8 week therapeutic Yoga anatomy / physiology

8 week Therapeutic Yoga Anatomy / Physiology

yoga anatomy online course

Join our Yoga anatomy online course! In our 8 week anatomy and physiology course, you will learn all about the anatomy and physiology of a human body for deeply therapeutical Yoga. Learn about the skeletal system, nervous system, cardiovascular / circulatory, endocrine, digestive systems as they relate to yoga practice. You will also learn about the respiratory system as well as contraindications, misalignments and adaptions of Yoga asana.

Maharishi Yoga Peeth brings you traditional Indian Yoga teachings straight from Rishikesh into your living room. You will be taught live by our authentic Indian teachers. You can ask questions anytime during the course. We emphasize the spiritual side of Yoga and aim for a holistic experience for developing body and mind. 

By the end of the course, you will be rewarded with a Yoga Alliance CE certificate.

The duration of the course will be 6 weeks with 1 hour lessons from monday to saturday 8 – 9 p.m. IST (Indian time zone). In case you can’t make it to the live classes, video recordings will be sent to you.

We’re happy to see you joining our course!

course syllabus

Anatomy & Physiology

Skeletal system, icl.:

  • major bones
  • types of joints
  • major muscles involved in asana
  • types of muscle contraction

Nervous system, incl. ‚fight, flights, 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 the body

Types of joint movements

Joint stabilisation

Safe movement as it pertains to balancing, stretching, awareness, and physical limitations

Contraindications, misalignments, adaptions

good to know

For our Yoga anatomy online course, you need a laptop or smartphone, a good internet connection and well functioning speakers or headphones to access our classes. A notebook or papers to take your own notes is highly recommended.

Our courses will be held in english, however one doesn’t need to be an advanced english speaker. Yoga connects through spirit and emotions and all exercises will be shown in a practical way.

To obtain a certificate, you will have to hand in weekly assignments.

course dates

Date Price
Start: 20th December 2020 210$