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CPD 21/51 Golden Years with Gary Carter

16th October 2021
at Draycott Memorial Hall


CPD 21/51 Golden Years with Gary Carter

Tutor: Gary Carter

Date: 16th October 2021

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Draycott Memorial Hall

Type of Event: CPD Days

Places Available: 24


Golden Years

This day is aimed at yoga teachers who want to gain further anatomical knowledge about the ageing process. There will be some practical work interspersed during the day to reinforce learning and exemplify points made about helpful postures and practices. 

Aims of the Morning

To describe the changes in physiology of joints, muscles and connective tissue within our bodies as we age
To explain how these changes affect movement and flexibility
To describe and explain the changes in connective tissue as we age and its effect on the body

Objectives

To understand the changes in physiology of joints, muscles and connective tissue within our bodies as we age
To understand how these changes affect movement and flexibility
To understand the changes in connective tissue as we age and its effect on the body

Aims of the Afternoon

To guide students through various movements and postures to maintain flexibility and prevent muscle loss
To describe strategies for students to enable them to continue or take up new ventures so as we live longer we live life fully
To facilitate thinking and discussion on strategies to use in teaching to encourage, inspire and support yoga students in their golden years

Objectives

To understand how Yoga can slow the ageing process down by maintaining flexibility and preventing muscle loss
To explore how suggested movements and practices can help an ageing body
To develop strategies to use in teaching to support those yoga students in their golden years.
 

About the Tutor

Gary has over 25 years of experience in movement physical training, anatomical study and bodywork practices. he has lectured extensively on the anatomy of Yoga in the UK, Europe and America. He is the founder of the Natural Bodies centre in Brighton. he is committed to teach, train and encourage kinaesthetic awareness, ease of movement and efficient body use.

Outline plan for the day

Programme
10.00 Introduction – explore student expectations for day & find out their prior underpinning A & P knowledge

10.20 Explanation of the ageing process generally and at a cellular level.

11.15 Analysis of how the ageing process affects the body in terms of movement and flexibility & its relationship to bone density & connective tissue (muscle atrophy, loss of elasticity, arthritis, osteoporosis etc), with movement to exemplify points made.

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 13.45 Summary of mornings learning & opportunity for Q & A for any thoughts developed over lunch time.

13.45- Further exemplification as appropriate using anatomical diagrams and photos followed by group discussion of the benefits of yoga practice.

14.30 exploring postures, practices and lifestyle changes (diet exercise and mental activities) that will support students wishing to lead lives keeping themselves as healthy as possible
15.45 Plenary and Evaluation
16.00 Close


Venue

Draycott Memorial Hall
Latches Lane
Draycott
Somerset
BS27 3UE

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