Episode 39:

The myth of stretching vs strengthening

with Ferris Fakhoury

Do you (really) understand the relationship between stretching and strengthening? Yoga teacher and physical therapist Ferris Fakhoury sets us straight about the relationship between these two concepts. (Hint – they aren’t opposites).

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Highlights

    • Why Ferris believes that beginners are best served by starting out with private sessions.
    • How to determine healthy and unhealthy movement patterns in yoga

    • Changes in our understanding about the human body that are happening in both the PT and yoga worlds.
    • Her thoughts on the purpose of training flexibility
    • How our verbal cues impact the way our students feel about their bodies and their poses.

Links and Resources

Register for the anatomy series with Ferris, Mado, and Cat (next week’s podcast guest) – March 10-April 7

Anjali Hot Yoga

Book a strategy session with Mado

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