Harmony Yoga Academy

Vinyasa Krama Yoga

600 Hour  Practitioner and Teacher Training Course (PTTC)

Steve Brandon.

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Steve has been a student of Yoga in the tradition of Krishnamacharya for 16 years. He has studied extensively with Ranju Roy, Paul Harvey and Srivatasa Ramaswami as well as attending workshops with T.K.V. Desikachar, A.G. & Indra Mohan and Peter Hersnack. He has completed teacher training courses with the British Wheel of Yoga, Viniyoga Britain and Srivatsa Ramaswami.  More…





Norah Nelson

Norah1Norah Nelson (PhD) has over a decade of teaching experience in physical activity and health subjects, working with adults in further and higher education settings.

After completing a qualification in Massage Therapy (Institute of Physical Therapy and Applied Science, 2001) and an honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science (University of Limerick, 2002), Norah begin teaching massage and applied anatomy whilst undertaking her PhD (Dublin City University, 2007).  Her research sought to understand and facilitate positive physical activity behavior among young people, and led to a lectureship at the University of Strathclyde (2007-2010) in physical activity for health.  Norah subsequently taught sports massage and exercise therapies at the University of Derby (2010-2013) before moving to the South West to focus on family life.

Norah has been practising yoga since 2003 and has completed the 200 hour Teacher Training in Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Harmony Yoga Academy.  Her yoga practice has been most influenced by Krishnamacharya’s tradition, which matches her values about sustainable, optimal health and wellbeing across the lifespan.

Norah is interested in helping yoga practitioners and teachers to understand the physical body in order to promote functional movement and holistic health.

Nora teaches the Anatomy and Physiology programmes on the Practitioner and Teacher Training Course.

Charles Cox.

Charles has been practising and studying yoga with senior teachers in the UK Since 1995 and teaching since 2003. He trained as a teacher in the Viniyoga tradition with the AYS (Association for Yoga Studies) and is registered for teaching with the British Wheel of Yoga. More recently Charles has been studying and training in Vinyasa Krama Yoga through Harmony Yoga and directly with Srivatsa Ramaswami.

Charles is co-author, with Steve Brandon, of  The Vinyasa Krama Yoga Practice Manual.

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