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Anthea Sweet

Anthea is a BWY teacher and Director of Academic Faculty for the Institute of Yoga Sports Science® (YSS).  

She combines her yoga skills with sports/remedial massage and myofascial release therapy, specialising in postural anatomy and structural fitness. Anthea's students and clients come from all walks of life and sport, and she has a strong belief in the potential for effective performance of the mind and body, injury prevention and lifestyle management within the traditions of yoga.  

For YSS, Anthea coaches teachers and trainers to successfully apply yoga authentically in the world of sport. With Anatomy Applied she is developing CPD events to help yoga teachers feel confident in translating traditional and more recently discovered anatomical principles into their work with the individuality of each and every body.

Session

A2 The Language Of Teaching Yoga To Athletes
Date: Friday 23 Apr 2021 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Yoga can be a huge opportunity for athletes to improve their performance both on and off the field as well as a great counterpose to their sport.  How do we as yoga teachers approach and communicate with our athletic students and work effectively with this competitive group whilst honouring our yogic traditions?  We’ll cover physical and mental/emotional aspects and practical teaching tips and cues for your lesson planning and sequencing.

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G5 Anatomy Applied: Core Strength Without Sit-Ups!
Date: Saturday 24 Apr 2021 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Yoga is not just about stretching, and structural strength and stability are critical to the body being able to withstand what is thrown our way by modern life as well as by the ageing process.  This session will help teachers to approach asana teaching to develop the resilience of the whole body via the centre.

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M3 Anatomy Applied: Bring Your Own Asana
Date: Sunday 25 Apr 2021 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Which asanas and sequences do you and your students find challenging?  Can we use anatomical principles to break them down and help us find more ease and an appropriate way of working progressively?  From beginner to advanced, we will look at all ability levels in the asana repertoire, helping teachers to understand how to approach lesson planning to the maximum benefit of the collection of individuals in your classes.

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