Let our heart's oneness only increase to make us feel that we belong to a universal world-family.
Unity Yoga Teacher Training (IYN)
- Unity Yoga Teacher Training (IYN)
- 200 hrs
- Starts 30th January 2015
- Established in 2000
Unity Yoga Teacher Training is recognised by the Independent Yoga Network (IYN). This is an established professional diploma established and taught by Sevanti since 2000. Through practical and theoretical study this diploma will give students the skills, knowledge and experience to teach yoga to mixed abilities, it also covers how to manage, market and organise your classes. Past students have gone on to teach across the globe and set up their own schools and retreats.
Students will teach 8 x beginners classes, 8 x intermediate classes, 2 x private yoga tuition and write up feedback. There will also be a final written paper and practical exam. Students will be required to attend 10 different styled Yoga classes and write them up. In addition to the 3 AP&P classes there will also be an exam.
- Dates**: 30th Jan-1st Feb, 27th Feb- 1st March, 17th-18th April, 8th-9th May, 26th-28th June, 17th-19th July, 7th-9th August, 25th-26th Sept, 4th Nov Coursework, 11th & 18th Nov practical exams.
- Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology dates 2015: 17th May, 12th July, 20th Sept, Exam 16th Oct
- Emergency First Aid at Work 14th June 2015
Booking is essential. Contact Rosie on [email protected] or call 07809226068 to book your place.
Holistic Massage Diploma (MTI) - 8-month diploma starting 13th November 2015
What you can expect:
- A telephone or face-to-face interview prior to acceptance on the course.
- A professional holistic massage diploma accredited by the MTI.
- As a student of an MTI recognised diploma, you will receive a discount on student insurance, as well as being able to access information and support from the MTI website.
- A thorough understanding and practice of Swedish & holistic oil techniques in addition to workshops in
Acupressure, Thai, Reflexology, Energy Work & Relaxation, Intuitive Massage, Crystal Healing, Ritual Practice and Aromatherapy.
- We also focus on various seated and moving meditations. Co-Listening & group sharing are also included each day; to sharpen our own awareness, understanding and listening skills and to nourish each student on their journey of self-creation and development.
- Monthly, long weekend sessions (2 or 3 days) in Brighton (Residential possible)
- 50/50 Practical & Theoretical study including written coursework and case studies, totaling 40 hours of practice.
- Practical and theoretical sessions taught by Sevanti and Victoria Auton.
- Specific Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology taught by Earle Abrahamson, chairman of MTI.
- First Aid course available 14th June 2015
- Detailed and comprehensive course manuals available to download.
- The opportunity to practice at Unity with marketing support available.
- Only 10 places available for a close and supported experience.
Holistic Massage Diploma dates 2015-2016:
8th-9th July- examsMassage Anatomy & Physiology Dates: Course cost:
Massage Practical fees: £1900 (includes £65 exam fee)
Anatomy & Physiology fees: £650 (This course is mandatory, includes £65 exam fee)
Total Investment: £2,550
The initial deposit is £600, which must be paid at least one month before the start of the diploma followed by 9 monthly payments of £216.66 (November 2015 to July 2016)
For more information or to book please contact Rosie on [email protected] or call 07809226068.
|Unity Partner Yoga™ Workshops at Brighton, 13th February 2015
The cost is £30 per person for two hours, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Contact Rosie at [email protected] call 01273778400 to book
130a Lewes Road
Brighton East Sussex, GB BN2 3LG
This half-day workshop will offer people of all yoga abilities the chance to have a taster of partner yoga and meet the founder of Unity Partner Yoga™. This workshop will begin with a Yoga warm-up followed by Unity Partner Yoga™ and then end the workshop with relaxation, which may include massage.
Our next workshop will be taught by Sevanti, the Founder and Director of Unity. Sevanti has spent many years developing Unity Partner Yoga™ and the Unity Partner Yoga™ Teacher Training. She has nearly 20 years of experience teaching yoga.
Unity Partner Yoga™ is a deep, restorative, playful and sacred practice of Yoga. Appropriate for all ranges of experience. It can awaken an inner oasis of deep peace, where we relate with another, and with our-self, through truth, trust and tenderness. Through joint- back/forward bends, spirals, inversions and balances, we can gain more strength, balance, endurance, elasticity and fluidity. By allowing another person to guide us deeper into our individual possibilities, we often reach new realms of openness and softness. We can learn so much by assisting our partner.
“Partner Yoga is widely inclusive, stimulating serenity and smiles in a room full of strangers, connecting people in a unique, fun and deeply sacred way”
-Sevanti, Director and Founder of the Unity Centre in Brighton (since 1995), established Unity Partner Yoga in 2002
Booking is essential.
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The Unity Studio is a beautiful space dedicated to yoga, dance, bodywork and healing. It has recently been beautifully refurbished. We offer a full weekly timetable of classes including yoga, dance, meditation, and more, run by local teachers, as well as the opportunity to book holistic treatments with qualified practitioners. Unity hosts a variety of workshops, groups and gatherings, and is proud to offer a number of renowned professional training diplomas in Yoga, Partner Yoga, Massage, Anatomy and Physiology and Reiki.
The studio is designed to offer something for the whole community. We offer a wide range of sessions to suit everyone from early morning classes, to day workshops and weekend retreats.
Just 15 minutes from central Brighton, this peaceful oasis is both spacious and nurturing. With direct access to a private sunny garden, the Unity Studio provides a deliciously holistic environment for classes, workshops and groups.
We have a wonderful timetable of classes and treatments available from 10am through to 10pm Monday – Friday, and a whole host of Workshops, Events and Professional Training at the weekends.
Most of the teachers offer concessions at their discretion for those who cannot afford the full rate, to ensure that the local community, including students, can join in.
- Unity Partner Yoga™
- Massage Diplomas
Anatomy, Physiology &
Excellent Tuition with a personalised delivery for small groups
Next course starts 17th May 2015 - Enquire today to book your place.
This comprehensive introductory course will provide you with an excellent foundation and understanding of the human anatomy, physiology and pathology.
Exclusively to Unity, it also introduces the application of that knowledge to the practice of yoga, massage and other therapies.
The course is taught by Dawn Morse, and forms part of the Unity Holistic Massage Diploma program. Along with guided home study, the course includes 6 training days plus an exam.
The learning style for the lecture days is fun and relaxed, and includes a meditation, relaxation or yoga session designed to help with your comfort, learning and recall.
Since offering the first course in 2006, Unity students have an 87% success rate passing the exam.
Attendance at all lectures
Successful completion of all personal study including pre-reading and assignments Successful completion of classroom assignments Successful completion of mock examinations Payment of all course and examination fees
Tracking your progress on the course
Each student will have the opportunity to attend one to one sessions with the Teacher to discuss their progress and to ensure they are keeping up with the necessary study and assignments. This is also an opportunity to discuss any aspect of the course to ensure success.
Course Details 2015
Course dates and times:
Classroom learning takes place on weekend afternoons on the following dates:
Total Study Hours:
Exam: 16th October
21 hours of guided classroom learning, an additional 20 mins per day of home study is recommended.
Investment : £650
Required Study Texts: A copy of the following text book 'An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology' by Louise Tucker, ISBN1-903348-04-8. The cost is approximately £11.50 + £2.75 p&p, and can be obtained on www.amazon.co.uk and other book stores.
and £16 textbook
Duration Of The Course Lecture Days
There are a number of excellent books available to support the student during the course which will also serve them well after they graduate and as they continue to build their professional knowledge and skills as a Yoga Teacher, Massage Practitioner or Holistic Therapist.
Students will need to purchase a copy of the latest edition of 'An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology' with really useful CD ROM, by Louise Tucker ISBN 978-1-903348-28-4. The cost is approximately £15 plus p&P and can be obtained via EMS Publishing: http://www.emspublishing.co.uk/?p=95 and from other major book stores.
In addition, the following text books or DVDs are excellent references for the Yoga Teacher or Massage Practitioner. During the first session we will discuss the books on this list to help you decide whether you'd like to purchase any of them to support your study:
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga H.David Coulter ISBN 0-9707006-0-1
Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness Kathleen J.W.Wilson OBE & Anne Waugh Churchill Livingstone ISBN 0-443-05156-9
Anatomy for Yoga DVD Paul Grilley www.pranayama.com
Anatomy & Physiology for Holistic Therapists Francesca Gould Nelson Thornes ISBN 0-7487-9356-9
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology for the Massage Therapist Su Fox and Darien Pritchard Corpus Publishing ISBN 1-903333-07-05
Anatomy & Physiology - Therapy Basics Helen McGuinness Hodder Arnold ISBN 0-340-90808-4
Trail Guide to the Body How to locate muscles, bones and more Andrew Biel Books of Discovery ISBN 0-9658534-9227
Yoga Anatomy Leslie Kaminoff Human Kinetics ISBN 0-7360-6278-5 Anatomy of Movement Blandine Calais-Germain Eastland press ISBN 978-0-939616-57-2
Reiki Training Levels 1,2 & 3 - dates arranged on enquiry to best suit the student
Reiki means ‘Universal Life Energy’. It has the highest and purest frequency of energy to recenter and balance us. It feeds our energy systems so that our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies work with efficiency and harmony. It originated in Tibet over 2500 years ago and was rediscovered by Dr Mikao Usui in the late 1800’s.
We can channel Reiki for ourselves, for friends and family, to all creatures and plant life, to our food and our surroundings.
Chanelling Reiki is a wonderful Meditation, and immediately takes us inwards to our most peaceful and quiet core.
Validated by Embody
Reiki means ‘Universal Life Energy’. It is the highest and purest vibration of energy – for our planet, and for our race. It feeds our energy systems so that our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies work with efficiency and harmony. It originated in Tibet over 2500 years ago and was rediscovered by Dr Mikao Usui in the late 1800′s.
All Reiki courses are facilitated by Sevanti
How does it work?
The Reiki Practitioner becomes a Healing Channel, allowing Reiki to flow through their Crown Chakra to the heart and out through the hands. This energy is then offered to oneself or into a recipient.
This way, the receiver is subconsciously in control, drawing the energy that is personally needed to enhance their natural healing ability. This means that all systems of the body are given a boost, each cell is cleansed and revitalized promoting internal balance. We may feel energised or relaxed, whatever is needed at the time. Reiki is almost like a 6th sense which we have ‘forgotten’ to use. Without it, we are not working to our potential – this wonderful energy attracts positive changes in our lives and acts as a peaceful meditational tool to help us relax and remain centered.
Physical illness or emotional anxiety / mental stress / spiritual disconnection all occur when the natural flow of energy is impaired in some way. This occurs by every day circumstances which accumulate and cause stagnant energy within our energy centers or ‘Chakras.’ Our vital energy system will then be struggling to feed the other aspects of our being, causing fatigue and various levels of dis-ease. Reiki is a natural instinct. Being fed by this natural high vibration of energy causes us to function at our highest potential. In turn, we can individually raise the vibration, health, and therefore happiness of our planet. The change starts within.
Once you have felt this source of energy from an experienced Channel there will be no doubt that something so beautiful and natural really does exist.
How does a treatment feel?
A treatment lasts for approximately one hour. The recipient relaxes on a treatment couch, fully clothed in a warm peaceful environment. The practitioner places their hands onto certain positions, mainly where the main chakras are located on both the front and back of the body.
The recipient will feel a pleasant warmth and sometimes gentle tingling or pulsing. The breath will slow down and usually the receiver drifts off into a light sleep. There is a feeling of deep relaxation, lightness and a strong sense of support, protection and trust. All of the bodys systems will receive this wonderful energy and stronger will-power, clarity, sense of purpose and contentment will be made available. Reiki is not a belief-system, all that is required is an open mind and a will to accept the healing ability within.
“If you have not Linked yourself To true emptiness, You will never understand The art of peace.”
Founder of Aikido
One may prefer to study Reiki instead of / in addition to receiving treatments from a Reiki Practitioner. The Unity course is very traditional, as this lineage is very direct, with only 6 teachers between the student and Dr Usui-who rediscovered this form of healing. It is taught in the way it was intended, in 3 parts.
Reiki 1 covers the history and background of Reiki, anatomy and physiology, the aura, chakras, healing on oneself and others. 2 day course, 4 attunements
Reiki 2 explores these topics in more depth. It also teaches 3 of the 4 Reiki symbols and how to do distant healing. 1 day course, 2 attunements
Reiki 3 (Masters) studies the above in great detail, and teaches the 4th Reiki symbol. Theattunement process is also taught and the sacred essence of Reiki is passed on. 2 day course, 4 attunements
What is a Reiki Attunement?
The attunement process is experienced by sitting eyes closed for approximately 10-15 minutes while the Reiki Master (an eastern term meaning Teacher) activates the crown, third eye, heart and palm chakras. This allows the universal life force energy to permanently flow through the receiver, as it used to so many years ago. When giving Reiki, we too receive the infinite energy. Reiki is safe and no transference of negative energy is possible.
Enquire about this course HERE
“A journey of self discovery… Should be essential for all Doctors; perhaps we would burn out less, and bring deeper healing to our patients!"
Ruth, Reiki 1, 25/10/2007
"I waited a long time for this experience, and its certainly been worth the wait. The set up for the two days was relaxing and laid back, and a nice space to explore and experience the feelings that flowed. A great investment, a great experience, and a great opportunity to share this with others”
Theresa, Reiki 1, 25/10/2007
First Aid at Work with Charles Holmes
14th April 2015
9.30am to 5pm
To book this one-day course contact Rosie at [email protected]
Join Charles Holmes, an experienced and qualified first aid instructor from React First. Gain your First Aid at Work certificate, which is valid for three years. A course specifically designed for Unity Yoga students, but will be relevant for non-students. It not only includes the topics required for the appointed person's certificate, but it has been developed to further incorporate common situations such as: soft tissue injury, fractures, shock and anaphylaxis, heat exhaustion & heat stroke, common illness, asthma and epilepsy, taken into a yoga & bodywork context.
Content Safe best practice A systematic approach to incident management Unconsciousness, causes and treatment External bleeding, internal bleeding and shock Resuscitation procedures including choking Awareness of current regulations Optional topics tailored to group.
14th April 2015, 9.30-5pm at Unity Studio
£95 including all literature and certification
Please contact Rosie at [email protected] to book your spot or call 01273 778400
AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga Workshops at Unity on 22nd February 2015
AntiGravity® Aerial Yoga is coming to Brighton! Launching on 12th October at Unity and taught by Ali Bates! This is a unique fusion technique, revolutionary in relieving compressed joints and aligning the body from head to toe. It uses the AntiGravity® Hammock which acts as a soft trapeze and supports you while you master simple inversions and finally progress to more advanced poses. The technique was originally created for athletes and gymnasts and has since been modified and perfected for the everyday person. Incorporating components from dance, Pilates and calisthenics, AntiGravity® has created a complete workout that is certain to get you in shape while realigning you from the compression of gravity.
Come and fly with us at Unity!
These 2 hours workshops are £25 per person and booking is essential. Please book here.
There will be 2 time slots on each day; 5pm-7pm & 7pm-9pm.
Massage Workshops starting 15th May
These massage taster courses are a fun, informative practical course in Acupressure Massage - beginners welcome!
You may want to try something new, to take home some new massage skills for friends and family, or to spark/ deepen your interest in taking some form of professional massage training. All, including complete beginners are welcome!
Simple, effective and easy to learn techniques through clothing on the
head, neck, shoulder and back area. Energy work, acupressure points, kneading, percussion, stretches will all be explained and clearly demonstrated, with options to learn/observe some oil massage/thai massage depending on the interest of the group.
Enjoy the exchange of giving and receiving massage in the nurturing Unity Studio. Taught by friendly, professional and experienced Tutors
These taster courses are £30 for 2 hours and booking is essential.
Please contact Rosie here or calling 01273 778400 to book your place.
Call us today to find out more or reach us through the 'Make an Enquiry' form.
Unity offer Yoga Teacher Training and Unity Partner Yoga™ Teacher Training diplomas recognised by IYN. We also offer a Holistic Massage Diplomas accredited by MTI.
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