As a yoga teacher you are constantly growing and learning. In order to become a well rounded, knowledgeable teacher, many seek to increase their knowledge base via continuing education. There are variety of continuing education classes to choose from, however a few as important as a deeper study of anatomy. Teachers frequently gets asked about questions relating to anatomy. Honestly ask yourself how comfortable are you answering these questions.
Recognizing the need for deeper anatomy studies for yoga teachers, Denver Integrative Massage School is offering a 100-Hr continuing education course called Science for Yogis. Subjects include instruction in foundational anatomy and physiology, pathology, and introduction to kinesiology as it relates to teaching and practicing yoga.
As more people are drawn to yoga teaching and a yoga practice, teachers are seeing a wide range of physical abilities as well as people with a range of physical ailments and conditions. The purpose of this class is to provide a pathological approach to teaching yoga. Teachers will leave with a detailed understanding of causes and effects of diseases that affect a yoga practice, as well as an ability to better observe and understand the anatomy, gait, and postural issues of their yoga students.
Students will learn about all introduction aspects to Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Kinesiology. Such topics include: medical terminology, Western and Asian signs and symptoms of disease and disharmony, basic pharmacology, all systems of the body, actions of individual muscles and types of muscle contractions, gait, posture, and assessment.
This course starts every quarter and meets one weekday night per week, 5:30p – 9:00p, for six months. The cost is $700, not including the cost of required textbooks that will help deepen your knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
Next Start Date:
Wednesday, Oct 2nd, 2013,5:30p – 9:00p
Enrollment is open, so don’t delay!