The Science of Flexibility (weekend 2) | 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course
July 7 - July 8$325
The Science of Flexibility is the second unit in the Yoga Integrated Science 200 Hour yoga teacher training program. This two day workship style weekend explores the science of flexibility and its historical continuity. Students will learn about where range of motion comes from and the many theories about stretching. Students will review and discuss the most current research on the topic and will explore the ways to increase range of motion in specific situations. Students will also be exposed to basic neurophysiology and how muscles create tension.
About the Yoga Integrated Science 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course
The Yoga Integrated Science 200 hour yoga teacher training certification program is an anatomy based yoga teacher training program. This program is composed of 6 individual emersive, workshop-style units over a 6 month period. Each course unit is composed of 2 or 3 full days, depending on the unit. The program meets once a month in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Yoga Integrated Science Wellness Center.
This program meets the Yoga Alliance 200 hour requirements when taken as a full course. All Yoga Integrated Science yoga teacher training program course units are appropriate for anyone who wants to learn about the system of Yoga. Individual course units can be taken as continuing education or to further your presonal knowledge in an area.
The full certification program will cover the following topics:
- The origins of Hatha Yoga
- The history and science of flexibility and range of motion
- Structural anatomy and basic mechanics of lower body, trunk and spine, upper body and cervical regions of the body
- Comprehensive analysis of various applicable Hatha Yoga Poses
- Introduction to the science of adjusting and how to incorporate yoga props
- Yoga philosophy
- The ethics of yoga
- Pranayama/ breathing techniques
- General sequencing techniques
- The business of Yoga
Daily yoga practice and studio membership is included with full course registration. During your course, several of the most influential yoga styles and methods will be introduced, analyzed, and directly experienced.