classically trained, Christoffer’s musicianship
encompasses technical ability and uplifting
purity of sound. He has the touch of music
magician, able to capture and communicate
the energy and essence of his subject matter,
inspiring the aural imagination with wordless
tales of enchantment.
Advisor, music composer and Teacher Trainer,
Christopher de Graal BMUS
(PERF), MPNLP, MAC is a uniquely
inspiring musician, composer and workshop leader.
With a comprehensive background working with
children, teachers, parents and carers, his
experience has been honed over 25 years, leading
workshops and facilitating young people’s
experience of music and movement.
extensive CV includes work as composer, musician
and workshop leader for a dance
theatre company. He has run numerous sessions
at schools throughout the UK, including a year-long
residency in special needs education which included
training participating teachers. Christoffer
has also worked as an advisor for social services
after school projects, and his work with the
Royal School for the Deaf was later integrated
into the school’s curriculum. He has run
regular workshops for children and their accompanying
teaches improvisational music and movement with
children on the teacher training course.
has studied teaching skills, undertaken an Arts
Council course in Arts in Education, and is
skilled in verbal and non-verbal communication.
He is a trained Neurolinguistic Programming
and Metaphor Work Coach, and is a Partner Artist
for arts agencies Shape London, DASI (Devon
Artist in Schools Initiative) and SPAEDA (Somerset
Partnership for Arts Education). Christoffer
is a Churchill Fellow and won a Millennium Awards
Fellowship for Active Citizenship in the Community
for his work on the transformational work of
music to build community.
Advisor and Teacher Trainer, Paula Mayura has
been teaching Yoga with a passion since 2001,
exploring holistic well-being through Hatha
Yoga and Meditation with a focus on energy flow
through the Chakras. Paula now runs her own
(IYN registered) Yoga School, offering Teacher
Training and Foundation Courses and also the
Yoga Module within the Chakra Dancing Teacher
tells us "My teaching style is subtle
and finely detailed. Focusing on developing
awareness of the interrelationship of mind,
body and spirit experientially. Through asana,
pranayama, philosophy and meditation finding
balance and enhancing energy towards a true
sense of well-being".
offers 'dance in yoga' and 'yoga in dance' modules
both on the teacher training and as CPD days.