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Human Movement: Applications for Yoga Teachers

  • Mountainside Fitness, Scottdale Pavilions 8929 E Talking Stick Way Scottsdale,AZ 85250 USA (map)

Yoga teachers,

Has it been a while since you studied anatomy? 

Do you know what biomechanics is, and how it relates to human movement? 

Are you curious about other movement modalities that can support and enhance your teaching skill set? 

Are you interested in science-based research and how it can apply to yoga asana? 

If you answered yes to even one of these questions, then this is the workshop for you!

Outline of Potential Discussion Topics and Movement Exploration

  • Defining Biomechanics / Biotensegrity

  • Mobility vs. Flexibility

  • Intro to Nervous System

  • Cueing Strategies

  • ROM Variations, Use of Leverage

  • Breathing / Inner Unit / Pelvic Floor & Diaphragm Synergy / IAP

  • Asana Deconstruction & Reconstruction

  • Hip and Shoulder Movement Exploration

  • Stretching vs. Strengthening

  • Scope of Practice

  • Critical Thinking


Earlier Event: October 25
Anatomy: The 4 Areas of Compression
Later Event: November 9
It's Always Sun A in Scottsdale