Step onto the mat each Friday at 8AM UK on Wanderlust TV as Pip takes over the LIVE studio to host Deep Launch Move – a observe that works on deeper ranges than your normal Yoga class.
Pip Elyisum is an internationally recognised AcroYoga trainer, skilled ballet dancer and performer. She’s been featured in Yoga Journal, Om Yoga Journal, The Telegraph, The Metro, London Night Customary and is one among London’s high lecturers for Wanderlust.
When not travelling overseas for Instructor Trainings & Retreats, Pip is a Yoga Instructor, Dancer & Facilitator for London’s Main AcroYoga Studio & Occasions, College of AcroYoga. Pip brings the fantastic thing about motion and distinctive high quality of line (dance) to the demonstration of AcroYoga.
How did Yoga enter your life? Was it love from the primary sight?
I began yoga, the bodily observe on the age of 17 once I was professionally coaching for dance. I instantly felt the advantages and it was a stunning praise to bounce. Nonetheless, once I REALLY began to seek out yoga, it discovered me. It first discovered me once I was going by a tricky time emotionally and located it was a technique to help that journey. Since then, yoga has taught me life classes and a technique to work with issues in on a regular basis life.
What’s the intention you carry as you share these classes on-line? What essence are you hoping is transmitted by the observe that goes past simply watching somebody on a display screen?
The main target of the lessons could come throughout from the surface eye, as a technique to grow to be extra versatile and dealing with the fascia. On a deeper stage, I goal to attach with the coed to work with their limitations. To assist them to open the physique, to then permit them to be open sufficient to launch the strain that has been constructed up. Releasing this rigidity can also assist launch them from deeper areas of their life the place there was constriction, stress, pressure, and different limiting beliefs constructed from the thoughts.
As you’re a trainer, you’re additionally a scholar. How does your private studying journey continues as you step on the mat studying versus instructing?
I are inclined to self enquire loads. This brings up quite a lot of philosophy which stems from motion to life occasions and the best way we understand issues. Extra just lately, I used to be by myself for 3 months throughout lockdown which compelled me to take a look at some very uncomfortable issues, with a sequence of unlucky occasions that adopted. We’re all non secular warriors having to cope with on a regular basis life, it’s how we reply and work with them long run is what issues essentially the most.
Motion is the very first thing that permits us to assist change our physiology so we may be in a greater state to handle all of the various things happening. Stepping onto the mat for my private observe permits me to visibly see the restrictions in my physique that will even be constricting me in areas of my life. With this understanding, it permits me to carry an incredible sense of empathy and compassion to college students and the place they might be that day.
What can be the one piece of recommendation you could possibly give to the Wanderlust TV streamers to deepen the reference to a trainer throughout their on-line observe?
Having three months by myself through the lockdown in London, reside streams was a really thrilling technique to join. Turning up on time for the category allowed me to deal with this as a devoted time for me, so I’d encourage you to do the identical. Interacting by messaging on the platform and connecting with others on-line introduced an incredible sense of neighborhood and connection.
Once I was attending a reside stream as a scholar, I favored to deal with it as a real-life class or assembly. I arrange the room, caught to the category the entire means and I turned off all distractions. This helped me join with the trainer, the observe and myself. It was additionally thrilling if I advised the trainer beforehand (or after) that I used to be attending the category. I hope this piece of recommendation will show you how to to have an pleasurable on-line expertise with a trainer.
When you may have dinner with an influential persona within the historical past of Yoga, who would it not be and why?
Good query! Micheal A Singer. His e-book modified my life ‘The untethered soul’.