To make everyone feel how special they are

Part of a yoga teacher’s job is to help students realise their uniqueness. To help them to feel special. One beautiful student, who attended my Alton class and was moving, said, “You have a unique ability to make everyone in the room feel special.  I will miss seeing that in action.”

I was delighted with this comment which made me feel, at once, humble and pleased. Yoga teachers open up a channel and we receive messages for those present in the class. Often I receive a nudge at the end of a practice – “Go and give so-and-so a hug.” I always act on this, trusting implicitly that it will be just what is needed…