Archive for 2017

5 Benefits Of Understanding Your Core & Spine

Is it wrong for me to want the summer to be over so that I can get to teach this module on The Spine and The Core?   This subject is so important to me because, at the start of my career, I was a highly successful yoga teacher, with a nasty little secret, a […]

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Why Your Breath Matters In Birth

In our prenatal yoga classes, here at The elbowroom, we put lots of emphasis on breathing and focusing on the breath. Why? Well, simply learning how to breathing properly through labour and birth can help your birth experience go from ‘I got through it’ to ‘I was amazing!”.  Here’s how: When you focus on your […]

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Yoga Teacher Training : Rewards For Referrals

We are delighted to let you know referral fees are available for all our teacher training courses in courses starting in 2018. This includes our 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training, 250-hour Foundation Teacher Training, Perinatal Yoga Teacher Training & Children’s Yoga Teacher Training course.   Teachers Referrals We highly value students that come recommended directly by their teachers […]

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Family Food: Vegetarian Chilli without the Chilli

My kids LOVE this dinner when I accompany it with taco shells, sour cream, iceberg lettuce, mashed avocado with lemon and some grated cheese and just let them build their own tacos! Without the dairy accompaniments, this is a vegan dish. The recipe works with whatever beans and vegetables you have in, so feel free […]

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5 Tips For New Teachers: Teaching Complete Beginners

So you are just about to teach your first class, and all of the wonderful information you learned on your Teacher Training is swimming around in your head. How can you cherry pick from all of that useful training and make it pertinent to a beginners class? 1.  Learn as much about your students in […]

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Transitions – Vinyasa yoga workshop with Rohan Hennessy

This will be a strong vinyasa workshop exploring slow flowing sequences of classic asanas. The focus will be on precision and awareness both in the asanas themselves and in the transitions which link them together. We will start with short sequences and gradually build toward longer combinations connecting many poses together slowly and fluidly. Each […]

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Yoga Teacher Training – Can It Help You?

Embarking upon  YTT – Yoga Teacher Training is a gift. A gift initially to yourself and secondly to everyone around you as you learn to develop a deeper understanding as to what it is that makes you tick and in those difficult times of your life, tock. Yoga is vast. It’s philosophies and structures have […]

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Dr Anthony Sharkey : 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

We are delighted that Dr Anthony Sharkey is part of our team of instructors at The elbowroom for our Advanced 300 hour Teacher Training course for 2018/19. Anthony and I met over 10 years ago and we at The elbowroom relish any opportunity to train with this dynamic and talented man. Practicing genuine self-care without having […]

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300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training : Announcing Susan Church

We are delighted to announce that Susan Church is part of our team of instructors at The elbowroom for our 2018 Advanced 300-hour Teacher Training course. Advanced Embodied Anatomy and Asana Modules Susan will be delivering a suite of modules with emphasis put on advancing your own personal asana practice and gaining a better understanding […]

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Tips For Teaching Mixed Level Classes

Teaching a mixed ability Yoga class is a skill which divided good teachers from great teachers. The ability to make all levels in that call feel safe, un-intimidated and comfortable is essential to the ethos of yoga, so know that this skill takes time to cultivate.This is something we cover in depth in our foundation […]

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