EPISODE 259

Yoga Anatomy Made Easy

with Dr. Libby Hinsley

Why is learning anatomy so hard for yoga teachers? In this episode, we discuss the importance of becoming fluent in basic anatomy to accurately speak about the body in your yoga classes. We know anatomy can feel like a foreign language – that’s because it is! But fear not, we have the secret sauce to make it all stick. From our own adventures with anatomy to tips that’ll make studying a breeze, this episode is the ultimate cheat sheet for all wanna-be anatomy enthusiasts. Get ready to unleash your inner nerd and build a rock-solid anatomical foundation.

Episode Highlights

Why is learning anatomy so hard for yoga teachers? In this episode, we discuss the importance of becoming fluent in basic anatomy to accurately speak about the body in your yoga classes. We know anatomy can feel like a foreign language – that’s because it is! But fear not, we have the secret sauce to make it all stick. From our own adventures with anatomy to tips that’ll make studying a breeze, this episode is the ultimate cheat sheet for all wanna-be anatomy enthusiasts. Get ready to unleash your inner nerd and build a rock-solid anatomical foundation.

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

01:09 Why yoga teachers need basic anatomy knowledge

02:02 Challenges and misconceptions in learning anatomy

03:32 The role of anatomy in your yoga classes

09:13 Our personal journeys in anatomy learning

13:10 Tips for yoga teachers to learn anatomy

18:36 The basics: bones, joints, and muscles

23:24 The importance of context and relevance

28:14 Advanced tips and continuous learning

35:52 Recommended anatomy education programs

 

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