BWYT Foundation Course

Foundation Course 1

This 60 hour course is designed to explore yoga in more depth than you would get in an average class. It includes practical and theoretical work on the eight limbs of Patanjali's Yoga sutras Chapter Two e.g. asana, pranayama, concentration, and meditation as well as topics such as the history of Yoga, and the different paths and schools of yoga.

It is intended for students who would like to develop their knowledge of yoga further and also for those wanting to train as teachers to provide them with the basics and introduction to our diploma course.

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Foundation Course 2

This 60 hour course is for those who have completed a Foundation Course1, and who have no interest in going on to train as a BWY teacher but would like to continue to broaden their depth of yoga knowledge.

The course content includes more asana, more pranayama, meditation, chanting, prana, nadis, koshas (pancamaya), mudras, bandhas, kriyas, in-depth study of Patanjali's Yoga sutras Chapter 1, and how to plan personal practices specifically designed for individual needs.

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Foundation Course by Distance Learning

For those having difficulty finding a Foundation Course locally at the right time.

The course follows the BWY Foundation Course syllabus.

Course material is delivered initially in hard copy format. There is also supporting material of CD's, and video clips.

Practice sheets are sent and returned back on line.

If you are wishing to proceed on to Diploma Teacher Training, then first ascertain the dates for upcoming Diploma courses in your area.

There are 9 nine assignments spread over 12 months.

The Application process is in three stages with no commitment.

There is email and phone contact during this time.

CRITERIA - evidence of a minimum of two years regular attendance at a yoga class.This refers typically to a class or classes with a varied program of progression.

The BWY Foundation Course by Distance Learning is currently on hold due to tutor retirement. The course will be resumed when new tutors are in place. Further information will be on this site in January 2017

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