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Yoga Teacher Training Series: Essential Biomechanics of Hatha Yoga
October 20, 2016 - October 23, 2016$525
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In this three day workshop, we will explore joint anatomy in general of the foot, lower leg, knee, and hip. We will begin a comprehensive analysis of several lower body postures with study and practice. This weekend introduces the study of biomechanics as we learn about yoga props and their uses. See why Hatha Yoga is defined as force-ful yoga. Foundational Yoga philosophy includes the nine major mental, physical obstacles to yoga and exercise in general as well as a introductory look at the book the Bhagavad Gita with the 20 Values necessary for an enlightened being.
The Yoga Integrated Science 200 hour program, comprised of six courses over seven weekends and is approved to meet the Yoga Alliance 200 hour requirements. This program is for anyone who wants to learn about the system of Yoga to deepen their practice or become a certified yoga instructor. This program will cover the origins of Hatha Yoga, historical and scientific information on flexibility and range of motion, structural anatomy and basic mechanics of lower body, trunk and spine, upper body and cervical regions of the body, and a comprehensive analysis of various applicable Hatha Yoga Poses.
This program will also include an introduction to the science of adjusting, how to incorporate yoga props, yoga philosophy and ethics, pranayama/ breathing techniques and meditation, general sequencing techniques, the business of Yoga, and a daily yoga practice. Several of the most influential Yoga Styles and methods will be introduced, analyzed, and directly experienced. If you are already a 200 hour instructor or have not intention of ever pursuing this certification, you may take an individual class independently by registering for a single two day or three day course.