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300hr Yoga teacher training

300hr Yoga teacher training

Are you already 200hr trained, wish to learn more but without the commitment of a year long training? Our 300hr series of advanced Yoga teacher training modules offer the perfect solution. Choose short 2 or 4 day individual modules, perhaps it’s the teachers you are most inspired by or finding a dept of knowledge in one area.

Places may be limited so please contact Moya at The elbowroom if you are interested in attending or use the above booking link.… Read more

Posted on March 1, 2020

How Yoga Works, A Physiotherapist’s Perspective

Yoga is a lot more than an exercise trend for the flexible of wallet and time, as physiotherapist and yoga teacher Orla Crosse explains. As a form of exercise, she believes in it and explains exactly how it works.

Maybe you’ve attended your first few yoga classes this year. Maybe you’ve been in on the secrets for months or years. Perhaps you’re interested in your health and are intrigued to learn more from a Chartered Physiotherapist.… Read more

Posted on October 27, 2017

A book That Inspired You – Josh Summers

A book That Inspired You – Josh Summers

Lisa: Hi Josh, is there a certain book that comes to mind that has inspired or motivated you to become a better teacher?

I’d have to say Buddhism Without Beliefs by Stephen Batchelor. Batchelor’s writing has inspired me to embrace inquiry, scepticism and exploration on the spiritual path. His approach resonates with the secular humanist in me, as well as the sensibility that spiritual practice is, in a very rich way, an artistic process.Read more

Posted on October 24, 2017

Yoga For Strong Shoulders – Orla Crosse

Orla Crosse is a chartered physiotherapist and yoga instructor who teaches on our 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training course.

Here’s a short video of Orla discussing the shoulders from a yoga and physiotherapy perspective.


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Posted on October 24, 2017

2 Simple Exercises to Demonstrate Optimal Scapular Alignment

2 Simple Exercises to Demonstrate Optimal Scapular Alignment

What exactly are the proper cues for the shoulders in Downward Facing Dog? Hearing all the different cues in classes just makes it more confusing.

In this vide, Susan goes through two simple exercises to demonstrate optimal scapular alignment, in two different arm positions.

Knowing these may assist in understanding more ease-full transitions in vinyasa and safer guidelines for students in some very common yoga asana.

Susan Church & Orla Crosse discuss this & more in their Advanced Yoga for Shoulders and Arm Balances module of our 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training course.Read more

Posted on October 23, 2017

Gary Carter : Creating Healthy Conditions For Movement & Practice

Gary Carter : Creating Healthy Conditions For Movement & Practice

As movement practitioners and teachers when we can often ask our students to perform gross bodily movements in order to achieve a posture or finish an exercise. What many people don’t realise is that a different approach may be far more useful for our bodies. 

Studies have shown that the best results can often be achieved by a total rethink of how we initiate a movement in the first place.

For example, fascial research has proved that the more subtle soft touch therapies have a greater effect on our systems rather than deeper or stronger therapies.… Read more

Posted on October 6, 2017