EPISODE 260

Tips for Teaching Anatomy (For Yoga Teachers and Trainers)

with Dr. Libby Hinsley

If you’re an anatomy nerd eager to share your enthusiasm for the human body with your students, you’ll love the insider tips and best practices we share in this conversation. Listen in to hear about the balance between clarity and accuracy, the importance of knowing your audience, and the potential pros and cons of incorporating anatomical concepts into asana classes. We also cover special considerations for teaching anatomy in yoga teacher training programs.

Episode Highlights

If you’re an anatomy nerd eager to share your enthusiasm for the human body with your students, you’ll love the insider tips and best practices we share in this conversation. Listen in to hear about the balance between clarity and accuracy, the importance of knowing your audience, and the potential pros and cons of incorporating anatomical concepts into asana classes. We also cover special considerations for teaching anatomy in yoga teacher training programs.

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

02:51 Pros of including anatomy in yoga classes

04:36 Cons of including anatomy in yoga classes

05:47 Balancing anatomy in general classes

18:13 Considerations for teaching anatomy in teacher training

21:24 What it takes to be an excellent anatomy teacher

26:34 How to handle diagnostic questions

28:47 The most important aspects of anatomy for yoga teacher trainings

32:28 Dr. Libby Hinsley’s anatomy training programs

 

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