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Zoe Knott Strength in Asana-Hybrid

15th April 2023
at Caryford Hall


Zoe Knott Strength in Asana-Hybrid

Tutor: Zoe KNOTT

Date: 15th April 2023

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Caryford Hall

Type of Event: CPD

Places Available: 24




Now 'in person ' option  Caryford Hall Castle Cary Somerset. Near train Station (uphill)

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

Tutor Bio

Zoe is a Diploma Course Tutor for the British Wheel of Yoga and has served on the Training Committee for many years as DCT Training Officer. With over 40 years of yoga practice with many different teachers from a variety of traditions, 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. Zoe has taken the additional BWY modules in Pranayama and Pregnancy. As well as running regular yoga classes, the Foundation Course, Teacher Training and travelling round the country giving Workshops and taking In Service Training, Zoe runs regular yoga holidays in warm sunny countries.

Aims of the Day

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 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.

Learning Outcomes

Objectives of the Morning 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. Objectives of the Afternoon 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.

Timetable of the day

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 1.3 0pm Q&A, Discussion, Benefits, Views of Experts 2.00pm Moving in and out of asana using strength 3.00pm Easing. Twists 3.20pm Quiet 3.25 EVALUATION 3.30 CLOSE

Teaching Resources

Download handouts

Pre Work for the day

None

Equipment

Belt ,Blocks ,Mat.

Level the Course is aimed at

Experienced Teacher.


Venue

Caryford Hall
Maggs Lane
Ansford, Castle Cary
Somerset
BA7 7JJ

Booking

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Ticket Type Price Tickets
full price £50.00
Full Price
Full Price in Person £50.00
In person Caryford Hall Somerset Full Price


Summary

About Zoe KNOTT

Zoe is a Diploma Course Tutor for the British Wheel of Yoga and has served on the Training Committee for many years as DCT Training Officer. With over 40 years of yoga practice with many different teachers from a variety of traditions, 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. Zoe has taken the additional BWY modules in Pranayama and Pregnancy. As well as running regular yoga classes, the Foundation Course, Teacher Training and travelling round the country giving Workshops and taking In Service Training, Zoe runs regular yoga holidays in warm sunny countries.