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Hello, 

Very much looking forward to be a part of this community. 

I have been teaching Meditation and mindfulness for 10 years and

this will be bringing a different and interesting outlook i am sure. I also teach tai chi and qigong  and generally fascinated by life and what animates us. 

Looking forward to meeting you

Helene

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Hello Helene! Thank you for the introduction. I'm Gillian - the community moderator. If you have any questions or would like to be pointed in the direction of certain resources, reach out at anytime.

Who do you teach to? Are you teaching as usual since covid began or how has your teaching style changed?

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Thank you I am getting to find my way around the community, resources etc 🙂 

I teach to the general public rather than particular sections, and 

sometimes I do awareness workshops with charities and schools.

Yes my teaching style has changed with all the covid adaptations. 

I find that generally people partake more readily though because they

are partaking from home on an online platform

and find it not as difficult to motivate themselves to go out. 

The tai chi and qigong I have resumed in person , but still keeping some online.

How have you find the changes?

 

 

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Hey @Helene! Someone else said this recently - that covid has made it easier for people to participate in classes (in her case, it was those 55 years+ participating in yoga). 

I find the same. In the beginning of the pandemic, I led a few online guided practices and it was wonderful to have people from home able to participate (I was born and raised in Canada but now live in Sweden). 

At the same time, my in-person yoga + meditation classes at a studio in Stockholm had to be cancelled. This was difficult as I do find there is a difference in energy when we teach/practice with a group in-person vs. a group online.  I personally much prefer being in-person to being online, yet the accessibility is definitely more appealing online.

That's great you are able to have both in-person and virtual sessions now. I think everyone has different preferences so if you are able to cater to both, that is wonderful! 🙂

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@Gillian, I completely agree with you about the energies and reflected on that a lot! At the same time, I came to the conclusion that there is value for the energies developed through the practice to be in the home since this is our primary place for practice 😉 and hopefully the transfer of skills might be easier too.... 

 

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