Functional Anatomy and Physiology

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Functional Anatomy and Physiology
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From Fri 21 February 2020 to Sun 23 February 2020
From Friday 21 February 2020 to Sunday 23 February 2020
5:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Functional Anatomy and Physiology
20 HR Module
Drs. Jen Dorn and Celeste Bolin

During the teacher training, you will learn anatomy and physiology as it pertains to practicing yoga, teaching yoga and its health benefits.

Being extremely knowledgable about how the body works and knowing how yoga works helps one to perform postures more skillfully, this will advance your offering as a teacher and create a safe space for exploration.

We will dive into the workings of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems, joint movement or lack thereof, and ways to access the sacred vessel of the nervous system (our spine,) learn about common injuries and medical conditions.

We will cover how to prevent injuries from happening in class, as well as go over posture modifications for students with injuries or medical conditions.

Topics to be covered:

  • General Human Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Dynamics of Breathing (integrating breath, posture, and movement)
  • Yoga and the spine
  • Nervous System (sympathetic vs parasympathetic)
  • Musculoskeletal system (structure vs function)
  • Anatomy Trains
  • Anatomy and Physiology and how it relates to Asana
  • How to speak and translate anatomy to students confidently
  • Understand how to get the most out of a posture for every type of body safely

Benefits:

  • A living “lab” to explore the body and how our physicality relates to yoga and its postures, science, and philosophy
  • Gain confidence in your knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and how that relates to yoga
  • Honoring the physical body while practicing yoga
  • Moving beyond the myth of “flexibility” and engaging all of our anatomy in every pose
  • Understand starting positions and bases of support
  • Learn how to keep your own body safe and comfortable while working hands-on with students
  • Help students gain an awareness of their body and breath
  • Learn primary cautions or contraindications for yoga poses
  • Learn how to adapt poses for different bodies

**Understanding anatomy as a yoga teacher is crucial for a students safety, you may often encounter several injuries, surgeries falls, repetitive stress syndromes, sprained ankles, frozen shoulders in one class. A yoga teacher must be confident in guiding a student, in order to facilitate healing and repair. Injury can easily occur if not guided correctly and confidently.

 

Hours:

Friday 5:30 - 10 PM
Saturday 11 am - 6 pm
Sunday 8 am - 3 pm

**OPEN TO THE PUBLIC** for $290

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