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Living in the now: In praise of a very fine yoga teacher

Living in the now: In praise of a very fine yoga teacher

In praise of a fine yoga teacher who taught her last class at the YMCA today Frances Jordan is a very fine yoga teacher indeed. Frances encourages people in her classes to be fully present, and happy with the way they are. Thatā€™s a challenge for most Londonersā€¦ None of her classes is ever the … Continued

I love a good teacher

I love a good teacher

Iā€™m never happier than when I am learning from a good teacher. At school, I always got better grades if I had confidence in the teacher. Now that I am properly middle aged, I still learn better if I trust my teacher. I listen better, I try harder, and I have more fun. Verbal, vocal … Continued

Four ingredients of a successful training programme

Four ingredients of a successful training programme

Many trainers use acting skills to get their message across Growing up in Scotland, I was fascinated by the eponymous heroine of Muriel Sparkā€™s novel ā€˜The Prime of Miss Jean Brodieā€™ which is set in an Edinburgh girlsā€™ school. Miss Brodie gets her pupilsā€™ attention by telling stories to bring history to lifeĀ and – this … Continued