Harmony Yoga Academy

Vinyasa Krama Yoga

200 Hour Teacher Training and Practitioner Certificate Course

Steve Brandon.


Steve has been a student of Yoga in the tradition of Krishnamacharya for more than ten years. He has studied extensively with Ranju Roy 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.

Sally Lever, MA(Oxon.), Dip.M, LCH Dip.

Sally is Harmony Yoga’s Associate Personal and Small Business Coach. She is a professionally trained life coach, specialising in sustainable living and sustainable business. For much of the last 18 years she has been self-employed, running her own small businesses in the fields of ethical marketing, education and training. Since 2004, she has been coaching complementary therapists and other owners of small, ethical businesses, helping them to realise their true vocations. She is experienced in ethical marketing, small business organisation and the Triple Bottom Line – business as a vehicle for environmental, social/personal and financial wellbeing.

Sally is a keen advocate of Yoga and Ayurveda and maintains a personal practice in both.

She teaches the Working in Harmony module – our guide to setting up and running a successful and ethical Yoga teaching business.

Coaching can be very beneficial to Yoga practitioners in order to support them in developing an enduring personal practice, completing teacher training, or establishing a Yoga teaching or therapy business. Contact Sally if you would like to discuss the possibilities for personal coaching.

T: 01749 674842
E: sally@harmonyyoga.co.uk or sally@sallylever.co.uk

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.