Teaching & Practising Arm balancing Effectively with Naomi
Hot Yoga Dublin
Delve deeper and explore your teaching, refresh, renew & discover.
As a Yoga teacher there are many poses that may seem challenging or daunting to teach in groups or to individuals. These workshops will look at how to practice and teach Arm Balancing poses, building the necessary skills in a safe and sustainable way. You will gain knowledge and practical experience for your own personal practice and to lead your future students with confidence.
Naomi will draw from her anatomical studies, her experience in Yoga and teaching along with strength training through climbing and other modalities.
These workshops can be attended as a series or individually:
Full attendance - 10 Hours CPD certified with YA
1 Workshop :
All 3 Workshops:
Friday January 19th 6pm-9pm
Saturday January 20th
10am - 1.30pm
Fundamental Sequencing for Arm Balancing
In this workshop you will be lead through a sequence to create and expand the necessary elements for safe and fun arm balancing exploration.
The common components of arm balancing will be broken down and discussed, how to vary sequences and how to ensure not only safety for your students but also progression and fun.
Practicing Arm Balancing
In this session you will build on the fundamental sequencing from the first workshop and be lead through a variety of arm balances practiced in Yoga classes, including Bakasana/Crow pose and variations as well as some more complex arm balances including Asta Vakrasana and Eka Pada Galavasana.
We will take time to design creative sequences and discuss modifications, use of props, skills and options that can be added to create accessible classes for all students to enjoy.
Teaching Arm Balancing
In this session you will have time to create and deliver your own arm balancing sequences. Gaining useful feedback, on cue-ing, communication, to greatly enhance and gain competence in your teaching.
Naomi has been teaching for 13 years. She originally qualified as a Physical Education teacher with a great interest and passion for exercise, activity and a healthy lifestyle. Naomi began practicing Yoga in Dublin and went on to travel around the world practicing Yoga in India, Nepal, New Zealand and China. She undertook her 200 hours teacher training qualification with the YTTC in Dublin and has since then continued training with many world renowned teachers in Ireland and abroad. After completing her Pilates teaching qualification, Naomi went on to set up her own business teaching both disciplines full time in 2012.
Participating in various activities over the years and with many years experience in physical training, Naomi has found that Yoga and Pilates balance the body and have given her a deep appreciation and experience in mental training to create an holistic approach to fitness and health.
She teaches community and studio classes regularly in Dublin, leads retreats, trains Yoga teachers and offers continuing education. Naomi's approach to teaching and her passion for education lies in giving individuals options to make empowered choices for their own health and well being. She believes we can all develop the tools and skills we need to live true to our best Self.
As well as teaching in person, Naomi writes a weekly email ‘Zen in the City’ and contributes to online media publications, offering practices and perspectives for a sense of calm and contentment in our lives.
When not on her mat or teaching, Naomi also loves getting outdoors, rock climbing, the sea and coffee!