Tags » Teacher-student Relationship

Getting to Know Our Students

I (Clive) have long believed in having a warm, friendly class community and a good teacher-student relationship. However, my understanding of what this means continues to grow. 291 more words


The Hidden Paradise

In 2013, I had practised yoga for a year and yoga had gradually become more and more important part of my life. I felt like Alice in Wonderland trying to find the yoga style, the teacher and the practice that would serve my needs best. 647 more words


Love and Teaching

When you love students…it shows!   

I was recently asked “What makes an outstanding teacher?” There might have been days that I would have answered this with some lofty ideas around pedagogical and content knowledge skills so I was amazed how I easily replied with “Outstanding teachers love kids.” 252 more words

The Treasure that is Relationships

I have a bit of a fear of social awkwardness. I do. I’m one of those people who ducks and hides when she sees former acquaintances on the street. 374 more words



The session was a part of our ‘Tuning the Teens‘ programme. This session was on orienting the students towards a choice of career. It was my turn to be on the dais. 958 more words



There are times where I feel I can connect to the narrator in a memoir more than I can with the majority of human beings. It’s in these moments when someone becomes incredibly open and personal where I feel most alive, that I’m living with a purpose. 325 more words


Did Geshe Kelsang Gyatso lie when he claimed that he didn’t receive teachings from H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama?

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) (or “Kadampa Buddhism” / “Modern Buddhism”), makes a big fuss about Guru Yoga, using this teaching to demand utmost obedience from his followers in the name of “Guru Devotion”. 899 more words