BWY Eastern Region

Philosophy of Hatha Yoga & Pranayama Practice : Richard Adamo

Philosophy of Hatha Yoga & Pranayama Practice : Richard Adamo

Date/TimeLocationType of Event
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Costessey Centre
Places available: 0


TSSBAT Know what the context and lineage is of the Hatha Masters
TSSBAT List the steps of Hatha Yoga
TSSBAT Know the majority of the lifestyle adjustments that need to be made to practice
TSSBAT Know the results of Hatha Yoga Practice

Aims of the Afternoon

Have a deeper understanding of the system and be able to practise pranayama exercises


TSSBAT know the progression in control of the energy systems
TSSBAT identify how to evaluate the descriptions of physical systems in light of prevailing knowledge
TSSBAT practice a pranayama program to their own capacity
TSSBAT partake in a relaxation practice

Teaching Material Used On The Day

Set Texts

Methods of presenting the subject

Lecture, discussion, question and answer

About the Tutor

Richard Adamo has now been teaching and practicing yoga for over 20 years. In that time he has done a wide variety of yoga and has taught classes to children, prenatal yoga, the elderly as well as general hatha classes, ashtanga yoga [which he was amongst the first to bring into the Wheel], yoga for sports people [including the Welsh Rugby team] as well as yoga for individuals with illnesses and groups with mental health problems. He is a BWY DCT and external verifier. He lives in Wales where he teaches six classes a week and for recreation keeps bees, gardens, and rides motorbikes on and off road and is interested in economics and psychology.

Outline plan for the day

Assess knowledge and experience of group
Introduce different translations of the main HYP text and other related texts
Go through the order of practice and ground rules of the system
Look at what a yoga could accomplish through practicePM
Q&A from morning session
Look at energy control systems and the prevailing understanding of A&P
Discuss interpretations of Kundalini
Practical session of Pranayama
Closing relaxation

Other information

Bring your copy of HYP, mat and yoga clothes, tissues and a light lunch
The day is aimed at all levels
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Costessey Centre
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