Anthea is a BWY teacher, Director of Academic Faculty for the Institute of Yoga Sports Science® (YSS) and a soft tissue therapist, sepcialising in postural anatomy and structural fitness.
With students and clients from all walks of life and sport, she has a strong belief in the potential for body/mind performance, injury prevention and lifestyle management within the traditions of yoga.
Anthea coaches teachers to apply yoga successfully authentically in the world of sport, and delivers CPD events helping teachers feel confident in applying anatomical principles to working with the individuality of each and every body we work with.
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 you to develop the resilience of the whole body via the centre, and for teachers will include teaching tips to encourage students to develop their own awareness of their core through grounding, balance, alignment and breathing.Read More
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 class planning and how best to promote your classes to athletes at all levels.Read More
Which asanas and sequences do you or your students find most 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 yogis to approach their practice and teachers to approach their lesson planning to the maximum benefit of the individual bodies we all work with.Read More