Energies Balanced “BACK to Basics anatomy and yoga workshop series” combines eastern and western anatomy with classical yoga training for students and teachers of yoga, bodywork, movement therapy, dancers for those who want to gain a deeper understanding of the human body and the practice of yoga. The course is taught using yoga asana, anatomical models and lecture. The sessions are 2 ½ hours long and are held once a month. The workshops are open to all levels of yoga practitioners and in some cases CEUs can be provided.
First series is Anatomy and movement, it is a four part series, workshops may be take individually for $40, two for $75 and 10% discount off total cost if you sign up for all four. The whole series is a 10 hour workshop and can be applied toward CEUs in some cases.
The second series is Chakras and the endocrine system and is taught in a three part series. $40 for each individually, $75 if you sign up for three and %10 discount if you sign up for all three.
Build a solid foundation for musculoskeletal anatomy of the major muscle groups, joints, and bones
Understand some of those abstract terms like “tuck your tailbone” and “engage your thigh muscles”
Learn to speak the language of anatomy to build confidence in communicating about the body to other practitioners, teachers, students or health care professionals
Learn to work with yoga asana to correct common postural habits that cause discomfort for a majority of the western world
Understand the complicated joints such as the knee, SI joint and the shoulder joint
Explore how muscles work together to create alignment and how this knowledge will help you to create effective sequences to enhance your personal asana practice and/or classes you teach
Learn to work intelligently to avoid injury and be able to modify poses for pre-existing injury in yourself and/or students you work with
Learn the subtle anatomy of chakras, nadis and ayurvedic doshas
Learn to design more effective sequences of yoga asana for home practice or classes
Go home with several sequences (including the one we do in the workshop) to practice on your own or share with your classes