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October 20-22, 2023 Fall Teaching Skills Workshop TTP & Upgrading w/Mary LeBlancFebruary 5, 2023
December 9, 2023 Core Curriculum – TTP/Upgrading – Forward Bends w/Teddy Hyndman
Dec. 9, 2023 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM (w/ 1 hr break).
In-Person: Room #8, 3rd Floor Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edmonton. In-Person spots are limited. If sold out and you wish to be placed on a waiting list, please send us an email at [email protected] as spaces often open up close to the class date. Zoom spots still available.
OR Livestream via Zoom. To maintain the privacy of all attendees, this workshop is being hosted live online only. Recordings are only for insurance and quality control purposes, and will not be made available to registrants.
Core Curriculum Classes offer cost-effective training and mentorship with YAA Senior Teachers and hours can be counted towards all YAA Training Programs including the Immersion Program, Teacher Training, Equivalency Certification, Recertification or Advanced Training Levels. The sequence of classes repeats every two years and new students may join in on any date. All welcome!
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Core Curriculum Class Topic: Forward Bends
Asana: Padangusthasana (Big Toe); Janu Sirsasana (Head to/of Knee); Marichyasana I (Sage Marichi I); Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend); Trianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana (Three Parts Forward Bend); Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Forward Bend); Kurmasana (Tortoise); Related physiology, preparations, counter/equalizing poses, variations, benefits, contraindications, and safety issues.
Theory: 8 Limbs of Yoga – Overview (Sutras 2.26-2.29)
Pranayama: Dirgha Swasam (Complete Breath) – inhale high-middle-low
About the Teacher: Teddy Hyndman is a YAA Senior Teacher and a Senior Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor. Teddy began yoga in 1968 at an ashram in Pondicherry, India. She taught junior school in Toronto; then volunteered at an orphanage in Brazil. From South America she moved to Kyoto, Japan, to practice Zen meditation for 3 years. In Kyoto, Teddy began teaching yoga merging her yoga practice with her Zen training. Returning to Edmonton, Alberta, she raised a family, was active in rebuilding the Yoga Association of Alberta as president and is presently active in the Iyengar Yoga Association of Canada.
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