FVPC #85 Mindful Instruction: Interview with Steve Ferrell

Yoga and Meditation teacher, Steve Ferrell returns to the FULL VOICE Podcast to discuss, mindful language within our instruction, encouraging our students to explore and how to better deal with difficult people. A fun conversation with insightful teaching strategies that can be used right away in your teaching studio.

My Music Staff Minute: Using Technology in Your Studio.

About Our Guest:

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Steve Ferrell teaches Yoga, Meditation, and Mindfulness practices in the Hamilton area. Steve has been studying and practicing meditation for a decade. Over this time he has worked with many different techniques from different lineages of Yoga, and Buddhism as well as studying Western-based psychological perspectives. His searching finally settled when he found Zen practice 3 years ago through the teaching of his primary teacher Shoken Michael Stone. He believes that a sitting practice is essential for survival in an "Attention Deficit Society". He also strongly believes in the power of meditation to help calm habitual thought patterns, and centre one's self directly in the middle their life. He helps his students find the simplicity and beauty within the work of sitting and mindfulness based practices. He continues to study the Dharma with Michael as well as other teachers including Roshi Enkyo O'Hara, Peter Levitt, and Pascal Auclair. He is currently studying Yoga Therapy with Susi Hately of Functional Synergy and studying Ayurveda with Toronto based Ayurvedic practitioner Matthew Remski. And, also involved in on going research studies to see how Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda can help people primarily in the mental health field. Photo Credit: Melanie Gillis

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Steve’s new book. Mindful Yoga Based Acceptance Commitment Therapy