teacher training

The main teacher on the course will be Julie Garrioch

Julie is a 500ERYT Seasonal Yoga teacher, aerial yoga teacher and pilates instructor with 20 years experience working in the fitness industry. Julie is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience with others to enhance their wellbeing and now training others to share the love of yoga.

The course will run from September to August at Julie's new studio - Aerial Roots Yoga & Pilates, F4, Elmbank Mill, The Charrier, Menstrie FK11 7BU.

Tel 01786 230352 https://www.aerialrootsstudio.com/

2018 / 2019Stirling September 2018 - August 2019 Course - 200 RYT
HoursSaturday 12.00 - 5.30, Sunday. 08.00 - 16.00
Module 1Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September, 2018
Module 2Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th October
Module 3Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th November
Module 4Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December
Module 5Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th January, 2019
Module 6Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th February
Module 7Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th March
Module 8Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April
Module 9Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th May
Module 10Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June
Module 11Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June
Module 12Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August
Module 13
Assessment & Graduation
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August

Physical, practice and postures for the Earth element

Physical, practice and postures for the Earth element

07 Sep 2016

Here is a short list of the physical, practice and postures for the Earth element !

Each time of year stimulation for the energy is different. Here below are the practices which will create the changes needed at this time of year !


Building leg strength, lunges the quadriceps

Core stability & centring techniques

Standing balances for strength

Return to centre regularly during practice

Postures relating to the knees

Squats / deep hip openers



Practice.. still challenging to maintain and deepen strength

Self adjustments

Late summer flow DVD


Earth contact walking meditation

Over thinking, mediation and the mind.

Transformation from student to teacher / self confidence / harmony

Postures & why

Navasana, Boat posture, Builds power in the lower energy field.

Tiryan-mukhaikapada-pascimatanasana, Oblique face one- leg -back, for fallen arches.

Ubbhaya Padanangusthasana, Both feet-big-toe-pose, Tones the abdominal organs & strengthens abs

Ardha-baddha-padma-pascimottanasana,Half-bound lotus, reduces stress

Virasana, Hero pose, improves circulation in the feet & alleviate heel spurs.

Padmasana, lotus pose, increases circulation of lymph fluids.

Setu- Bandhasana, Bridge Pose ,Strengthens the mid & upper spine

Urdhva Dhanurasana, upward - bow - pose, increases spine flexibility

Practice these around the period between 21 August at the end of the summer to the beginning of autumn which is 21st October.