Jade and Emily have been offering Integrated Yin Yoga Teacher Trainings since 2013, anually in the South of Spain and also in Japan, Dubai and Thailand.
Before studying Yoga Emily completed a Pilates teacher training through the YMCA and studied Anatomy at Algonquin College. These courses gave her a great wealth of knowledge on body mechanics and posture analysis, beautifully complimenting her yoga training at Kaivalyadhamma in India which focused heavily on traditional yogic philosophy and history.
Emily later studied with Mark Laham in his Yin yoga teacher training program in 2009 where she studied both the mental and physical aspects of a yin style of practice. She had discovered her passion and continues to constantly explore different inspirations of asana and various paths of yoga.
Seeing how many students came into a yoga for healing aches and pains Emily became curious about healing the musculoskeletal system through yoga and movement. This lead her to start training as a Postural Assessment Specialist through Egoscue Univeristy in 2011.
She keeps her inner child alive through the practice and teaching of Acro Yoga, Partner Acrobatics and Slacklining.
Emily teaches anatomy, methodology and adjustments on Astanga Vinyasa Teacher Trainings with Tribe Yoga in Europe and Asia. She also runs Partner Acrobatics Teacher Trainings and teaches classes, workshops and intensives at various Yoga studios, parks and Acrobatic Conventions.
Emily’s passion for movement and body awareness coupled with her strong background in anatomy manifests in her teachings as clear, precise, thoughtful instruction.
She continues to study, travel, teach, play and laugh wherever she may find herself. A full bio and more info about Emily can be found on her website www.specialblendyoga.com
Jade originally trained as a performing artist and was inspired by her experiences with yoga as a method for rehabilitation and relaxation. After years of practicing Yoga and Meditation she took her training with the School of Sacred Arts in Bali in 2009 and has never looked back. Continuing to build upon her experiences from country to county she has learned with Max Strom, Paul Grilley, and taught extensively throughout Asia and Europe. She is 300 hours certified by Yoga Alliance. Jade has worked in osteopathic centres specialising in referrals for people recovering from injury, surgery and suffering with pain and stress-related disorders. She has found the practice of Yin Yoga invaluable for this work and continues to study this amazing unfolding and deepening. Now she focuses on Yin as a tool for trauma resolution, personal liberation and embodiment.
Jade’s teaching is body-honoring and mindful with an emphasis on empowering people to find what their individual path of Yoga is. Her classes incorporate Buddhist mindfulness techniques, poetry, TCM and somatic experiencing with Yoga Nidra and deep personal inquiry. She brings an extensive knowledge of the body as a Thai massage, Shiatsu and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy practitioner to give students a holistic viewpoint of the body as both a structural and energetic space for exploration.
She holds a strong belief that everyone has the potential to harness the magic and wisdom of their bodies to heal, learn and enjoy living life to the very fullest.
Her website: www.jadewoodyoga.com