This course analyzes the mechanics of the ankle, knee, and hip MAT Jump Start Program is designed to teach yoga teachers and health professionals:Objectively evaluate and identify biomechanical imbalances in the human body Raise the level of understanding of how biomechanical imbalances lead to repetitive stress and chronic overuse injuries Create an awareness that exercise/ yoga may lead to dysfunction if not properly progressed. Help to validate that an individual yoga practice is truly making positive changes in one’s body. Examine how muscle tightness is secondary to muscle weakness. Give tools to identify and eliminate positional weakness that may lead to injury and further compensation. Show how to identify and eliminate positional weakness that may lead to injury or further compensation. Help the yoga teacher to become more comfortable with touch in order to evaluate and assess range of motion safely.
This course will consist of three two-day weekends, all 16 hours. CEC approval has been obtained for the Board of Certification (BOC). If you are certified or licensed by different organization, please contact them to determine if CECs will be awarded for MAT courses. All other certifications and licensing organizations may be petitioned for approval. These courses will be provided at the Yoga Host sit. For more information on any of the MAT Jumpstart courses, please contact the MAT Jumpstart Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
or 1-877-999-9MAT ext. 2.
Go to www.muscleactivation.com to download a brochure for the jump start program.