Article Category - "Yoga and Pilates Teacher Training"
Melissa has been teaching women yoga for over 15 years and is a Mother to 3 children. Having started yoga in her 20’s in San Francisco, Melissa’s yoga journey has been fairly colourful. She is a fully trained Bikram, Hatha, Yin, Pre & Postnatal Yoga teacher, Kids yoga teacher, Pilates teacher, Infant Massage Instructor and Cuidiu breastfeeding counsellor.
Melissa is very passionate about birth which led her to start facilitating birth preparation classes, complete a doula and postnatal doula training and a Well Woman/Womb Yoga training with the well-known women’s health advocate, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.… Read more
After teaching for years in the Ashtanga, Iyengar and Sivananda traditions, Marianne’s personal practice evolved into her own approach, called Shakti Rasa, a fluid style that incorporates breath and meditation into powerful asana work. Along with Shakti Rasa, she teaches the Vinyasa Krama sequences of Krishnamacharya as transmitted through Srivatsa Ramaswami. Her classes also include pranayama, chanting, and meditation. For years, she studied in India with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and other traditional yoga masters.… Read more
Sophia is a vastly experienced yoga and meditation teacher and has been practicing meditation since her teenage years and yoga since her early twenties. She has explored a variety of meditation traditions and in recent years has been consistently working with Mindfulness.
Over the years she has attended a host of meditation retreats in Ireland and abroad. She has visited Plum Village in France and has practiced with Thich Nhat Hanh and his students.… Read more
Lisa: Hi Melissa, is there a certain book that comes to mind that has inspired or motivated you to become a better teacher?
If I had to pick one it would be Spiritual Midwifery written by Ina May Gaskin in 1975.
This is a book I kept on my bedside table for many years especially before the birth of my first child. This book is not just about natural childbirth, its a book about how powerful the body is, the miracles it can perform, how the support around a pregnant, birthing and mothering woman is crucial and how finding your tribe is so important before bringing a baby into this world. … Read more
After 13 years of training new yoga teachers, The elbowroom is now focusing on advanced yoga teacher training to help further teachers practice, careers and passion for yoga.
Our open day is a great opportunity to view our facilities and gain a valuable insight into the training. Join us December 9th to discuss all the elements of the course and to answer any of your questions. Susan church will discuss both the course and individual electives.… Read more
The 50hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Traditional Chinese Meridian Module is a comprehensive training in the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine and its application to the practice and teaching of Yin Yoga. This module is open to serious students and teachers of Yin Yoga who are interested in integrating the profound energetic aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine into their practice and teaching of Yin Yoga.
The 50hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training Traditional Chinese Meridian Module will include:
- Historical overview of Chinese Medicine’s philosophical origins.