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October 2019

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

October 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
The Yoga Shala DC, 1550 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$40

Sitting is the new smoking....which means we’ve all got some work to (un)do. Tight and weak muscle patterns (ahem...psoas) become embedded into our bodies through furniture and lifestyle. Often these patterns follow us onto the yoga mat, no matter how many sun salutations we do. Discover specific ways to move your hips mindfully on the mat to unlock hip flexors and awaken hip stabilizers. Dive into the deep world of "hip healthcare" including rotational strength, joint centricity, stabilization, muscular activation…

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WORKSHOP: Way of the Happy Hips (State College, PA)

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Wellness in Motion, 611 University Dr
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$40

Sitting is the new smoking….which means we’ve all got some work to do. Tight and weak muscle patterns become embedded into our bodies through furniture and lifestyle. Often these patterns continue to show up on the yoga mat, no matter how many sun salutations we do. Discover specific ways to move on the mat, which will unlock hip flexors and awaken hip stabilizers. Offer love to your psoas and so much more. From tight hip flexors to the distance between…

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WORKSHOP: Anatomic Sequencing for Complex Poses and Arm Balances (State College, PA)

October 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Wellness in Motion, 611 University Dr
State College, PA 16801 United States
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$50

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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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 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Baltimore Yoga Village (Hampden), 3000 Chestnut Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211 United States
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$40
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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm EDT
Online, 2301 ½ 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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$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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June 2020

WEBINAR Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga

June 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Free
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In this free webinar, learn the 10 Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga with physical therapist and founder of Yoga Anatomy Academy, Dr. Ariele Foster. https://yogaanatomyacademy.com/webinars/principles-of-anatomy-informed-yoga-with-dr-ariele-foster/?page=register

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FREE LIVESTREAM CLASS: Fascia Release and Fluidity

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Free
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To join this one hour free myofascial release and yoga class (sponsored by KiraGrace), bring any or all of the following: - a sturdy water bottle/towel/rubber bands and / or duct tape - tennis balls, tube sock that maybe no longer has a partner, optional duct tape - any myofascial release tools you have (foam roller, balls, sticks etc) Dr. Ariele Foster will be guiding you through an hour of self massage mixed with a bit of asana to undo…

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July 2020

FREE! WEBINAR: Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Free

Learn the 10 Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga with physical therapist and founder of Yoga Anatomy Academy, Dr. Ariele Foster. https://yogaanatomyacademy.com/webinars/10-principles-of-anatomy-informed-yoga-2/?page=register Register with the link above!

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ONLINE COURSE: Way of the Happy Fascia

July 15 @ 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 @ 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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