Yoga instructor based in DC, MD and VA


Posts tagged community yoga
Dealing with Small Class Sizes or No-Shows

Two years ago, I was teaching in apartment buildings in downtown DC and went through the same routine of showing up to the building, changing (I was coming straight from work), getting out my portable speaker, rolling out my yoga mat and waiting for my students to show up. On more than one occasion, one of my classes always had no-shows. And this isn’t just one instance, I’ve taught to one student or less than five at studios where I normally get a decent number of students. You can either roll with it or spend a lot of time agonizing what is wrong with you — I’ve done the latter and it’s not very constructive. This blog post will cover the reasons why people aren’t showing up (newsflash: 99% of the time, it isn’t you.. it’s them!) and how you can use the opportunities to grow as a teacher.

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