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Yoga Anatomy

As part of the anatomy section of this yoga teacher training program, all students are required to complete 10 hours of anatomy study on their own.  Our anatomy teacher gave us a pre-work assignment to do before each of our … Continue reading

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Internal organs, external acceptance

This afternoon was a crummy one weather-wise; freezing rain iced the roads late last night, and while most of the highways were relatively clear by mid-morning, the cold rain still drizzled down.  In addition to the not-ideal external conditions, I … Continue reading

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On to knees and toes – and the psoas

The topic of this afternoon’s core session was anatomy: the lower limbs.  During our previous anatomy class we focused on the upper limbs; in today’s class, we drew quite a bit from that content to examine how similar the arms/hands … Continue reading

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Where do the arms really begin?

Today was the second (of four) core anatomy sessions in my yoga teacher training program; and this session focused on the upper limbs of the body.  (Arms, shoulders/shoulder blades, hands, and a little bit on the vocal diaphragm [as opposed … Continue reading

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Invite, don’t impose

After two back-to-back classes of not-good instruction, today’s core session got back on track; the teacher this afternoon was incredible. The focus of this session was anatomy. I’ve never had an anatomy class before, and while I find the body … Continue reading

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