A Yoga Synergy Online Course

Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga


AN ESSENTIAL MODULE TO <b>SUPPORT YOUR STUDENTS</b> TO LEARN ANATOMY FOR THE 200HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING


Leverage Expert Instructors Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss
Highly acclaimed online course developed for RMIT Wellness Program
Used by YTT’s across the globe
Free your time up and let us handle the Anatomy component of your course

Your Students Will….

Become proficient in your knowledge of the anatomy of the body
Learn to avoid injury in their practice and that of their future students
Understand the effects of exercise on all the systems of the body
Learn from Expert Instructors – Highly Acclaimed
Gain Continuing Education Points

Core Requirements

The course meets Elevated RYS 200 Standards for 2021.

  • Anatomy

Skeletal system, incl.:

  • Major bones
  • Types of joints
  • Major muscles involved in asana
  • Types of muscle contraction
  • Physiology

Nervous system, incl:

  • ‘fight, flight, freeze’ stress response, vagal theory, overall mind-body connection
  • Cardiovascular/circulatory, endocrine, digestive systems as they relate to yoga practice
  • Respiratory system, incl. muscles that affect breathing, involuntary vs voluntary breath, how air enters and leaves body
  • Biomechanics

  • Types of joint movements
  • Joint stabilization
  • Safe movement as it pertains to balancing, stretching, awareness, and physical limitations
  • Contraindications

Course Features

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  • Weekly Topics with video lectures
  • Track your progress
  • Ebook Download
  • Course Manual
  • Powerpoint slides
  • Supplementary Practice Videos
  • Access to teachers for support
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 16 Weeks access to the Course

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NEW VIDEO WITH BIANCA AND SIMON TALKING

About the course

Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga Online provides yoga teachers and students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the basic workings of the body while practicing asanas (static postures), vinyasas (dynamic exercises) and pranayamas (breathing exercises) of Hatha yoga.

Learn how to safely increase strength and flexibility whilst minimising the risks of injury due to unsafe practice.

The online Applied Anatomy and Physiology course contains recorded video lectures and written information.

Your students will have access to the course material for 16 weeks with the option to download the lectures.

DEVELOPED FOR RMIT

This course was developed for RMIT Melbourne Masters of Wellness program.

PRACTICAL

This course is practical, Applied Anatomy & Physiology of YOGA….not just straight Anatomy

What others say

Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga

Deep and thorough knowledge of all disciplines relevant to yoga, decades of practice at a very high level and an incredible generosity towards students of all levels. No calculation, political correctness or other superficiality here; this is the essence of yoga taught with joy and with an open heart. Highest respect and gratitude.

I would recommend Simon’s course on the Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga to anyone who is serious about their yoga practice. If you want to really understand what is happening in your body from an anatomical and physiological perspective when you are practicing yoga, then this course is vital. I’ve been going to Simon’s classes for over 5 years… continue reading continue reading

Why partner with us?

Yoga Synergy offers the most comprehensive Yoga Education and Training in Australia.
Our Directors: Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss are Master Yogis and Qualified Physiotherapists.

Flexibility

we enable you to provide your students the support and flexibility they need to learn. Not just in body and mind – study anywhere, anytime. All of our courses are accessible 24/7 on PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet.

Downloads

Students can download to keep all video lectures from the course.
Off them this option to
download the lectures and practice sequences to watch after their course finishes.

Experience

Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss are experienced yoga practitioners and physiotherapists and have been training teachers for over 25 years.

Support

Our excellent support team is here to help you and your students experience a smooth learning experience. We are available to help whenever you have a question.

  • Highly Qualified teachers

    The course is explained simply and practically by experienced yoga teachers and physiotherapists, Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss.

  • Certification

    students Study at their own pace and receive a certificate of successful completion

  • Earn CEP

    This course is a minimum 24 hours online and worth 24 Continuing Education Points (CEP) credited with Yoga Alliance, 12 CEP with Yoga Australia.


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How our Pricing Works

DRAFT We offer discounts for bulk enrolments.

Either become an Affiliate to make 25% on each enrolment or pay a discounted rate per enrolment up front.

Either way,we make it easy for you. Wee handle the enrolments, certificates, exams and customer service.

1-10 Students

AUD $587-$644

We highly recommend you start with ‘Advanced Yoga Fundamentals: Essentials for Teaching Yoga’

12 week course + exams and revision

Total access period 16 weeks
Option to downloadable all videos

10-20 Students

AUD $440-$483

We recommend studying Applied Anatomy and Physiology (AP) of Yoga as your second course.

12 week course + exams and revision

Total access period 16 weeks

Option to downloadable all videos

More than 20

AUD $387-$444 

Complete the trio with Yoga Therapy: Therapeutic Applications of Posture, Movement and Breathing.

Total access period 16 weeks

Option to downloadable all videos

 

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We can get you set up and started immediately.

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Sample Lecture

Weekly Topics

WEEK 1:

Introduction to the applied anatomy and physiology of yoga Topic 1.1: The purpose of yoga
Topic 1.2: Introduction to functional musculoskeletal anatomy Includes how to simplify 250 joints of the body to 9 joint complexes and how to simplify 650 muscles to 20 muscle group pairs.
Topic 1.3: Introduction to the functional anatomy and physiology of the nervous system Includes how to use your nerves to develop length, strength and relaxation in your muscles without stress, strain or pain.
Topic 1.4: Stretching, strengthening and relaxation and the relationship between them Includes how to create 18 bandhas throughout the body that can stabilise your joints and move energy and information. through your body

Week 2: Applied functional anatomy of the upper limb (A) Topic 2.1: Applied functional anatomy of the shoulder joint complex (Amsa Bandha) Includes how to use your shoulder during yoga and exercise to develop core strength as well as nourish your trunk, neck, heart and lungs.

Week 3: Applied functional anatomy of the upper limb (B) Topic 3.1: Applied functional anatomy of the elbow joint complex (Kurpara Bandha) Includes how to control and strengthen your your elbows during yoga and exercise and use them to stabilise and strengthen your wrists and shoulders.
Topic 3.2: Applied functional anatomy of the wrist joint complex (Mani Bandha) Includes how to strengthen your arms during yoga and exercise and use them to manipulate your spine.

Week 4: Applied functional anatomy of the lower limb (A) Topic 4.1: Applied functional anatomy of the hip joint complex (Kati Bandha) Includes how to use your hips during yoga and exercise to develop core strength as well as nourish your trunk, digestive organs and reproductive system.

Ebook Included

All students of the Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga Online Course can download a copy of our Text book straight away.
Or, purchase the hard cover version at a special price discounted for students.

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    More About the Teachers

    • Bianca Machliss BSc BAppSc (Physiotherapy) is a co-founder and owner of Yoga Synergy and has over 27 years experience teaching yoga, managing a studio and creating a community. She is a registered physiotherapist, research scientist and ACHPER graduate.
      <a href=”/about-our-teachers/bianca-machliss/”>Read more about Bianca</a>

    • Simon Borg-Olivier MSc BAppSc (Physiotherapy) is a co-founder and owner of Yoga Synergy. Simon has been teaching yoga since 1982. He is a registered physiotherapist, research scientist and a university lecturer. He teaches classes and workshops in Australia and around the world.
      <a href=”/about-our-teachers/simon-borg-olivier/”>Read more about Simon</a>

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