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Yoga Anatomy Weekend in Pittsburgh, PA

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Join Dr. Ariele Foster for a weekend of anatomy-based yoga at Yoga Hive in Pittsburgh, PA: Way of the Happy Fascia (Saturday Nov 10, 10am-12pm) Posterior Chain Awakening (Saturday Nov 10, 2pm-4pm) MASTER CLASS: The Goddess and the Grasshopper (Sunday Nov 11, 10am-12pm) — Way of the Happy Fascia: Using simply 2 tennis balls, learn […]

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WORKSHOP: Bakasana Like a Boss (Alexandria, VA)

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Crow pose is THE essential gateway pose for all arm balancing in yoga. Achieve Lift Off then play with variations on the theme. Overcome arm balance anxiety, fire up your core and triceps, tap into your inner strength, and rev up your hovercraft as we uncover the building blocks of crow/crane (bakasana), side crow (Parsva […]

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5 Actions to Get Your Foot Up Between Your Hands

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The Instagram is full of fluid movers, yogis who can gracefully place a foot between their hands in slow motion, usually on the way down from a single arm hand balancing feat with a glass of wine between their toes. Not a drop spilled. What is less common: actual instructions in yoga class on how […]

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Two Tips for Rotator Cuff Strengthening in Yoga

The rotator cuff (RTC) is a well-known group of muscles that are important in stabilizing the shoulder, basically no matter the activity. When it comes to keeping the arm bone centered in the “socket”, these are the guys for the job. The larger the weight or force that an arm lifts, the more important the […]

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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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WEBINAR: Healthy Hips in Yoga with Yoga Journal

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Learn about healthy hips in yoga with Dr. Ariele Foster, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com in this Yoga Journal-hosted webinar. Align Your Hips with Ariele Foster Thursday, September 13 3pm EDT | 12pm PDT Learn more and sign up here »

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Posterior Chain Awakens: 5 Poses to Overcome Yoga Butt

Many patients who seek treatment in my physical therapy practice are yogis. Because I am both a physical therapist and a long time interdisciplinary yoga teacher, yoga practitioners trust me with their injuries and physical challenges. I see one yoga-related challenge (sometimes I see it before it becomes a full injury) more frequently than any […]

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Posterior Chain Awakening (Baltimore, MD)

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Posterior Chain Awakening AKA Glutes of Glory a firey yoga workshop For too long, yogis have “softened” their backsides. “Softening the glutes” overrides natural muscular engagement, has created an epidemic of weak gluteal muscles in yoga practitioners, and contributed to hip pain and impingement. Clinicians describe “posterior chain weakness” as overdominance of the quadriceps muscles […]

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Way of the Happy Fascia – a Yoga & Self-Myofascial Release Workshop

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Using simply 2 tennis balls, learn to unravel tension from your toes to your ears along myofascial meridians (long fibrous pathways of connective tissue that contract and adhere from habitual movement and posture). Unwind and release muscle trigger points and fascial adhesions to experience profound freedom in your body as well as increased ease in […]

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