Areas of study

The Advanced Teacher Training Course

  • Developing teachers unique qualities
  • Planning themes and inspiring new ways to structure classes
  • DSY asana alignment principles
  • Detailed instruction on safe adjustments and light handed guidance
  • Developing confidence to safely teach postures that some find challenging to teach e.g. inversions
  • Modifying asana and use of props and supports
  • Enhancing the use of teachers physical anatomical language
  • Modifications for pregnant and postpartum women attending general classes
  • Yoga as a spiritual practice
  • Pranayama, mantra, meditation and DSY kriyas
  • Historical and background information on yoga including current research
  • Subtle anatomy of yoga (e.g. prana vayus, koshas, shariras, nadis, chakras and kundalini shakti)
  • Philosophy, including Patanjali, samkhya and vedanta
  • Sanskrit chanting of selected yoga sutras
  • Prana awareness exercises
  • Qigong (breathing, movement and energy exercises)
  • Coaching on marrying your practice, yogic principles, teaching and daily living
  • Guidelines on precautions for students with health conditions

 

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Devon Yoga Festival

Our annual not-for-profit and non commerical festival: click here

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DSY Newsletters

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DSY Retreat Recipes

The food supports the practice.

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Asanas

"Posture is to be steady and comfortable." - Patanjali 2.46

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Charities

Fundraising Events:

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Daily Practice

DSY teacher James Russell writes about home practice

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Duncan's Story

"I've only ever followed what the universe told me to do."

Retreats & workshops

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Holistic Workshop Yoga Torquay 2020

31st May 2020

10:00 - 16:30
Yoga Torquay
With Duncan Hulin


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Holistic Summer Workshop 2020

2oth June 2020

11:00 - 18:00
The Yoga Barn
With Duncan Hulin


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North India Spring Retreat 2020

Basunti Private Retreat Centre
2020: 24th March - 9th April


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Autumn Holistic Yoga Retreat 2020

06 - 08 November 2020
Rill Estate, South Devon

3pm Friday until 3pm Sunday (2 nights)

 


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Devon School of Yoga Video

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‘How I got into yoga’

Director of the School, Duncan Hulin explains how he came to yoga and the School's conception and philosophy.

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