Well-known yoga teacher, writer, and podcaster J. Brown is changing the dialogue and direction of yoga practice in the West. After his popular teaching tour of 2019, which received rapturous reviews, J is coming to Brisbane this May to challenge our perceptions of what yoga is and what yoga can be.
J brings it all together and discusses the application of the principles and techniques to create safer and more effective practice.
All sessions will offer both lecture/discussion and a practice, and each session builds on the next and are suitable to yogis of all experiences and backgrounds including those with injuries.
No partial enrolment is possible for these 2-day workshops.
CPD: this workshop will count towards 12 CPD points for teaching associations.
Refunds will not be given within 30 days prior to the event, unless your space can be filled. In this instance, if your space is filled you will be given a refund less a 20% admin fee. A minimum number of attendance is required for this event to go ahead so please book in early to reserve a space. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
GENTLE IS THE NEW ADVANCED: 2 DAY YOGA INTENSIVE
Session 1: Introduction & Context
Tuesday 5 May | 9AM-12PM
Here we establish a context for inquiry together where J learns about the interests and experience of the participants and shares the background behind what he teaches.
Session 2: The Ideas That Make It Work
Tuesday 5 May | 1:30PM-4PM
In this discussion, we explore the history and philosophy of yoga, comparing and contrasting different viewpoints and examining how ideas are expressed through practice. Expect to explore what we are actually doing in asana and shatter a few myths along the way.
Session 3: Practice Technique
Wednesday 6 May | 9AM-12PM
This session will focus on the techniques and principles at work in the practice that J teaches. Specifically, the role of breath and details of sequencing choices.
Methods for safely incorporating therapeutic yoga into group classes
The role that breath plays in supporting the body
The effects of different sequencing and pacing in group flow classes
Techniques for teaching diverse populations and multilevel students
The teacher/student relationship
Session 4: Application of the Principles
Wednesday 6 May | 1:30PM-4PM