Watch Your Back - a Healthy Approach to Teaching Spinal Alignment

Part 2 of 4 in the 'Mindful Teaching Series' with Jane and Louise, the purpose of the workshop is to help students understand and teach healthy spinal alignment.

Course Information

Dates

Saturday 15th December 2018

930am to 5pm

  • Cost £75 each or £280 for all 4 in the series
  • Booking Full Details

    Watch Your Back - a Healthy Approach to Teaching Spinal Alignment

    Click BOOK NOW to confirm your place. You will be taken to our booking partner’s site to complete the booking. Please look out for your confirmation email. If the course is fully booked click on WAITING LIST to join the wait list.

  • Venue Yogacampus Manchester
  • Location Manchester
  • Eligibility Full Details

    Eligibility

    Open to yoga teachers, trainees, and all of those with an interest in the topic

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    Maximum participants: 30

    Number of hours: 6

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The approach in this workshop will be to help students become aware of how they hold and move their bodies habitually. They will then build on this using simple, asana sequences that retrain the mind and body to find healthy function and alignment, on and off the yoga mat. The day will involve therapeutic mobilisation and stabilisation practices. There will also be teaching about the function of the spine, how it works, common problems and how mindful yoga can help.

Topics that will be covered in this workshop:

• Yoga therapy – focus on function
• The Spine – major muscles
• Asana Practice for stabilisation
• The need for mobilisation and Integrated Movement
• Asana Practice – Mobilisation

What you can expect to benefit from coming to the training:

• Understand neutral alignment, flexion and extension of the spine
• Learn how to apply this understanding functionally in asana
• Learn how the breath supports both alignment and function of the spine
• Learn how to work with breath and body to develop spinal stability
• Learn how to work with breath and body to develop appropriate mobility

Question and answers will be integrated throughout the day.

The Mindful Teaching Series is a set of four 1 day workshops that will cover various topics to improve yoga teaching skills.

15th September 2018 – Essential Breath – Breathing Into Physical and Mental Alignment

15th December 2018 – Watch your Back – A Healthy Approach to Teaching Spinal Alignment

2nd March 2019 – Confident Teaching – Supporting Your Students’ Progression

1st June 2019 – Yogic Heritage – Re-integrating Asana Into Philosophical Context

Book all four workshops together and save £20!

What our students say

The teacher and teaching has made my Yogacampus experience. Without Jane's teachings, I would have found this journey very different. This intensive has given me a stronger foundation of knowledge and experience that I have needed to help me with my ability and confidence to move into my teaching journey. Hayley Walsh on Prana in Action: How to Teach an Integrated Breath-led Practice, August 2018

Course Information

Dates

Saturday 15th December 2018

930am to 5pm

  • Cost £75 each or £280 for all 4 in the series
  • Booking Full Details

    Watch Your Back - a Healthy Approach to Teaching Spinal Alignment

    Click BOOK NOW to confirm your place. You will be taken to our booking partner’s site to complete the booking. Please look out for your confirmation email. If the course is fully booked click on WAITING LIST to join the wait list.

  • Venue Yogacampus Manchester
  • Location Manchester
  • Eligibility Full Details

    Eligibility

    Open to yoga teachers, trainees, and all of those with an interest in the topic

  • Other Information Full Details

    Other Information

    Maximum participants: 30

    Number of hours: 6

Book Now