Annamaya Kosa; Patanjali states pratyaksa (direct experience) is the path to knowledge. We will review joints, muscles and fascia and build on your assessment skills. Learn/review the application of anatomical terms like prime mover, synergist and antagonist and reciprocal inhibition theory as it applies to yoga and functional anatomy.
This workshop will, help you identify and correct common imbalances and to directly apply this knowledge in your MT practice or yoga classes. From here we will advance to Pranamaya Kosa and systems, the anatomy of the breath from both eastern and western perspectives and pelvic floor health. Last we will look at yoga therapy and chronic pain applications in the context of the current pain science model. Extensive handouts, power point tools and hands on. We will be doing plenty of yoga to let the intelligence of the mind learn kinetically. No prior yoga experience required.
Anatomy & Yogasana I
The Foundation– From Standing Asana to Inversions
1. Lower body, Foundation poses
2. Pelvic Girdle & Hip Openers
3. Supple spine, Backbends & twists
4. Shoulder girdle & Inversions
Total: 12 hours
Anatomy & Yogasana II
1. Pranayama and anatomy of the Breath
2. The Pelvic Core and Diaphragms
3. Benefits of yogasana for LB pain – research based
Total: 12 hours
This workshop will allow time to relax and get with the Aloha spirit, hang on the beach and swim with the turtles. Nothing will bring you greater peace and joy than the many humpback whales visiting Maui.
Total cost for A&Y I&II course, shared accommodation and most fabulous gourmet vegetarian meals:
A $900 deposit must be received before November 1st, or cost is $1950 if received after November 1st. Remainder due by December 15th, 2019. Airfare, ground transport, gratuities and entertainment not included. Rate based on per person, shared room.
Please download, complete and submit the A&Y I & II Registration form.
*Pre-registration is up to four weeks prior to the scheduled workshop date.
Recognized by CMTBC and MTAA for 24 primary credits. IYAC, CMTO, MTANS, Yoga Alliance and ABMP for CEC/CEU