Anatomy and Asana Intensive
5 Day Intensive in the Napa Valley
St. Helena, CA
Aug. 11th Aug. 15th, 2014
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As yoga teachers, when we observe students, we are looking at surface anatomy. To achieve a desired yoga asana, bones are moved into positions by muscle contractions, and the partner muscles stretch. Because we are looking at surface anatomy, it is important as teachers and students, to have a general understanding of what is going on under the skin — how the human muscular/skeletal systems work.
In the morning sessions, you will build your understanding of anatomy, starting with observing the skeleton and its joint movements, then adding an understanding of the connective tissues and muscles.
In the afternoon sessions, knowledge gained through the study anatomy is applied in asana practice.
Honoring correct anatomical movements when practicing asana will facilitate health.
This 5-day anatomy and asana intensive will be held at our beautiful, fully equipped Iyengar Yoga Studio in St. Helena, California.
Taught by Jaki Nett • Senior I certified Iyengar Instructor
Monday, August 11th — Friday, August 15th, 2014
Our 5-day Anatomy & Yoga Asana Intensive offers:
• 4 hours pranayama
• 12 hours introduction to the human muscular skeleton system.
• 15 hours of applied understanding of anatomy to yoga asana.
The anatomy intensive is open to all who are interested in developing an understanding of the human muscular and skeletal systems and their application to yoga asanas and other body movement arts.
Cost: $700.00 (An anatomy notebook is included)
Annual Asana & Pranayama
August 15th — August 17th, 2014
This Asana & Pranayama retreat will be held at our beautiful, fully equipped Iyengar Yoga Studio in St. Helena, California, in a setting close to nature and bordering acres of vineyards.
Friday, August 15th — Sunday August 17th, 2014
Our Weekend Asana & Pranayama Retreat offers:
• 2 hours pranayama
• 10 hours yoga asana
Our August Retreats Schedules
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