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Whole Self 50 Hour Advanced Teacher Training

With Ambra Vallo

Whole Self Yoga has organised a 50 hour Advanced Teacher Training – Level 2 – with Ambra Vallo at Mapperton Estate, Dorset, U.K.

This is Yoga Alliance certified through YACEP.

Ambra Vallo practicing yoga amongst daffodils

Dates

Arrival: Sunday 1st March 2020
Training: Monday 2nd March – Friday 8th March

Sample Schedule

Monday – Thursday 

7:30am – 11:30am – Training

11:30am – 12:45pm – Brunch/Break

12:45pm – 3:30pm – Training

3:30pm – 3:45pm – Break

3:45pm – 7:30pm – Training

7:30pm –  Supper

Friday

7:30am – 11:30am – Training

11:30am – 12:45pm – Brunch/Break

12:45pm – 3:30pm – Training

3:30pm – 3:45pm – Break

3:45pm – 5:30pm Sound Bath, Certificates & Closing

Contents:

Kriya
Pranayama
Handstand and inversions master class
Meditation, japa mala, yoga nidra, kirtan, mantra
Functional anatomy
The art of sequencing
Mythology
Communication & business
The art of assisting: sun salutations, standing posts, seated poses, chest opening, twists, forward bend, hip opening balancing poses, inversions, and savasana

Prerequisite: 200 hour minimum certification. Suitable for teachers with three years of teaching experience or have completed Advanced Teacher Training – Level 1 with Ambra Vallo.

 

ACCOMODATION

Home to the Earl and Countess of Sandwich, Mapperton – The Nation’s Finest Manor House – is a glorious sandstone manor house and romantic valley garden deep in a lost Dorset combe among tumbling hills and unspoiled countryside.  The estate is 2000 acres and fifteens acres of Italianette gardens descent from the croquet lawn through the formal topiary down to the wild garden.

For yoga trainings and retreats, we open up our doors, rooms and bedrooms in both the Main House and the Garden Cottage, both of which have been recently renovated.  Our 17th century Coach House has been converted into a state of the art yoga space and café.  And we are warm!  Not just with cozy fires but we have recently installed a biomass boiler on the estate which heats the Main House, Garden Cottage and Coach House.

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Prices below include the following:

  • Full Brunch and Dinner (sample recipes attached)
  • Soak & Sleep luxurious bedding
  • Fresh fruit, teas, coffee and bottled water stocked at all times in kitchens and bedrooms
  • Organic Bramley shampoo, conditioner, bubble bath, shower gel
  • Herbal Harmony home-made soap
  • Saskia Essence aromatherapy room spray
  • Beds made and light cleaning of bathrooms every morning
  • Le Chameau wellies to borrow (it’s England, it rains)

 

SAMPLE RECIPES

Dinner

3 x breads of Gluten Free, Rye, Sourdough

DIPS

Pea, Broad Bean and Basil Dip

Smoky Aubergine Dip

 SALADS

Sweet Potato Wedges with Spring Onions, Chilli and Tahini Dressing

Black rice Rainbow Salad

SIDES

Turmeric Spiced Cauliflower, Lentil and Tahini

Asian Style Broccoli and Bok Choy

SOUP

Sweetcorn Chowder

MAIN

Green Thai Curry w/ Brown Rice

PUDDING

Chocolate Honeycomb loaf

 

Brunch

3 x breads of Gluten Free, Rye, Sourdough

hard boiled eggs

DIPS

Creamy Avocado Dip

Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus

SALADS

Carrot, Cucumber and Apple Salad

Roast Squash, spring onion and mixed rice Salad

Simple Pesto Salad

SOUP

Quinoa and Cannellini Soup

MAIN

Baked Butter Bean and Cauliflower Falafal

BREAD/MUFFINS

Apple and Banana Spelt Muffins

Ambra Vallo - profile

Ambra Vallo

Ambra is a former principal ballerina with the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Throughout her career she enjoyed the chance to perform on stages all around the world. She turned to yoga on a path to recovery from injuries that naturally result from the strenuous training regime, and as well as becoming a hobby she also credits it with helping to enhance and prolong her career. Slowly over the years she fell in love with the more subtle, spiritual parts of the practice. Retiring from dance allowed her the time to focus on her passion and to undertake further training in Ashtanga Vinyasa (500hrs), Dharma Yoga (800hrs), Rocket Yoga (500hrs), Forrest Yoga (200hrs and Advance TT), Tripsichore (200hrs), and Gokul Vinyasa Yoga (300hrs).

Ambra’s teaching is fun and spontaneous following the lineage of Larry Shultz, Ana Forrest, and Sri Dharma Mittra. Since she retired from professional ballet she has been teaching regularly in teacher training courses, has worked with performers and athletes helping to rethink their traditional training regimes and introduce yoga to drive better performance and increase their enjoyment of sport and performance. Her aim is to guide others so as they may also experience the many amazing benefits of yoga to the body, mind and soul. At the moment she is the yoga instructor at Aston Villa football club.

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