Anatomy Course for Yoga Teachers, London

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Gary Carter shows in his yoga anatomy course how a thorough knowledge of anatomy can help teachers to make intelligent choices about the way they teach their pupils.

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START:
26-05-2018
DURATION:
10-weekend course – Early Booking advised

INSTRUCTORS:

Gary Carter Personal Training
Gary Carter
KMI structural integration, YTTC, LTG Dip

Address

Only Connect, 32 Cubitt Street, Kings Cross, London WC1X 0LR   View map

Gary Carter shows in his yoga anatomy course how a thorough knowledge of anatomy can help teachers to make intelligent choices about the way they teach their pupils.

His workshops involve the use of props, illustrations, and hands-on work in class to help demonstrate the principles that underlie your movement practice. This course of experiential anatomy will run for ten weekends.

Anatomy Course for Yoga Teachers

Anatomy & Movement Course, London

Series for Yoga Teachers
This 10 weekend yoga anatomy course explores the anatomy of movement in relation to practice, movement analysis, 3-D work, and experiential anatomy. It will encourage yoga teachers to ‘see’ their students more clearly, thus helping with rehabilitative issues. The course aims to help yoga teachers take a flexible, intelligent approach to their specific field with individual students.

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Yoga Anatomy Course details:

Weekend 1 •Intelligent Design? • May 26th & 27th, 2018

Development of Movement Patterns Development of Bone Ligaments, Joints, and Skeleton


Weekend 2 • Sense of Self • June 30th & July 1st, 2018

Perception – Kinaesthetic sense Muscle How Bones and Fascia Communicate The Fascial Web Gravity response


Weekend 3 • The Feet And Up! • July 21st & 22nd, 2018

The Foot – Primary Support The Legs – Lightness and Strength The Pelvis & Pelvic Freedom


Weekend 4 • The Pelvis And Up! The Spinal Organ Part 1 • September 22nd & 23rd, 2018

Psoas and Piriformis and the ‘Pelvic Trampoline’ The Deep Six and Pelvic Fluidity


Weekend 5 • The Spinal Organ Part 2 What Is The Core? • October 20th & 21st, 2018

Breath and Movement
Spinal Structure and Function The Spine as an Organ Anatomy of Breath Understanding Breathing Practices and their application to the work


Weekend 6 • Balance Of Weight • November 24th & 25th, 2018

The Cranium and Neck – Cranio Sacral Rhythms The Shoulder Girdle


Weekend 7 • Inwards & Upwards • January 26th & 27th, 2019

The Arms and Back The Bandhas
Diaphragms of the body The Cups and Domes in movement


Weekend 8 • Spring Loaded And Light • February 16th & 17th, 2019

Network
Spiral Dynamics The Fluid Body
Tensegrity and the Muscle Matrix


Weekend 9 • Anatomy Of Connection – part 1 • March 16th & 17th, 2019

The Myofascial Meridians in Asana, including the Anatomy Trains Theory
Straps Bands & Slings!
Effective Body Reading Tensegrity in Movement


Weekend 10 • Anatomy Of Connection – part 2 • April 13th & 14th, 2019

The Myofascial Meridians in Asana, including the Anatomy Trains Theory
Straps Bands & Slings!
Effective Body Reading Tensegrity in Movement


Saturdays: 10:00pm – 5:00pm with a 1 hour and 15 minute lunch break plus two short breaks in the day.

Sundays: 10:00am – 4:00pm with a 1 hour lunch break plus two short breaks.

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Students will deepen they’re knowledge of Structural and Integrated Anatomy. This course will involve the concept of hands on touch skills, fascial touch, feel for fascial elasticity, experiential connected anatomy in relation to posture and function for movement in all modalities.

On completion of this module the student will be able to:

  • Understand the complexity of the human structure, how it evolved, and postural tendencies, and learn to see patterns and structure.
  • Understand how the connective tissue system affects the body in general and specific movement, learning to body read in movement and stasis.
  • Relate physical aspects of the body to the improvement of posture and movement quality
  • Appreciate how body balance, from a structural viewpoint, is achieved
  • Appreciate the inter-relationship between each system/network of the body

The module will enable the successful student to:

  • Explain and demonstrate their understanding of the physical structure of the body.
  • Recognise postural deviations, restriction and imbalance of connective tissues within differing bodies.
  • Analyse movement through a scientific base, which in turn can improve movement function.

This course will work in a developmental manner covering the following subject areas:

  • Evolution of the human body; detailed understanding of muscle, structure, function and action, and integrated connectedness, exploring our neurological relationship to gravity and how this relates to movement and posture.
  • The art of creating control, balance and freedom of movement.
  • In depth exploration of the connective system of the body
  • Learning to see and recognize imbalances and balance of the myofascia including structural and fascial
    fitness.

 

Modes of delivery for the course include lectures, theory, slide presentations, multimedia, 3d models and props, Interactive practical and functional work, movement work, hands on work and touch skills, discussions and illustrations.

There are continuous assessments throughout the duration of the course with Journals to be kept on the experiences and learnings on the course, practical homework assignments, quizzes and presentations. The final 2 weekends are focuses on body reading practices, a revision of the entire course with an ability to understand postural and movement imbalances and fluidity.

The minimum requirement for the course is at least one and a half years of teaching experience after completion of teacher training with an assumed level of Anatomy is essential.