Advanced Training

August 18-20, 2023

Continuing Education / Advanced Training

We offer opportunities for yoga teachers to fulfill their Yoga Alliance continuing ed requirements as an accredited yoga school and Yoga Alliance Continuing Ed provider.

20-hour applied anatomy of asanas cet with emilie perz of sequential body

August 18, 19, 20 Friday – Sunday

9am – 5pm daily

Knowing yoga anatomy and possessing the right skillsets to apply it can facilitate a safer and more enriching practice. This will empower you with greater confidence on your yoga journey as a student or teacher of yoga. In this advanced training, we will examine the function and form of asana as they relate to vinyasa, yin, and resorative/therapeuticpractices.

This program will offer a welcoming and encouraging environment with the following areas of focus:

  • Fundamentals of Asanas (postures)
  • The importance of movement as medicine
  • Skeletal and Muscular System
  • Joint movement and mobility in achieving postural alignment  
  • Developing a deeper practice that addresses imbalances in body types and individual strengths
  • Preventing and minimizing injuries through yoga therapy

Open to all levels.

Session 1 FRIDAY: 9-12pm
  • The importance of anatomy in yoga  
  • The complementary role of structure and function
  • Anatomical movements of the body
  • The major joints, muscles, and bones of the body in relation to yoga
  • The anatomical planes and the importance of them in relation to asana

Session 2 FRIDAY : 1-5pm
  • The structure, composition and function of Asanas
  • Muscles in action: strengthening vs. stretching
  • Active and Passive Range of Motion
  • Realistic Asana goals in a yoga practice
  • Practicing effective techniques to release muscular tension and build strength

Session 3 SATURDAY : 9-12pm
  • Neurobiology and its importance in relation to movement
  • The concept of neuroplasticity
  • The importance of neuotransmitters and stress release

Session 4 SATURDAY : 1-5pm
  • Back bends: understanding their importance  
  • Physiology and pathology of Backbending asanas
  • Safety considerations, variations, and sequencing modalities

Session 5 SUNDAY: 9-12pm
  • Classical inversion poses in relation to the circulatory system
  • Preparatory movements for inversion  
  • Physiology and pathology of inversion asanas
  • Safety considerations, variations, and sequencing modalities

Session 6 SUNDAY: 1-5pm
  • Pranayama and the respiratory system
  • Significance of yogic breathing
  • Yoga therapy sequencing  

Your Investment:

Tuition Full Program

$720              Om Lounge members  (Early-Bird 20% Discount)

$810              Non-Om Lounge members  (Early-Bird 10% Discount)

$900              Regular Price

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