Anatomy & Physiology Class Series at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Grand Rapids
with Chelsea Tiernan, Ph.d. in Neuroscience, and instructor at GVSU in anatomy and physiology, and Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, Iyengar Yoga Practitioner since 2004. The classes will cover the anatomy and physiology topics first from the Iyengar Yoga Certification Syllabi. All interested students/teachers from any tradition and background are welcomed.
#1 Bones & Muscles January 12th: 1 - 3pm
#1. Bones & Muscles
This class will provide foundational knowledge of the skeletal and muscular systems, introducing the major bones and superficial muscles of the body. We will explore the shapes and locations of these body features, as well as how they relate to asana practice.
#1 Muscles & Bones: January 12, 2019
#2 Joint Articulations: February 2, 2019
#3 Shoulder Complex: March 9, 2019
#4 Anatomy of the Knee: April 13, 2019
#5 Physiological Systems: May 18, 2019
#6 Anatomy of the Pelvis: January 19, 2019
#7: Nervous System #1: Brain & Skull: March 23, 2019
#8: Nervous System #2: Peripheral Nerves & Vertebral Column: April 6, 2019