MENTORING
FOR YOGA PROFESSIONALS

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Mentoring and supervision are mandatory in many therapeutic professions, psychotherapy and counselling being two examples. Within the field of yoga, mentoring and supervision are considered compulsory by accreditation entities for yoga therapists and is best practice for yoga teachers.

During classes and therapy sessions, yoga professionals will be presented with challenging situations with which they will benefit from guidance and support. Regular mentoring for those who offer trauma-informed work is highly recommended.

Mentoring provides them with the opportunity to share their concerns with a more experienced professional. The mentor will help with all aspects of professional conduct, personal development and well-being as well as guidance for dealing with a client’s particular health concern.
 


 

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A mentoring session may consider the following: 



Boundaries

Difficult interactions / experiences

Self care

Asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy

Private client work/individual work

Risk assessment, suicide risk, managing risk

Child protection and Safeguarding

Scope of practice

Career development

Business development

SARA-MAE AS YOUR MENTOR

I really enjoy and value training as well as interacting with people with a deep knowledge of and passion for our profession. Mentoring other yoga professionals allows me to offer my skills and learning with those who already have an in-depth level of understanding of yoga.

 

If you would like to speak with me regarding mentoring, please follow the ‘contact me’ link above.