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Why Anatomy is Not “Just” About Anatomy

One of the questions we receive occasionally about the Yoga Anatomy Academy Online Yoga Anatomy mentorship is: “Is this mentorship just about anatomy, or do you also talk about things like biomechanics [or kinesiology, physiology, etc] ?” The answer is we talk about all the things. We do not talk and teach ‘only’ about anatomy. […]

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Lumbar Spine, SI joints and Pelvis

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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WORKSHOP: Principles of Anatomic Sequencing for Yoga

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 […]

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WORKSHOP: Biomechanics of the Shoulder Girdle in Yoga (State College, PA)

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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, it is wise to be informed. In this workshop, we’ll explore the anatomic […]

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Anatomic Sequencing for Complex Poses & Hand Balancing

Nestled into the 30 hour Practice Intensive with Marie Belle, we are opening this 3 hour session with Dr. Ariele Foster to the public: There are a million lovely ways to sequence yoga asana, from working through the chakras and subtle body to vigorous well-rounded practices and everything in between. Anatomic sequencing is specific, powerful […]

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Sustainable Spine Therapeutics: Stira & Sukha

Join Yoga Anatomy Academy founder and physical therapist, Dr. Ariele Foster, for an experiential anatomy-based yoga therapeutics workshop to re-imagine your relationship with your spine. Enjoy a spectrum of poses, modified for their therapeutic qualities, that shine light into: the 8 movements of the spine, how to assure active (not passive) spinal movement in your […]

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