Posts tagged Asana
Stewart Gilchrist

WORKSHOP: THE MODERN YOGI SHOULD BE AN ACTIVIST

WORKSHOP: SHAUCHA - MORE THAN JUST A PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL WORKSHOP

Stewart Gilchrist is known throughout London for his popular, innovative, authentic dynamic classes. He infuses his high energy and challenging teachings with yogic knowledge, as well as his unique charisma, politics and humour. His classes include an emphasis on breath, vinyasa and philosophy with strong physical adjustments. Stewart applies the original teachings of yoga to the modern world to create a thought-provoking class.

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Simon Low

WORKSHOP 1: YANG YOGA

WORKSHOP 2: YIN YOGA

Simon has been teaching yoga for over 20 years and has developed a unique and personal teaching style, keeping classes diverse, focused and fun. The foundations of Simon's yoga teaching reflect his training and ongoing studies with international teachers in many approaches to yoga, movement and therapy.

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Doug Keller

WORKSHOP 1: THE ‘KRIYA SUTRAS’: YOGA & FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

WORKSHOP 2: THE NEGLECTED KNEES: FROM THE FEET TO THE KNEES AND HIPS

Doug Keller has been teaching workshops and trainings in the therapeutic applications of yoga for a decade, and is known not only for his effectiveness in communicating this ever-evolving approach in these trainings, but also for his extensive writing on the topic in magazines, journals and his two-volume work on Yoga As Therapy

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Eunice Laurel

WORKSHOP: YOGA AND THE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL BODY. With Ruth Westoby

WORKSHOP: ACTIVE TENDERNESS

Eunice has been teaching meditation and posture-based classes since 2005. She has been teaching yoga in therapeutic settings since 2008. She is a yoga educator and founder of Movement for Healing, a programmed providing access to yoga for women navigating the impact of sexual and family violence. 

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Gary Carter

WORKSHOP: EXPLORING EASE, SPACE, BREATH AND MOVEMENT IN PRACTICE

WORKSHOP: THE LATEST IN FASCIA RESEARCH AND WHAT THIS COULD MEAN TO PRACTICE

Gary Carter has over 30 years of experience in movement physical training, anatomical study and bodywork practices. With a background in athletics, competition cycling, bodybuilding, martial arts, yoga and manual therapies, he himself has studied with many inspiring teachers. trainers and masters in their fields including the training in ‘elasticity of the spine and stretching’ at age 14 by a professional cycling coach.

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Charlotta Martinus

WORKSHOP: YOGA FOR TEENS

TALK: THE CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES OF INTRODUCING YOGA TO 750 TEEN STUDENTS ACROSS EUROPE

Charlotta Martinus has taught over 5,000 teenagers yoga over the last 13 years and trained over 650 yoga teachers to share yoga with teenagers. She has rolled out whole school initiatives in her home town in Bath, where 95% of the schools now offer yoga to their students. She collaborates with Sport England and has done since 2004, delivering the Yoga Girls Can project within the South West. 

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Scott Johnson

WORKSHOP: RE-IMAGINING ASHTANGA YOGA - EMPOWERMENT THROUGH A SHARED RELATIONSHIP

Scott is one of the only ashtanga yoga teachers to both be authorised in the primary and intermediate series by Manju Jois, son of K Pattabhi Jois and be given senior teacher status by John Scott, certified by Pattabhi Jois and one of the most recognised and world renowned names in Ashtanga Yoga.

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Zoe Knott & Hugh Grainger

WORKSHOP: MOVEMENTS IN SUPINE AND PRONE

WORKSHOP: PREPS FOR SUPPORTED HANDSTAND

Zoe is a Diploma Course Tutor (DCT) for the British Wheel of Yoga and is also their DCT Training Officer. Over 30 years of yoga practice with many different teachers from a variety of traditions has resulted in an eclectic style of teaching that has been influenced by all those she has worked with. Her fundamental approach is to build strength as the cornerstone of practice and from there all poses become possible. 

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Colin Dunsmuir

WORKSHOP: HOW TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS WITH KRIYA YOGA

Colin studied yoga and yoga therapy with the late T.K.V. Desikachar, the son of Professor T. Krishnamacharya. During these years of constant study, he learnt how to use many of yoga’s tools and how to combine and accurately apply them based on their required effect for an individual, the process of viniyoga. As a teacher and trainer he is now adept at employing clear language to convey complicated yoga concepts and possibilities, in a simple and accessible way.

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Ruth Westoby

WORKSHOP: ASHTANGA YOGA: PRACTICE & POSSIBILITY

TALK: CRITICAL ISSUES IN YOGA STUDIES

TALK: YOGA AND THE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL BODY. With Eunice Laurel

Ruth Westoby is a doctoral researcher in yoga and an Ashtanga practitioner. Ruth is fascinated by yoga both in academia and practice. Alongside practice and doctoral research Ruth runs workshops and teaches on some of the principle teacher training programmes in the UK. Ruth is researching for a doctoral thesis in constructions of gender in Sanskrit texts on haṭha yoga at SOAS under the supervision of James Mallinson.

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