Amanda Brown

curriculum vitae

Recognised and Insured by British Wheel of Yoga. Current Emergency First Aid.

Accepted as Senior Teacher with YogaAlliance Professionals. Teacher for YogaCampus

Continuing Professional development:

MA Authorial Practice Falmouth University Sept 2019-2021

Supervision Training with Dr Lucy Arnsby Wilson Autumn 2019

Training in Compassionate enquiry with Dr Gabor Mate.Jan 2019-Nov 2019. 


Education

2002 - 2004
1985 - 1988
1984 - 1985

Certificate in Education PCET / Truro College.
BA (Hons) Fine Art (Installation & Performance) / University of Northumberland.
Foundation Diploma / Falmouth School of Art.


Other qualifications and Training


2019

2019

2018 

2018

2018

2018

2017

2016

2016

2015/16

2015

2015

2013

 

2012

2011

2010

2007

2006
1997
1997
1997
1996
1996
1994
1993
1994

 Well woman Yoga TT with Uma Dinsmore Tuli August 2019 60 hr

Bruce Fertman, Alexander Technique 'teaching by hand,learning by heart' 

Total Yoga Nidra..Training the trainer Uma Dinsmore Tuli

Jaap Van der Vaal The Embryo in Us

Yin Yoga Training

Gentle Somatic Yoga. James Knight

Amy Matthews Anatomy Course

Yoga Nidra TT 

Embodied Facilitator Course 200plus TT

Tantra Vinyasa 200 Hour certified Teacher

Embodied Yoga Principles Qualified Teacher

Total Yoga Nidra Foundation

Embodying Embryology, Continuum

Deepening into the Feminine Core. Continuum

CST for babies, families and children, part 2

CST for babies, families and children

Biodynamic Cranio-sacral Therapy. Karuna Institute

Training Yoga for Healthy Lower Back.

Recognised British Wheel of Yoga teacher
Iyengar Yoga Intermediate Stage One.
Reflexology / ITEC.
Aromatherapy / ITEC.
Swedish and Holistic Massage / ITEC.
Anatomy and Physiology Diploma / ITEC.
Spinal Touch / ALTT.
Iyengar Yoga - Introductory Teaching Certificate.
Professional Kinesiology Diploma.


Yoga Teaching and Therapy

 

2015 onwards

 

2008 - 2017 
1993 - 2010
1990 - present
1993 - present

2006- 2017 
2006 - 2008
2005 - 2009
2002 - 2003
2000 - 2001
1994 - 2003
1993 - 2003

 

Devising and delivering anatomy syllabus on teacher training courses, Offering level 2 TT courses. 

Buddhist member of Chaplaincy / University College Falmouth.

Iyengar Yoga Tutor / Cornwall Adult Education Service.
Private Classes / Individual and Group Tuition, retreats, workshops
Natural Therapist 

Co-founder and co-ordinator Santosa Pan Yoga Gathering and founder Surya Eco Yoga.
Cornwall Adult Education Service. Quality and curriculum adviser: Sport, Health and Fitness.
Session observer / Cornwall Adult Education Service.
Tutor advisor / Cornwall Adult Education Service.
ITEC Tutor (Reflexology, Massage) / A&P – Truro College.
Iyengar Yoga Tutor / Cornwall College.
Iyengar Yoga Tutor / Truro Colleg.


OTHER EMPLOYMENT

Artist / Workshop Facilitator

2013-2019

 

 

1994 – 2009

Spinning (Guild of spinners and weavers), Weaving for the last couple of years. Slowly developing a body of work from the ground up and enquiring into extinction and the anthropocene. Selling shawls and launch  of '13 looms project' teaching women to weave a cloth for themselves. Warp and Weft of being retreats.  Regular writing practice.

Freelance Artist / Tate Gallery St Ives. Piloting language projects, involving production of ‘Fragments’ and poetry to be used in the gallery to access works of art through linguistics. Devising workshops in response to current displays for all ages, particularly children from 4 - 11
and adults. My strength lies in my experience and the ability to respond quickly and creatively
using a wide range of techniques and media to reflect the ability and interest of the group.
I am interested in giving others the confidence to generate and work with, their own ideas.

1996 - 1998

Animateur / Royal Cornwall Museum. Running curriculum-linked workshops for junior school children based on the collection.

1993 –1997

Project Leader / Annexe Arts. Conceived and developed community arts project for adults with special needs. Responsible for obtaining funding (in partnership with Cornwall College this continues to be a successful project).

1990 - 1991
1989 - 1990
1985 - 1998

Life Drawing Tutor / Bristol Adult Education.
Tutor in life drawing, contemporary British Sculpture / Sydney Institute of Fine Art.
Special Needs Teaching. Teaching dance and art to students with special needs of all ages in various establishments throughout the county.


Other work experience

1992 – 1998

Jewellery Maker. As member of Cornwall Crafts Association I made and exhibited silver and gold jewellery for several years.

1990 - 1991
1988 - 1989

Reviewer for Venue Magazine.
Member whole food cooperative ‘Harvest’.


Projects

2018

2007
2006 - 2007

'Bibiography in Cloth' Part of Bath Fringe Group show participant

Curated ‘Selected Bilbliography’ 12 artists. Poets / musicians in Morrab Library.
Workshops at Eden Project

2005

Creative Partnerships. Artist in residence. Residency with a school and random dance company
for ‘The Big Project’, 3-year collaboration between Tate St Ives, Eden Project, Hall for Cornwall
and The Works.

2005
1995 –1996
1994
1990
1987

National Trust. Freelance Artist. Feltmaking workshops.
Gateway Club, National Dance Platform. Produced ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘the nine Maidens’.
City of Lights, Truro. Lantern Festival. Maker.
MS Centre, Sydney. Artist.
TSWA Project Technician.

1986 – 1988

Northgate Arts Project. Artist. Pilot project working with Mental Health Patients
in a large institution.


EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES

 

1992 –1998

 

Cornwall Crafts Association galleries, Wolf at the Door, Mid Cornwall Galleries.
Various Jewellery and Felt Exhibitions.

1995
1991
1991
1990

Tate Gallery, St Ives. Freelance artists show.
Arnolfini, Bristol. Perfomance ‘Early one morning’.
University of Bristol. Group Show, drawing ‘fragmented form.’
Blue Moon Gallery, Sydney. Solo installation, mixed media ‘Unmaking’.

1989

Gulbenkian, Newcastle. Group show for visually impaired ‘Touch me, feel me’.
‘Scented garden for the blind’ mixed media.

1988

Various performances in Newcastle, ‘Constructed in time
‘Ellusionistic’.


PUBLICATIONS

‘1001 ways to stay young naturally’. Dorling Kindersly (yoga contributor).
‘1001 ways to relax naturally’. Dorling Kindersly (yoga contributor).
‘1001 ways to stay young naturally’. Dorling Kindersly (yoga contributor).