IN A NUTSHELL

3-DAY CPD COURSE

Dates: 24 - 26 Apr 2020

Venue: ARC Centre, London

Groups: 12 max.

Fees: £440

COMMUNICATION, CONSENT & CONTACT

YOGA CPD COURSE

EXPLORE RESPECTFUL RELATIONSHIPS IN YOGA TEACHING

An immersion into today’s essential conversation around the teacher/student relationship and professional ethics in an unregulated profession. Examine the scope of practice we are trained for and the safeguards we can expect from defining clear professional boundaries. Required study for all participants on our 300H Yoga Teacher Training & Enrichment Programme.

3-DAY CPD COURSE FOR TEACHERS  |  APRIL 2020 in LONDON  |  £440 

  • Engage in practices around consent dialogues, and exercises to refresh the perception and evaluation of our own body states in relation to others

  • Develop attunement, conscious feedback, and touch skills that draw from the field of Somatic Psychology

  • Feel more confident in defining, communicating and teaching within your own professional code of ethics, as well as applying critical thinking to conversations around relational abuse in the yoga world

  • Acquire or refresh the sensitivities and skills needed to exercise respect and trauma-sensitivity towards everyone who enters your teaching scenarios

COURSE CONTENT

This course is designed for teachers with an existing 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate or equivalent and have gained practical experience in facilitating yoga classes.

DAY 1 CONSENT & CHOICE

Tutor: Theo Wildcroft

  • Seeking consensus on the scope of practice for yoga teachers; what are we trained/not trained to do or be?

  • Defining the framework of teacher/student relationships and primary considerations for how we as teachers 'contract' with our students

  • Understanding inclusivity and consent as a practice rather than a preliminary to teaching

  • Exploring how to make more informed choices about our relationships to commercial entities, yoga-related bureaucracies, and marginalised populations

DAY 2 EMBODIED RELATIONAL DYNAMICS

Tutor: Fabiano Culora

  • Exploring the concept of embodiment as a process of perceiving and evaluating our own physical sensations

  • Discovering ways to remain connected to our own embodied experience in relation to others in teacher/student settings

  • Unpicking the experiences of transference and counter-transference

  • Uncovering our privileges to better participate in non-violent communication and creative collaboration

DAY 3 THE LITERACY OF TOUCH

Tutors: Ashley MacDonald & Beverley Nolan

  • Exploring the concept of boundaries and communication through the somatic experience of our own cellular anatomy

  • Making time for witnessing consciousness and the skills of “holding space” whilst managing judgement and bias

  • Defining touch not only through touch but also through presence, observation, voice and language

  • Practicing and evaluating consent scenarios and dialogues

DATES & VENUE

The training will be held from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th April 2020 between 10.30am and 5.30pm at The ARC Centre in London.

 

The centre is easily accessible with good transport routes as well as accommodation options for those that need them. Mats and props are provided. 

 

Free tea is included on all training days!

 
 
 

STUDY & ASSESSMENT

STUDY

  • 6 hours of pre-course study including reading and self-reflection assignments. This ensures everyone arrives primed and well prepared

  • 6 hours of post-course study to complete assessed assignments

ASSESSMENT

  • Online worksheets

  • Self-reflective diary/journal of practices arising from the course​​

 

MATERIALS

  • 8 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the course documentation and a  Reading/Viewing list of relevant articles and video clips

  • Comprehensive course handouts will be provided

  • You'll need access to a computer and the internet to submit your assignments

  • Mats and props are provided on trainings days

QUESTIONS?

Don't hesitate to contact us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here.

 
 

TUTORS

THEO WILDCROFT

Theo is a writer and yoga scholar specialises in inclusivity and community, as well as the concept of "post-lineage yoga".

FABIANO CULORA

Fabiano is a Somatic Movement Therapist and Integrative Bodyworker. His expertise  lies in somatics and pedagogy.

ASHLEY MACDONALD

Ashley is a Senior Tutor on the Barefoot Body faculty with expertise in trauma sensitivity, somatics and pedagogy.

BEVERLEY NOLAN

Founder of Barefoot Body, Beverley specialises in embodied anatomy, somatic psychology and professional practice.

FEES & PAYMENT

Full course fees are £440 with payment plans to help spread the cost. If you are registered on our 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training & Enrichment Programme, this forms part of your required study within the Core Modules. Bursary applications welcome.

 Fees include:

  • 3 days of face-to-face tuition

  • Course handouts  

  • Feedback on course assignments

  • Student support

  • Unlimited tea on training days!

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We're committed to minimising financial barriers, which is why we offer a variety of payment options. Deposit payments are a guide and can be adapted to suit individual financial circumstances.

 

Flexible, multiple installments can be made so long as full payment is made 8 weeks prior to the course start date. Please contact us to discuss a plan that works for you. We're here to help. 

ONE PAYMENT

Make a one-off payment of £440

 

...so you don't have to think about it anymore

TWO PAYMENTS

£140 deposit

+ 

£300

 (8 weeks from date of deposit payment)

MULTIPLE PAYMENTS

£140 deposit

+ 

Installments totalling £300

(8 weeks before start)

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • Books from the required reading list (although we do our best to locate free online resources; £40 fee for installment payment plans; travel, accommodation, and catering/subsistence costs; costs associated with access to a computer, internet connectivity, email account, printer, stationery, and camera for video assignment (contact us for Learning Support).

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS

  • Your deposit is non-refundable in all circumstancesWe will only refund a whole training fee for fees paid in full prior to the date 8 weeks before your course start date, minus your depositNo refunds will be offered on training fees on cancellations after this dateFees are non-transferable to another training or course

BURSARIES 

 

As part of our commitment to accessibility, we're proud to offer a bursary and scholarship scheme for this yoga teacher training course. 

 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate their need for financial support, their dedication to the practice of yoga, as well as present their vision for taking the practice off the mat and out into community/outreach settings.

 

To make an application, please complete our short, confidential form.

 
 
 

QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH

We're sure you have plenty of questions and we warmly welcome them. We'd love to advise and support you on your continuing professional development as a yoga teacher. Send us an email or simply fill out the form below.

 

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