Meet Stacey Landau – Weblog

Inform us a bit about your self

I’ve  been training yoga for 25 years and educating since 2005. I  initially educated with the British Wheel of Yoga however went on to check yoga remedy with Svastha Yoga. I’ve additionally educated as an iRest degree 2 and Menopause Yoga Trainer. Over the past six years I’ve delved deeply into learning breathwork which is the place my ardour now lies.

Exterior 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 quite a bit 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 organize my work round my wants in order that I can keep nicely and centered.

My very own observe may be very a lot ingrained and weaved into each day life. It isn’t an extended observe anymore however extra bite-sized chunks to help me all through the day. Which means beginning and ending my day with a pranayama observe and having a each day mid-morning stroll to clear my thoughts. If I’ve time within the afternoon, I’ll observe 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 sweets (my biggest vice!) Presently I solely educate 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 trainer?

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 training yoga in a neighborhood fitness center after having given up karate. I had no thought the place this could lead me and actually simply noticed the practices as a solution to maintain shifting.

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

What impressed you to specialize in your observe?

Once 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 buddies, I used to be very fortunate that alternatives offered themselves permitting me to specialise and work with communities akin to stroke survivors, Parkinsons, most cancers sufferers and so forth.

The extra I labored throughout the therapeutic subject, the higher the enjoyment for me as a trainer and the place I felt I used to be doing probably the most I may to assist others entry yoga.

How have you ever seen yoga profit your college students?

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

What’s your favorite quote?

‘Wellness is the entire integration of physique, thoughts and spirit – the belief that all the pieces we do, assume, 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 curious about breathwork from an Japanese and Western perspective and excited to offer varied workshops round this subject.

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