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Anatomy for Yoga: Shoulder Stand - $18.95

113 Minutes - Broadband and Flash Required

Paul Grilley's Anatomy for Yoga has become a paradigm-shifting modern classic in the years since it became Pranamaya's first-ever release. Now Paul is building on the concepts first presented in that DVD in an exclusive online workshop focusing specifically on shoulder stand.

Shoulder stand is a vital pose in hatha yoga practice, but it must be performed safely and appropriately according to one's unique individual anatomy. Learn the critical skills needed to effectively assess your skeletal anatomy and that of your students so that you can safely provide the benefits of shoulder stand!

Highlights from this Online Course include:

  • How the shape of your bones can affect your shoulder stand
  • Important safety considerations for shoulder stand
  • How and why to modify shoulder stand
  • How and why to adjust your students in shoulder stand
  • Use of props in shoulder stand

 



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The Bare Bones of Yoga - $18.95

95 minutes - Broadband and Flash Required

Paul Grilley's Anatomy for Yoga has become a paradigm-shifting modern classic in the years since it became Pranamaya's first-ever release. Now Paul is building on the concepts first presented in that DVD in an exclusive online workshop that uses examples of actual human bones to dramatically convey the wide range of skeletal variations that are normal and encountered in every yoga class.

The consequences of these variations are then demonstrated by live models in common yoga postures. Learn to understand your own unique skeletal anatomy and that of your students. Free yourself from the habit of comparing your yoga practice to anyone else's!

Topics in this Online Course include:

  • Tension vs Compression
  • Abduction of the Femur: Butterfly Pose and Spinal Twists
  • Torsion of the Tibia: Corpse Pose
  • Torsion of the Humerus: Push-Up Pose
  • Flexion of the Humerus: Warrior Pose
  • Extension of the Lumbar Spine: Cobra Pose