Saturday April 30, 2011 1 – 3:45pm
$20 Paid in advance (or included in Yoga Teacher Training tuition)
Three hours of lecture including the benefits of yoga and exercise in general and what happens at the physiologic level when you stop exercising; fun facts on muscles, sweat, heart rate, and the effect of heat or cold with exercise. A section with ‘lies your personal trainer told you,’ lots of Q & A’s, and much more!
Anatomy Lecture with Dr Katie Addis
When: Saturday and Sunday, April 23 – 24, 2011, 12 – 3:30pm
Cost $40 Paid in advance (or included in Yoga Teacher Training tuition)
Katie obtained her B.S. in Kinesiology from San Diego State University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University. She has presented research and won an award for excellence in research in the fine arts community in Physical Therapy and continues to research the benefits of yoga towards orthopedic injuries. She has been teaching yoga for ten years and continues to study and practice Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Anusara, incorporating all styles in her classes. Helping people practice yoga with proper alignment and muscle strength is her passion. She believes increasing the knowledge of how the body functions will improve the way Yogi’s practice and decrease risk of injury from yoga
This lecture will contain an overview of all the major joints, muscles, and other systems of the body as well as discuss on which yoga poses are best for strengthening or stretching each muscle. This includes ~ Excellent visual materials to show muscles and joints ~ Demonstration of the spine and hip relationship using a spine model ~ Demonstrations comparing the way different people’s joints, muscles, and bones function biomechanically in various yoga poses ~ Fun facts, Q & A’s, and much more