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Be a student. Have your own daily practice. Teacher Training can be REALLY full. There’s tons of information to receive. While taking your training, create some personal time to journal and sit in meditation on your own to soak up and relish your personal process.
The Avahana School of Yoga is a collaborative Yoga Alliance registered school offering in-depth, world-class yoga teacher trainings at both the 200-HR and 500-HR levels. Rooted in the tradition of non-dual Tantric philosophy, their trainings honor the lineage of yoga and have innovated these powerful, ancient teachings to be relevant and practical today. The school also incorporates the healing capacity of the expressive arts of dance, creative writing, sacred movement, conscious dialogue, somatic therapies and other healing arts.
The average YTT attempts to cram a ton of information into a very limited time frame for the sake of efficiency. This is not ideal but it is the way most of them work. So, like Ashleigh suggests, it can be beneficial to take some personal time to integrate the teachings. This could be within your own practice or in journaling or meditation. Your YTT can fly by so make sure you give yourself the opportunity to really absorb it through a more introspective practice.
p.s. This is Ashleigh’s second tip in the 108 YTT Tips series. See her first one here.