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inversion module

Module 1: Instinct Module – the body-mind

26th Aug – 9th Sep 2017

Surf Maroc, Tagazhout, Morocco

swim pool areamodule description

This module focuses on the experience of yoga to awaken the intelligence within your instincts. You will delve deep into our own experience of yoga and meditation within a n immersive retreat environment. This includes all aspects of the 8-limbs of yoga; yoga ethics, postures, breathing techniques retreating inward of the senses, concentration and meditation and the exploration of the notion of bliss.  You will also workshop the postures in more depth and explore the art of teaching yoga, including verbal queues and hands-on-assists. The communal living in a wonderful natural setting will really provide a transformational experience.


there is a certain rustic charm about this area of Morocco. Banana Village has a laid back vibe and the wonderful atlantic coastlines are excellent for surfing. The Surf Maroc Villa Mandala has amazing views of the beach and is ideal for yoga and is equipped with its own stunning and spacious yoga studio.


The Villa is gorgeous, check it out here:

course content: yoga practice / teaching methodology / yoga lifestyle & ethics (120 hours)

heat flows – 6 x Dynamic Vinyasa Flow Yoga sequences ~inspired by Ashtanga, Jivamukti, Prana Flow and Tripsichore

cool flows – 6 x Slow Yoga Flow sequences ~inspired by Sivananda, Restorative, Lunar and Yin Yoga

yoga pose 101 workshops on tricks, tips and techniques for postures

art of hands-on-assists with inspiration from Thai Yoga Massage

sharing circles

talks & seminars on Yoga Lifestyle & Ethics


14 day yoga immersion comprised of 12 training days and 1 day off

Sunrise Yoga & Meditation Practice
Yoga Poses 101 Workshop & Art of Hands-on-assists
Free Time on the Beach
Sunset Evening Yoga & Meditation Practice
Evening Yoga Lifestyle Talk


Tammy, Elizabeth & Haley see faculty page

extra activities: surfing / the market / hammam/ excursion to paradise Valley

Excursion to Paradise Valley & Botanical Gardens: beautiful drive inland to explore the lush valley, river, pools, waterfalls, an oasis of peace and tranquility, spa.



 Module 2: Intellect Modules

3 distinct weekend modules held at London fields yoga studio

Intellect 1: functional anatomy (14 hours)

23rd-24th Sep

London fields yoga studio, Hackney E8

module description

This covers current scientific understanding of anatomy and physiology with relevance to yoga techniques including: fundamentals of anatomy body part by Muskuloskeletal system, connective tissue and fascia and the Nervous System structure and functional anatomy. This includes the dynamics of the anatomy within yoga postures and also subtle energetic concepts based on Tantric and Hatha Yoga.


Helen O’Neil see faculty page

Intellect 2: 7th-8th Oct history of Yoga (15 hours)

module description: 

History of yoga: roots, origins, chronology, empical findings of archeological artefacts, scripture. Cultural and religious settings, including hinduism, jainism buddhism and taoism. Krishnamacharya onwards and the journey of yoga to the west and evolution of vinyasa yoga.  You will know about the debate of the origins of yoga, know  the history of the vedas and the chronology of the development of yoga . the module will provide a broad overview of the key influential yogic texts and you will be able to weave theory into your classes.

faculty Tammy Mittell (see faculty page)


Intellect 3: 21st-22nd Oct Philosophy of yoga (15 hours)

A comparative study of classical and tantric yoga. An exploration of key scripture, samples from Rg Veda, Upanisads, more in depth study of the yoga sutras,  the BhagavaGita and the Hatha Pradipika as well as the Vijnana Bhairava. This module includes much discussion and sharing for critical consideration of yoga philosophy and it’s relevance in contemporary yoga practice and modern life in general. We will also look at the relationship between positive psychology and flow and what traditional yoga philosophy speaks of this.

faculty Tammy Mittell (see faculty page).


Module 3: Intuition Module

23rd – 26th Nov 2017 UK Retreat

the Quadrangle Trust, Kent UK

module description 

The aim of this module is to assimilate all of your learning so far so that you are ready to intuitively adapt your teaching to various different contexts. This module will equip you as a yoga teacher with the confidence to teach 1-2-1’s , public group yoga classes in gyms, studios or community halls and also to run and theme your own workshop series. The second half of the module is dedicated to the business of yoga, how to operate with authnticity, integrity and really integrate the ethics of yoga within the business and industry of it. We will cover admin, the practicalities of being a freelance yoga teacher, marketing and personal branding, including social media. This module completes your training and our closing ceremony will be held.

course content: Teaching Contexts / Business of Yoga / Appraisals / Closing Ceremony (30 hours)


3 night yoga retreat comprised of 4 training days 

Yoga & Meditation Practice
Business of Yoga / Teaching Contexts
Sunset Evening Yoga & Meditation Practice
Talk / Seminar


Tammy, Elizabeth & Haley see faculty page


The Quadrangle Trust
The Granary, The Quadrangle
Shoreham Road
Kent, TN14 7RP

5 minutes from central London by train, 7 miles north of Sevenoaks in Kent.

Please note that it is Shoreham in Kent and not Shoreham-by-Sea. It is a 10/15 minute-walk from Shoreham station and a 20/25 minute walk from Otford.


The Quadrangle Trust’s buildings include two living spaces- the Granary and Shepherd’s Barn, workshops, stables, and a large central barn.

Panorama The Granary, The Quadrangle

extra activities: walking in the countryside

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