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Barefoot Body offers an embodied, trauma-sensitive, and inclusive approach to yoga education with trainings, courses and events for yoga teachers who want to make an impact beyond the mat. 

 

We actively support and encourage teachers bringing yoga into non-traditional settings and less-represented communities. 

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YOGA TEACHER TRAINING, CPD COURSES & EVENTS

An embodied, trauma-sensitive and inclusive approach to yoga education for curious, open-minded practitioners.

We want you to feel empowered to share yoga that is authentic and accessible with the communities that matter to you. We're also committed to helping less represented communities in less privileged settings access yoga. That's why we dedicate our time and energy to nurturing yoga professionals through trainings, courses and events that are founded on ethical principles.

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

Unique, fully-accredited 200 Hour & 300 Hour teacher trainings, underpinned by embodied learning, trauma-awareness, and personal enrichment.

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COURSES

A curated collection of short courses for yoga teachers and practitioners, facilitated by inspirational, expert tutors that think outside the box.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Embodied workshops, exploratory talks and other special events hosted by international guest tutors and speakers at the leading edge of the yoga world. 

YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

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COURSES

OUR APPROACH

Our trainings, courses and events deliver to the highest standards, and always place you at the heart of your own journey. Professional ethics are at the core of all we do.

EMBODIED

Our approach to teaching and learning takes learning off the page, and brings it into your unique felt-experience.

TRAUMA-SENSITIVE

Everything we do is informed by an awareness of the potential impact your experiences might have made on you. 

INCLUSIVE

We help all people access yoga through financial support, personal enrichment, and outreach projects. 

ACCESSIBLE

Our approach to teaching and learning takes learning off the page, and brings it into your unique felt-experience.

SOMATICS-BASED

We incorporate a strong element of somatics, using movement modalities as a method of exploration.

OUR CALENDAR

Our trainings, courses and events deliver to the highest standards, and always place you at the heart of your own journey. Professional ethics are at the core of all we do.

COMMUNICATION, CONSENT & CONTACT [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Apr 24
The Arc Centre
Apr 24, 10:00 AM – Apr 26, 5:30 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
A sensitive exploration into the history, theory and practice of respectful relationships in the context of teaching yoga with Theo Wildcroft, Fabiano Culora and Ashley MacDonald. From language to touch, and the art of 'holding space' for others.
TRAUMA-INFORMED LEVEL 1 [CPD COURSE]
Sat, Jun 06
The Arc Centre
Jun 06, 7:00 PM – Jun 07, 11:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
Unravel the principles of trauma-sensitivity in relation to yoga and other movement modalities on this stand-alone course with Ashley MacDonald. Ideal not only for yoga teachers but also movement facilitators and registered therapists.
SERVICE, VOCATION & BUSINESS [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Jun 19
The Arc Centre
Jun 19, 7:00 PM – Jun 21, 11:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
A deep-dive into the ethics of service and community and how it fits into the commercial world of being a yoga teacher. From the Bhagavad Gita to business and brands; big ideas to practical know-how. With Theo Wildcroft, Tiffany Thorne, and Marion Poerio.
RESTORATIVE YOGA [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Jun 26
The Arc Centre
Jun 26, 6:00 PM – Jun 30, 10:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
Deepen your understanding of the neuroendocrine system, tap into the long history of prop-supported practice, max-out on props, challenge yourself with prop-lite practice and some blanket origami. With Tiffany Thorne & Beverley Nolan.
EMBODIED SANSKRIT [WORKSHOP]
Sat, Jul 18
The Arc Centre
Jul 18, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
A one-day dive into the embodiment of sound and its evolution into the language of yoga for practitioners with Tiffany Thorne. Familiarise yourself through deep listening, vocalising and moving, and then get out crayons and paper for creating the sounds through the letter shapes.
200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING BEGINS
Fri, Sep 25
Location is TBD
Sep 25, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location is TBD
25 SEP 2020 - JULY 2021 | London A unique and accredited entry-level teaching qualification that takes an embodied approach to yoga practices and philosophy, weaves trauma-sensitivity throughout, and nurtures the personal enrichment of participants as well as their professional development.
TRAUMA-INFORMED LEVEL 2 [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Oct 02
The Arc Centre
Oct 02, 6:00 PM – Oct 04, 10:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
Advance your understanding of trauma-sensitivity in relation to yoga and other movement modalities with the follow-on part of the first Trauma-Informed course with Ashley MacDonald. Ideal for yoga teachers, movement facilitators and registered therapists.
SEQUENCING & FLOW [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Oct 09
The Arc Centre
Oct 09, 5:00 PM – Oct 11, 9:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
Discover the art of sequencing and learn how to design creative classes that are fluid, intentional, and safe for all bodies. Explore transitions, themes, voice, and movement, and how to weave these elements together with Rachael Moore & Beverley Nolan.
YOGA NIDRA [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Oct 30
The Arc Centre
Oct 30, 5:00 PM – Nov 01, 9:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
A trauma-informed approach to yoga nidra that focuses on simplicity of form and content that respects the practitioner's choices. Discover the historical roots of the practice and create your own scripts with Beverley Nolan, Tiffany Thorne & Ashley MacDonald.
PREGNANCY YOGA [CPD COURSE]
Fri, Nov 20
The Arc Centre
Nov 20, 5:00 PM – Nov 24, 9:00 PM
The Arc Centre, 98b St Paul St, Islington, London N1 7DF, UK
Combining yoga and somatic education to investigate the changing female body and the infant's developmental journey in a theoretical and experimental way. With Beverley Nolan, Rachael Moore & Kerstin Wellhofer.
YOGA BOOK SWAP
Time is TBD
Satyam Yoga & Wellbeing Centre
Time is TBD
Satyam Yoga & Wellbeing Centre, 2-4 Hawthorn Way, Cambridge CB4 1AX, UK
Bring one, take one... or just come for a cup of tea and a chat with other yoga teachers and practitioners in our community. Our Book Swap runs monthly in Cambridge.

TESTIMONIALS

The breadth and depth of insight will take you deeper into your practice and facilitate you sharing yoga in an authentic non-identikit style: you'll be guided to find your own way.

A journey that takes you where you need to be, not necessarily where you were going. Go with an open heart and mind and it will be one of the greatest journeys of your life.

This training was an incredibly kind and generous offering. The teaching was phenomenal with highly knowledgeable teachers in a non-judgemental atmosphere.

INSPIRATION & EXPLORATION

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