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In order to show responsibility to community and students, Dynamic Mindfulness Teachers:

  • Are truthful.
  • Welcome all students regardless of gender, race, religion, creed, nationality, cultural background, or sexual preference.
  • Abstain from giving medical advice, or advice that can be interpreted as such, unless they are professionally qualified to do so.
  • Avoid abuse of drugs and alcohol.
  • Follow all civil laws and other legal codes of behavior.
  • Neither speak nor act abusively and demeaning toward others.
  • Do not sexually harass students.
  • Avoid intimate relationships with their students.
  • Are patient with themselves and the students and acknowledge that yoga is a process.

Professional Ethics

It is strongly recommend that we as Dynamic Mindfulness Teachers thorough and continuously study and practice of yoga and meditation that corresponds to theoretical and practical aspects of Dynamic Mindfulness School.
For this purpose the School organizes and/or endorses relevant Continuing Education programs and meditation retreats. Participation in these programs creates the prerequisites for advancing within Dynamic Mindfulness School as a teacher.
We Dynamic Mindfulness Teachers are committed to maintaining high standards of professional competence and integrity.
Our training and teaching experience  will be truthfully and accurately represented in all self-promotions.
While teaching, we follow the Principles of DM Style, including the Principles of Alignment and Principles of Sequencing.
We avoid making direct comparisons between DM and other systems and never publicly degrade or demean other yoga teachers or yoga systems.

Applicability of DM Guidelines

Teachers are expected to adhere to and honor classical and legal codes of conduct.
Lack of familiarity with, or misinterpretation of these ethical guidelines does not justify unethical conduct.
An DM teacher who is uncertain of how to act in a particular situation should please contact the DM School for guidance before acting.

Further Considerations

In addition to the code of conduct given above, it is essential to always bear in mind that our conduct inside and outside the yoga studio is a model for the students. As such it must be used constructively.

Suspension

A DM teacher who violates this Code of Conduct may be denied the right to use the name of Dynamic Mindfulness in support of his or her teaching qualifications.


Dynamic Mindfulness (DM) was founded by Tatjana Mesar, who has spent more than two decades studying, practicing and teaching Zen Yoga, Buddhism and mindfulness meditation across the globe. Since its grounding in 2014, the school has educated 4 generations of Dynamic Mindfulness yoga teachers.

Dynamic Mindfulness is mark registered with the German Patent and Trademark Office in the name of Tatjana Mesar and can not be used unless approved to do so by Tatjana Mesar.