Anatomy for yoga
Live & Online YTT
50 hour ~ 350 € ~ coming soon
This course will go back to basics in terms of “what” anatomy is, the role and function of muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well as fascia. How they work together and against other muscle groups in the body, further your knowledge of functional movement, how to avoid repetitive movements, and strengthen the key joints in the body for stability and maximum flexibility.
We will then put all of this into the context of yoga so it is useable in real life ways of moving. Learn the “how” and “why” of practicing and teaching Vinyasa.
Topics covered in this training:
- Bones, Joints, Ligaments & Tendons
- The World of Fascia & Connective Tissue
- Anatomy of Feet & Ankles
- Anatomy of Legs & Knees
- Anatomy of Hips & Pelvis
- Anatomy of Spine & Core
- Anatomy of Shoulder & Neck
- Anatomy of Arms & Elbows
- Anatomy of Hands & Wrists
- Anatomy of Nervous System
- Anatomy of Breathing
- Learning how to see what is in front of you
- Individual Skeletons
- Function vs Aesthetics of Yoga Asana
- Compression vs Tension
- Anatomy Study of the Key Yoga Asanas
- Introduction to simple Myo-Fascia techniques
- Putting all of your knowledge, step by step, into your Vinyasa & Yin practice
Who is this for?
1) The yoga teacher who is ready to take the next step in their teaching career by broadening their experience and offering to include their knowledge of anatomy and how to put that into the context of yoga and sequencing!
2) For practitioners who are interested to learn how to create a safe and sustainable home practice of Vinyasa Yoga.
This training will take place over a 9 day period, with 6 days of 5-6 hour LIVE lectures, discussions, asana dissections & asana classes. Live sessions will take place somewhere between 1pm and 7pm (Bali time).
Pre-recorded yoga classes and pranayama sessions are scheduled for you to take on specific days (at times of your choice) during the 9 day training. Along with some course content and articles to read, and some homework/journaling assignments. Some of this content is intended to be done during the time in between the live sessions, although can be done after course end date also.
There will be flexibility for students who are unable to make all live sessions. For these students, or those in different time zones, the videos will be recorded and can be viewed after the live time.