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Touch | 50 Hour Advanced Training with Gwyn Williams, Bess & Tahl

  • Creature Yoga Town 2/142 Bangalow Road Byron Bay, NSW, 2481 Australia (map)

This is a 50 hour training over 5 days with Bess, Tahl and guest faculty Gwyn Williams. This training module will include classes of asana, pranayama, meditation and mantra with Bess and Tahl, practical assisting and Zen Thai Shiatsu sessions with Gwyn Williams, and discussion/workshop/prac sessions with Bess and Tahl to process the material. The focus will be on deepening your understanding of and confidence with touch, in the context of assists for yoga asana as well as simple Zenthai Shiatsu bodywork sequences. Leave this training with an increased capacity to be present with students, a better understanding of the human body, and an ability to offer compassionate, helpful assists in your classes.

About Gwyn

Gwyn Williams, the founder of Zenthai Shiatsu, lives predominantly in Australia with his wife Gaia and his two sons and one daughter: Jye, Keed and Siahn. He spends approximately 3 months of the year leading retreats in South East Asia, Europe and the U.S. Otherwise he is running more long term courses at his healing centres on the Sunshine Coast, Australia or in a rural village in Bali. The Zenthai centre in Bali is a "giving back Program" where all the courses create an annual salary and livelihood for five local families. When not teaching class, travelling the world or treating clients he is surfing waves, loving his family, running mountains, spending time in Nature, enjoying Yoga and constantly Bowing down to Source.

To learn more about Gwyn and his work: 

January 22-24:
8-10.30am asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation with Tahl or Bess
10.30-11.30 break
11.30-2.30 workshop with Gwyn
2.30-3 break
3-5 discussion/workshop/practice with Bess and/or Tahl 
January 25-26:
9-11.30am asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation with Tahl or Bess
11.30-12.30 break
12.30-3.30 workshop with Gwyn
3.30-4 break
4-6 discussion/workshop/practice with Bess and/or Tahl

Yoga Alliance
This course is part of the Creature Yoga 300 hour Advanced Teacher Training pathway. Students will be eligible to receive 50 hours towards their 300 hour certification (100% attendance required, and any preparatory work and/or homework completed), or 50 hours of Continuing Education Units.


If you wish to receive Yoga Alliance hours, students must have completed a recognised 200 hour training. 

Cost: $895, with 10% member discount, 10% early bird until August 31, 20% discount for Creature Yoga 200hr graduates - discounts not cumulative. Creature graduates please contact the studio to activate your discount. Package price for 300 hour training (6 modules) is $3500, email for payment.