BWY Eastern Region

IST 17/171 Yoga classes for athletes- the science of sequencing with Anthea Sweet

IST 17/171 Yoga classes for athletes- the science of sequencing with Anthea Sweet

Date/TimeLocationType of Event
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kesgrave Community Centre
Places available: 17

Please read below about the day, which sounds very interesting.

Anthea Sweet is BWY Diploma teacher,Advanced Yoga Sports Coach and
Head of Tutoring for Yoga Sports Science.She has 13 years experience of teaching classes and 1:1 yoga specialising in posture and movement mechanics. Completed Gary Carter’s Anatomy Series and also a qualified sports/remedial therapist treating sports injuries.

Aims of the Morning
To develop teachers’ understanding of the science of yoga in sport
To explore key principles of sports-specific breathing
To introduce the context and value of yoga as a sport science
To deliver an introductory yoga practice illustrative of athlete-specific yoga
To introduce the relevancy of the science of breathing to class planning
Aims of the Afternoon
To explore key principles of sports-specific movement and sequencing
To develop teachers’ skills in managing athletes in class

To introduce the relevancy of the science of sports-specific movements to class planning
To highlight the principles of successful delivery of yoga to athletes in class
To deliver a yoga practice illustrative of the requirements of a specific sport

Teaching Material Used On The Day

Handouts (for breathing and movement/sequencing)

Methods of presenting the subject

Demonstration, visual material, handouts, group work, worksheet for aiding example class p

Outline plan for the day

Opening practice: athlete foundation session
Session on breathing including practice of various sports-specific breathing techniques

Session on anatomical planes of movement, relevancy of posture to sport, sequencing
Group work to practice lesson planning using key principles
Closing practice: sequence specific to swimmers

Other information

Yoga Sport Science will provide a “BWY IST Room” within their online environment, so that teachers registering for the IST can access pre-course material including some handouts and pre-course reading and links.

Aimed at qualified teachers keen to develop their skills into working with athletes in a class environment.


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Kesgrave Community Centre
Twelve Acre Approach
kesgrave, Ipswich
BWY Central Office (Registered address) British Wheel of Yoga 25 Jermyn Street SLEAFORD NG34 7RU
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