Yoga
with Heidi Pascual

  • Alignment principles of classical asana
  • Pranayama and kriya techniques
  • Meditation and japa techniques
  • Yoga assists and adjustments
  • Creative vinyasa krama (sequencing)
  • Form and flow
  • Dynamic flow to apex pose
  • Creative class planning
  • Thematic gateways
  • Weaving story and mythology into creative sequencing
  • Integration of yoga philosophy and traditional texts into choreography
  • Authentic voicing and expression
  • Precise use of Sanskrit terms
  • Crafting eclectic playlists
  • Teaching skills and methodology
  • One-to-one teaching methodology mentor session
  • Developing and defining yoga style and voice
  • Yogic lifestyle and ethical living
  • Business vision and development

Anatomy & Physiology
with Chris Swain

  • Anatomy basics and directional movements
  • Bone, muscle, tendon and ligament structure
  • Joint classification
  • Connective tissue and fascia
  • Functional anatomy and biomechanics of sketetal system and major muscle groups
  • Common injury, conditions and contraindications
  • Major organs: respiratory, digestive and cardiovascular systems
  • Spine anatomy
  • The nervous and endocrine system

Philosophy
with Heidi Pascual & Alistair Shearer

  • Esoteric anatomy: the chakras, prana and nadis, chi and meridians, prana vayus, the pancha koshas
  • The history of yoga
  • The Upanishads
  • Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Tantra
  • Archetypal Deities

Marketing
with Katie Kennedy

  • Promotional materials
  • Website and branding
  • Images
  • Copywriting
  • Social media
  • Vision and development

You will be assigned OM work and svadyaya (self study) at end of each immersion to enrich and deepen your own leaning. You will also receive a one-to-one teaching methodology mentor session to support your unique journey. The reading list offers extensive study of key texts for each aspect of yoga explored on this course. You will be assessed on three book reviews, a sadhana project, an Anatomy and Physiology exam, a Philosophy essay, a research essay and an observed class. You will graduate a fully qualified yoga teacher with internationally recognised certification and a wonderful journey ahead of you.


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