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Anatomy Workshop for Iyengar Yoga Apprentices and Teachers

January 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Sue invites Iyengar yoga apprentices to join her in a basic anatomy course. Sue comes with a
wealth of knowledge in teaching Anatomy to Registered Massage Therapists and is excited to
offer her knowledge to Iyengar yoga apprentices.
Registration in the course will be limited to 20 participants and priority will be given to
apprentices. If spaces remain as of December 15, mentors and other certified teachers will be
accepted as well.
Sue’s course promises to be lively and informative. Participants will finish with a better
understanding of the Musculoskeletal/Neurological systems, and their relation to yoga.
To register, please email susan.brimner@gmail.com and indicate whether you are an
apprentice, mentor or non-mentor CIYT. Confirmed participants will receive a Zoom link closer
to the workshop dates.
Day 1: Saturday January 6th, 9 – 11 am ET
This session will provide an introduction to anatomy as it relates to teaching yoga.
● Planes of the body in anatomy, basic range of motion of joints of the body
● Muscles during movement – agonist / antagonist muscle action
● Basic layering of different tissues
● Major muscles and bone anatomy, upper limbs
● Relation to movement of muscles/bones/joints in āsanas which make these movements.
● Brief question and answer period

Day 2: Saturday January 13th, 9 – 11 am ET
We will start with a brief recap of the first session.
This session will continue looking at anatomy as it relates to teaching yoga and will provide an
introduction to the nervous system.
● Major muscles and bone anatomy of lower limbs
● Relation to movement of muscles/bones/joints in āsanas which make these movements
● Anatomy of the autonomic and peripheral nervous systems and how they relate to yoga
and its effect on the body
● Recap
● Brief question and answer period
Recommended reading Anatomy Colouring Book Lawrence M Elson/ Wynn Kapit

Website bartleby.com Gray’s Anatomy of The Human Body

Details

Date:
January 6
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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IYAC/ACYI
Email
events@iyengaryogacanada.com
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