Intouch Yoga Training

ONLINE WORKSHOPS

“Advance Your Yoga Skills”
With Flo Fenton

Do you wish you could upgrade your teaching skills, yoga therapy skills, or simply understand the aspects of yoga more deeply, but don’t have the time or funds for embarking on a teacher training? Then this workshop series is for you!

In 2022, Flo took a break from 12 years of consecutive level 1 and 2 trainings! During this time, she shared her tips and skills in important areas of teaching and yoga therapy that through her experience she has found teachers lack confidence in.

A series of concise and practical 2 hour workshops, that could be attended live online or receive the recorded workshop to view in your own time.

These workshop are useful for all practitioners, yoga therapists and teachers alike to enhance both personal practice and teaching skills.

  • With each workshop, you will receive:
  • An edited recording of the workshop to download
  • A copy of the power-point notes
  • A CPD certificate for Yoga Australia yoga teachers
  • This workshop allows Yoga Australia members to accrue 2 CPD points per session.

COST

$25.00 per workshop

EQUIPMENT

Please have your yoga equipment with you as there will be some practical elements to the workshops, as well as writing materials.

DOWNLOAD WORKSHOPS 2021-2022

To receive the recorded session, Powerpoint notes and CPD cert of past workshops, just email me-cost $25.00 per workshop!

Yoga Australia State Meeting Presentations

1. “Managing Scoliosis with Yoga Therapy and Practice

• What is scoliosis, and what are some common causes?

• How can we identify scoliosis in our students?

• Can we improve or reverse the condition through yoga practice and/or yoga therapy?

• What are some things that we should avoid teaching someone with scoliosis?

• What are some beneficial practices for students with scoliosis?

2. “Working with Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

In this presentation, we will look in detail at the forward bending asanas-how best to practice, and how best to teach these poses.

• What is the anatomy of the SIJ and what makes in vulnerable?

• What are some general principles of care for SIJ?

• Which yoga postures can create strain on the SIJ and how can we modify them to make them safer?

What are some specific practices that can help to re-align the SIJ?

3. “Enhancing Immunity with Yogic Lifestyle and Practice”

What are the key daily routines we can take from the sciences of yoga and ayurveda to help boost immunity? What yogic practices of asana, pranayama, mantra and more help to ward of disease and keep us strong and healthy?


Advance Your Yoga Skills Series 2022

Workshop 1-“Tips on Teaching Pranayama

Are you confused about how to begin, sequence and progress pranayama? What about kumbhakas? What is the role of the bandhas? Learn intelligent steps of sequencing pranayama and more from senior yoga trainer Flo Fenton.

In this two hour session, you will learn:

  • The principles and benefits of pranayama
  • The Categories of pranayama and how to use them for specific effects
  • The most important pranayamas and why
  • The role of bandhas
  • How to introduce and how to safely progress in pranayama
  • Postures to use with pranayama and bandha

Workshop 2-“How to Teach and Practice Classical Yoga Nidra”

How does yoga nidra work, and what are the ‘rules’ of yoga nidra?

In this workshop, learn the things that must be included, and the things that are optional, for yoga nidra to have it’s intended, deep effect on the psyche, as well as tips on delivering appropriate yoga nidras to beginners, those with mental health issues etc.

Workshop 3-“More on Bandha and Mudra”

Go deeper into your understanding of how and why to use and teach these subtle, yet profound and oft misunderstood, yogic tools.

  • What are bandhas, what is their purpose, and how should they be applied?
  • What is the order of teaching/practicing bandhas?
  • How can bandhas be applied during asana, and during pranayama?
  • What are mudras, and what are their effects?
  • What are some simple mudras that can be used to enhance our yoga classes/practice

A short practice to experience how to use and apply mudra and bandha will form a part of this session.


Workshop 4-“Tips on Building Core Strength”

What does ‘core strength’ mean-and what are the steps towards achieving it? How do we recover core strength after injury?

For teachers and practitioners. Learn the steps towards safely building lasting core strength.

Workshop 5-“Injury Prevention and Management in Yoga”

What do you do if a student comes to class with an injury? Is it different if it is long term, as opposed to recent? What can we offer as teachers (or do ourselves as practitioners) to not only avoid aggravating, but to support and enhance the healing process at any stage of injury?

Flo Fenton will provide clear tools on how to;

  • Identify the stage of an injury
  • Work within each stage with static or dynamic, weight bearing or non weight bearing postures
  • Break down key postures to suit each stage
  • Construct step by step sequences to progress towards full functionality.

Workshop 6-“Posture Clinic 1-Forward Bends”

DATE: Saturday Sept 10th 2-4PM SYDNEY time

In these Posture Clinics, we deconstruct each major group of asanas and answer questions such as;

  • What are the categories of forward bends?
  • What is the function of these postures in healthy body movement?
  • What limits us in these movements?
  • Which forward bends are easiest and which are hardest?
  • Where should we begin with forward bending movements, and how should we progress?
  • What is the effect of gravity on the various forward bends?
  • How can we use props and modifications of postures to make forward bends safer and more easeful?

Workshop 7-“The Art of Therapeutic Sequencing”

Make your sequencing clear and effective by understanding how to create a clear goal, choose the correct postures to nail the goal, and how to best warm up for and cool down from your chosen goal postures.

This workshop will sharpen all sequencing skills, but is especially effective for those wanting to create targeted, therapeutic sequences in a one on one, themed class, or workshop setting.

Workshop 8-“Posture Clinic 2-Backbends

Deepen your understanding of practicing and teaching backbends with yoga master Flo Fenton.

In these Posture Clinics, we deconstruct each major group of asanas and answer questions such as;

  • What are the categories of backbends?
  • What is the function of these postures in healthy body movement?
  • What limits us in these movements?
  • Which backbends are easiest and which are hardest?
  • Where should we begin with backward bending movements, and how should we progress?
  • What is the effect of gravity on the various backbends?
  • How can we use props and modifications of postures to make backbends safer and more easeful?