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How to Cue the Shoulderblades for Handstand, Down Dog, and more

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Three Fun Tips for Teaching Shoulderblade position in Down Dog, Handstand — and any time your arms are overhead. There’s an enduring myth out there in #yogaland (ok, many enduring falsehoods) that our necks will tense up if we shrug / lift up / elevate the shoulderblades toward our ears. False. Your shoulderblades were designed […]

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WORKSHOP: Beyond Alignment: Seeing Bodies (Richmond, VA)

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Beyond Alignment: Seeing Bodies A workshop to better understand individual anatomy on the mat. For movement teachers and movers, there’s a vast sea between: Seeing a body as something to maneuver into poses, versus Seeing a body as something to appreciate and uplift through movement The statement that follows may require a paradigm shift: We […]

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MASTER CLASS: Like Kale for Feet (Richmond, VA)

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Like Kale for Feet! Your feet and ankles need the full spectrum of nutrition. Join Dr. Ariele Foster in this Master Class for the feet and ankles. This therapeutic and challenging practice will include: Bunion correctives Self myofascial release Foot intrinsic strengthening Foot mobility and adaptability Playful balancing New ways of exploring the kinetic chain […]

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WEEKEND RETREAT: Memorial Day Weekend Yoga Retreat (Knoxville, MD)

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Join Dr. Ariele Foster, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com, for three nights/ four days of fun, strength- and mindfullness-based yoga, sprinkled with some guided self-myofascial release. You’ll fill your belly with delicious ample meals, and fill your heart with new friends and laughter. See sacredsourceyoga.com/product/memorial-day-yoga-retreat-2019/ for all details and to register. Please note — this retreat sells […]

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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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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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Sequencing Studies Weekend (Destin, FL)

Join Dr. Ariele Foster, as she teaches a sequencing weekend at Destin Hot Yoga in Miramar Beaches, FL. This is part of the 300 hour (professional level) Yoga Teacher Training run by Melissa Shalongo. Current yoga teachers and students are also welcome to pay the drop in fee for these workshops.

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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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