Deane Juhan eloquently brings alive and makes accessible and intriguing the subjects of anatomy and physiology. These workshops allow us to develop new images and new language in order to more deeply understand the anatomical, physiological, and philosophical aspects of the body-mind.
These workshops are designed to address the particular needs and concerns of bodyworkers of all kinds: yoga teachers and students, pilates and movement instructors and students, and any one interested in understanding more about the body.
Understanding, Dealing with, and Learning to Avoid Injuries in the Upper Body
• How do past injuries hamper students’ abilities to develop their asanas? What accommodations need to be addressed in order to heal these past injuries, and not exacerbate them?
• What are the attitudes and methods students need in order to successfully navigate the neuromuscular and bio-mechanical systems and most effectively and safely develop both strength and lengthening in their practice of the asanas?
• What are the areas of anatomy that most typically are involved with past injuries, and most usually need to be paid attention to as they develop their practices?
This is a 2.5-hour Lecture