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Zoe Knott Strength in Asana 16/3/2019

16th March 2019
at Ardleigh House Community Association


Zoe Knott Strength in Asana 16/3/2019

Tutor: Zoe Knott

Date: 16th March 2019

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Ardleigh House Community Association

Type of Event: IST Days

Places Available: 11


IST Courses Zoe knott   Strength in Asana

Aims of the Morning

To teach:
1. The principles and reasons for working with strength in asana.
2. How this physical practice affects us energetically and is very much a part of the balance that is HA THA Yoga.
3. Specific techniques to develop strength

Objectives

Those attending will:
1. Learn the principles and reasons for working with strength in asana.
2. Consider how this physical practice affects us energetically and is very much a part of the balance that is HA THA Yoga.
3. Learn and practice specific techniques to develop strength.

Aims of the Afternoon

1. To teach how to move in and out of asana in the safest way.

 2. To explain how they can relate this to their own teaching.

Objectives

Those attending will:
1. Practice how to move in and out of asana in the safest way.
2 Learn how they can relate this to their own teaching.

Teaching Material Used On The Day

Handouts which are available electronically

Methods of presenting the subject

Class work, demonstration, discussion, experiential, short lecture.

About the Tutor

Zoe is a Diploma Course Tutor and also the 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. Asana are broken down and analysed. Zoe looks at the muscles that need to be strong or flexible and works in detail gradually building up the components of a pose.

Outline plan for the day

10.00am INTRODUCTION

Techniques to develop strength focusing on:

10.10 Pelvic Floor

10.30 Feet

11.00 Upper Legs

11.30 Arms/Upper Body

12.00 Abdomen

12.30 Easing. Twists

12.45 Relaxation

1.00pm LUNCH you can bring a packed lunch or there is a cafe at the venue 

2.00pm Q&A, Discussion, Benefits, Views of Experts

2.30pm Moving in and out of asana using strength

3.30pm Easing. Twists

3.45pm Quiet

3.55 EVALUATION

4.00 CLOSE

Other information

Do be sure to bring belts and blocks to the Workshop

A little about the day below:

My session is called ‘Strength in Asana’ and I would like to tell you a little about what the day will encompass and why I teach and work in this way.

We will look at three areas:

1. The principles of working with strength in asana
(ie why do we even consider this?)

2. Specific techniques to develop core strength 

3. How to move in and out of postures in the safest way.

The key aspect of my teaching comes from a point of safety and I have developed a technique of working with strength in asana to protect the body from stress. 

In my experience Yoga Teachers and seasoned practitioners are already incredibly flexible but sometimes not so strong. Yet we need to have the necessary strength to support the joints. 

The IST Day will include specific techniques to strengthen these areas.

We will also analyze how we move in and out of postures and how to do this in the safest way. Usually in yoga we spend time in postures, adjusting this and that, moving this way and that way. We move into the postures thinking often of the breath but not of which muscles can take us safely into the postures. And more importantly, particularly in the standing postures, which muscles should take us out of postures when gravity is against us.

We must consider the muscles that we need to engage to move us into and out of postures.

On the day

Please arrive at 9:45am for a 10:00am start 

Refreshment Please bring a packed lunch sandwiches or salad bowl. Although  tea and coffee will be available  if you require herbal or special diet please can you bring that with you Thank you.

 If you wish to pay by cheque please email below, this is open to  non members. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to email us on

 











 



Venue

Ardleigh House Community Association
42 Ardleigh Green Road
Hornchurch
Romford
Essex
RM3 7RS

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