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This is What Anatomy-Informed Yoga Looks Like

There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all yoga. Nor is there one definitive list of qualities that make anatomy-informed yoga. But today we will share what we believe demonstrates respect for the principles of movement and neuroscience (what we like to call “Anatomy-Informed Yoga”) in yoga class. Warning: The list is not short. Modern Postural […]

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Is Yoga Good for Hypermobility (or the Opposite)?

Yoga is complicated for hypermobile people, who often feel tight, but may be unstable. Understand the problem, the paradox, and the solution.

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Announcing Weekly Livestream Classes – Sliding Scale Rates

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We are so thrilled to announce our new* weekly yoga livestream yoga classes. After 5 years of blogging and vlogging about some of the missing components of modern postural yoga, we are now doing our part to fill in the gaps. Current class schedule: Mondays: Core StrengthWednesdays: Mobility, Fascia and FunctionFridays: Hips “Happy” Hour (about building strength) Drop in to a class at a […]

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Strong is the New Stretch

Reimagining bendy poses for strengthening purposes. What is it about stretchiness that is so intoxicating? I recently responded to a question on Instagram: “Are side splits a worthy goal? Or is that kind of range [of motion] unnecessary?” I’m a physical therapist. One of the foundations of physical therapy is functional movement,  movement practices that […]

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Core Strength Practice (NEW weekly class!)

Core Strength Yoga Taught by Dr. Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500+ Starts Monday, Jan 25, 05:30 PM – 06:30 PM (repeats every week on Monday) at Zoom hosted by Ariele Foster Register here. All cores welcome! Fortify your core in this challenging (yet all levels!) yoga (and pilates-inspired) 1 hour class. Props: You will […]

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Movement Anatomy Mastery – Free Online Symposium

Movement Anatomy Mastery is a free online summit with 20 leaders over 3 days. Join Dr. Ariele Foster, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com, physical therapist and yoga teacher of 20 years, on Tuesday Dec 1 in this free online event. We will be giving away some gifts and goodies, so you won’t regret signing up. here’s the […]

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FREE Webinar “Hip Stability is the New Hip Opening”

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Hip stability is one of the most fundamental components of hip health. Are we chasing it away with all our hip opening? Join Ariele Foster, doctor of physical therapy and longtime yoga teacher, for a FREE session on how to bring hip health back onto the yoga mat. This is a sneak preview for Ariele’s […]

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Lumbar Spine, SI Joints and Pelvis

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 […]

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