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Intro to Primal Vinyasa

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Course Overview

This practice-based introduction to Primal Vinyasa with Annie Adamson will help you unlearn habitual movement patterns and transition into more intuitive and authentic physical expressions—both on the mat and in daily life.

In this program you'll explore the fundamental components of Primal Vinyasa, and you'll get five short (10- to 30-minute) Primal Vinyasa classes. These playful yet informative sequences will expand your relationship to asana by introducing you to a range of movements rarely seen in your average yoga class.

Anyone, no matter their experience level, is invited to take part!

Includes 6 Study Sections

Section 1: What is Primal Vinyasa Yoga?

Section 2: Fundamental Movement: Breathe, Rock, and Squat

Section 3: Contralateral Movement: Reach, Crawl, and Migrate

Section 4: Proprioception: Sense, Explore, and Re-Wild Yourself!

Section 5: Ground Force Reaction: Compression, Expansion, and Rebound

Section 6: Cultured Movement: Coordination, Function, and Flight

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Certificate of completion

3 CEU’s Upon Completion

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Course Outline

2.5 hrs to complete

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Section 1
  • Annie provides a comprehensive overview of Primal Vinyasa, and she explains how this style of yoga can re-inspire your relationship with movement.
Section 2
  • Annie sheds light on how exploring fundamental movement (the first key component of Primal Vinyasa) can soften rigidity, awaken joy, and deepen sensory awareness.
  • In this short class, you'll do fundamental movement drills to get familiar with this component of Primal Vinyasa in practice.
Section 3
  • Annie explains how contralateral movement (the second key component of Primal Vinyasa) can positively affect the brain and improve balance and coordination in practice.
  • In this short class, you'll do contralateral movement drills to get familiar with this component of Primal Vinyasa in practice.
Section 4
  • Annie explains how enhanced proprioception (the third key component of Primal Vinyasa) can make you a more confident and intuitive mover.
  • In this short class, you'll practice drills that will help you improve your proprioception.
Section 5
  • Annie describes how working with ground reaction force (the fourth key component of Primal Vinyasa) can help you avoid compression and cultivate more spacious, joint-friendly movement.
  • In this short class, you'll do ground reaction force drills to get familiar with this component of Primal Vinyasa in practice.
Section 6
  • Annie describes how exploring cultured movement (the fifth key component of Primal Vinyasa) can help you become more physically resilient and adaptable.
  • In this short class, you'll practice drills that will help you tap into cultured movement.

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Meet Your Teacher

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Annie Adamson
Annie Adamson is co-owner of Yoga Union Community Wellness Center and founder of Primal Vinyasa™ and... Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, you can include this course in your Yoga Alliance training hours, with each hour equivalent to one continuing education credit.
This course is entirely self- paced, allowing you to learn at your convenience.There are no imposed deadlines or time constraints for Course completion.
No prerequisites are required; this course is open to anyone interested in deepening their knowledge and practice.
No, the course is accessible to all individuals interested in enriching their understanding and practice of yoga.Yoga teaching certification is not a prerequisite.

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