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Introduction to Anatomy – Joints & Muscle Groups

October 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$50 – $60

Join Ellie Clarke for a deep dive into anatomy as it relates to your yoga teaching or practice. The Anatomy Workshops may be taken as individual workshops, or all four workshops as a series for the fullest understanding of the human body during yoga asana.
Workshop Dates:
Oct. 20, 3:00-5:00pm – Intro to Anatomy + Joints & Muscle Groups
Nov. 10, 3:30-5:30 pm – Supple and Strong – An Anatomical Approach to Hips
Dec. 8, 1:30-3:30pm – Bending Backwards – An Anatomical Approach to Backbends and Abdominals
Jan. 26, 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Strength and Flexibility – An Anatomical Approach to the Shoulder Girdle
Intro to Anatomy + Joints & Muscle Groups
Learn some basic anatomical terms to lay the foundation needed to read in depth yoga anatomy texts from Leslie Kaminoff, Jo Ann Stauaard-Jones, David Kiehl, Ray Long, Judith Lasatar and others.
Review the basic structure of joints and how these structural components come into play when practicing yoga asana.
How can we use the interplay between strength and flexibility to improve overall physical health?
What is the difference between joint mobility and stability?
Learn about how some muscle groups work in opposition with one another and how that can be utilized to change the impact of a pose.
This workshop will involve lecture, visual presentation, and some asana practice. Please bring something to write on and with and dressed for yoga practice.

Price: $60
YH Members & Teachers Price: $50
All 4 Sessions: $180 ($45 each)


October 20, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$50 – $60


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255 Carroll St NW
Washington, DC 20012
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