5861 S. Kyrene #11 Tempe AZ 85283
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|Anatomy and Kinesiology
For Dedicated Students and Teachers of Yoga
|Have you looked at the amazing pictures and information available in the many Yoga Anatomy
books but do not know what to do with the information? Are you fascinated with the human body
in Yoga asana? Then this course is for you!
Anatomy & Kinesiology for Yoga is a series of classes designed to teach in depth anatomy of
the shoulder and pelvic girdles, the skeletal system and points of articulation (joints), the spine,
key muscles that move and stabilize the body, respiratory anatomy and breathing techniques
(pranayama), the nervous system, injury prevention in yoga.
Improve your ability to practice yoga with an increased understanding of what the postures are
actually doing within the body. Learn why transitions between postures are important, how to
progress in practice more effectively and without injury.
Develop a deeper understanding of human anatomy and the physiology of flexibility training,
muscles mechanics. Expanding the knowledge of both the gross and the subtle body as
taught in Yoga. Each Session will include an application of the information covered to Yoga.
Injury Prevention will be discussed with each topic covered.
Classes will be a combination of lecture, discussion and interactive learning.
Gross Body Functional Anatomy & Physiology:
Skeletal System & Joints of the Body
Skeletal Muscles and Application in Asana
Respiratory System & Pranayama
Nervous System and Brain
Planes of Motion, Anatomical Terminology & Describing Motion
Physiology of Stretching and Muscle Contraction
Stress Response to the Systems of the Body & The Brain
Injury Prevention in Yoga
Tish Hegel, B.S. Kinesiology, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, CYT Yoga Instructor
Nivi Krishnamurthy, B.S. Physical Therapy, M.S. Exercise & Wellness, CYT Yoga Instructor