WORKSHOP: Sacred Spine Series
Workshop: Sacred Spine Series
SPINAL ANATOMY & BIOMECHANICS
This is an informative and engaging workshop, perfect for yoga teachers, movement practitioners or anyone who has a spine and interested to tap into its real potential.
An embodied, experiential inquiry to understand the structure and function of the spin
An embodied, experiential inquiry to understand your breath and how it affects your spinal health
A way to move intelligently with more awareness and control especially in the yoga practice
Discover your movement blindspots and change your habitual movement patterns in relation to your spine
Learn how we relate to pain, why we hurt when we hurt and how to overcome it
modification and techniques for certain spinal pathologies
Misinformed cues and pose alignments that can exacerbate spinal issues and health
Saturday October 3, 2020
- 3:00pm - 5:00pm
- Breathing into the Spine
- Dive deep into the science and anatomy of breathing, it’s function and capacity to manage your postural and emotional help. The spine is intimately connected with your respiratory diaphragm and understanding the symbiotic relationship and how to harness its potential can significantly improve your movement, posture and manage back pain. This 2.5 hour workshop is structured as part lecture, part experiential learning to take your understanding of pranayama beyond it being a conscious breath regulation exercise practised in the ancient tradition of Yoga. Different techniques that span from various traditions will be used to expand your lung capacity and harness the power of breath in down regulating your stress response, affect your over sense of embodiment, improve your articulations and expressions of health in your spine.
Saturday October 4, 2020
- 3:00pm - 5:00pm
- Liberating the Spine
- This workshop takes on an integrated approach to spinal anatomy, health and understanding of spinal articulation who you move or practice yoga. Navigate the architecture of the spine in a brief lecture followed by an experiential learning practice to hep you enhance your spinal mobility without pain and injury. Learn how misinformed asana alignment and techniques can exacerbate existing spinal issues. During the workshop, we will look at more common spinal pathologies and poses practice. Learn various techniques to effectively address postural imbalances and manage back pain. This 2.5hr workshop will also touch on your embryological beginnings to help you understand the sanctity of the spine expanding your concept of health beyond physiological factors.