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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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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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FREE Webinar: Anatomy Fibs We Tell in Yoga

Webinar: Anatomy Fibs We Tell in Yoga Many yoga asana cues make no sense when you understand the anatomy. What gives? Register for this webinar to be able to identify the top alignment “fibs” we tell ourselves in yoga. (LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE. SIGN UP SOON! Replay will be sent out to registrants) Is there such […]

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5 Actions to Get Your Foot Up Between Your Hands

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The Instagram is full of fluid movers, yogis who can gracefully place a foot between their hands in slow motion, usually on the way down from a single arm hand balancing feat with a glass of wine between their toes. Not a drop spilled. What is less common: actual instructions in yoga class on how […]

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Two Tips for Rotator Cuff Strengthening in Yoga

The rotator cuff (RTC) is a well-known group of muscles that are important in stabilizing the shoulder, basically no matter the activity. When it comes to keeping the arm bone centered in the “socket”, these are the guys for the job. The larger the weight or force that an arm lifts, the more important the […]

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How to Avoid Destroying Your Hips in Yoga

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  Francesca Cervero kindly invited me to be a return guest on her podcast, The Mentor Sessions: Support and Strategy for Yoga Teachers to talk about HIPS, specifically yoga hip injuries. (If you missed the first episode on anatomy-informed yoga, you can listen here). Francesca and I both experienced major hip injuries, as in the […]

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