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Functional Anatomy in Asana

Led by Joe Miller

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Functional Anatomy in Asana

an advanced training

Led by Joe Miller

Location: NYC
Dates coming: Fall 2020

Functional Anatomy in Asana

Ideal for teachers developing their skills or anatomy buffs wishing to learn more about their own body, this course will examine musculoskeletal anatomy body and application of anatomy to asana practice in standing postures, forward folds and backbends, and weight bearing on hands. This training combines experiential learning with lecture, demonstration and Q&A.

Curriculum includes:
• Musculoskeletal anatomy of the Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Axial skeleton and Trunk
• Major joints, bones, ligaments and muscles
• Understanding and applying anatomical differences in teaching
• Application of anatomy to asana practice and to teaching

PRICING: $550 ($450 early bird by 2/20)



Joe Miller

A yoga teacher since 2000, Joe Miller teaches teacher trainings and anatomy and physiology workshops in New York City and around the world. His passion is to help yoga students and teachers understand how the body works in yoga practice, while keeping it accessible and fun.

Joe completed his teacher training with Cyndi Lee at Om Yoga and is an E-RYT 500. He has a master’s degree in applied physiology from Columbia University and is also a certified Feldenkrais practitioner and strength and conditioning specialist. He posts regularly about yoga anatomy and physiology on social media, and has written for print and online publications, including Yoga Journal.


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