Anatomy for Teachers is a 50 hour course with Louise and Nic that is tailored for Yoga, Yogalates, or Pilates instructors seeking a profound understanding of Anatomy and Physiology in the context of Asana. It serves as an invaluable supplement for those who have previously been introduced to Anatomy and wish to deepen their knowledge in this crucial area.
- Anatomy Terminology: Establishing a foundation for understanding anatomical terms.
- Stretching, Flexibility, and Fascia: Exploring the application of stretching, flexibility, and the role of fascia in the context of anatomy.
- Muscle Understanding: Delve into the fundamentals of the human body's muscular system, exploring origins, insertions, actions, and their direct application to the practice of Asana ( Yoga postures and this knowledge can be translated into Pilates movements).
- Human Body Systems and Physiology: Gain insights into the seven main systems that constitute the human body's physiology, understanding how modifications and adjustments in Asana can influence these systems.
- Foundational Importance: Recognise the significance of a solid foundation in anatomy for effective teaching. Whether addressing student injuries or refining their practice, a profound understanding of anatomy forms the bedrock of personalised instruction.
- Required Textbook: "Yoga Anatomy" by Leslie Kaminoff, published by Human Kinetics, is essential for completing the course.
- Optional Recommended Reading: "Key Poses of Yoga; Scientific Keys Vol 2" by Ray Long (ISBN 13: 978-1-60743-239-5) is highly recommended but not mandatory. It can be sourced from local bookstores or online platforms such as Amazon, Booktopia, or Fishpond.
Secure your place on this self-paced, online learning journey designed to empower yoga, Yogalates, and Pilates instructors with a deeper understanding of the human body.
Embark on a transformative journey with Yogalates Academy and one of our world class online courses. Tailored for both Yoga and Pilates Teachers, as well as students exploring a deeper understanding of these practices.
"Having experienced the 350hr Yogalates Training with Louise and Nic, I can confirm… there really is no other training like it. Adding so many subtle, intrinsically vital and relevant layers to the practice. You will be unbelievably fortunate to experience this level of mastery."
- Liz Fardon