Whether you are a student or a teacher of yoga, knowledge of anatomy will transform your practice. If you'd like to deepen your knowledge of the human body, prevent and/or improve recovery from injuries, and learn how to modify (and when and why you should modify) poses optimally, this 30-day course is for you.
Never studied yoga anatomy before or want to brush up on the basics? Then the Basics of Applied Anatomy course will get you up to speed by teaching you the fundamental information needed to apply anatomy to yoga postures and your practice.
With this course you will also learn how to speak about movement in anatomical terms. David will also make anatomy accessible and applicable through comprehensive pose breakdowns. You will also have the opportunity to take a final exam to test your knowledge, and a certificate of completion will be provided to yoga teachers.
Great yogis all know, there’s no time like the present. Get started today!
15 quizzes to test your knowledge
80 minutes of video
Insight into healing and preventing injury
A certification of completion
Welcome to the Course
Why Study Anatomy?
Why Study Anatomy Quiz
Anatomical Position Quiz
Understanding Directional Terms
Understanding Directional Terms Quiz
Understanding Basic Movements
Understanding Basic Movements Quiz
Basic Movements in Asana
Basic Movements in Asana Quiz
Patterns of Movement
Patterns of Movement Quiz
What Are Muscles?
What Are Muscular Contractions
Muscular Contractions Quiz
How Do We Use Muscular Contractions During Asana?
How Do We Use Muscular Contractions During Asana Quiz
Paschimattanasana: Observations & Technique of the Fundamental Pose
Paschimattanasana: Quiz 1
Paschimattanasana: Adjustments & Modifications for Injury
Paschimattanasana: Quiz 2
Downward Dog: Observations & Techniques for the Lower Body
Downward Dog: Observations & Techniques for the Upper Body
Downward Dog: Quiz 1
Downward Dog: Adjustments & Modifications for Injury
Downward Dog: Quiz 2
Upward Dog: Observations & Techniques for the Back Body
Upward Dog: Observations & Techniques for the Upper Body
Upward Dog: Quiz 1
Upward Dog: Adjustments & Modifications for Injury
Upward Dog: Quiz 2
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