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Creative Preparation With Andrea Kwiatkowski

20th September 2020
at Nigel Copping Community Building

Creative Preparation With Andrea Kwiatkowski

Tutor: Andrea Kwiatkowski

Date: 20th September 2020

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Nigel Copping Community Building

Type of Event: IST Days

Places Available: 18

Andrea Kwiatkowski is a DCT for the BWY and a certified Advanced Jivamukti yoga teacher under Yoga Alliance as well as a Yin yoga and Restorative teacher. She teaches in Cambridgeshire.

Andrea has taught at Congress, London festival , teacher training week and offers training days for the BWY around the country. Her IST events include Sequencing in a yoga class, Deconstructing challenging asana, Restorative yoga , Creative limbering, Themes in a yoga class and Intelligent use of props.

Aims of the Morning

Lead a session on why and how to prepare and mobilise key joints and muscles for Hatha yoga practice.
To explore a range of joint feeling and muscle strengthening techniques as students and teachers.

Morning Objectives

Able to perform asana within their own ability and use for class teaching accordingly.
State the joints and main muscles that need attention/development in class.

Aims of the Afternoon

Lead a group Q&A session to develop creative skills in lesson planning.
Teach a session on other main joints and muscles for warming up in yoga class.

Afternoon Objectives

Describe various techniques/practices on limbering within a group.
Explore various ways of mobilising/warming up the body.

Teaching Material Used on the Day

Lesson plans. Handouts, flip chart, music from iPod, props used for the class.

Methods of Presenting the Subject

Lecture of why we should prepare.
Physical session lead by tutor.
Q&A Session.

Outline Plan for the Day

10:00 – 10:30 Lecture why we should prepare
10:30 – 12:30 Practical session
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Q&A on morning session, group work/creative ideas
14.30 – 15:30 Practical session
15:30 – 16:00 Q&A on teaching, and handouts for the group.

Other information

Notebooks, all yoga equipment, straps, blocks, blankets suitable for teachers/other traditions and experienced teachers wanting to be more creative in their lesson class teaching.


Nigel Copping Community Building
Sanville Gardens
Stanstead Abbotts
SG12 8GA


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