Taking a holistic view of yoga anatomy, this 10-hour training is designed to help students understand and feel the yoga body from a global perspective, and to deeply explore alignment without being fixated on anatomical minutia. Rather than memorizing muscle origins and attachments, this workshop will explore the evolving science of biotensegrity, myofascial chaining, and breath-based movement, and how these principles offer an alternative way to understand yoga anatomy. We’ll engage in lecture/discussions, practice mostly gentle, breath-centered yoga, observe each other in poses and try various experiential exercises to deepen our understanding and heighten our awareness. Recommended for yoga teachers, yoga therapists as well as serious students, as well as health care professionals, bodyworkers, dancers and anyone else with an interest in this topic.

This course is being offered as a 4 week series. Each session is 2.5 hours and will be recorded. Recordings will be available to attendees for one month.

Timothy McCall, MD is a board-certified internist, Yoga Journal’s medical editor since 2002 and the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing. He practiced medicine in the Boston area for a dozen years before devoting himself full-time in the late 1990s to yoga therapy. He has studied with many of the world’s leading yoga teachers including BKS Iyengar and TKV Desikachar, as well as Patricia Walden, Rod Stryker and Donald Moyer. In 2005, Timothy began his studies with a traditional Ayurvedic doctor, Chandukutty Vaidyar, and spent more than a year at his clinic in Kerala, India. He serves on the editorial board of The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and co-edited and contributed to the 2016 medical textbook, The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care. He regularly posts videos on his “Ask the Yoga Doctor” channel on YouTube. His latest book is Saving My Neck: A Doctor’s East/West Journey through Cancer. DrMcCall.com

Sundays, July 19 – August 9, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, Cost: $199 before July 6, $250 after, Sign Up Online

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