A Yoga Synergy Online Course

Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga

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Enhance your yoga practice, improve your yoga teaching.
A must-do course for anyone interested in yoga!


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



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AUD $587-$644

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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.

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

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40 mins – Introduction to the functional anatomy and physiology

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Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga

I loved the Anatomy and Physiology online course. My own asana practice improved as each module was completed. I learnt the interaction of the muscle groups, the breathing techniques along with modifications for students with physical concerns for the main asanas. Simon personally answered my questions and provide deeper insight to the course assessment questions via phone calls. Having easy… continue reading

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

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Course Features

  • 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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Weekly Topics You Will Cover

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.

Weekly Topics You Will Cover

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.

Why study with us?

Yoga Synergy offers the most comprehensive Yoga Education and Training in Australia. We provide the support and flexibility you need to learn.

Flexibility

Not just in body and mind – study anywhere, anytime. All of our courses are accessible 24/7 on your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet.

Downloads

Select the Downloadable Video option when purchasing and keep the video material forever.
Download the lectures and practice sequences to watch after your course finishes.

Experience

Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss are experienced yoga practitioners and physiotherapists and have been training teachers for over 20 years.

Support

Our excellent support team is here to help you get the most out of your studies. Contact us 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

    Study at your own pace. 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

We offer discounts to those who study a second and third Teacher Training Course with us.
This is our recommended progression of study, but of course you can choose whatever order you like:

1st Course

Full Price

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

2nd Course

25% Off

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

3rd Course

$200 Off

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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    Ebook Included

    When you enrol in the Applied Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga Online Course you will be able to download your 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.
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    • 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.
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