Delve Deeper into your Practice, Safely and with Strength by Understanding the Anatomical Basis of Yoga.
Improve your practice, whether it is at the studio or at home. Understand how to work with your body – whether you are young and mobile, tight and constricted or overly flexible. Feel comfortable in your practice even if you have chronic pain. Understand why your body moves the way it does (or doesn’t). A sampling of what is inside:
- The internal world: Learn the basics of anatomy as they relate to asana including skin, bone, muscle, nerve, connective tissue, fascia, blood and lymph vessels.
- The 8 essential principles of movement: Explore and experience the 8 essential principles of movement that can be applied to any style of yoga – Restorative, Therapeutic, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Bikram, ViniYoga, Vinyasa Flow, Svaroopa, Kripalu, Ansura etc.
- Applying the principles to Asana: Apply the 8 essential principles to each group of asana – back bends, forward bends, twists, inversions and standing poses. Understand why problems can occur like – back pain in back bends, hamstring tightness in forward bends, and neck and wrist pain in inversions.