Discover and explore the different muscular efforts needed in the shoulder, spine, and front body to actively go into backbends, and how to come out of these poses with stability.
Learn techniques to release the front body and other muscles that may inhibit your backbending range of motion and strengthen the muscles that you’ll need to stabilize to move into deeper backbends safely and progressively.
1 Core work, shoulder flexion & extension, neck release & strengthening
2 Front body opening, back body contraction
2 Standing backbends, Urdhva Dhanurasana
4 Inverted backbends, Prone backbends
5 Dropping back, Mandalasana
At the end of this course, trainees who have attended 70 hours will receive a certificate of attendance. Trainees who have completed the full 100 hours will receive a certificate of completion. Registered yoga teachers will be able to credit the learning course into their 500-hour advanced teacher training certification.
Align&Refine Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS)® and a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP)®.
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