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WEEKEND RETREAT: Way of the Happy Fascia at Omega Institute

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Way of the Happy Fascia Weekend Join Dr. Ariele Foster, physical therapist, yoga teacher and founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com for a weekend of self myofascial release and playful movement. Self-myofascial release is a practice that deeply compliments yoga asana and other movement modalities. It is a self-care skill that will benefit and enhance the rest of […]

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WORKSHOP: Myofascial Medicine (Richmond, VA)

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Self-myofascial release is a highly accessible practice that deeply compliments yoga asana and other movement modalities. It is a self-care skill that will benefit and enhance your life. This workshop covers the latest science, relevant anatomy and physiology of fascia and demonstrates how the practice of myofascial release is a vital companion to yoga asana. […]

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WORKSHOP: Spacious Side Body (Richmond, VA)

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Don’t lean in, don’t lean out. Lean to the side. Modern postural yoga and popular asana emphasizes powerful lengtheners for the front and back body. We also dwell in this front/back sagittal plane of movement most of the time in our daily lives. Break out of the mold in a practice designed to decompress, and […]

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WORKSHOP: Biomechanics of the Shoulder Girdle (Baltimore, MD)

The shoulder girdle is comprised of 6 classical joints, and two pseudo-joints. Because of its complexity, yoga asana instruction often oversimplifies important actions in this region. Since we spend significant time placing weight through the hands and therefore the shoulders in yoga, and it’s wise to be informed. In this workshop, we’ll explore the anatomic […]

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

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WAY OF THE HAPPY SACRUM: A supple yet sturdy pelvis is the rock star of your skeleton. It transmits forces from the lower body through the core, spine and beyond. The sacrum is a pivotal pelvic bone, and, when healthy, it has just enough wiggle room to adjust to the twists and turns of everyday […]

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Yoga Journal Online Course “Fascia Release for Yoga”

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Join Dr. Ariele Foster in her online course with Yoga Journal “Fascia Release for Yoga”. This powerful, start-anytime, 6-week online course (with a community engagement component) shows how myofascial release (fascia release) is a great compliment to your yoga practice. What is Fascia Fascia is your body’s three-dimensional connective tissue matrix. It encases and weaves […]

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Online Yoga Anatomy Mentorship

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Our signature Online Yoga Anatomy Mentorship is OPEN! To read more or to register, click here. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to receive reminders, and to hear about related webinars: http://eepurl.com/bsvgRn

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RETREAT: New Year’s Yoga & Myofascial Release Retreat

Spend 6 nights / 7 days (Dec 30, 2018-Jan 5, 2019) reNEWing your mind, body and spirit as we transition to a new year with ocean views, vibrant yoga, luxurious self-myofascial release and locally sourced sea-to-table food (with physical therapist and interdisciplinary yoga teacher Dr. Ariele Foster). 30 Contact Hour CEUs available for Yoga Teachers and Yoga Therapists This week is truly […]

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30 Hour Practice Intensive with Marie Belle & Dr. Ariele Foster

We are excited to co-teach for Marie-Belle Perez-Riviera’s 30 hour DC intensive. — from Marie-Belle: Join a thorough and individualized intensive to deepen your personal practice as both a practitioner and a teacher. The program will include developing a multi-dimensional, inspiring, and intuitive personal practice. We will delve deeply into yoga asana, shoulder/ hip/ spine […]

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Malasana: How to Overcome the Struggle in the Deep Yoga Squat

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Here’s a comprehensive guide to getting more comfortable in Malasana Plus, if you scroll down far enough, 7 Steps to Better Ankle Mobility We at Yoga Anatomy Academy love malasana and are on a mission to make this deep squat more accessible to more humans. The motivation is this: a large chunk of what we […]

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