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

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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, 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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WORKSHOP: Biomechanics of the Shoulder Girdle (Washington, DC)

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Shoulder strength in yoga: 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, […]

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The Whole Yogi – 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training (Washington, DC)

Dr. Ariele Foster will be leading the anatomy section Feb 2 and 3, 2019 of The Whole Yogi 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training for the 3rd year in a row. This training takes place on selected weekends at Vida Fitness, with the dear Julia Romano of em-poweryoga.com and Chris Parkinson. Jan 18-May 5, 2019, Washington, DC […]

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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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More from “Why I Quit – Confessions of an Authentically Fake Yoga Teacher”

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Yoga Teacher Burnout is real, and although today’s post may seem a little off-topic, it isn’t. After all, I run a mentorship program for Yoga Teachers. Questions often come up about the realities of the profession of yoga teaching. Davis Burroughs, author of “Why I Quit – Confessions of an Authentically Fake Yoga Teacher”, struck […]

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