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November 2019

WORKSHOP: Posterior Chain Awakening (Alexandria, VA)

November 2, 2019 @ 3:30 am - 5:30 pm EDT
Mind the Mat Pilates and Yoga (Del Ray, Alexandria, VA), 2214 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301 United States
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$40
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For too long, yogis have “softened” their backsides. “Softening the glutes” overrides natural muscular engagement, has created an epidemic of weak gluteal muscles in yoga practitioners, and contributed to hip pain and impingement.  Clinicians describe “posterior chain weakness” as overdominance of the quadriceps muscles and hip flexors, with poor strength in the gluteal muscles and hamstrings and sometimes the back. However, weakened glutes may even lead to back pain since the smaller muscle fibers alongside your spine must work so…

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WORKSHOP: Like Kale for Feet (Alexandria, VA)

November 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Mind the Mat Pilates and Yoga (Del Ray, Alexandria, VA), 2214 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301 United States
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$40

Like Kale for Feet Join Dr. Ariele Foster in this Master Class for the feet and ankles. This therapeutic and challenging practice will include:  Bunion correctives  Self myofascial release  Foot intrinsic strengthening  Foot mobility and adaptability  Playful balancing  New ways of exploring the kinetic chain from the ground up Taking good care of your feet, particularly through strengthening and improved proprioception, can decrease knee and hip pain, improve walking and running efficiency, restore arches, decrease bunions and bunionettes, and encourage…

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WORKSHOP: Principles of Anatomic Sequencing for Yoga

November 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
The Yoga Shala DC, 1550 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$40

This workshop will remove the mystery surrounding intelligent, anatomy-based sequencing, and imbue greater value to your home practice, set apart your teaching, and magnetize students back for more.   A well-sequenced yoga class or workshop is easy to recognize: you walk away lighter, enlivened and expanded. You might embody a pose that you previously thought was impossible, or realize later that you were suspended in a flow state throughout. How do you replicate such extraordinary experiences with your own students…

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January 2020

WORKSHOP: Way of the Happy Fascia (Baltimore, MD)

January 18, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Baltimore Yoga Village (Hampden), 3000 Chestnut Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211 United States
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$40
tennis ball self-myofascial release yoga

Join Dr. Ariele Foster, physical therapist, yoga teacher and founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com for an afternoon of self-myofascial “release”, exploratory movement and movement science in Way of the Happy Fascia. Self-myofascial release is a practice that deeply compliments yoga asana and other movement modalities, and has a profound effect of calming your nervous system. It is a self-care skill that will benefit and enhance the rest of your life. This workshop includes a guided full-body myofascial release practice, some gentle, asana-based…

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MASTER CLASS: Like Kale for Feet (Baltimore, MD)

January 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Baltimore Yoga Village (Hampden), 3000 Chestnut Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211 United States
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$40

Join Dr. Ariele Foster in this Master Class for healthy foot and ankle mechanics. This therapeutic and challenging practice will include: Bunion correctives Self-myofascial release Foot intrinsic strengthening Foot mobility and adaptability Playful balancing New ways of exploring the kinetic chain from the ground up Taking good care of your feet -- by focusing on strengthening and improved proprioception -- can help improve whole body mechanics.  Toe, foot and ankle mobility and stability are too often neglected in the quest…

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WORKSHOP: Way of the Happy Fascia (Washington, DC)

January 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
YogaWorks Dupont, 1632-34 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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$40
tennis ball self-myofascial release yoga

"As a physical therapist, I believe EVERYONE should know the basics of self-myofascial release. It is an essential part of whole body self-care" - Dr. Ariele Foster Join Dr. Ariele Foster, physical therapist, yoga teacher and founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com for an afternoon of self-myofascial “release”, exploratory movement and movement science. Self-myofascial release is a practice that deeply compliments yoga asana and other movement modalities, and has a profound effect of calming your nervous system. It is a self-care skill that…

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April 2020

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Lumbar Spine, SI joints and Pelvis

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm EDT
$50

Lumbar Spine, SI joints and Pelvis: a Workshop with Dr. Ariele Foster Part lecture, part practice and part discussion, this workshop is designed to elevate the anatomic and biomechanical understanding of yoga teachers and practitioners in a practical and functional way. Learn the bony structure of the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joints and pelvis. Learn the basic muscle, fascia and other soft tissue structures Make sense of the biomechanics – the kinematics (visible movements) and arthrokinematics (joint level movements) in the…

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July 2020

ONLINE COURSE: Way of the Happy Fascia

July 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

JUST LAUNCHED! Enjoy our NEW on-demand (start and stop any time - you have access forever) course with comprehensive guided self-myofascial release from head to toe. Continuing education credits for yoga teachers and yoga therapists. Click below to learn more! https://yogaanatomyacademy.com/product/way-of-the-happy-fascia-online-course/

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Lumbar Spine, SI Joints and Pelvis

July 26, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Registration coming soon!  Lumbar Spine, SI joints and Pelvis: an online workshop with Dr. Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com This workshop is designed to elevate the anatomic and biomechanical understanding of yoga teachers and practitioners in a practical and functional way. – Learn the bones and joint structure as well as muscle and other relevant soft tissue of the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joints and pelvis. – Make sense of the biomechanics – the kinematics (visible movements)…

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August 2020

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Hips Yoga Anatomy for Strength and Mobility – Dr. Ariele Foster

August 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
$35
free webinar on healthy hips and yoga with yoga journal

Hip opening is the most popular request of yoga teachers. Does what we do on the yoga mat make sense with our anatomy?  Tight and weak muscle patterns become embedded into our bodies through furniture, lifestyle and more. These patterns don't ONLY follow us onto the yoga mat (no matter how many sun salutations we do): ...these unserving patterns can also be created on the mat. So...more hip opening? Discover specific ways to move your hips mindfully on the mat…

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October 2020

Supple, Stable + Strong: Yoga for 3D Hip Stability [LIVESTREAM SERIES]

October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - November 19, 2020 @ 1:10 pm EDT
Online,

Yoga for Hips - 3 Dimensions of Hip Stability 4 week series class (livestream and recorded) "Hip opening” is a widely requested theme in yoga classes, but the sedentary habits of modern life that contribute to tightness are best served by the opposite—stabilizing. Join Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500+, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com, for a four-week live, virtual live (or on demand) workshop that will dive into foundational hip anatomy and practices that will cultivate strong, mobile hips. Approaching yoga…

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April 2021

Way of the Happy Fascia [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Online
$30
tennis ball self-myofascial release yoga

"As a physical therapist, I believe EVERYONE should know the basics of self-myofascial release. It is an essential part of whole body self-care and getting ahead of injury." - Dr. Ariele Foster Join Dr. Ariele Foster, physical therapist, yoga teacher and founder of Yoga Anatomy Academy for an evening of self-myofascial “release”. Self-myofascial "release" (we will learn why I put quotes around 'release') is a practice that deeply compliments yoga asana and other movement modalities, and has the profound effect…

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May 2021

Yoga Therapy for Covid-19 Recovery [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Online
$25 – $55
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Yoga therapy for covid-19 recovery - an online workshop Sunday May 16th, 2021.

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June 2021

SOLEstice Treat Your Feet [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Online
$15 – $35

An hour of foot health-care in honor of the SOLE-stice (see what we did there?). Learn some of the best foot strengthening exercises on the planet in this one hour class with physical therapist and yoga teacher Dr. Ariele Foster. We will be practicing:Bunion correctivesArch upliftersFoot intrinsic strengthenersAchilles lengthenersAnkle empowerers…and more! These moves are the key to transitioning to minimalist or barefoot shoes, which are key to maintaining healthy feet, ankles, knees, and hips. Props to have on hand: washcloth,…

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July 2021

Happiness and Resilience on the Mat: Neuroscience Implications for Yoga and Meditation [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Online
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Neuroscience research has revealed evidence-based techniques that bolster happiness and resilience. These techniques have implications for the practices of yoga and meditation. Join Chanda to learn neuroscience-informed micro practices that work with our brains to better our sense of wellbeing. Instructor Bio Chanda, E-RYT-500,  YACEP, has been teaching yoga and meditation since 2001 and has studied with numerous master teachers in the US and globally. Chanda holds 500 hour certifications with Shiva Rea and Shri Kali Ashram in Goa, India…

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