Principles of correcting & adjusting examines the key principles that guide our actions and through a range of articles we reflect on Iyengar’s statements about how students learn.
‘As a teacher, we have to initially impart knowledge of techniques. Then, knowing the weaknesses of the students, we have to change the techniques to fit into the frame of their body and mind?’A talk to teachers. BKS Iyengar Astadalayogamala Vol 3 p207
As teachers we should think about the distinction between correcting and adjusting and to consider our motivations when adjusting students.
Yoga is said to be a study of perception. A study of the way we view the world around us. With an acknowledgement of the vrttis and klesas we recognise that our perception can, at times, be distorted. Principles of correcting & adjusting examines the key principles that guide our actions and through a range of articles we reflect on Iyengar’s statements about how students learn. Can we create a framework by which our decisions to adjust a student are clear and meaningful.
It is presented in parts and contains articles, videos, and quotes. Immerse yourself in the subject, consume the content thoroughly. Apply a reflective mode, where you might read an article prior to, or immediately after practice. Keep a reflective journal to note your experiences as you engage through the Learn, Study, Practise modes offered throughout this subject. Quotes are often accompanied by an extract of the text. Take the time to engage deeply with the extracts provided. More importantly, support the authors by purchasing the publications for your own library. Articles and book extracts are provided for student study material only and comply with copyright laws.
This five part subject requires review of video classes and practice reflection. T-T04 is a lifetime enrolment