The Passing of Ernest Coates

2018-05-25T14:05:02+01:00Categories: News|

On Monday 14th May 2018 Ernest Coates past away. I have known Ernest for many years, he was Ernest by name and earnest by nature. As a young man he was a businessman and an engineer, engineers make things work, mechanical things, technical things etc. When Ernest found he had an ulcer he decided to give up his former stressful work-life and find out through yoga how the human body [...]

Real Yoga Post Graduate Course in Yoga Therapy

2018-05-16T09:18:53+01:00Categories: News|

Our next REAL YOGA - YOGA THERAPY training course starts in Egham in February 2019 and you will find all the information on the link posted below. One of our current students had this to say: “It’s a brilliant course: the teaching is great and supportive. The content and learning have brought a richness to my yoga teaching and opened my eyes to how yoga can help people individually with [...]

Friends of Yoga takes on Buddhafield and Colourfest!

2018-05-09T13:20:04+01:00Categories: News|

This year we're branching out to two great Yoga festivals, thanks to the wonderful Sheila Coombes. SHEILA COOMBES: YOGA FROM THE INSIDE OUT ‘And I said to my body softly ‘I want to be your friend’……     It took a long breath and replied: ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this’. This quote from Nayyirah Waheed inspires my work as a yoga tutor and therapist, working one-to-one and in small groups with people [...]

New European Data Protection Regulations

2018-05-01T14:41:36+01:00Categories: News|

Most of you will be aware by now that there are new European General Data Protection Rules coming into force on 25 May 2018.  Many of the main concepts and principles are much the same as those in the current Data Protection Act, however, there are new elements and enhancements which are listed on the Information Commissioners Office website under: www.ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr.

Post Graduate Course in Yoga Therapy – Feb 2017 Egham

2017-07-03T11:07:45+01:00Categories: News|Tags: |

For Already Qualified Yoga Teachers This course is for those who are already qualified as Yoga teachers and want to move their career on a step. Yoga Therapy is the adaptation of yoga teaching for people with specific health needs. It is taught by yoga teachers with additional training and experience in the therapeutic application of yoga. Starts Feb 2017 download details via  link below Information Sheet Post Graduate Course [...]

IYN Petition against NOS – Protect the Rich Diversity of Yoga in UK

2017-07-03T11:07:49+01:00Categories: News|Tags: |

The Independent Yoga Network (IYN) has generated a petition against National Occupational Standards along with a request that if you value the freedom and diversity of Yoga then please consider signing. Friends of Yoga are registered school with IYN and understand that raising the quality of yoga teaching is important and as a training organisation it is something that is strived for with our teacher training courses. Friends of Yoga have  been [...]

SkillsActive: National Occupational Standards for Yoga in 2016/17

2016-08-31T18:02:03+01:00Categories: News|Tags: |

SkillsActive are developing a new set of National Occupational Standards  (NOS) for Yoga in 2016/17 Friends of Yoga Society have been  invited to be part of the steering group on this NOS project. The Steering group provides overall guidance, direction and sign off for the project and Steering group meetings are planned on the following dates: Industry Steering Group 1       24/10/16 Industry Steering Group 2       30/01/17 Industry Steering Group 3      08/05/17 [...]

Yoga Foundation/Teacher Training Course starts in September 2016 at Yoga for Harmony Studio, Windsor.

2018-10-09T17:45:55+01:00Categories: News|

Yoga Foundation/Teacher Training Course starts in September 2016 at Yoga for Harmony Studio, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1RU. Learn to Teach Yoga Have you been attending regular Yoga classes for 2 years or longer and would like to learn more about or teach Classical Hatha Yoga?  If so you are eligible to enrol on our Yoga Foundation/Teacher Training Course which starts in September at Yoga for Harmony Studio, Windsor SL4 1RU For more [...]

Have you booked your CPD Day?

2017-07-03T11:07:51+01:00Categories: CPD, News|

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an essential component of professional and personal life.  Friends of Yoga Society Members offer a wide range of opportunities for members to complete the required CPD day. Further details on your options for CPD are available on the CPD page. Demonstrate your commitment to further developing your skills and knowledge in Yoga. http://www.friendsofyoga.co.uk/cpd/  

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