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Anatomy of True North Alignment - Yoga Anatomy Intensive

Gain a clear understanding of yoga anatomy and put it into action on the yoga mat. This two-day programme consists of interactive lectures with anatomical models and illustrations and is integrated with full asana practices to allow you to practically apply the knowledge of human anatomy to your own practice and/or teaching.

Where

2/f Asia Standard Tower 59-65 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong Central, HK
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Type of Event

  • Workshop

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Apr 2 to
Apr 3
2016
08:00 amto18:00 pm

April 2-3 2016 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (for full training)
May also attend Master classes on each day from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Price

HK$4

Full Training: Early-Bird Price: HK$3,984 (ends March 6). Regular Price: HK$4,980

Master classes: Early-Bird Price: HK$620 (ends March 6). Regular Price: HK$775

Full Description

Appropriate for all levels. Students will better understand what happens to their own body as they move through common poses and teachers will improve their ability to observe their students' alignment and make safe, accurate, and appropriate modifications.

Teachings are based on Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga™ and are applicable to all styles of yoga.

Day 1
8:15am - 10:15am
Align with Basic Terminology.
Gain an understanding of the structures and movement of the major joints in your body; how muscles support your asana practice; and how your body is connected.

What Does It Mean to "Tuck Your Tailbone"?
Explore the functional anatomy of your pelvis and your spine as it relates to asana and bring freedom into your practice as you discover how your tailbone moves.

10:15am - 12:15pm
MASTER YOGA CLASS: The Power of True North Alignment - Anatomy-focused Asanas
Empower your practice with True North Alignment. This 2-hour asana class will inspire you to seek your True North both on and off the mat. Lessons from the prior session will be integrated into the practice, AND this is open to students not participating in full training.

12:15pm - 2:00pm Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore Your Core and Love Your Spine
Gain a deeper understanding of the structures of the spine including the neck. Practise techniques to minimise pain and injury in your back and to heal from the inside out.

Fire from Your Bandhas and Your Breath
Access the key structures to obtain (and maintain) bandhas in your practice and be inspired by the anatomy of your breath.

DAY 2
8:15am - 10:15am
Your Feet Are Your Foundation
Explore the anatomy of your legs from your hips to your feet. Reveal a new relationship between your feet and the Earth to bring freedom and power into your practice.

10:15am - 12:15pm
MASTER YOGA CLASS: Ground Down and Create Space - Anatomy-focused Asanas
Ignite a fire in your legs and open up to new possibility. This 2-hour asana class will inspire you to awaken your feet and new experiences on your mat. Lessons from the prior session will be integrated into the practice AND this is open to students not participating in full training.

2:00pm - 6:00pm
The Rhythm of the Shoulders (and Elbows, Wrists, and Hands).
Discover what happens when you "wrap" and "slide" your shoulder blades. Align your shoulders to find ease in both standing postures and inversions ( downward facing dog, crow).

Integration
Although we study each body part separately, the body works as a whole. Integrate the anatomy of your body through practical exercises, yoga asanas and Q&A.
atomy to your own practice and/or teaching. Appropriate for all levels. Students will better understand what happens to their own body as they move through common poses and teachers will improve their ability to observe their students' alignment and make safe, accurate, and appropriate modifications.

Teachings are based on Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga™ and are applicable to all styles of yoga.