Tutor: Sandy Chubb
Date: 17th March 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
How yoga and meditation helps you discover the true self?
Floor, sitting, standing and inverted asana work with a strong breath focus to release the body. Pranayama exploration and breath focussed relaxation asana to release the mind.
Sitting still: Looking at the classical ways of sitting upright so that the body is alert, comfortable and able to sustain itself quietly and without movement.
Meditation: A breath focussed sitting practice for 20 mins.
to take part in a listening exercise to experience the difficulties of listening - and of forgetting the self.
… what is the fundamental meaning of compassion? When yoga and meditation is practiced in true compassion
can it change the world?
About the tutor
Sandy Chubb was Director of The Prison Phoenix Trust, the charity she first joined in 1989 to teach yoga to young offenders at HMYOI Aylesbury. She is a qualified Albion Yoga Teacher and British Wheel of Yoga Teacher and spent 23 years teaching in prisons and secure hospitals all over the UK and Ireland and abroad. She left The PPT in 2010 to become an Assistant Zen Teacher with Sanbo Zen school of Meditation, Kamakura, Japan, and was accredited as an Authentic Sanbo-Zen Teacher in 2013. She teaches Zen at the Oxford Zen Centre (www oxfordzencentre.org.uk) each week and at the London Jizo Centre. She co-authored Becoming Free Through Meditation and Yoga, Freeing The Spirit Through Yoga and Meditation and Yoga Without Words, books sent free on request to prisoners and prison officers to help them in their daily practice. She teaches a weekly yoga and meditation class on Wednesday evenings from 7pm-9pm at Crowmarsh Pavilion, Wallingford, Oxon, and accepts yoga and meditation invitations to teach one off days.
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BWY and Albion Yoga Teacher for many years. Zen Meditation Teacher authorized by Sanbo Zen International. Former Director of The Prison Phoenix Trust offering yoga and meditation behind bars and co-author of 3 books for prisoners.