description: Includes CD
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 505,706
Product dimensions: 6.97(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Donna Farhi has practiced yoga for twenty-eight years and has taught internationally for over two decades. One of America's most respected and loved yoga teachers, she travels throughout the world leading retreats and training others to teach. Farhi has been an Asana columnist for both Yoga Journal and Yoga International and is the author of the contemporary classics The Breathing Book and Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit. Born in America, she now resides in New Zealand.

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