training and experience 

 

My own yoga journey began 20 years ago. From my first class I was struck by the beautiful, transformative power of this practice to bring a joyful sense of balance to mind, body and spirit, in the midst of busy London life. Since then I have explored and studied under a variety of yoga traditions.

 

qualifications / training
 
  • sivananda yoga teacher training at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, Kerala, India. (Jan 2008 – 200 hours)

  • vinyasa flow teacher training with Claire Missingham (July 2010 – 200 hours)

  • yoga therapy diploma with Yoga Campus (Sept 13 – 300 hours)

  • first aid for yoga teachers through Yoga Campus (2013)

  • integrating mindfulness and compassion in professional practice with Mindfulness UK (Level 4 qualification, Jan 2015, 200 hours)

 

  • In addition, ongoing workshops and teacher training intensives including: Hands on Assists with Peter Rizzo (2010), Mimi Kuo-Deemer (2011), Kate Ellis (2012); Integrative yoga therapeutics™ with Bo Forbes (2010, 2011, 2012); Anatomy of Asana Applied through Practice with Julie Gudmestad (2011); Yoga as Therapy Advance Training with Doug Keller (2012); Relax and Renew Restorative Yoga with Judith Lasater (2013), Yin Yoga Intensive with Norman Blair (2014), Relax and Renew Restorative Yoga Level 2 with Judith Lasater (2016), Yin Yoga Level 2 Teacher Training with Norman Blair (2016), Yoga for Eating Disorders and Emotional Trauma (2016), Yoga Mindfulness & Compassion Antidotes for a Modern Mind (2017). 

 

 

teaching experience
                                               

I have been teaching yoga since 2008 in a variety of settings.

 

  • studios/gyms: weekly classes at Yoga On The Lane, Dalston (Dec12 - present), The Life Centre, Islington  (Jan 16 - present) One Life Studio, Stoke Newington (Jan12 - Dec 13), YogaWest, Acton (Jan12 - Jan13), The Third Space  (Sept 12 - Nov 14).

 

  • community: weekly community-based classes in Harringay (2008 – present) and Greenwich (2008 – Dec ‘14).

 

  • corporate: clients include Aveda, Engine Group, London School of Tropical Medicine.

 

  • private clients: delivering one-to-one yoga, yoga therapy and mindful self-compassion to a range of clients.

  

  • workshops & retreats: delivering yoga workshops & weekend retreats in London and the UK.  

 

 

other holistic training / experience

 

As a practicing massage therapist from 2008 - 2014 (largely working in chiropractic settings, offering remedial massages to support chiropractor’s work) I have a range of qualifications and experience in bodywork and healing therapies.

 

  • ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage (Aug 2007)

  • Reiki I and II (Sept 2007)

  • ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage (Aug 2008)

  • additional CPD training in massage for: Effective Deep Tissue Massage (2008); Understanding and treating back pain (2008); treating neck and shoulder problems (2008). 

© 2015 Anna Taylor

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