Member Login | Contact

BWY-

Forgotten your password?

Tick to remember your details.
We don't recommend this if you're using a shared or public computer.

Members visiting the website for the first time, please enter your BWY Membership number and your postcode as your password, you will then be prompted to enter a new password for your account.

The History Of Yoga In Practice

20th July 2019
at Chacewater Village Hall


The History Of Yoga In Practice

Tutor: Wendy Teasdill

Date: 20th July 2019

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Chacewater Village Hall

Type of Event: IST Days

Places Available: 21


The morning aims to introduce the various strands which contribute to the historical sources of Yoga; and to  embody through practice some of the underpinning elements of Yoga practice.

By the end of the session, students should be able to: debate the evidence of the origins of Yoga; consider the influence of ancient mysteries on present practice; perform asanas (or their modifications) which recall the roots of Yoga (Mulabandhasana, Bhujangasana etc.); engage in the more subtle aspects of Yoga practice with awareness; describe how they feel about chanting mantras from the Vedas; and report how they feel about the importance of the origins of Yoga.


The afternoon aims to increase understanding of the trends and philosophies which influence the development of Yoga throughout history; and to develop confidence when teaching the subtler aspects of Yoga practice.

By the end of the session, students should be able to, if asked: outline the main philosophies which underpin Yoga history; place the main philosophies of Yoga in chronological order; describe how they could integrate awareness of a posture‚Äôs pedigree into their own practice and teaching; consider timeless aspects of Yoga philosophy and how they might make it relevant to their  practice and teaching; debate, if asked, how they feel about developing a more textured understanding of the origins of Yoga; and relate how they feel about making it their own.


Venue

Chacewater Village Hall
Church Hill
Chacewater
Truro
Cornwall
TR4 8PZ

Booking

If you are a BWY member please ensure you are logged in. To make a booking for this event please select a ticket type and then click send booking. Certain events are only available to specific member types, for example first aid days for teachers and student teachers so please logon first to see specific tickets.

If you have questions please contact the event organiser or webadmin using the regional contacts page.

Ticket Type Price Tickets
BWY Members £35.00
Being a member of BWY entitles you to attend events at a reduced rate.
Event Full Price £45.00
Become a member of BWY and benefit from reduced rates.



Please make sure the address entered is the registered address for your card, and entered exactly as it appears on your statements.

Summary

Please click Submit only once otherwise you may be charged multiple times...

About Wendy Teasdill

Wendy Teasdill breathed her way into Yoga in the late seventies, following an overland trip to India ... She has studied in Pune, India, with Mr. Iyengar and his family on several occasions since 1989, and their influence underpins her practice to this day. Wendy integrates Pranayama, Philosophy,Mudras, Bandhas, chanting and humour into her teaching. She does two BWY distance learning courses on the pelvic floor and is forever, is a DCT, teaches the Pregnancy Yoga Module and is starting the Mudras and Bandhas module.