Learn basic principles and foundations of body-positive yoga classes.
Take Space, Make Space Video.
In this lesson, you’re invited to explore the link between body image and the yoga practice, as we gain an in-depth understanding of the role of the teacher in shaping consciousness.
This module will introduce you to basic strategies for cultivating body positivity in your yoga classes as well as in your interactions with students both on and off the mat.
The origin of fatphobia
How the ideal male body has changed inthe last 150 years.
The ideal body type through history
Sex assigned at birth and gender identity. What’s the difference?
Trans Body Positivity
Why Gender Pronouns Matter
Body Dysmporphia and Social Media
Please note: Feedback for all homework/reflections will be given at the end of module 4. After the completion of all four modules, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line all modules completed to receive your certification and feedback
See you in Module 2!
In this video, you’ll learn warm-ups in seated, hands & knees, standing and supine positions.
Part 2 of Module 1 invites you to take a deeper look at the fundamentals of teaching Yoga For All classes. In this module, you will learn the basic structure of Yoga For All classes, as well as the fundamental requirements for creating a safe place where students can practice compassionate self-study. Together we will explore the power of language, avoiding triggers, and steps and strategies involved in creating a truly progressive yoga practice.