Diploma in Yoga
Introduction & Basic Asana
Starting with the building blocks of this incredible practice we'll move through some basic postures and a warm up sequence that will get you into your body and out of your head.
Types of Yoga
In which we discuss types of modern postural Yoga; from the traditional - Ashtanga and Hatha - to the not so traditional - goat Yoga and Yoga raves!
History of Yoga
We take a journey from the first mention of "Yoga" in the Indus Valley all the way through to modern India. Learn about the social and religious roots of Yoga as we know it today.
Basics of Movement
In this lesson we cover the basics of movement - anatomical planes, types of movement, ranges of motion and alignment - which will provide you with a solid basis to enjoy a safe and fruitful Yoga practice.
Main Systems of the Body
IIn this lesson we identify and discuss the main bodily systems, their functions and the ways they may be influenced by Yoga and vice versa.
Pranayama is one of the main tenets of the Yoga practice. In this lesson we learn of the myriad benefits to breathwork and explore some variations that you can use to excite or calm the body.
Storytelling - Hindu Pantheon
Yoga has a strong storytelling component - in this lesson we delve into the myths of the Hindu deities and see the way these stories are weaved into Yoga postures.
Meditation and Mindfulness
Calm your mind and turn your attention inwards as we discuss meditation in its various forms and the ways in which we can be more mindful in our everyday lives.
Asana pt 2
Build on your knowledge and strength from Lesson 1 as we flow through the Sun Salutations and into some of the postures you can expect when you attend a Yoga class.