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Meet Stacey Landau – Weblog

Inform us a bit about your self

I’ve  been working towards yoga for 25 years and educating since 2005. I  initially skilled with the British Wheel of Yoga however went on to review yoga remedy with Svastha Yoga. I’ve additionally skilled as an iRest degree 2 and Menopause Yoga Instructor. Over the past six years I’ve delved deeply into finding out breathwork which is the place my ardour now lies.

Outdoors of yoga, I’m a mum and spouse. I get pleasure from strolling, studying and touring. And love making home-made darkish chocolate.

What does a typical day seem like for you?

Professionally my day at all times varies however I work lots lower than I used to as a result of I developed an auto-immune situation 7 years in the past. I used to be extraordinarily unwell for a very long time so these days, I attempt to prepare my work round my wants in order that I can keep effectively and centered.

My very own apply may be very a lot ingrained and weaved into each day life. It isn’t a protracted apply anymore however extra bite-sized chunks to help me all through the day. Which means beginning and ending my day with a pranayama apply and having a each day mid-morning stroll to clear my thoughts. If I’ve time within the afternoon, I’ll apply yoga nidra.

Instructing, which could be on-line or F2F, is usually within the morning or afternoon since lunchtimes are about getting ready and consuming good meals and making myself home-made goodies (my best vice!) Presently I solely train one night per week however run workshops on a weekend.

How did your yoga journey start and what impressed you to develop into a yoga instructor?

My first expertise of yoga was when mum took me to a neighborhood yoga class and I’ve to confess I actually didn’t get pleasure from it.

However, in my early thirties, I began working towards yoga in a neighborhood health club after having given up karate. I had no thought the place this could lead me and actually simply noticed the practices as a option to maintain shifting.

I then turned pregnant and moved to being pregnant yoga. At this level, I knew that I wished to develop into a yoga instructor as a result of I used to be feeling such huge advantages from the apply, not solely bodily however mentally too. And that’s when my journey actually began.

What impressed you to concentrate on your apply?

After I was ending my first coaching with BWY, I already knew that I wished to make use of yoga therapeutically.

And though I began off working in gyms and protecting for mates, I used to be very fortunate that alternatives offered themselves permitting me to specialise and work with communities corresponding to stroke survivors, Parkinsons, most cancers sufferers and many others.

The extra I labored inside the therapeutic area, the higher the enjoyment for me as a instructor and the place I felt I used to be doing essentially the most I may to assist others entry yoga.

How have you ever seen yoga profit your college students?

Having labored with various communities, I’ve seen yoga help so many individuals in quite a lot of methods. So for instance, once I labored with stroke survivors, it gave them the chance to apply motion in a modified method that catered to their distinctive wants.

What’s your favorite quote?

‘Wellness is the entire integration of physique, thoughts and spirit – the belief that every thing we do, suppose, really feel, and consider has an impact on our state of well-being.’ by Greg Anderson

What’s developing for you in 2024?

Firstly, I’m excited to be becoming a member of the Yoga Issues Group.

I’m persevering with to broaden my research this yr and am significantly fascinated about breathwork from an Japanese and Western perspective and excited to offer numerous workshops round this matter.

Discover out extra about Stacey

Web site: https://staceylandau.com/

Instagram: @stacey.landau

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