Course Overview

Learn to teach Soundmoves Restorative classes with this series of partner-based exercise lessons. This course follows on from the pre-requisite restorative practice curriculum. Each lesson takes a position or a technique and guides you through necessary steps to deliver a whole new type of Yoga class. Building your creative repertoire will enable you to freestyle and improvise  classes that reflect your own personality and style. 

Key Positions:

  1. Standing
  2. Seated
  3. Prone
  4. Supine


Key Techniques:

  • Diaphragm Assisted Breathing
  • Diaphragm Resisted Breathing
  • Isokinetic Movement
  • Pandiculation
  • Vocalising
  • Drishti


Course Curriculum

    1. General Information

    1. Introduction to the Standing Position.

    2. Lesson 01: Basic Standing practice

    3. Lesson 02: Full Version teaching to a partner

    4. Lesson 03: Focus on Pranavrittasana

    5. Lesson 04: Focus on Namaskarasana 01 and 02

    6. Lesson 05: Focus on Ardha Chandrasana

    7. Lesson 06: Focus on Parivrittasana

    8. Lesson 07: Mini Version oriented to hands and feet

    9. Lesson 08: Mini Version oriented to eyes and abdomen

    10. Lesson 09: Mini Version oriented to knees and shoulders

    11. Lesson 10: Mini Version oriented to pelvis, spine and head

    1. Introduction to the Supine Position.

    2. Lesson 01: Basic Supine practice

    3. Lesson 02: Guiding primary diaphragmatic breathing with a partner

    4. Lesson 03: Adjusting and contacting in the Supine Position.

    5. Lesson 04: Vocalising in the Supine position.

    1. Introduction to the Prone Position

    2. Lesson 01. Basic Prone practice sequence

    3. Lesson 02: Prone Position - Set-up and Adjustments

    4. Lesson 03: Demonstrate Teaching to Partner

    1. Introduction to the Seated Position

    2. Lesson 01: Basic Seated practice

    3. Lesson 02: Seated Partner set-up

About this course

  • 24 lessons

Soundmoves creator and curator

25 years Yoga teaching experience

M. Sc, C-IAYT, ERYT-500 Noah Mckenna

Noah Mckenna developed Soundmoves after two decades as a teacher trainer and therapist in the Yoga hotspot of Mysore, India. Soundmoves brings clinical experience and cutting edge research to the table infusing multiple healing modalities into a seamless Yoga formula. As an instructor Noah has the gift of distilling information and conveying it with simplicity and depth. The lesson designs reflect a coherent structure that comes when a teacher has benefited from decades in the field.