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British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course

To widen your experience of yoga and develop your personal practice underpinned by the theory and the philosophy of Yoga. A relaxed enjoyable personal development course, it can also be a foundation for those who wish to go on to BWY Teaching Diploma.


Holy Cross Church Hall160679
Station Bank, Ryton Tyne & Wear, GB NE40 3QG
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Yoga Styles



Oct 15 to
Apr 29
2016 - 2017
09:30 amto09:30 am

There is a taster session on 17 September 2016 10am to 12pm giving you a chance to sample my teaching and ask any questions before enrolling on the course. The course runs over 10 Saturdays 9.30am to 4.30pm every 3/4 weeks.



There is a £60 registration and certificate fee, which needs to be paid on the enrolment day. The remaining £460 should be paid at start of course or can be paid in instalments by arrangement with the tutor.

Full Description

The Foundation Course is run nationally (Accredited by BWY), suitable for anyone who wishes to develop their personal practice of yoga and widen their experience. It provides a comprehensive grounding in basic practical techniques and the philosophy that underpins Yoga. An ideal preparation for those who may wish to train as yoga teachers but equally suitable for students who do not wish to teach but look to deepen their own practice.

I have run14 BWY Foundation 1 Courses since 2002. 163 of my students have gained the BWY Foundation 1 Course Certificate and many are now yoga teachers.

Course Venue: Holy Cross Church Hall, Ryton, Tyne & Wear NE40 3QG.
10 meetings: Saturdays 9.30am–4.30pm.
Dates: 15 October, 5 & 26 November, 17 December 2016,
7 & 28 January, 18 February, 11 March, 1 & 29 April 2017
You must be able to attend 80% of the Course to receive a Certificate.

Taster session, without obligation, on 17 September (Cost £5), 10am to 12pm I will lead a short Hatha session then we can chat over a cuppa to help you decide if the course if for you. You can enroll and pay the £60 Registration fee to secure your place.
If you cannot make the Taster Session you can still join the course with a telephone interview
Information pack with Syllabus and full dates, costs, directions
Contact: Linda Irving, Tel: 0191 413 8609 or 07779337708