Johan Silver is an Ashtanga Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic consultant. In this interview, we talk about the effects of social media, tv, professional and romantic relationships, and chanting. Johan is an Authorised Ashtanga Teacher with Manju Jois and has been working with Ayurveda form many years. He also teaches workshops on Ayurveda.
Josefin Wikström and Stu gives some advice on how to handle emotional flooding in class, depending how the student is reacting. Always remind students that strong emotions might arise from a yoga practice and that it is OK and natural when we start to relax. Focus on long deep breaths with a relaxed belly. You can also ask the student to name 5 ordinary objects in the shala in order to come back to the present moment and re-connect to…