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All the Tea About Tucking the Tailbone

Let’s talk about “tucking the tailbone”.  “Tuck your tailbone” is a cue that has circulated in yoga asana classes since forever. (I can confirm it was used in the 1990s.) The cue is intended to reduce the position of anterior pelvic tilt and / or lumbar lordosis. To put it another way, “tuck the tailbone” means […]

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SOLEstice Treat Your Feet [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

An hour of foot health-care in honor of the SOLE-stice (see what we did there?). Learn some of the best foot strengthening exercises on the planet in this one hour class with physical therapist and yoga teacher Dr. Ariele Foster. We will be practicing:Bunion correctivesArch upliftersFoot intrinsic strengthenersAchilles lengthenersAnkle empowerers…and more! These moves are the […]

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How Yoga Can Help with Covid-19 Recovery (Including for long-haulers)

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The knowledge of foundational yoga therapy for Covid-19 recovery is vital for studios, teachers, and yoga students. No, returning to your yoga studio won’t bring back your sense of smell after Covid-19…but it could improve lung function, reduce inflammation and safely help physical recovery from Covid-19. Yoga Anatomy Academy is pleased to announce a guest […]

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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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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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Free Webinar: Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga

This free webinar, covering Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga, is an introduction to the foundations of the Yoga Anatomy Academy teaching (all of our course offerings and workshops) AND a Q+A for anyone interested in joining our Online Yoga Anatomy Mentorship. (The next cohort starts in January!). Register for the webinar here: Principles of Anatomy-Informed Yoga […]

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SOLE-Stice – Treat Your Feet Class (Sliding Scale)

An hour of foot health-care in honor of the Sole-stice (see what we did there?). Learn some of the best foot exercises on the planet in this one hour class with physical therapist and yoga teacher Dr. Ariele Foster. We will be practicing: Bunion correctives Arch uplifters Foot intrinsic strengtheners Achilles lengtheners Ankle empowerers …and […]

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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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