Yoga Instructors-know your students

31 Jan

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You will find that not every student learns in the same way. With a variety of different ways of processing information, each student that you teach to may respond differently than another to the same teaching style. It is important to always consider these differences when teaching a try and include teaching methods that will help all the students learn in a way that suits them best.

EIGHT TYPES OF INTELLIGENCE:

Linguistic Intelligence: The gift of words. Linguistically intelligent people best understand the world through the spoken and written word.

Visual/Spatial Intelligence: The gift of pictures Visually intelligent people best understand the world through visualization and spatial orientation.

Musical: The gift of music Musically intelligent people best understand the world through rhythm and melody.

Bodily Kinesthetic Intelligence: The gift of body Physically intelligent people best understand the world throughphysicality.

Logical/Mathematical: The gift of logic and numbers Mathematically and Logically intelligent people best understand the world through cause and effect.

Interpersonal Intelligence: The gift of people Socially intelligent people best understand the world through the eyes of others.

Intrapersonal: The gift of self Intrapersonally intelligent people best understand the world from their unique point of view.

Naturalist Intelligence: The gift of nature Environmentally intelligent people best understand the world through their own environment. Get creative with your teaching. Talk your students through yoga poses, but try and demonstrate or have an advanced student demonstrate at times as well. Incorporate music, chimes, or chanting if you can. Even get creative with scents. Try and include essential oils to stimulate the senses. In addition to the different types of intelligence and learning, there are also different styles of teaching.

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