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Please transfer all your account queries to Jacky at yogafirst@optusnet.com.au

If you want a direct answer from me, then as usual, yogafirst@netcon.net.au.

All mail to go to PO Box 14, Mt.Macedon. Vic. 3441.

  

ATTENTION ALL WHO HAVE NOT WATCHED THIS …..This is a wonderful, wonderful GREAT BELL CHANT, by Thitch Nat Hahn.  Pay particular attention to his walking meditation.  That is how I would like you all to practice.  Looks easy – but notice he is doing it on a busy sidewalk.

http://player.vimeo.com/video/6518109?autoplay=1

DARN IT!

My father taught me to sew, embroider and darn when i was very small, and I have always kept the practice up.  Now I do it for others, not just for me.  I take my lead from the Japanese.  They have a practice called Shisheko Boro  which actually turns darns into works of art.  It’s all about being proud of your clothes and mending the holes, rather than chucking things away.   When they fix ceramics they highlight the mend with gold paint, so when I darn I do it in a contrast colour.  By the way, I made my own darning mushroom out of a wooden spoon.  Cut the spoon part off and made a stem from half of the handle.  It works and the odd shape actually assists in darning jeans…  If you are local and want to learn from me, let me know and maybe we can get a group together.  I have some beautiful, ancient indigo fabric which I am using to mend jeans, but you will be able to find small patches at patchwork shops (not as beautiful as indigo, but OK).  For darning and Shisheko, you will also need a long thin darning needle.

JOURNALLING YOUR COURSE.

Please, at no time have I asked for you to send me your journals. I have asked you to do them, I have reminded you to keep up to date but I have not asked you to send them to me. If you are having trouble journaling then you might like to  take advantage of the workbook I have loaded on etsy to help you www.myyogabooks.etsy.com.  It is called YOGA MOMENTS and has an orange pathway on the cover.  However, whether you use it or not (like the journaling) is up to you.  You can take the easy way or you can take the hard way.  Your choice.  I took the time to design one because you needed help to daily journal your yoga.  It is so much harder to do retrospectively, and you may need to log extra contact hours when thought you were finished.  The daily journal yoga logging is the best way.

TAKING ANOTHER STEP IN THE YOGA TEACHING DIRECTION
Whilst I have been on holidays I have been updating and re-writing the TODDLER’S YOGA INSTRUCTORS COURSE which I have called “TINY TIGERS”.  Think “Tigger” in Winnie the Pooh.  I will load it onto the yogabeautiful site, but in the meanwhile I will hold it for you on a temporary moonfruit site.  I have saved www.tinytigers.moonfruit.comCost:  DIPLOMA Level $475, Certificate level $265. Payment plan available.

 

MONTHLY TEACHER TRAINING AT THE HOME STUDIO:

 DATE of the next Teacher Training:   Sunday 2ndJune 2pm to 4pm  at my home studio (37 Morris Road in Woodend –There is no need to book. Bring writing materials, and be early. If you are teacher Training student then the cost of the afternoon is $20.  This fee applies to everyone. (Visitors – and/or not yet training – $30).

BENDIGO Teacher Training classes– Next class is the 4thJune at 3.30pm. Crusoeden Health.  Turn at the Metricon building on the highway in Kangaroo Flat just up from Bunnings on the same side.

NEW SHEPPARTON MASTERCLASS. THIS WEEKEND!!!!   The class at Heidi’s studio in Kialla was amazing – she was right, I couldn’t miss it.  We are moving forward with a regular teacher training class, which will be the third Sunday in each month 2.30 to 4.30….the first one on the 19thMay.Please come on time.  Please register your interest with me or Heidi at  vanmaan@hotmail.com    It is always wonderful to get together with my students, and I think we all get something from sharing more than just how to do downdog.  The philosophy is at the basis of everything.  You can copy my classes, you can copy everything – but I am hoping that by about halfway through the course that you start to do things for yourself, your way.  Not by finding alternatives to the foundations but by building on them.

 

HYPERMOBILITY (the course)

The new course is on the ETSY site.  www.myyogabooks.etsy.com.

Watch my FREE UTUBE CHANNEL.  Hypermobility, Purushatras, and so on.  There is lots there – do one video per day..  Google “Jahne Hope-Williams You Tube”.  There is everything you need to start your study.  Don’t go to google first and then give up and go to our materials. We have done the hard work for you – use it.

 

TAROT: 

I am available for consults…Also on the videos.  I am walking the viewers through the cards in my Revelation Tarot Deck. The new book has been loaded and is available for you to download on etsy.

I am starting to introduce my next 13 cards GATES AND GUARDIANS and NATURES ORACLES.  As soon as they are printed they will be on ETSY.  Google “Jahne Hope-Williams You Tube” to get there.  I need 100 subscribers before we are granted an easy link.

 

 

RESTORATIVE (REMEDIAL) YOGA. The “strawberries and cream” of yoga.   More Restorative (Remedial) classes.  Look at the web site for dates and times.

 

MEDITATION:  You will notice from the CLASSES on the Web Site that we now have meditation by donation on Tuesdays at 11am and Sundays at 9.15.  Please come.  I will be doing yoga nidra plus healing singing bowls.

 

Why Register with THE AUSTRALASIAN YOGA INSTITUTE? 

We are your lineage.  You can pretend, you can take cheaper options, you can use all kinds of rationalization BUT WE ARE YOUR LINEAGE, your yoga family.  No-one else can be.   PLEASE, PLEASE CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION.  You need to be currently registered for your insurance to be valid, and you will need to supply a copy of a valid registration to be insured.

Please check your insurance requirements – keep up to date. We have moved to AON insurance.  You will be able to insure on-line BUT you will need a current registration to prove you are a member with us to get the advantages that a big firm like AON can offer.  AJG quoted $3,600 to insure our studio – AON did exactly the same insurance for $376 with no fuss, no in depth passport type questions…..  When you open your own studio, you will be interested in this.

CPE:  To bring us in line with INTERNATIONAL requirements (and Yoga Alliance) rather than just Australian, we will only be requesting you to do your CPE every 3 years, do it round about the same time you do your first aid which is also a 3 year requirement.

 

YOGA WITH JAHNE…..CLASS TIMES – all STUDIO classes $20

Go to the web site for class details.  Click on “classes”.

Trainee teachers, or graduates welcomed at any time.  We could turn any class into a teacher training opportunity. Any unplanned changes are always on the web, so please check.

 

REALLY HELPFUL BOOKS:

ETSY, ETSY www.myyogabooks.etsy.com

I write books to help you in your course.  Please download them, and then please use them in answering your modules.HYPERMOBILITY – The Course…. A certificate course.  If you teach yoga, you need this.  No excuses.

 

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY.  It is coming, and there are several studios which make it a special occasion.  Maybe yours is one.

 

MODULE DRAWINGS, DOWNLOADS. You will notice on the bottom of every assessment there is a reminder that drawings need to be done, and in your own hand, and downloads of any kind will not be marked.  Every page needs to have your name, module number, and page number.

EMAIL/POST:  Please use the email address  yogafirst@optusnet.com.au  for anything to do with accounts,  or the usual yogafirst@netcon.net.au. to get to me.  If you do want to speak to me personally, then email, make a time suitable for both of us, and then we can chat.  If you do it this way, rather than just “wing it”, you can be reasonably sure I have time, and you will get my attention.  POSTAL ADDRESS is not at my home –Please address all land mail to PO Box 14, Mt.Macedon.  Vic. 3441.  Until you see a change written here in large letters, that is where it will be.

Don’t forget to Register if you are teaching even if you have not graduated (especially if you have not graduated), insure and re-subscribe to the videos every 12 months.   Don’t leave these to the last minute.

 

 

Love and Blessings

Jahne…….

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