Sunday School Yoga is a monthly get together for yoga teachers of London...each month there is a different theme to learn & discuss. Once you've joined, you'll be invited each month to come get involved with our community. It's fun, it's friendly, it's a great big knowledge exchange open to all 200hr qualified yoga teachers.
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2018 Schedule 
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JANUARY /// NEW YEAR'S CAPTAIN CLASS!!! 
WHEN: Sunday, January 14th, 2018 
WHERE: BLOK 
WHAT TIME: 5:00-8:30p 

CAPTAINS /// David Kam, Suzie Hunter-Smith & Lauren 'Noodle' Tai

Come celebrate the new year with a Captains Class KICK OFF! A fun-filled class taught by your very own Captains! This will be a class/workshop, (not the typical School format!) Bring your friends, your family, your puppy, your peeps, this class is open for all! 
HELL YEAH, SIGN ME UP! Email hello@sundayschoolyoga.com

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FEBRUARY /// SEQUENCING CLASS WITH THE CHAKRAS
WHEN: Sunday, February 4th, 2018 
WHERE: TBC 
WHAT TIME: 5:00-8:30p 

MONTHLY MENTOR /// Mona Lisa Godfrey
SSY MENTOR /// Michael James Wong

HELL YEAH, SIGN ME UP! Email hello@sundayschoolyoga.com
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FEBRUARY /// SSY Weekender @YogaGames Stockholm, Sweden
WHEN: Friday - Sunday, February 9-11th, 2018
WHERE: Stockholm, Sweden

Join Michael James Wong and the our growing SSY community on a SSY School Trip to Sweden!
yoga Games is a Yoga & Wellness Festival in Stockholm with classes and teachers from around the world. Join us for this weekend away as we share our community vibes with Sweden!

***THIS SCHOOL WEEKENDER IS NOW FULLY ENROLLED***

MENTOR /// Michael James Wong & SSY Captains
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MARCH /// Learning how to BE, The Art of Meditating
WHEN: Sunday, March 4th, 2018 
WHERE: Museum of Happiness
WHAT TIME: 5:00 - 8:30p

SSY MENTOR /// Michael James Wong will lead this monthly gathering

Michael is the Co-Founder and Senior Mentor of Sunday School Yoga. As teacher for more than a decade, Michael's connection to the breath and body has been a long road to discovering the self. 
Find out more at michaeljameswong.com
 
HELL YEAH, SIGN ME UP! Email hello@sundayschoolyoga.com

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- APRIL /// Teaching & Practicing Self Care
WHEN: Sunday, April 8th, 2018
WHERE: Yoga Rise Peckham
WHAT TIME: 5:00 - 8:30p

MONTHLY MENTOR /// Julie Montagu 
SSY MENTOR /// Michael James Wong 

Julie Montagu will speak about how small moments of self-care lead to big changes, like it did for her. When you master the art of making self-care a priority, you will not only be enhancing your physical health, but your mental health as well. And when you master it yourself, you can teach it too.
JULIE Montagu, also known as The Flexi Foodie, is one of London’s top yoga and nutrition teachers. She was recently named one of the Top 10 Holistic Health Icons in the world. Julie is the brains behind the new membership wellness site truly-julie.com and the author of three international best-selling books: Superfoods, Eat Real Food and Superfoods, Superfast. Her fourth book Recharge: A Year of Self-Care to Focus on You is out in January 2018. Julie is also the founder of the Julie Montagu School of Yoga, which provides courses for students who wish to become yoga instructors. Julie regularly appears in articles and on TV discussing the benefits of yoga and healthy living, and is a frequent speaker host at yoga industry events. Married with four children, Julie divides her time between London and her family’s historic house at Mapperton. 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MAY /// Dropping the Shape and Finding the Intention
WHEN: Sunday, May 13th, 2018
WHERE: Grow Studio, Soho London
WHAT TIME: 5:00 - 8:30p

MONTHLY MENTOR /// Adam Husler
SSY MENTOR /// Michael James Wong 

What are we actually doing with our bodies in an asana 

In a world of aesthetics  and Instagram influence, modern yogis often end up chasing the shape rather than the  experience. There is a search for the validation of ‘yoga ability’ that comes via an obsession with achieving the ‘end goal’. The result is lots of heads on legs in forwards folds, but only thanks to folds in the mid backs. There’s lots of handstands, but via flailing and the use of momentum. There lots of deep backbends, but via exploiting natural over-flexibility in the lower back. Join Adam to explore how we can support students in seeking the  intended benefits of each asana and how, though sequencing variations, we can equip them with the requisite strength and flexibility to take their practice further. 

ADAM HUSLER, teaching in top yoga studios and exclusive settings across London, Adam Husler is one of the city’s most in demand yoga teachers. With an  eclectic background including boxing, ultramarathons, a law degree and over 10  years on a yoga mat, Adam brings a unique perspective to his non-dogmatic yoga teaching . A teacher for those that want to gain understanding of their bodies, Adam’s classes feature: intelligent alignment, anatomical precision and creative sequencing that give more significance to mobility rather than flexibility. Having studied yoga asana and movement from world leaders including, Jason Crandell and Cameron Shayne, Adam has also had the privilege of studying meditation and mindfulness under the renowned, late, Michael Stone.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JUNE /// Story Time, the etymology of the deities 
WHEN: June 10th, 2018
WHERE: Kindred Yoga, Deptford
WHAT TIME: 5:00 - 8:30p

MONTHLY MENTOR /// Ram Banerjee
SSY MENTOR /// Michael James Wong 

RAM BANERJEE is the founder of the World Yoga festival. A computer scientist by training who is continuously surprised by the meticulous logic of the ancient Yoga traditions of posture, meditation and wisdom. He runs classes on Vedanta and has one of those voices that put people to sleep in guided meditations. 

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2017 Schedule
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JANUARY /// ASANA ADDICTS
WHEN: Sunday, January 15th, 2017
WHERE: TRUMAN BREWERY
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm

An Asana Playground to learn teaching tips & techniques for breaking down the basics that will set up your students to fly
MENTORS // Michael James Wong & Emily-Clare Hill
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FEBRUARY /// Yoga A & ME (Anatomy & Physiology)
WHEN: Sunday, February 19th, 2017
WHERE: Frame Queens Park
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm

If you've been meaning to learn more about what the joints are doing, and how we bring it into the postures and practice, join us this month for teaching tips focusing on the teaching from an anatomical focus
MENTORS // Matt Huy, Michael James Wong, Emily-Clare Hill

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MARCH /// TAKE A SEAT (Meditation Techniques)
WHEN: Sunday, March 12th, 2017
WHERE: Yogarise Peckham
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm

The practice of meditation is not just something at the end of class. Spending time to learn, understand and share different techniques will help cultivate your teaching techniques. Join MJW & ECH this month as we discuss & deliver 4 different meditation techniques that are most commonly found in the western world. This month, we’ll breakdown how to practice & teach these techniques giving you the basic tools to share within your classes.
MENTORS // Michael James Wong & Emily-Clare Hill
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APRIL /// School Photos
WHEN: Sunday, April 9th, 2017
WHERE: VIBE BAR
WHAT: All Day
Photographers: Luke Ayling, Yucel Gulic, @yogaandphoto
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MAY /// ‘The Still Point - Creating Sacred Space’
WHEN: Sunday, May 28th, 2017
WHERE: REVA Studio Broadway Market
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm

How do we (as yoga teachers) create space to give students an experience of themselves?
Here's the module we're tackling this month, led by the awesome founder of Reva Yoga, Nina Deely. 
MENTORS: Nina Deely & Michael Jame Wong
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SUNDAY SCHOOL SPECIAL!!!! /// PARTY IN THE PARK, AN ACRO YOGA JAM!
WHEN: Sunday, June 10th, 2017
WHERE: Regents Park, Primerose Hill
WHAT TIME?: 
11:00 - 1:00p /// INTRODUCTION TO ACRO YOGA 
1:00 - 3:00p /// ACRO JAM (PLAY TIME FOR ALL!)

What is summer without a little party in the park! Join Senior Yoga Teacher, Wanderlust Teacher, Melbourne based Mentor (& owner of warrioroneyoga.com.au) Dustin Brown as he stops into town for a very special ACRO YOGA JAM in the park hosted by Sunday School Yoga. 

This event is entirely FREE, just bring food, snacks & fun! It's an open day for all. At SSY we're all about community, so come down, with your friends, puppies, pals & picnics and join us for the jam. 
MENTORS: Dustin Brown & Michael James Wong
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JUNE /// Yin it, to win it
WHEN: Sunday, June 25th, 2017
WHERE: Yogarise Peckham
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm
MENTORS: Emma Peel & Michael James Wong

It's all about the feeling. Join us as we breakdown the basics of yin and how we as teachers can help our students find as much ease as possible in the practice. 
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JULY /// Beyond the Inhale
WHEN: Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
WHERE: Healthtown, West Hamstead
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm
MENTORS: Rosalind Southward & Michael James Wong

There is more to the breath that just inhaling and exhaling. Join us as we go deeper into understanding how the breath serves the body and the practice. We'll breakdown various pranayama techniques and share different ways we can share to our students

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AUGUST /// Inversions, learn how to teach them (Spoiler Alert, you don't need to do them)
WHEN: Sunday, August 27th, 2017
WHERE: Another Space, Covent Garden
WHAT: 5:00-9:00pm
MENTORS: Chris Magee & Michael James Wong 

You don't have to do the handstand to know how to teach it. Being an acrobat is not a mandatory in yoga, but at times it can feel that way. Come a learn a variety of techniques to share with your students how to fly without even doing them yourself. As we always say, it's better to know how, than to show how.
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SEPTEMBER /// The Science of Pain, understanding the feelings in the body 
(not in a mushy-gushy kind of way)
WHEN: Sunday, September 24th, 2017
WHERE: Core Clapton
WHAT Time: 5:00-9:00pm
MENTORS: Danny Orchid (Osteopath) & Michael James Wong
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OCTOBER /// INVEST IN REST, The Psychology of Restorative Yoga
WHEN: Sunday,October 15th 
WHERE: The Lodge Space, Canada Water
WHAT Time: 5:00-9:00pm
MENTORS: Dimithu Fonseka & Michael James Wong 

The practice of restorative yoga is deeply healing and potentially transformative. Grounded in simple therapeutic and mindfulness techniques, it supports the practitioner settle into stillness and really connect with where the body is that day… 

Sunday School October will introduce you to teaching restorative yoga or simply learn how to confidently interweave restorative postures into your teaching. We'll also explore what Western psychology can teach us about what happens within the restorative practice.
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NOVEMBER /// Touch Me Like You Mean It
WHEN: Sunday, November 26th
WHERE: Core, Clapton
WHAT TIME: 5:00-9:00pm
MENTORS: Michael James Wong & SSY Ninjas
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DECEMBER /// SSY Xmas Party!
WHEN: Friday, December 1st
WHERE: Museum of Happiness, Camden
WHAT TIME: 7:00 - 10:00p
MENTORS: Santa Claus, Ms Claus and an Elf named Noodle
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