Taking Special Care

  1. Undertake specialized study before teaching children, prenatal and postpartum students, and students with medical or chronic conditions.
  2. Be cautious not to give advice that is beyond your scope.
  3. Grow your skills in therapeutic principles and accommodating injuries and conditions in class.
  4. Be prepared to refer students for diagnosis or for more personal attention. Learn how in When to Refer Out.
  5. To learn to safely accommodate prenatal students in a drop-in class, see Pregnancy. (Scroll through section to see About Pregnancy, Cautions, and Yoga Practices.)
  6. Grow your skills in adaptive principles and accommodating individual needs in class. Begin with the Study Guide or Safety, Injuries & Conditions Hub.