About

ALEX WEST Senior Yoga Teacher Yoga SYT LicZSS CNT

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Qualifications

  • Senior Yoga Teacher/Teacher Trainer – Yoga Alliance UK
  • Level 3 REPS Register of Exercise Professionals
  • Shiatsu Massage Teacher
  • Qi Gong Healing Therapy (Mantak Chia)
  • NLP Healing Neuro Linguistic Programming

Senior Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance UK with over 16 years experience of teaching Yoga and 20 years practicing and teaching Shiatsu, meditation, Chi Kung and other Taoist healing arts including Chi Nei Tsang, an advanced form of therapeutic massage focussing on rejuvenating the vital organs.

Since childhood Alex has immersed himself in the study of Healing, movement and energy disciplines. Travelling through India and South America developing his interest in spiritual and martial arts and in 2005 was authorised to teach the Yogic Martial Art from the province of Kerala in India by Swami Rhadda Krishna Cheynanda.

 

ALEX WEST.  Timeline of Education,  Certificates and Qualifications

2015 QI Gong Advanced Teacher – UNIVERSAL TAO CENTRE, UK

2012 Kundalini Yoga for Kids TeacherN – STARCHILD YOGA, UK

2011 REPS LEVEL 3 Group execise – REGISTER OF EXERCISE PROFESSIONALS

2010 Senior Yoga Teacher/ Teacher Trainer (SYT) – YOGA ALLIANCE UK

2010 NLP. Neuro Linguistic Programming Practicioners certificate.

2009 Acting & Directing 4 year degree. – KOGAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART

2005 6 month Yoga study trip – NAYARAMBALAM ASHRAM, KERALA, INDIA.

2003 Qi Gong healing – MANTAK CHIA, UNIVERSAL HEALING TAO.

2003 Introductory Yoga Teaching Certificate. WEST LONDON YOGA SHALA, UK

2000 Taoist Chi Kung (QI Gong). UNIVERSAL HEALING TAO, UK.

1999 MRSS(T) Shiatsu teaching certification. SHIATSU SOCIETY, UK.

3 month Capoeira Angola study trip. BAHIA, BRAZIL

1998 Chi Nei Tsang level 1 certification. UNIVERSAL HEALING TAO, UK.

1997 ZSS(T) Zen Shiatsu teaching certificate. ZEN SHIATSU SOCIETY, UK.

1997 MRSS. Shiatsu Practicioners certificate. SHIATSU SOCIETY UK.

1996 Lic.ZSS. License to practice Zen Shiatsu. ZEN SCHOOL OF SHIATSU, UK.

NVQ, LEVEL 1 teaching certificate, CITY & ISLINGTON COLLEGE, UK.

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Inspiration

Hatha, Kundalini, Taoist, and Shadow Yoga as well as the influences of Mexican Shamanistic healing movement, Alex teaches regular weekly classes at clubs, health centres and offices throughout greater London and is developing a series of DVD’s and Instructional Books on ‘YOGA AS A HEALING ART”