Understand your body and the bodies of your students in a much deeper way. Learn how the bodily systems, structures and movements are all fundamentally linked. Receive instruction for cueing to improve your alignment and technique, help prevent injuries, plus alleviate pain, strain and tensions in the body.
The 200HR provides an intro to anatomy, which covers basic anatomical terms, functions of the muscio-skeletal system, properties and characteristics of the body. Learn about the bones, muscles, joints, connective tissue, fascia, facial dumping, planes of motion, compression and tension, cell structure, and biotensegrity.
The 300HR YTT includes advanced functional yoga anatomy, including hands-on demonstrations and physical practices to put this knowledge in action with asanas. You will learn in depth shoulder mobility, hip mobility, the spine & lower back. The joints, ankles, knees, wrists & elbows. Foot and bow, the nervous system, the nature of fascia, the functional anatomy of a handstand and other practices.
*Anatomy is a very broad subject covering the entire human body. These lessons contain challenging technical vocabulary from medical, biological and sport sciences. This requires additional reading and multiple reviews to understand and internalize. Therefore, it is recommended that you complete all of the anatomy classes online, and save the onsite time for deeper discussion and analysis. The onsite training has but limited time to cover the most relevant topics.