Lesson Category: ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

1.5.4 METHODOLOGY – Q&A

Lesson Description You’ve been guided all week to take notes and write down your questions as Deepa walked you through step-by-step in the proper pronunciation of Adi Shankaracharya’s Nirvana Shatakam; and, introduced Downward Facing Dog and Triangle Pose. You learned modifications, variations, adjustments (verbal, self- and hands-on) as well as how to guide your students …

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1.5.1 KRIYA

Please complete the Kriya Self-Practice assessment to proceed.

1.4.6 REIKI

Lesson Description You will receive a coupon code via email to attend Reiki or Sound Bowl healing sessions with Carrie-Ann at Zen Den Meditation.

6.2 Nervous System

Learning Objectives Sympathetic / Parasympathetic Nervous System (A&P Overview of Process???) Stress Response Pineal Gland Amygdala Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Vagal Theory Stress Response (A&P Over view of Process???) Pineal Gland Amygdala Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis (HPA axis) The adrenals are 2 small glands that sit on top of each kidney. They produce a number of hormones, including cortisol, …

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1.4.2 HATHA YOGA PRACTICE

Props: 2 blocks and a strap. If there is tension in the knees arising from tight quadriceps or any knee tenderness or pain, have a blanket or rolled up towel on hand in order to support yourself during seated and kneeling postures. Peak Pose: Triangle Pose (Trikonasana). Open-pelvis hip opener. Keep practicing your sun salutation …

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1.5.5 YOGA ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY – Cardiovascular System

Lesson Description In today’s lesson, we begin to explore the Cardiovascular System and how our yoga practice helps to establish the optimal functioning of this human organ system. Learn more about the cardiovascular system with John Green in Patreon’s Crash Course.

1.4.7 RESTORATIVE YOGA PRACTICE

Introduction video: Restorative yoga is a receptive, more passive practice. We will find stillness in each posture for 3-6 minutes, and sometimes longer. The aim is to be as comfortable as possible. Allow the muscles to soften, and do not feel like you need to engage or actively stretch in any position. If you aren’t …

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1.4.1 KRIYA

Please complete the Kriya Self-Practice assessment to proceed.

1.5.2 HATHA YOGA PRACTICE

Lesson Description Props: 2 Blocks, strap, towel. Peak Pose: Open pelvis, hip opener. Warrior II (Veerabhadrasana II).