amrita yoga

Teaching in Brighton, UK and Internationally

Jivamukti Yoga

Jivamukti classes are based on Ashtanga Yoga and combine a dynamic vinyasa (flowing) asana practice with a spiritual focus or intention and are taught to an upbeat eclectic music playlist.

Amrita’s Jivamukti style classes include Sanskrit chanting, yogic philosophy, eclectic music playlists, hands on assists, relaxation and meditation, She creates a caring supportive space to go deeper into your yoga practice and into yourself.

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About Amrita

Originally from Zimbabwe, Amrita has been practicing yoga for 16 years and teaching for 11 years. She initially trained in the Sivananda lineage with Yoga Vidya, while living in Cologne, Germany and became a teacher in 2005.

While living in Cologne she met her teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life (co-founders of the Jivamukti Yoga Method) and in 2008 completed the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training at the Omega Institute in Rheinbeck, New York. She then completed an apprenticeship at Jivamukti Yoga London under the mentorship of Advanced Jivamukti Teacher Emma Henry in 2009.

Amrita obtained a diploma to teach Unity Partner Yoga from Unity School, Brighton and is a qualified holistic massage practitioner. She has a background in ballet and contemporary dance and is a facilitator for specialised group therapy through the Humaniversity in the Netherlands.

Amrita is inspired to bring yogic teachings into a modern, urban context to enrich our busy western lifestyle.

Workshops Schedule

Yoga Assists Immersion Day for Teachers with Amrita
October 08, 2017
10:30 am
Event Information
 
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!
 
Assisting another person well while teaching a class takes awareness, sensitivity, forethought, knowledge of the anatomy and energy of the body and practice! We apply yoga assists to help grounding, alignment, ease, a sense of lightness, and for relaxation.
 
During this full day immersion you will practice giving and receiving each other assists, and learn a lot from trying it out! At the end of the day you will be able to apply a variety of assists on your students with confidence.
 
During the workshop you will first experience receiving assists from Amrita during a Jivamukti style vinyasa practice. Amrita will give a short talk on the fundamentals of Yoga Assists to give you more background and you will learn basic assists through watching, giving and receiving and feedback, working in partners.
 
We will also look at the application and use of props for our students to experience poses more deeply. At the end we will also practice giving and receiving assists for Shavasana/corpse pose, the posture of deep relaxation .
 
Having taught and studied for many years in the Jivamukti yoga method, where hands-on adjustments are an important component of teaching a yoga class, Amrita is looking forward to sharing some of the knowledge she has gained over the years with other yoga teachers whether you have been teaching for years or are just starting out, this is a fun, informative workshop to add to your skill set.
 
Rough Workshop Schedule
10.30-12.00 - Jivamukti Yoga practice with hands on assists
12.00-12.45 Tea/coffee (provided) and light lunch(bring your own)
12.45-13.15 Talk on Yoga Assists
13.15-17.00 - Practice Playshop going through assists for Standing, Balancing,
Twisting, Forward Bends, Back bends, Inversions and Shavasana
 
Recommended Reading:
“Yoga Assists” by Sharon Gannon and David Life available on Amazon
 
Workshop Price: £60
Contact Amrita to book your place by private message
+44 7887428740
or by email: amritajules@yahoo.co.uk
For more information about the Yoga Garden go to The Yoga Garden
 

Classes Schedule

The Yoga Garden, West Sussex:
Mondays:
Beginners Hot Yoga – 18.00-19.15

Intermediate/Advanced Hot Yoga
19.00-20.45 (Both Jivamukti inspired)

Tuesdays:
Spiritual Warrior – 12.00-13.00
www.the-yoga-garden.co.uk

Be-Yoga Hayward’s Heath
Jivamukti Yoga Open Class
Friday 8th December – 19.00-20.15
www.be-yoga.uk.com

Email: amritajules@yahoo.co.uk
Facebook Page: Amrita Yoga and Massage
Website: www.amritayoga.co.uk

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