with Paul Fox BWY Dip

Primary Series Practice and Techniques
BWY Module

with Paul Fox DCT
6th - 12th October 2015 in Turkey plus one non-residential
weekend in south Cambridge

Join Paul at the fantastic Spectrum Yoga centre near Dalaman
to learn the details of the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series and get
some Autumn sun. Primary Series Practice and Techniques is a
60 hour module. During this Monday to Monday course we will
cover 45 hours of the course, with the remaining 15 hours covered
at the non-residential weekend in south Cambridge.

This module is suitable for BWY yoga teachers and practitioners
of the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series. Paul has been practicing
Ashtanga Yoga for 14 years and trained with John and Lucy Scott.
He is also a BWY teacher and teacher trainer and holds the
Yoga Sports Science qualification, Yoga Sports Coach. Paul
brings a specialist knowledge of anatomy and physiology to
deconstruct the Primary Series in order to help students
understand the poses and how modifications can be made on
the journey towards the full posture.

For more details about the module pleae email Paul at
paulfoxashtanga @ hotmail.com or call him on 01354 610239
or 07782413146.

Tuition fees: 600
Residential in Turkey - seven nights accommodation, brunch
and five evening meals 450
Non-residential weekend 40 (includes lunch and drinks both days)

Course Dates:
5 - 12th October 2015
Non-residential weekend - date to be agreed with group for
early 2016

There will be a small amount of homework to do between the
Turkey residential and the final weekend meeting.

For further details about Spectrum Turkey see the separate
holiday listing on this site.

For further details about the Primary Series Practice and
Techniques Module and/or an application form please email
Paul - paulfoxashtanga @ hotmail.com


Yoga & Anatomy Course
Next course date TBA 
Click here for details 

hour course
Tutors: Dr Ruth Gilmore PhD & Paul Fox

This 4 or 5 day course is for teachers and serious students of yoga who want to
deepen their knowledge of anatomy and physiology. We will look at how
asana, pranayama, meditation and relaxation practices tie into the systems
of the body. The programme for the week (which is subject to revision and amendment) is as follows:-

Mornings 9.30-1pm – 2 lectures by Ruth + 1 hour yoga practice with Paul themed to the day's study
Afternoons 2-5pm – 1 lecture by Ruth + 2 workshops led by Paul, including analysis of a different category of yoga asanas each day (how they work the body and appropriate modifications) and other yoga practices related to anatomy and physiology. There will be a themed
relaxation every day after lunch.
Course length: 30 hours - can be used for your Continuing
Professional Development. Attendance certificates will be issued.

For 5 day programme (London course) click here

Four day programme
Day 1

AM - Musculoskeletal System and connective tissue, including
common ailments of the joints, bones and muscles.
PM – Forward bends and the modification of asana when working
with a range of conditions to ensure safe practice. 

Day 2
AM – Respiratory system and cardiovascular system.
PM – Back bends. Working with the breath in yoga,
including breath awareness, basic breathing and
classical pranayamas and their benefits and dangers.

Day 3
AM – Nervous system and endocrine system
PM – Side bends and balances. Strategies and practices to de-stress students, lead them towards a meditation practice and effective
relaxation techniques.

Day 4
AM – Immune system, lymphatic
system and cancer
PM – Restorative yoga practice using bolsters, blocks and blankets

About the Tutors
Ruth Gilmore was a full-time lecturer at
the Queen's University of Belfast for many
years, first in Physiology and then in
Anatomy. She took early retirement in order to devote more time to yoga. 
Ruth has worked for over a decade with the Yoga Biomedical Trust (YBT) at
the Yoga Therapy Centre in Islington, London, and for several years with the
Life Centre, London (LC). She is responsible for Anatomy and Physiology
tuition on the YBT/LC's revised fully modular Yoga Therapy Diploma course,
one of the world's leading yoga training programmes.

Paul Fox
is a BWY Diploma Course Tutor and teaches Ashtanga Yoga and
Core Strength Yoga in West Somerset. He holds the VTCT qualifitication in
anatomy and physiology.

Comments from those on
the previous three courses:-

"I found it all inspiring. Ruth's enthusiasm and colourful
language gave a sense of
admiration and wonder for the human body"

"I feel privileged to have
experienced the teaching from
 the course tutors"

"It has been the best course I have been on, well planned and paced"

"The mixture of different teaching styles and knowledge was fabulous"