Art of Teaching: Heart and Voice

Karl Straub

Art of Teaching: Heart and Voice

Yoga Training and Continuing Education (Weiterbildung)

We know yoga is more than asana. But how do we put it all together? Learn how to weave philosophy, music, and emotion into your practice and teaching, and also practical techniques to express yourself with confidence and clarity. Gain confidence to speak with your personal authentic style and share what is meaningful to you. Expand your communication tools. Bring classic philosophy alive with stories from your own life. Learn powerful (and easy) techniques of live music (harmonium, singing bowl, etc.) plus other treasures like simple chants, visualization, and guided meditation. Karl will also give a demonstration of an advanced vocal technique called overtone chant, but the training will focus on your mastery of simpler techniques that you can enjoy and integrate in your practice and teaching.

Learn how to:

– gain confidence and clarity in your voice
– reach students with your personal style
– empower and project your voice
– refine and clarify your speech
– find your voice with simple chants

– play a few simple chords on the harmonium
– play singing bowl in two different ways
– overcome vocal presentation inhibitions
– invoke the power of silence in groups
– master classroom management

 

Karl Straub

Karl Straub

Karl Straub is an American-born certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher, graduate of Duke University, former competitive swimmer, IT consultant, and dolphin communication researcher. In 2004 he left his apartment and IT job in New York City and began an odyssey of 8 years in which he studied, traveled only with what he could carry, and kept no apartment anywhere. He met some wonderful yoga and meditation teachers, and eventually began teaching too. He is known for his voice, down-to-earth clarity, humor, and hands-on assists. He leads workshops/retreats/festivals around the world. He is currently based in Zürich, Switzerland and teaches regulary classes at ATHAYOGA zollikon.

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The number of participants is limited to a minimum of 3 and to a maximum of 35 people. We recommend you to reserve your slot on time.

The workshop will be held in English.

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