Series Practice and Techniques
with Paul Fox DCT
6th - 12th
October 2015 in Turkey plus one non-residential
weekend in south
Join Paul at the fantastic Spectrum Yoga centre near Dalaman
learn the details of the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series and get
some Autumn sun. Primary Series Practice and Techniques is a
hour module. During this Monday to Monday course we will
45 hours of the course, with the remaining 15 hours covered
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
Sports Science qualification, Yoga Sports Coach. Paul
specialist knowledge of anatomy and physiology to
the Primary Series in order to help students
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
Tuition fees: £600
Residential in Turkey - seven nights accommodation, brunch
five evening meals £450
Non-residential weekend £40 (includes lunch and drinks both
5 - 12th October 2015
Non-residential weekend - date to be agreed with group for
There will be a
small amount of homework to do between the
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
& Anatomy Course
Next course date TBA
Click here for details
30 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
meditation and relaxation practices tie into the systems
body. The programme for the week (which is subject to revision and
amendment) is as follows:-
– 2 lectures by Ruth + 1 hour yoga practice with Paul themed
to the day's study
– 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)
AM - Musculoskeletal System and connective tissue, including
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.
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
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
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
University of Belfast for many
years, first in Physiology and then
Anatomy. She took early retirement in order to devote more time
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
Core Strength Yoga in West Somerset. He holds the VTCT
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"
privileged to have
experienced the teaching from
"It has been the
best course I have been on, well planned and paced"
"The mixture of different teaching styles and
knowledge was fabulous"